The top carmakers are focusing on the pickup truck segment- as is clear from the newest developments. GM is among the frontrunners and so it is revamping its pickup portfolio for 2019. The company is revamping popular existing models under the GMC and Chevy brands.However, industry buzz is that a few new models may also be launched for 2019 and one of them will be 2019 Chevy Colorado ZR1.
While the off-road centric Colorado ZR2 trim will get a makeover- the company may also launch the ZR1. This is likely to be a toned down version of the ZR2- and it may get a more reasonable price tag. However, GM has not confirmed this.
2019 Chevy Colorado ZR1 Design Updates
The exterior styling of Chevy Colorado ZR1 is likely to be similar to that of the existing off-road champion- ZR2. The truck will are rugged and stylish build with LED lamps, specially designed grille and off-road tires. To ensure the engine parts are not hit by rocks, an underbody skid plate may be used- much like the ZR2 trim. It is coming in some metallic colors and there can be underbody claddings too. GM may offer special accessories for this truck.
2019 Chevy Colorado ZR1 Interior
The cabin of upcoming 2019 Chevy Colorado ZR1 will be stylish and it will also be utilitarian in nature. It will get seats wrapped in premium leather and heating may be offered too. The dashboard will be sleek and real wood trim may be used inside the cabin. There will be plenty of bins and compartments inside the cabin.
2019 Chevy Colorado ZR1 Safety and Amenities
Like most of its trucks with 2019 release date, the upcoming Chevy Colorado ZR1 will get several safety technologies and modern amenities. It will get a lot of airbags and features like rearview camera, traction control, TPMS, Blind spot monitor will be there. It may also get some radar and sensor-guided safety technologies.
The truck will also get GM’s Teen driver mode. Facilities like 4G wifi hotspot, climate control and sunroof are there too. GM may also offer the optional premium sound system in this model.
2019 Chevy Colorado ZR1 Engine Rumors
Not much is known about the powertrain that will be used in the upcoming Chevy Colorado ZR1. However, it is likely that GM will use the engines used in the predecessor. A turbo diesel engine and another V6 engine may be there with some tweaks.
The engine may be laden with an AWD setup and a 10-speed automatic gearbox. The towing capacity may be on par with the ZR2 or a tad less.
2019 Chevy Colorado ZR1 Price and Release Date
The price of 2019 Chevy Colorado ZR1 is unknown. However, we expect to cost $30.000 approx. It will debut sometime in 2019.
Summing it up
The Chevy Colorado ZR1 is at the stage of speculation -as of now. However, the possibility of its launch exists. The model will sit beneath the ZR2 but will borrow styling and several features. It may get best amenities and several safety features as standard. GM needs to price the model with care.