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Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 the pick-up with Formula 1 technology, Chevrolet took advantage of the Los Angeles show to showcase its Colorado ZR2, Considerably sharpened version of the pick-up. And surprise: it ships the shock absorbers used by … the F1!

Under the air of a brute, the Colorado ZR2 is indeed equipped with shock absorbers labeled DSSV (Dynamic Suspension Spool Valve). designed by the Canadian company Multimatic, to which Ford has entrusted the production of its new GT, these adaptive shock absorbers are among the most advanced on the market. these are the ones that used Red Bull Racing in Formula 1 between 2010 and 2013, during which time the team won three of its four constructor titles.



On the Colorado ZR2, this technology will provide optimum performance both on the road and off-road. the pick-up spiced should especially excel in this last area as it also receives an enhanced ground clearance as well as self-locking front and rear differentials.

Under the hood of the Colorado ZR2, Chevrolet was rather conservative. thus, V6 3.0 biturbo point of 450 hp as on the Ford F-150 Raptor, its main rival, but a 3.6 atmospheric V6 of 308 hp. a 4-cylinder Diesel 2.8 will also be offered. its power is limited to 181 hp but its torque nevertheless amounts to 500 Nm. however, this will not be enough to worry the 691 hp of the Ford F-150 Raptor …