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Old 05-07-13, 01:25 PM   #1
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Default Spy Shots: Next-gen Chevy Colorado

Next-gen Chevy Colorado looks like big brother Silverado


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After taking the 2013 model year off, it looks like Chevrolet is putting the final touches on the next-generation Colorado, which is already on sale in South America, Asia and Australia. While we don't know when truck buyers in the US will be able to get their hands on the next-generation Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon, we do know that the trucks will be built at GM's Wentzville, MO plant. This plant currently building the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana, but GM is giving it an expansion, retooling and equipment upgrades totaling $380 million.

Based on these spy shots we can see that there are some pretty substantial styling changes in store for the body-on-frame Colorado, although we're not sure if this is a US-specific look or a global design refresh. While the current second-generation Colorado wears the face more fitting for a Malibu, the truck shown here has a blockier look with a more prominent grille that seems to be more in line with the redesigned 2014 Silverado. There is also a massive lower air dam to improve aerodynamics. More than anything, we're looking forward to finding out what will be under the hood of the new Colorado that could possibly include GM's 3.6-liter V6, the 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder or even a small diesel; we also aren't counting out the possibility of the new 4.3-liter V6 recently introduced for the GM's 2014 fullsize trucks.

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Styling changes, of course, won't hurt, but the real problem with these trucks was as much under the skin as with the skin itself. I don't often use this term to describe modern vehicles, but, by modern-vehicle standards, the 1Gen Colorado/Canyon, inside and out, IMO, was a POS. Let's hope the 2Gen is an improvement.
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Absolutely anything will be better than the current unit.
I predict no matter how this turns out, media reviews will promote it higer than normal due to what it is replacing. This has been a common media trend with recent designs that replaced bottom-feed models. They should always be compared to their competitors, not what they are replacing.
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