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Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 is off to the Rebelle Rally

I took a 2015 Chevrolet Colorado to the Rebelle Rally last October. This year, I'm getting an upgrade with the ZR2.

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Emme Hall

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May I present the (hopefully) winning truck of the 2017 Rebelle Rally, the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2.

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We recently spent a day around Cougar Buttes near Lucerne Valley, California getting to know the diesel powerplant under the hood.

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With front and rear lockers standard we should have no trouble getting to the difficult checkpoints set out by the rally organizers. 

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The Multimatic shocks keep the ride smooth. It's a risk for Chevy but one that's paying off. 

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The Goodyear Duratrac tires are on the small side, but thus far have proved their mettle. 

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It's possible to jump the ZR2, but the Rebelle Rally is not a race for speed. I'll more than likely keep it rubber-side down. 

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Instead we expect terrain like rocky steps, big dunes and lots of silt. 

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The 2.8-liter Duramax diesel puts out a very respectable 369 pound-feet of torque.

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The ZR2 is has more ground clearance than a regular Colorado and comes standard with skid plates to protect the underbody. 

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Oh yeah, baby. Front and rear lockers! Scroll through to see more photos of the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2. 

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