We love the stock Chevrolet Colorado ZR2, but let's face it, there is always room for improvement. 

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Chevrolet is actively developing aftermarket parts to turn the regular ZR2 into a dirt churning, desert running race truck.

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Chevrolet is using the #7330 ZR2 race truck to help develop its aftermarket parts. The truck has won both races it has entered in the Best in the Desert racing series.

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Specially tuned Multimatic DSSV shocks and a long-travel rear leaf suspension allow for fast speed through the whoops. 

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Secondary jounce shocks in the front and rear add damping and make for an even more controlled rebound.

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The rear, unprotected lower shock mount on the stock ZR2 (top) vs. the covered lower shock mount (bottom). 

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The parts are developed so that no welding is required. 

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You want Maxtrax recovery boards? Sorry, those aren't part of the deal. You'll have find those on your own. 

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No word on when the parts will be available or how much they will cost. Keep scrolling for more photos of the awesome ZR2 race truck. 

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Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Race Development Truck builds on the ZR2's desert-running capability. Tuned for high-speed off-road use equipped with unique parts validated by Chevy Performance Engineering.

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Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Race Development Truck builds on the ZR2's desert-running capability. Tuned for high-speed off-road use equipped with unique parts validated by Chevy Performance Engineering.

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Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Race Development Truck builds on the ZR2's desert-running capability. Tuned for high-speed off-road use equipped with unique parts validated by Chevy Performance Engineering.

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Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Race Development Truck builds on the ZR2's desert-running capability. Tuned for high-speed off-road use equipped with unique parts validated by Chevy Performance Engineering.

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