The Colorado Show Truck combines the rugged dependability of a Chevy truck with upscale features and details.
General Motors' global vehicle chief engineer, Roberto Rempel, lived in Thailand for several months during the Colorado's development, GM said. Rempel immersed himself in the market and observed the local road and driving conditions.
The Colorado Show Truck features a body-on-frame extended-cab body atop a high-stance AWD chassis.
The 2.8-liter turbo-diesel engine promises to produce a broad torque band for superb cargo and towing capability, although specific horsepower and torque ratings haven't been released yet.
The interior of the Colorado Show Truck features ice-blue lighting and "double-faced" leather-trimmed seats.
The Colorado's light-colored leather seating is accented by the dark wood trim. Chrome, low-gloss, and soft-touch materials are used throughout for a premium feel.
The Colorado rides on 20-inch aluminum wheels featuring a "liquid metal" finish, with stone gray wheel ports. The off-road tires are Cooper 285/50R20 ZEON LTZs.
There are a several storage compartments throughout the interior of the Colorado, including a covered center bin and a large, dual glovebox.
The motorcycle-inspired, three-dimensional gauges stand out on the instrument panel of the Colorado.
The Colorado features a 7-inch LCD display in the center stack to clearly display Web sites, navigation, music, and hands-free phone features.