Looks like the ‘truck wars’ are about to erupt again for 2014, and leading the charge is none other than the Chevrolet Colorado. Chevy’s latest offering should appease those hungry for more power in a truck because in addition to 193bhp (no, not a typo) it also churns out a whopping 500Nm of torque!
NAZA Quest Sdn Bhd, official distributor of Chevrolet in Malaysia, ushers in 2014 with a pumped-up version of the popular Colorado pick-up truck – the Colorado Muscle. Never seen before, the Colorado Muscle is the surprise star of a roadshow highlighting the brands most exciting models, which is set to be held from 3rd to 5thJanuary at the Centre Court of Mid Valley Megamall.
The public have the benefit of first sight at the roadshow, with the enhanced version of Chevy’s favourite pick-up not even having been revealed to the media yet. True to its name, the Chevrolet Colorado Muscle edition offers outstanding strength with greater power (193Hp), a top speed of 180kmh, the ability to go from 0 to 100kmh in just 10 seconds and the highest torque in its class, 500Nm at 2,000rpm. You may gasp or drool now…
With immediate availability, the Colorado Muscle comes as a 2.5L Manual Transmission and 2.8L Auto Transmission models. This edition is kitted out with additional superior safety features of Cornering Brake Control, Hydraulic Brake Fade Assist, Panic Brake Assist, Traction Control, Electronic Stability Control, Hill Start Assist, as well as Hill Descent Control, and is capable of managing a load of 1025kg. Additional features include MyLink connectivity, Bluetooth support, a USB port, easy touch screen display and voice control on steering wheel.
“The Colorado Muscle offers all that the original version does and even more. As a warrior of the road that also takes command of challenging terrain off-road, the Colorado Muscle has the goods to out-power most machines in its class in Malaysia,” stated Datuk Wira SM Faisal Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin, Joint Group Executive Chairman, NAZA Group of Companies.
The roadshow in Mid Valley, held from 3rd to 5th January, starts from 10am till 10pm, has 5 cars on display: the Cruze Sport, Orlando, Sonic Hatchback, Sonic Sedan and Colorado Muscle Edition. Customers are welcome to test drive models and a Q&A session will enable visitors to win attractive prizes. Cash rebates are offered (on a conditional basis) and bookings may be made on the spot.