2007 Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab Z71 Plus review and pictures

Posted on Friday, 24 November 2006 , 09:11:06 byEmil

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Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab Z71 Plus

In 2007, Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab Z71 Plus got its first reviews. An interpretation of one of this company's trucks, it received appreciation especially for its alloy wheels of 20 x 9 inches, its aggressive aspect and the powerful engine that can be found under the hood. Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab Z71 Plus has a lot of impressive features. Among these we remind the HUMMER H3-derived suspensions, the front fascia, the fuel fill system in an ITW spherically racing style, restyled rear bumper and box bed and a roof rack/light bar. The v 8 engine of Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab Z71 Plus has 5.3 liters and is able of 320 HP. It is paired with a Hydra-Matic 4L65 transmission. Other features of Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab Z71 Plus are TYE LED tail lamps, 285/50R20 off-road tires and High-performance brakes with rear rotors of 14 inches.

The 2007 Chevy Colorado Crew Cab Z71 Plus is an off-road enthusiast's dream interpretation of one of Chevrolet's most popular trucks - the just right-sized Colorado crew cab. Keeping with the rugged Z71 image, the suspension has been fitted with HUMMER H3-derived components, front and rear. Custom-milled 20 x 9-inch alloy wheels are wrapped with aggressive 285/50R20 off-road tires. Underneath the restyled front fascia, hood and fenders is a powerful 320-horsepower 5.3L V-8. Fuel enters the Colorado via a unique, racing-style ITW spherically actuated fuel fill system. The cargo box bed and rear bumper were restyled and a roof rack/light bar was added. The custom paint job combines light green metallic, bright aluminum and light charcoal for a stunning high tech look. The leather interior is upscale yet durable.

Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab Z71 Plus highlights

* 320-hp 5.3L V-8 with Hydra-Matic 4L65 transmission
* Restyled front fenders, hood, fascia, grille, bed and rear bumper
* Roof rack/light bar, chrome tow hooks, custom tonneau cover
* Tri-color paint: light green metallic accented with fine bright aluminum and light charcoal
* TYE LED taillamps and custom driving lamps
* Custom-machined 20 x 9-inch alloy wheels
* Aggressive off-road 285/50R20 tires
* Increased ground clearance
* HUMMER H3 suspension components
* High-performance brakes: 15-inch front rotors with six-piston calipers; 14-inch rear rotors with four-piston calipers
* ITW SAFF (spherically actuated fuel fill) refueling system that replaces traditional door and cap with a custom ball valve
* Flowmaster cat-back custom exhaust system
* Ruggedly luxurious leather interior with Dusty Olive bolsters, woven inserts and Pumice piping
* Matching door panels, instrument panel and steering wheel with bright exterior color trim bezels
* Kenwood speakers
* Magellan portable GPS - eXplorist XL Series