2012 Holden Colorado 7 review and pictures

Posted on Monday, 22 October 2012 , 08:10:51 byVeronica

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Holden Colorado 7

Apparently Holden was not wasting time and managed to develop the Colorado 7 and presented it in Sydney at the Australian International Motor Show. The new model will be available only powered by a 2.8-liter Duramax diesel engine capable of generating 177 horsepower and 346 lb. ft. of torque. All the output will be transferred to the wheels through a 6-speed automatic transmission. The new Holden Colorado 7 needs 7.2 liters of fuel per 100 km and it produces 252 g/km CO2. In terms of technology the model features an independent double wishbone front suspension, but also a 5-link live axle rear axle configuration, with a 4WD system used only sometimes with transfer case and a limited slip differential. The engineers also offer the Hill Descent Control system and for the luggage, they provide up to 1830 liters of cargo room. The ones interested should know that the specialists will sell the new Holden Colorado in two trim levels.

The first one available will be LT followed by LTZ. Anyway, the standard model will be equipped with a reversing camera, Rear Park Assist, front and rear bumpers color-matched to the body, door handles and mirrors with side turn signal. To transfer the output to the road, the specialists have provided 16-inch alloy wheels. The LTZ version features 18-inch alloy wheels, projector headlamps, and LED taillights, chrome power folding side mirrors and a lot more. Inside the LT version you will find a leather multi-function steering wheel, 6-speaker sound system, third row armrest storage, USB and Bluetooth support and the list goes on. The LTZ on the other hand, features leather seat trim, 8-speaker audio system, but also a single zone climate control. These are all the info available so far on the new Holden Colorado 7.