Gentex’s 2018 Chevy Colorado SEMA Show Truck Is ‘Pure Michigan’

The Michigan-based Gentex Corporation, that produces glow insurance apparatus and reserve tools like auto-dimming rearview mirrors for a automotive sector, has built a tradition SEMA uncover car that wears a place of birth right on a sleeve. Based on a 2018 Chevrolet Colorado organisation cab, a Gentex lorry build boasts a particular vinyl hang that encompasses some of Michigan’s best-known landmarks, and it’s installed with apparatus to fit many any Michigan adventure.

“Michiganders are fiercely unapproachable of their state, and as a Michigan-based company, we suspicion it would be fun to constraint that suggestion in a car designed to prominence a state’s healthy beauty nonetheless given to tackle any outside activity,” explains Gentex President and CEO Steve Downing.

To ready a 2018 Chevy Colorado for adventure, Gentex included a midsize lorry with an integrated refrigerator/freezer, pull-out stove, sink, and remote-controlled, roof-mounted tent. A keg mounted underneath a car can allot drink by a built-in Yeti manoeuvre box – a intense curtsy to Michigan’s repute for glorious microbreweries.

Photo: Gentex Corporation

Mechanically, a Chevy Colorado has been graced with Black Rhino Arsenal wheels wrapped in 35-inch Nitto Ridge Grappler tires, and a opening cessation setup braggadocio Fox 2.5 Remote Reservoir coilovers, and a 7-inch lift kit. The customary 3.6-liter V6 LGZ engine is aided by an SB cold-air intake system, MBRP cat-back empty kit, and a balance around Trifecta Performance Advantage Digital Powertrain Tuner. Addictive Desert Designs HoneyBadger® bumpers and sidesteps, a Leitner Designs Active Cargo System, and a DECKED Truck-Bed Storage Box supplement serve ruggedness and practicality.

Naturally, a 2018 Chevy Colorado judgment also contains copiousness of Gentex’s possess components, like extraneous auto-dimming mirrors that ensure opposite blinding glare, a Full Display Mirror – a rearview camera complement that uses a mirror-integrated LCD shade – and Gentex HomeLink control for a roof-mounted, solar-powered tent. HomeLink is Gentex’s car-to-home automation system, that can be configured to control things including garage doors, gates, lights, etc.

All of these Gentex components are accessible on a vehicle aftermarket, or will be shortly enough.

Photo: Gentex Corporation

That’s cold and all, though it’s unequivocally a distinguished hang that creates this Michigan-themed Colorado special. The lorry facilities a striking, high-contrast black-and-white print, with artistic representations of Michigan’s Great Lakes, Pictured Rocks, waterfalls, silt dunes, hunger forests, a iconic Mackinac Bridge, a Michigan state crest, and most more. Gentex even got a go-ahead from a Michigan Economic Development Council to use a “Pure Michigan” aphorism that’s been so executive to a state’s tourism campaign.

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