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Australia’s HSV is now study a tuned chronicle of a Holden Colorado pickup truck, sole here with a Chevrolet badge, to plea Ford’s Ranger Raptor that was denounced in February.
The association rolled out a Colorado SportsCat final Dec yet a vehicle, that advantages from teenager cessation and stop upgrades, is a distant cry from a V-8 flesh sedans HSV built a repute on over a past few decades. Remember, this is a association that forsaken a C6 Corvette ZR1 engine into a family sedan.
It turns out a Colorado SportsCat is only a initial theatre of HSV’s growth of a Colorado, and that destiny versions could be some-more like a Ranger Raptor or even a Colorado’s possess ZR2 package, that isn’t offering in Australia and New Zealand, where HSV operates.
“We are not really distant down a line,” HSV trainer Tim Jackson told Motoring in an talk published Tuesday. “We have finished one Colorado SportsCat, now what does a subsequent one demeanour like?”
Jackson suggested that HSV is study what to offer a market, explaining that a association needs to demeanour during either buyers wish a car they can lift a large bucket in a bed or expostulate quick in corners or quick off a road. He pronounced there are compromises for any and removing a execution right will be crucial.
Nissan is another association that is looking during building a Ranger Raptor rival, in this box based on a NP300 Navara.
Ford is nonetheless to announce skeleton for a Ranger Raptor in a United States, even yet we are removing a standard Ranger. The Raptor chronicle is powered by a 2.0-liter twin-turbocharged inline-4 diesel engine rated during 210 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque, yet we wouldn’t expected see such an engine propitious to a Ranger Raptor in a U.S.