Is This Colorado ZR2 Bison Prototype Hiding The Colorado Refresh?

Arguably the single biggest topic on a minds of Chevy Colorado fans and enthusiasts involves a long-awaited Colorado refresh, differently known as an update, facelift, or mid-cycle encouragement (MCE). As fitness would have it, the most new view shots of a rumored Colorado ZR2 Bison seem to yield some clues about a highly-anticipated update.

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Spy shots of a Colorado ZR2 Bison (left) seem to be stealing a mid-cycle modernise of a stream Colorado ZR2 (right)

The biggest idea that a snorkel-wielding ZR2 Bison antecedent is, in fact, stealing a arriving Colorado modernise involves the immeasurable amounts of camouflage on a front end. The proof here is utterly simple: had the ZR2 Bison been a elementary cessation ascent and snorkel package for a Colorado, it substantially would not be wearing so most camo.

Curious Front End

Looking closely during a deception of a antecedent seems to exhibit a front grille diagnosis identical to that introduced on a Colorado ZR2 AEV concept, that facilities “CHEVROLET” written out opposite a front grille. In addition, the camouflaged antecedent seems to underline a revised headlight design along with a front fender diagnosis identical to that on a ZR2 AEV concept. Notably, a new front fender seems to strech somewhat reduce than on a stream Colorado ZR2, while not sacrificing the model’s really able proceed angle.

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Colorado ZR2 AEV Concept

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Spy shots of a camouflaged Chevy Colorado ZR2 prototype, potentially called ZR2 Bison, rumored to be stealing a Colorado facelift

Revised Rear End

There’s also a poignant volume of deception covering adult the rear end, including a box and a back bumper, making us trust that what we’re looking during is a Colorado refresh, that will also launch a Colorado ZR2 Bison variant.

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Colorado Refresh Overview

The Colorado modernise has been on a minds of many Colorado owners and those generally meddlesome in Chevy’s midsize truck. A poignant volume of interest surrounds whether the facelift, that will expected launch for a 2020 indication year, will residence several points of row with a current truck, such as the lack of a sunroof, push-button start, or a range-topping LTZ/High Country trim.

Some are also anticipating a Colorado modernise to deliver a Colorado ZR2 Bison, that is rumored to be a some-more able several of a already-competent Colorado ZR2, with an even even some-more capable suspension system, among other upgrades when compared to the “regular” Colorado ZR2.


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