2017 Chevy El Camino: Possible comeback, Design, Specs

2017 Chevy El Camino

Chevy has gained a strong reputation at building pickup trucks. Its full-size Silverado models and mid-sized Colorado are all successful in the US market. However, for a long time, GM has been expected to return the El Camino nameplate back to the US. This nameplate was used for the vehicle which was introduced in 1960 and discontinued for the 1987 model year. This model was actually coupe utility vehicle classified as the truck. The brand introduced this vehicle in response to the popularity of Ford’s Ranchero truck. Now, it has been suggested that brand is considering to bring back this nameplate and that as the 2017 Chevy  El Camino.

What is it?

As per some sources, the new El Camino model from Chevy, would not actually be built from the ground up. This brand actually owns a vehicle that is available in Australia under the Holden nomenclature called the Holden Ute. It is a truck that performs like a sedan because it is actually based on the Commodore sedan.  It has the demeanor of sedans including steering, ride, comfort, equipment, etc. but can also haul almost anything in its cargo bed. So, with minor modification, GM can import this great vehicle to US. However, we want to note that this is still unofficial.

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2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country: Review, Specs

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country

Chevy Silverado doesn't need any special introduction. It has been one of the top trucks in the half-ton full-size class for years and it is also among the top-selling vehicles in GM’s entire lineup. For the 2017 model year, this truck came with just a few features added. The model gets new active shutters, more…

2017 Chevy Reaper: News, Performance, Release

2017 Chevy Reaper

Ford again upgraded its top-selling F- 150 for the 2017 model year and there is also a new generation of high-performing Raptor. For this off-road ready Ford’s machine is hard to find adequate alternative but if you are Chevy’s loyal fan and want the truck that can deliver similar performance as the formidable Raptor, the new 2017 Chevy Reaper might be right solution for you. As per some reports from industry, Chevy is going to refresh this model and this Silverado 1500 based model might bring you the level of fun that you need.

What should be changed?

As some sources suggest upcoming Reaper won’t undergo a complete overhaul. The model should come back as the refreshed version of the 2014 model. It promises some styling tweaks, interior and tech improvements. As for performance it will be capable to attack all terrains thanks to additional off-road hardware and powerful engines.

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2017 Chevy Silverado SS: Specs, Performance, Price

2017 Chevy Silverado SS

Every good truck maker offers its pickups in variety of styles and trim levels. In that way, they can be sure that everyone will find configuration that is perfect for their style. But, regardless of that it just seems that never is enough and almost every new model year brings new special editions. For 2017 model year Chevy might be the one which will surprise its loyal buyers. It has been claimed by some reports, that new special edition might be 2017 Chevy Silverado SS.

Silverado SS in not a new nameplate in Chevy’s lineup. To remind you, brand had this badge on its popular light-duty Silverado 1500 and it debuted in 2003. It was a high-performance edition of the Silverado 1500. Unique exterior and interior appearance as well as upgraded powertrain stood out this model from the rest of the lineup. The same scenario should be this time as well.

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2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 1LT: Specs, Design, Price

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 1LT

Dependable, durable and capable are the qualities that pickup truck should have on its account. However in order to earn that reputation it should pass the test of time and test of miles as well. With Chevy Silverado 1500 you definitely get all of that either on the paper or in practice. But Chevy also delivers an array of customization options. There you can basically get everything from the simple work truck to upper-class High Country model. Among many options you can also chose 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 1LT which has its unique qualities.

What’s new for 2017?

Silverado 1500 got revised front end styling, upgraded infotainment system and safety features for the 2016 model year. For an upcoming model it receives new color options, some equipment regrouping and a few tech and safety upgrades.

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2017 Chevy Colorado Z71: Review, Specs

2017 Chevy Colorado Z71

There are many factors which can be a breakpoint when somebody buying a pickup truck. But the Chevy Colorado is mid-size truck that can suit all your needs with comfortable ride, modern design, efficient and powerful engines, and modern tech features. It also comes in many configuration options and offers additional packages above available trims. However, if you are adventurous soul that is ready to get into off-roading, exploring new terrains, dirty trails, camping and more you surely need a version which possesses additional off-road features that will suit your needs. In that context, you should definitely pick a 2017 Chevy Colorado Z71.

2017 Colorado news:

Colorado brings some notable improvements for the 2017 model year and highlights are modernized, more fuel efficient 3,6 liter V-6 engine and  new eight-speed transmission.

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2017 Chevy Colorado Diesel: Review, Upgrades, Arrival

2017 Chevy Colorado Diesel

The Chevy Colorado GM’s mid-size truck returned to the scene as the all new model for the 2015 model year together with its near twin GMC Canyon. This mid-size truck is appealing solution for wide range of buyers because it offers array of configurations and equipment levels and can be considered as a great alternative for full-size models. Its strong side is also comfortable ride but its fuel efficient and strong Duramax diesel engine might be a break point when choosing what mid-size truck to pick. The 2017 Chevy Colorado Diesel version comes without of big changes for the new model year but there are some changes in offer worth mentioning!

What’s new in 2017 Colorado?

The Chevy Colorado continues with serious upgrading for each year and while for the current model year it got a new diesel engine for the upcoming it will gain a new 3.6 liter LGZ V-6 which replaces old V-6 version. New engine will be accompanied with a new eight-speed automatic transmission and its power output is 308 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque. Other changes include some color option changes and equipment juggling.

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2018 Chevrolet Colorado: Changes, Powertrains, Price

2018 Chevrolet Colorado

The Chevy Colorado is very important vehicle for the company and positioned as good alternative for full-size versions yet one of the best choices in mid-size class it is appealing for  wide range of potential buyers. But that don’t comes so easy because this model is faced with strong rivals form Nissan and Toyota but the Ford Ranger might be returned in race as well. So, in order to built even better market position this truck have to advance with each new model year and in that context the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado is also expected to introduce some improvements.

What will be better?

Redesigned for the 2015 model the Colorado was better in all aspects. But just year after important upgrade was addition of Duramax diesel engine. With this engine the model offers capable and fuel efficient powertrain that can be the game changer. On the other hand it also delivers well-composed ride, decent towing capabilities, many hi-tech features and so on. The 2018 model is expected to build on these with upgraded tech and safety features, revised styling and interior and more power and better towing ratings might be at disposal as well.

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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Upgrades, Features, Price

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

There are many factors that make some full-size truck to be a good truck. The Ford definitely defines boundaries in this regard but there are other options that are worthy of respect as well. In first place, we think on Chevy Silverado and Ram models that are closest rivals to leading Ford’s models. So, if you need powerful and reliable truck that also offers many configurations, good ride quality, great interiors, and many more you should definitely consider upcoming 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 as your solution.

What should be new?

To keep the pace with top-selling F-150, the GM has continuously been upgrading this model. The last redesign was not so long ago for 2014 model year but each year after the model has got new upgrades. The 2016 model has been refreshed with revised front end styling, more tech and safety features and some drivetrain upgrades. In the same rhythm, the 2018 model is expected to get slightly updated design, some structure improvements and revised powertrains.

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2017 Chevy Colorado Review (Regular model review plus ZR2 version)

2017 Chevy Colorado

Chevy is big name in the industry of the full-size trucks and one of the most respectable rivals to the top-selling Ford trucks either on the light-duty or heavy-duty front. However, it is also present in the mid-size truck class with its Colorado version which is faced with competitors from the Nissan and Toyota. Chevy Colorado returned in the mid-size class with its counterpart GMC Canyon in 2015 after three years of absence. It came back larger in size than its previous versions but more importantly compared to its rivals it brought more modern design, better interiors and more efficient powertrains. It made another step forward for 2016 model year when the engine offer has been expanded with Duramax turbodiesel engine that is now the most efficient and capable version of this model.

For this model year, the Colorado has also upgraded MyLink infotainment interface with Apple Car Play functionality. The model is now entering in the second year after its redesign and we are expecting the new 2017 Chevy Colorado to come soon. However, so far available information doesn’t promise big changes for this model but there is possibility that the company might introduce ZR2 version of this model and according to some reports it should be very close to the same name concept model that was shown in 2014.

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