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Old 01-19-2013, 10:57 AM   #1
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US-Spec Chevy Colorado Spy Shots







http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2013/01...do-caught.html

First shots of the DCLB config I believe. Looks like they are keeping the ugly front end of the Thai version, but the truck is wider.
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Old 01-19-2013, 11:05 AM   #2
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Leave the cover on it.
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Old 01-19-2013, 11:09 AM   #3
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Old 01-19-2013, 11:10 AM   #4
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cab shape looks very tacoma-esque from the side.
will be interesting to see it, wonder if they'll keep a v8 option.
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Old 01-19-2013, 11:18 AM   #7
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cab shape looks very tacoma-esque from the side.
will be interesting to see it, wonder if they'll keep a v8 option.
I'd be surprised if they would myself.

I'll be interested to see a production un-camo'd version. Although doesn't matter much to me since I'm probably going full size when the Taco needs a replacement. At least good to see there will be some competition coming back to the segment hopefully will push Toyota and Nissan to not let their trucks get stagnant.
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Old 01-19-2013, 11:28 AM   #8
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I'd be surprised if they would myself.

I'll be interested to see a production un-camo'd version. Although doesn't matter much to me since I'm probably going full size when the Taco needs a replacement. At least good to see there will be some competition coming back to the segment hopefully will push Toyota and Nissan to not let their trucks get stagnant.
Same here.
currently looking at Tundras, Titan's and Duramax's at the moment. I've kind of out-grown the capabilty of my tacoma, and still have a 4runner for trails.
Besides, then I can SAS the 4runner and have a tow rig to get it to the trail.
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Old 01-19-2013, 11:37 AM   #9
Not very sporting to fire on an unarmed opponent.
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I'm waiting for the TDI diesel Amarok to hit Canada in 2014
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Old 01-19-2013, 11:54 AM   #10
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Old 01-19-2013, 12:18 PM   #11
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^GM is junk only in North America. Foreign-designed GM cars like the Holden Monaro (Pontiac GTO) and Opel Vectra (Saturn Aura) were pretty good. The Thai Colorado was designed to compete with the Hilux.

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I'm waiting for the TDI diesel Amarok to hit Canada in 2014
Do you have any better information beyond this article?
http://www.autoblog.com/2012/05/31/v...up-for-canada/

Canada has a few things going for it:
- Gasoline is as expensive as diesel.
- Less stringent diesel emission requirements.
- No 25% chicken tax on imported light trucks.
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Old 01-19-2013, 12:24 PM   #12
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Do you have any better information beyond this article?
http://www.autoblog.com/2012/05/31/v...up-for-canada/

Canada has a few things going for it:
- Gasoline is as expensive as diesel.
- Less stringent diesel emission requirements.
- No 25% chicken tax on imported light trucks.
Just the conversation I had with the manager at the VW dealership where we bought my wife's 2012 VW Golf a couple weeks ago , he said they were told at their annual manager's meeting that it was a done deal
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Old 01-19-2013, 12:30 PM   #13
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That's good news! Wonder how many Americans will attempt to import them to the US.
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Old 01-19-2013, 12:33 PM   #14
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That's good news! Wonder how many Americans will attempt to import them to the US.
With my Tacoma costing over $40K and the TDI Amarok probably costing even more , I would say , not too many
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I don't think this needs a new thread. The Diesels are Cummin(s). </ bad pun>
http://www.autoblog.com/2013/08/27/c...-get-diesel-e/

Toyota, please respond with a direct injected version of the 2.7L with dual VVTi and a low boost turbo and a 6 speed auto. It should be an easy 250 HP/250 ft lb and 30 MPG HWY.
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- Locking tailgate handle
- Bed lights built into 3rd brake light housing
- No LED tail lights
- Crappy Goodyear SR-A probably one of the OEM tire choices
- Rubbery front air dam will be ripped off when wheeling
- Rear axle shock mounts will dig into the ground when wheeling
- Bad rear shock position forces exhaust pipe closer to centerline of vehicle, requiring low-hanging heat shield over spare tire



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Think the new 2.8L Duramax2 diesel going into the 2014 Australian Colorado will make an appearance stateside?

http://www.carscoops.com/2013/10/hol...iesel-and.html

197 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque

Interior is still ugly, but they've added a 7" navigation screen:

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