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Chevy reveals 2021 Colorado styling changes with debut of ZR2 race truck


2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 in full race mode


In the face of slowing sales of Colorado, Chevrolet is debuting a new look for their midsize truck franchise in 2021.

The first appearance of the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado – a ZR2 race truck in full desert-busting regalia – will be at the 2019 Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic on Oct.10, driven by Hall Racing.  The 2021 Colorado ZR2 will then debut at the SEMA show in Las Vegas.

2021 Colorado ZR2

The ZR2 off-road performance variant will receive a new appearance to match its standout capability.

ZR2 will be the only Colorado model to feature the all-new, lettered, flow-through “Chevrolet” front fascia. ZR2’s new front end provides drivers with improved visibility and looks even more aggressive, which adds to its dynamic, “segment of one” appearance, says Chevrolet.


New “Sand Dune Metallic” exterior paint color available on the Z71 and ZR2 models

ZR2, with its revolutionary, segment-exclusive Multimatic DSSV position-sensitive dampers, standard front and rear electronic locking differentials, 2-inch suspension lift, 3.5-inch wider track, off-road rocker protection, cast iron control arms, Autotrac transfer case, and multiple skid plates, will now come equipped with standard red tow hooks as well.

Showing only the ZR2 – Bob Krapes, director of marketing, Chevrolet Trucks remarked:   “We’ve sold 520,000 Colorado pickups in five years through a relentless, foot-on-the-gas approach to product and feature updates.  With its new-look front end and tailgate, Colorado will now have a more aggressive appearance to match its award-winning capability.”

2021 Chevrolet Colorado

According to Chevy, the Colorado lineup will now feature greater differentiation from trim to trim across the line. 

All Colorado variants will also include revised front Chevy “bowtie” emblems and embossed “Chevrolet” tailgates in place of the traditional Chevy bowtie on the rear end of the vehicles.

The WT, LT and Z71 Colorado trim levels will all receive updated center bars, lower fascias and front skid plates for 2021. WT and LT will feature all-new gold Chevy bowtie logos, while Z71 receives a black bowtie logo.



The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado goes on sale next year.

Pricing along with specifications and performance numbers will be announced closer to production and launch.

2020 Chevrolet Colorado

The 2020 Chevrolet Colorado has a starting MSRP of $22,395 (including delivery).

It is available in five trim levels, two cab sizes, 2WD and 4WD, three engine choices (including a 2.8L Diesel) and six- and eight-speed automatic transmissions.


Read more about the current Colorado lineup here: https://www.chevrolet.com/trucks/colorado.

The 2021 Colorado will be built at General Motors’ Wentzville Assembly Center in Wentzville, Missouri.

More information on all Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.com.

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