2016 Los Angeles Auto Show: 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Kicks Off with Latest DSVV Suspension System

The North American based carmaker Chevrolet has recently announced the official debut of the all-new ZR2 which will complete for the moment the Colorado lineup with advanced mechanics, amongst which the Mutilatic DSSV suspension system, which is the perfect solution for off-road capabilities.

The DSVV stands for Dynamic Suspension Spool Valve and was first used on the Z/28 Camaro, meaning that it is extremely high-performance and offers increase driving capabilities.

The SSVV dampers come with aluminum bodies, each one coming with two separate spool valves, along with a third spool valve which offers increase damping while is being used on off-road conditions.

From a visual standpoint, the new 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 borrows some of its styling cues from the concept revealed at the same Los Angeles Auto Show two years ago.

Amongst the top features we should mention new front and rear bumpers, steel-tube rocker protectors, wider front and rear track, aluminum skid plate into the front bumper, updated front grille, bed-mounted spare tire carrier, as well as the 17×8 inch aluminum wheels wrapped in 31-inch Goodyear Duratrac off-road rubbers.

In the engine department, the new Colorado ZR2 packs a 3.6-liter V6 engine with 308 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque, being sent to the wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission. The carmaker will also release a Duramax engine, developing 181 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque.

In case you decide the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 then you should know that it can be offered as well with a choice of driving configuration, like the 2WD with locked rear differential, auto 4WD and auto 4WD with locked rear diff, 4WD Hi experience, 4WD Hi with locked transfer case and rear differential as well as the 4WD Lo with locked transfer case.

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