Colorado Updated with V6 and 8-Speed Transmission
Get ready to have a power packed Colorado
Chevrolet Colorado which is a famous truck by company has gotten a tech and mechanical update. The 2017 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck will have a brand new V6 engine and an 8-speed transmission. The 8 speed gear box will surely give a boost to the transmission of this pickup truck too.
The engine that will be seen in this truck will be a 3.6 liter V6 engine. This engine is also used in Cadillac, CTS, ATS, CT6 and XT5. This pickup truck will have new technology, greater powered direct injection, an active fuel management system, valve timing and new software too that will all benefit in better drive of this truck.
The new tech will let the power to increase by many folds to. The 2017 Chevrolet Colorado will have a horsepower of 308bhp and a torque of 275 pound feet, according to AutoBlog. The engine of the truck will have the ability to shut down the two cylinders on its own in order to make the fuel consumption and drive much better than ever.
As we have expressed earlier, the new engine will have a gear box that is roughly of the same size like that of before only the transmission in being changed. It will however have a higher first gear ratio and lower rear axle rate as well. The higher first gear ration in a truck like this helps in aiding the drivers in towing larger cargo in the easiest way. The lower rear axle helps in efficiency of fuel while the truck is being cruised in the highway.
The fuel economy figures of the truck are not yet reveled by Chevrolet, but we are sure that they will be viable soon. The model will go on for sale by the end of this year.