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Could Chevy Colorado Replacement come from Brazil?

By Automotive Staff | October 04, 2010
The Chevrolet Colorado, which has been a part of the Chevy pickup truck for decades, is scheduled for the junkyard by 2012. Time to replace it, though? General Motors has recently launched its new Brazilian-built and developed Chevrolet Montana pickup in South America. It definitely has Chevrolet genes -- its front clip is a near identical copy of the region's Agile compact car and wears the requisite trapezoidal split grille. Wide, eye-like swept back headlights (black trimmed on the Sport) and chiseled lower air intakes complete the nose. At the side are integrated steps for improved bed access. The Montana comes in two trims: LS and Sport. As GM puts it, the LS is best suited for working conditions, while the Sport lends itself more to leisurely cruises or trips to the beach. Given these designations, the LS gets a new, tougher suspension with beefier shocks and springs. Its distinguished by black colored exterior body parts; the Sport has paint-matched bits. Sport editions also receive bigger wheels and a standard roof rack. Inside, much like the Corvette and other GM products, a dual cockpit layout dominates the setting. The "Jewel Effect" interior motif entertains the eyes and the high seating position gives a commanding view of the road ahead. The GM globalized "ice blue" instrument lighting also makes its way into the Montana. The truck's sole powerplant - the aforementioned 1.4-liter engine - makes 97 horsepower on regular gasoline, but can output 107 horsepower if fed an ethanol fuel mix (yes, it's FlexFuel capable). via General Motors/Chevrolet Brazil courtesy of Truck Trend Staff
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tom
tom

why dont they just make a two door pick up out of the the hhr i know it would be hit ecspecially if an allwheel drive option was available

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