Although the last Holden plant was closed more than a year ago, announced was a special edition of the 2019 Holden Colorado Z71 Xtreme. The first models will appear until the end of this year, so far only in the New Zealand market. It is not yet known whether it will be available in the Australian market. Also, mentioned are the markets Brazil and Thailand. Of course, it is based on the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Xtreme, with expanded Genuine Accessories range for additional off-road capability. There are some minor differences, mostly in design. The concept of the Z71 Xtreme had a presentation at the 2016 Bangkok International Motor Show. It is primarily aimed at rival new Ford Ranger Raptor and Toyota Hilux Rugged X models.
Built-in black grille and hood bulge, black steel off-road front and rear bumper. Also, the front bumper has a large skid plate, and there are also large LED headlamps. In addition, it has a high visibility LED light bar and Winch Bar with integrated winch (30 meters, or almost 100 feet). The side steps and the new sports bar are made of tubular metal. The basic model has Furness orange paint, and for now there still is yet only variant with white color. Of course, there are plenty of black accessories and Xtreme stickering. The cabin has leather seats, automatic climate control and an 8-inch touch screen.
Like the Chevy Colorado Xtreme, only Crew Cab with four doors is available. Provided is accommodate up to five passengers. Outside dimensions: length 210.5 inch (5347 mm), width 74.1 (1882 mm), height 70.1 inch (1781 mm), while wheelbase 121.9 inch (3096 mm). Weight and payload are not yet published, while towing capacity is up to 7716 lbs (3500 kg). Placed at 18-inch wheels with 18-inch Goodyear All-Terrain Wrangler tires.
The 2019 Holden Colorado Z71 Xtreme will have an all-wheel drive, combined with a 6-speed automatic transmission. As the only one offering, coupled is the 2.8-liter four-cylinder Duramax turbo-diesel engine. This engine has 197 hp, while the torque is 369 lb-ft (500 Nm). Combined fuel consumption is likely to be around 26 mpg. It also mentions the possibility of installing the V6 engine, but it has not yet been confirmed.
Designed in a limited number of copies, an order is available from an authorized dealer from 1.October this year. According to available information, the base variant of the 2019 Holden Colorado Z71 Xtreme will cost about $ 52,000 (about A$ 71,000).