The Chevy Colorado ZR2 Bison Is a Serious Off-Road Beast

When you’re looking to rough it, look no further than Chevy’s Colorado ZR2 Bison. This trail-ready 4×4, built with help from American Expedition Vehicles, levels up the original Chevy Colorado ZR2. Chevy swapped out the ZR2’s aluminum skid plates for five units made of ultra-tough hot-stamped Boron steel. They protect the oil pan, transfer case, fuel tank, and front and rear differentials. The stamped steel bumpers at the front and read protects against impacts on those rocky terrains. There’s a new high-flow grille with the large you-can’t-miss-it Chevrolet logo marked across it. The front bumper features fog lights and a winch mounting plate. The rear bumper has integrated tow hooks.

This aptly named beast of a truck is perfect all your adventures, whether you’re on a Home Depot run or off-grid in the mountains. Larger fender flares, new 17” x 8” aluminum wheels, and 31” Goodyear Wrangler Duratec tires add to this beast’s monstrous aesthetic. An optional snorkel is available from AEV separately for $459. Installing it involves some modification to the passenger-side fender, but it sure looks badass. The Bison is available as a crew cab or extended cab and with either the 3.6-liter gasoline V6 or optional 2.8-liter Duramax turbodiesel four. The Bison will go on sale in January 2019. Learn More

 

 

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