Holden unveiled its new 2017 Colorado pick-up, ahead of the model’s public debut in Sydney at State of Origin rugby league match. The 2017 Colorado retains the same assured off-road capability of its predecessor, but adds impressive on-road refinement and a go-anywhere spirit driven though advanced technology.
The newcomer features a slimmer grille, a more muscular bonnet and also LED daytime running lights, the look delivering a modern progression while retaining its American pick-up truck DNA.
As well as dashboard touch-ups, the Colorado boasts a new forward facing camera with forward collision alert and a lane departure warning (on selected models), while a rear view camera is standard across the range.
High-spec models also receive integrated satellite navigation and voice-command facility, while Holden lists remote window activation as the another highlight – a feature sure to be well received in hotter parts of the country.
Meanwhile, cabin occupants is now benefit from refinements such as the new Holden MyLink infotainment system with new 7-inch or 8-inch touch screens, also incorporating Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The system is now standard, and also features Bluetooth streaming, voice commands (via the Apple CarPlay or Android Auto) and digital radio.
When coupled with Digital (DAB+) radio, voice recognition and embedded satellite navigation, Colorado’s infotainment offering stands second to none and will enable it to challenge market leaders like the Volkswagen Amarok and the Isuzu D-Max.
With a striking new design, range of high-technology features and refined driving manners from Holden’s engineers, the 2017 Colorado will be available at dealers nationwide from 01 Sept 2016.