This car is a mixture of functionality and style. Chevrolet and Harley (surfing performance and innovation brand), unveiled the product of their collaboration- the Colorado Z71 Harley concept at 2016 SEMA auto show in Las Vegas. It is made to answer the needs and off-the-map adventures of – surfers.
2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZL1 Hurley Release date
They used SEMA show to draw the attention to this kind of vehicle and then decide if they are going to put it onto production and place it on the market. The headquarters in Chevy believe that California can be a huge market for this type of surf-specific car. Whether it goes into production or not, it is a good way to represent future possibilities for surf vehicles.
Seats are covered with ventiprene (similar to neoprene, material used to make the surfer suit) seat material that offers breathable, quick drying surface so you wouldn’t have to worry about sitting in the vehicle with vet shorts. It is completely adjusted for its target group isn’t it?
The dominant colors on the inside are Khaki Green and Sand Dune trim with green accent stitching, with Harley logos on headrests, sill plates and floor liners. In the back part there is integrated a bed-mounted Thule rack which can be used as wet suit drying rack or as a storage for drinking water containers.
Colorado ZL1 Hurley Exterior
This car is one of a kind mobile command center. It is equipped with custom surfboard rack, and a bed cover that serves as a shade on sunny beach. It has a lot of storage space, and can be also made a WI FI hotspot since it has all the necessary equipment.
Outside is painted in custom Seafoam Green color that is accented with subtle, tone-on-tone Hurley graphics and skid-plates featuring the Hurley logo.
The 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZL1 Hurley concept also features a Chevrolet Performance concept exhaust system to complement the performance of the all-new 3.6L V-6 engine that debuts in the 2017 Colorado.
Featuring direct injection, continuously variable valve timing and Active Fuel Management (cylinder deactivation), it’s rated at 308 horsepower and 275 lb.-ft. of torque, enabling 7,000 pounds of max trailering. It’s also paired with a new eight-speed automatic transmission.