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    LA Auto Show: Chevrolet Colorado Leaked

    November 19th, 2013

    Drew Dowdell

    Managing Editor - CheersandGears.com

    We've had relatively few leaks in the days and weeks leading up to the LA Auto Show, but some where bound to happen. Earlier today, Edmunds.com posted an LA Auto Show Preview to their YouTube channel that featured a picture of the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado. Woopsie!

    Update: Edmunds has since removed the video from Youtube.

    Update 2: More pictures have leaked out, check out the gallery below for an interior and rear view.

    2015 Chevrolet Colorado cropped

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    It may just be me, but I'm seeing a lot of the '98-'03 S-series (S10/Sonoma) pickup styling in this new Colorado. Now that's not a bad thing, as I dearly miss my 2001 GMC Sonoma SLS Highrider. I can't wait to see the GMC Canyon; hoping the rumors I've heard of a January debut (North American International Auto Show) are just that - rumors. I hope GMC doesn't make us ruby red fans wait too much longer.

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    Very nice so far. I have reason to be disappointed in reported bodystyle availability and engine choices, but as far as looks go, this is hot.

    I feel your pain with regards to the [rumored] no regular cab, but your last Colorado was an extended cab remember! Of course the lack of a manual transmission is upsetting to many too (on other forums I visit). Are you disappointed that the diesel is [rumored] to be a 2015/2016 item? I'm disappointed that the new EcoTec3 4.3L V6 is not the truck-tuned engine in the new mid-size pickups - it seems more truck-oriented for the small pickups than the 3.6L V6 used in the sedans & crossovers.

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    Another forum has an interior shot (dash), additional frontal shot and a rear shot posted of the 2015 Colorado.

    Personally, I like the way the red extended cab Thailand-version Colorado looks, all off-road based (sort of like the old S-series ZR2/Highrider pickups):


    Though there are several differences in the styling of the Thailand Colorado and the N/A Colorado, I like the stance of the Thailand off-road version. Here's hoping that's what a production Z71 looks like.

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    Thanks for the extra pictures, Drew. I'm liking the backend design too now that I can see more of it clearly.

    I see something in the bed (bed divider?), rear camera in the tailgate handle, and different rims from the other pictures posted all over the Internet. In the interior shot, I see that the full-size model's toggle switches have been shared with the Colorado. Many are saying that the steering wheel and gauge pod look very similar to the 2014 Impala's style/design.

    I will say that the 2015 Colorado has been receiving a lot of attention the past several hours since these leaks went out! I want to see the non-monochromatic versions; the all-painted models are nice, but I like my trucks with some tasteful chrome.

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    I like it quite a lot, I think our front end is better than the global market Colorado's. Cab reminds me of the Tacoma with that upkick, but overall the exterior looks quite nice, and a lot better than the Silverado. Not feeling the interior though.

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    It may just be me, but I'm seeing a lot of the '98-'03 S-series (S10/Sonoma) pickup styling in this new Colorado. Now that's not a bad thing, as I dearly miss my 2001 GMC Sonoma SLS Highrider. I can't wait to see the GMC Canyon; hoping the rumors I've heard of a January debut (North American International Auto Show) are just that - rumors. I hope GMC doesn't make us ruby red fans wait too much longer.

    I kinda see it, but I'm not as sure with the angles here. Not a fan of the 4 door, rather have an extended cab, as long as my son can fit in back there! Really need to get a closer look at this truck......

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