I sincerely apologize for the massive delay today. A lot has happened, some terrible news has been received and this just fell by the wayside.
This week's car is the Colorado ZR2, at any cross country course you desire.
Hope all is well Obe.
From Las Dunas Cross Country Rivals.
The Chevy Colorado ZR2, while the name is a nice callback to FH1’s festival location, it’s set up to conquer more than just the odd dirt road around the first ever Horizon festival.
The ZR2 trim level builds on the Z/71 trim level Colorado with a load of extra off-road parts, including raised suspension, wider track, bigger off road tyres, skid plates, locking differentials, a high angle approach front bumper, Multimatic Shock Absorbers to name a few of them.
There’s no factory V8 option, just a couple of 4 & 6 bangers, both diesel and petrol and we’ve got the 308hp, 3.6 litre V6.
Power goes to all 4 corners via an 8 speed Automatic, but unless you’re yeeting down the side of a Volcano, you’ll probably only use 5 of those gears for the most part.
It handled the off road sections just fine, but the long gearing did make the 308hp V6 feel a bit anaemic, not helped by it sounding pretty uninspiring in stock form.
It does wake up when you add some performance parts and boost to it though, over 730hp maxed out with twin turbos.
But if you can’t live without your V8 Pick-up, fear not as the 3 engine swaps are all V8’s, the Chevy 6.2, the Racing 7.2 and the Funco 7.4TT.
You can add some extra off road visuals to the Colorado, both by Chevy and the regular Forza Off-road parts.
Now in FH4, this was one of the first ‘Hard To Find’ cars in Series 1, but in FH5, you can pick one up for 46k at the Autoshow, or as low as 13k at auction buyouts.
Overall, while it didn’t exactly light a fire in me, it is an alright off-roader and a good base for more potent builds. 👍
Verdict: Neutral 🙂