6.6L Duramax-Powered Chevrolet Colorado Is Too Interesting For Us To Ignore
Before we jump in to this street-racing video we have to say the following: we don’t promote street racing. If you want to race you should head to the track, where it’s legal and, y’know… safer.
Video: The Diesel Shop Boils Tires With Duramax Chevy Colorado
When Enrique Gonzalez of Miami, Florida, decided he wanted to build something really different to have as a daily driver, a show truck, and for use at the strip occasionally, he bought a 2006 Chevrolet Colorado. Okay, you’re probably thinking the same thing we did at first. “He bought a Colorado?” But seriously folks, that’s not where this story ends…..
This Chevy Colorado was built by The Diesel Shop out of Miami, Florida. Under the hood they installed a long-block 6.6 L Duramax diesel V8 with the accompanying Allison six-speed automatic transmission. The engine runs a Garret GTX4202R turbocharger at 42 psi of boost and bigger injectors which help produce 660 horsepower and 1,125 ft-lb of torque. One of the videos below show it doing the quarter-mile in 10.5 seconds at 134 mph.
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