Next year Chevrolet is going to celebrate no less than a century since it kicked off production of the first truck, and the automaker is arriving at the Texas State Fair in style, along with new limited editions for the Colorado and Silverado pickups.
Both come in exclusive Centennial Blue paint, and feature up front special vintage-inspired bowtie emblems, along with “100-year” badges inspired by the ones seen in old photos on the early Chevy trucks from 1918 onwards. Starting with the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado, the Centennial special edition is available on Z71 trim levels in Crew or Extended-Cab configurations. Owners are getting 100-year badges, front and rear heritage bowtie logos, a spray-in bedliner, rubber floor mats with the aforementioned bowties, 18-inch wheels, as well as chrome trim for the tow hooks and other exterior trim.
The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado features mostly the same content for its own package, and can only be had with the LTZ Z71 trim in Crew Cab configuration. The Silverado packs the aforementioned badges, floor mats, bedliner, and exterior chrome trim and also comes with unique 22-inch chrome-trimmed wheels and a chrome bowtie badge on the truck’s steering wheel. Chevrolet’s truck heritage is quite astounding when comparing figures – 85 million trucks have been sold since 1918 and trucks today area long way from the days of the 1918 One-Ton that came with 36 horsepower and topped out at 25 mph.