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Check Out This Awesome Colorado ZR2 Bison Tray Bed Concept From AEV

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John Goreham
Contributing Writer, GM-Trucks.com
5-15-2019

The same folks that GM turned to for the specialty equipment on the Colorado ZR2 Bison have created a fantastic tray bed concept of the truck. America Expedition Vehicles (AEV) built the concept for Overland Expo West. The concept truck shows off new high-clearance fender flares that AEV has developed. AEV took the new tray bed concept Bisons on a three-day off-road desert adventure to see how well they new bed would hold up. The post-trip report is that it worked flawlessly. The new fender flares allow for the fitment of 35" wheels without a lift kit. 

 

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The new tray bed and fender flares are presently in development. AEV hopes to have more information for those interested soon. Follow AEV via its website, or at the company's Facebook page

 

Images courtesy of AEV and Scott Brady.  

 

 

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It looks like a gardener's golf cart

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Well.. I kinda like it.. though looks like something you'd see in Africa or Australia outback..

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Looks awesome, all that utility of a flat bed, little off road machine...

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Reminds me of these from back in the day...  :D

 

Image result for old datsun truck with flatbed

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Trays are superior in almost every way. It’s a shame that it’s so difficult to get one equipped from the factory with one here in the USA.

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That’s an Australian “Ute”. (pickup)

 

I knew it would eventually come to America. Aussies love their flatbeds. But they like them Japanese with a GM 6.6L diesel

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Might be a good way to get stuck by removing 3-400lbs off the back axle. Would be stellar to have a factory deck option for the 2/3500's though. You know, trucks that could actually make use of a flat-deck for payload. :dunno:

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On 5/21/2019 at 11:56 AM, L86 All Terrain said:

Might be a good way to get stuck by removing 3-400lbs off the back axle. Would be stellar to have a factory deck option for the 2/3500's though. You know, trucks that could actually make use of a flat-deck for payload. :dunno:

Noo...an Australian Ute...like this. Is Short wheelbase. No traction problems...

 

Its a Guam-Australian THING...

 

https://youtube.com/watch?v=8gOfxaDETGI

 

GM built this Truck with a Diesel I’d be selling kidneys to buy it now.

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