Check Out the All-New 2023 Chevrolet Colorado

All-New 2023 Chevrolet Colorado | Amistad Motors LLP | Fort Stockton, TX

Our Chevy experts at Amistad Motors invite you to check out the all-new 2023 Chevrolet Colorado. For the newest model year, this midsize truck is fully refreshed with a better engine, enhanced performance, and improved functionality.

The 2023 Colorado is built with a 2.7-liter Turbo engine paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. This engine is available in three configurations: Turbo, Turbo Plus, and Turbo High-Output.

If you’re looking to take your Chevy truck to an off-road park near Fort Stock, you’re in luck. The Colorado’s updated engine optimizes durability and performance to deliver smooth shifting, fast downshifts, increased comfort, and an overall better off-road driving experience.

Depending on which Colorado model and engine configuration you choose, you’ll get a range of up to 237-310 horsepower and 250-430 lb-ft of torque. You can also tow up to 7,700 pounds, which is more than enough to haul a couple of ATVs or your family camper out for a desert adventure.

Beat the Texas heat by utilizing your Colorado tailgate’s built-in storage compartment as a cooler for beverages. This watertight box is 45 inches wide and 4 inches deep, and it features a convenient drain plug for when the party’s over. The Colorado’s upgraded tailgate also supports up to 500 pounds and folds down at a 45-degree angle, letting you haul heavier and longer cargo than ever before. What’s more, you’ll get the benefit of 17 available tie-downs and tri-level storage capability in the truck bed.

Stay tuned to our blog at Amistad Motors in Fort Stock, Texas, to learn more about the all-new 2023 Chevy Colorado, which will be available in early 2023.

Save on Gas with These Getaways Near Fort Stockton

Save on Gas with These Getaways | Fort Stockton, TX

You don’t have to leave the country, or even the state of Texas, to enjoy a quality vacation. Here are affordable getaways near Fort Stockton that are reachable within just a few driving hours.

If you relish outdoor adventures, then pack up your hiking gear and head to Big Bend National Park. Located about one and a half hours south of Fort Stockton, Big Bend is best to visit from November through April. In the park, you can take advantage of hiking, canoeing, and camping. Just remember to make a reservation in advance if you’re planning to stay overnight.

A little westward of Big Bend National Park is the town of Terlingua, and there you will find a contemporary hotel called Willow House. This desert retreat offers unobstructed views of the Chisos Mountain Range during the day and breathtaking star gazing at night. Bring your own groceries and cook in the communal Main House’s fully stocked gourmet kitchen.

If art and music are more your scene, check out the city of Marfa. Plan a trip to this creative hub during one of its annual art exhibitions or music festivals. The Chinati Foundation hosts open-air studios, galleries, performances, and more throughout the city. Ballroom Marfa is a visual arts, music, and film event center. You’ll also find plenty of unique restaurants, local shopping, and comfortable hotels to suit all budgets.

The less you spend on getting to your destination, the more funds you’ll have for cool accommodations, enjoyable eateries, and exciting experiences! Be sure to call our friendly team at Amistad Motors if your vehicle needs maintenance before your next road trip.

Nearly 85,000 Silverado EV Work Trucks Have Been Ordered

2023 Chevrolet Silverado EV | Ft. Stockton, TX

Since announcing the production of the all-new electric Chevrolet Silverado EV, General Motors has made nearly 85,000 Silverado EV WT reservations for roughly 370 companies. To gain customers’ confidence and ease the transition to an electric fleet, a team of GM Fleet Experts has become the main source of solution-based assistance. These experts are listening to their customers’ concerns and taking note of what people want.

Consider this proactivity a foreshadowing of what the Chevy Silverado EV WT has to offer its future truck owners, in the name of trust and reliability. The Silverado EV’s advanced technologies are backed by Ultifi, a Linux-based software platform that enables fast and frequent software updates — so you don’t have to worry about tech bugs bogging down your workflow.

Speaking of innovative tech, GM’s Ultium battery platform optimizes the Silverado EV’s handling experience, even when trailering, thanks to its well-engineered weight distribution and low center of gravity. The Ultium Platform also means you’ll get up to a 400-mile driving range, when fully charged.[1] GM is further easing customers’ concerns by offering various charging options, like standard DC Fast Charging capability.

To top it all off, the Silverado EV WT has the muscle to back up its electrical prowess. EV WT models will be able to tow between 8,000 to 20,000 pounds,[2] crank out 510 horsepower, and reach up to 615 lb-ft of torque.[3]

If you want to learn more about why so many others already trust GM to build their electric fleet of work trucks, contact our friendly team at Amistad Motors in Fort Stockton, Texas.

[1] GM Estimated range on a full charge based on current capability of analytical projection consistent with SAE J1634 revision 2017 – MCT. Actual range may vary based on several factors, including temperature, terrain, battery age, loading, and how you use and maintain your vehicle. Available on MY24 WT. EPA estimates not yet available.

[2] 8,000 to 20,000 pounds towing capability: Available on model year 2025 WT. Based on preliminary GM testing. Actual production model may vary. May require optional trailering equipment to achieve maximum capacity. Maximum trailering ratings are intended for comparison purposes only. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The trailering capacity of your specific vehicle may vary. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can trailer.

[3] 510 horsepower and 615 lb-ft of torque: GM Estimated for 24MY WT.

Our Favorite Summer Attractions in Fort Stockton

Summer Attractions | Fort Stockton, TX

At Amistad Motors, our team is proud to serve the community of Fort Stockton, Texas. With our local residents in mind, we’ve put together a list of our favorite summer attractions.

Texas summers bring the heat, but we know how to beat it. Head to the Comanche Springs Pool and Pavilion to cool off in the largest spring in the Comanche system, the Big Chief Spring. The site also hosts the annual Water Carnival the third weekend of July. For those with young children, try the Matthew Quiroz Splash Park.

History buffs should plan a visit to the Annie Riggs Museum. Peruse the rooms filled with original artifacts, preserved from the museum’s hotel and boarding house days, or take a walk in the desert garden.

When you’re done with the Annie Riggs Museum, head across the street to the wine tasting room in the historical Grey Mule Saloon, where you can enjoy local Texas wine alongside charcuterie boards.

For more old-timey fun, take a tour of the Old Pecos County Jail to experience an original 1883 holding cell and view a museum dedicated to local law enforcement. If you’re driving around town, be sure to stop and say hello to Paisano Pete — he deserves a little attention for being the world’s largest roadrunner statue.

Whatever you do, our friendly staff at Amistad Motors wishes you and your family a fun-filled, safe summer.

Chevy Debuts First-Ever Pursuit-Rated Silverado

2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 | Fort Stockton, TX

After more than 20 successful years with the Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle, Chevy has introduced the first-ever 2023 Silverado Police Pursuit Vehicle. With versatile capabilities and exceptional performance, the 2023 Silverado PPV meets the modern-day needs of law enforcement.

The Silverado PPV comes as a short-bed crew cab with four-wheel drive and standard 20-inch black steel wheels that achieve a 46.9-foot turning radius. The truck is powered by a 5.3-liter V8 engine with a standard 10-speed automatic transmission, delivering a total of 355 horsepower. The six-piston Brembo front brake calipers with 16-inch rotors bring the truck to a halt when needed while the standard heavy-duty engine air filter increases the truck’s overall performance when on the beat.

When duty calls, the Silverado PPV can tow up to 9,300 pounds. Meanwhile, the standard skid late, locking rear differential, and Rancho shocks (with the Z71 off-road package) offer up some impressive off-road capability. With the available 2-inch lifted suspension, the Silverado PPV has an 11.35-inch ground clearance and a 25.9-degree approach angle to conquer barriers easily. The Silverado PPV is also optimized for specialty equipment upfitting, including auxiliary wiring and Surveillance Mode circuits that allow the installation of horns, sirens, and lighting controls.

For the officers who continue to uphold the peace, Chevy will continue to deliver what it knows best: powerful performance and capability. Contact our team at Amistad Motors in Fort Stockton, Texas, to learn more about the 2023 Chevrolet Police Pursuit Vehicle or to test drive the new 2022 Silverado 1500.