When Chevrolet released the Colorado pickup for the 2015 model year, they reignited the battle for the mid-size truck segment. While the ZR2 is undeniably a capable off-roader, the entire Colorado lineup has lacked in the horsepower department. The folks over at Callaway Cars recognized this glaring issue, and have come up with a solution of their own: the 2021 Callaway Colorado SC410.
As that name might suggest, the Callaway Colorado SC410 package includes a number of mechanical upgrades which bring output up to 410 horsepower and 400 ft-lb of torque. Callaway achieves this rating by strapping the truck’s 3.6L V6 engine with their TVS1740 supercharger, a high-flow intake, and a full exhaust system. The end result is a truck that will run the 1/4 mile in 14.4 seconds at 96 mph, which is 1.2 seconds faster than a stock Colorado. The upgrades are managed by Callaway’s own engine management software, which comes with a few tricks of its own. Take the supercharger compressor for instance, which can be bypassed during idle, deceleration, and cruising to minimize engine load and maximize fuel economy.
Like with any proper Callaway product, the Colorado SC410 will also include branded badging inside and out, as well as serialized build plaque under the hood. All Callaway models are covered by the company’s 3 year/36,000 mile limited warranty, while retaining the full factory-backed warranty from General Motors. That adds some welcomed peace of mind when you’re dealing with aftermarket forced induction.
Buyers can order their own Callaway Colorado SC410 from their local authorized Callaway dealer, or they can reach out to Callaway to start a build from scratch. The Callaway Colorado SC410 package is slated to be available on the LT, Z71, and ZR2 trim levels. Pricing information has yet to be released by the tuning house, though we wouldn’t expect it to come cheap.