January 15, 2001

K5 comeback concept

click an image to enlargeChevy K5 concept
Chevy K5
Chevy K5

In 1969, Chevrolet introduced the Blazer, a four-wheel-drive vehicle with a detachable solid top. The name K5 was attached to the full-size Chevy Blazer from then until 1995 when it was replaced with the all-new Tahoe.

Debuting at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Chevrolet has revived the K5 moniker for a special new show truck. The new K5 provides a sneak peek at future opportunities for the two-door Chevy Tahoe. With its open-air rear cargo bed with removable carbon-fiber top and 180-degree rearward opening rear doors, the K5 offers the versatility of a four-door Tahoe with the sporty appearance of a two-door.

“Most manufacturers have abandoned the two-door market, but with its unique, versatile rear doors, K5 brings a new vision to exploring future applications of a two-door Tahoe,” said Steve Ramsey, Tahoe brand manager. “It clearly would appeal to a younger, on-the-go audience

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