Hot on the heels of news that Holden was working on the Colorado concept for Chevrolet, our buddies across the office at Wheels Magazine are predicting that tricked-up 4x4 utes will be the next big thing over the coming years.

This suggests we’ll see the likes of a Raptor Ranger from Ford, a TRD HiLux from Toyota, as well as an HSV-fettled Colorado among other high performance light trucks. The story says this style of ute will pick up where the Holden Commodore and Ford Falcon utes leave off.

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