What looks like a possible preview for a face-lifted North American Chevy Trailblazer (and Chevy Colorado) is actually possibly the most ironic SUV “design study” ever produced by an original manufacturer.

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Do you see it yet? The irony?

Chevy just threw 22 inch wheels on an SUV/crossover called the “Trailblazer.”

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First of all, I don’t think a Chevy Trailblazer has ever actually been effectively used to “blaze” its own trail, or even pave the way to a new automotive generation or anything generally associated with actual trailblazing. Secondly, this is just a design study for the Bangkok International Motor Show, but it also likely previews an upcoming refresh for Chevy’s North American market’s SUV offerings. There was also a truck which could possibly be the refresh for the Chevy Colorado in an “Xtreme” design study:

But look at this thing. Those “rims” are ridiculous looking on what is otherwise a very handsome SUV. Look at this photo in particular:

That looks like the trail it’s blazing is in fact a city sidewalk. I do not advise such behavior. You might scratch your 22"s, dude.

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Anywho, I think this looks good enough to sell as the North American something and Colorado. I just can’t promise you those big ass “rims” wont get stolen.

Again this is just a “design study” for a different market, but it’s probably coming to North America too.