Chevy S-10 Pickup

When the Chevrolet S-10 was first introduced in 1982, it was introduced as a GMC model and was known as the S-15. This was a compact pickup truck from the Chevrolet brand of General Motors. This model might even look familiar to some other models on the market such as the Hombre, which was also sold by Isuzu from 1996 through 2000. Later a Sport Utility Vehicle version appeared as the Chevrolet S-10 Blazer/GMC S-15 Jimmy. Additionally, and seemingly ahead of the technology, an electric version was leased as a fleet vehicle in 1997 and 1998. When all these models are grouped together, they are simply referred to as the S-series. In 2004, they came to an end and were replaced by new models such as the Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, and Isuzu i-Series. In 1984 some upgrades were completed and new heavy-duty and off-road suspensions were added, along with a hydraulic clutch. Of bigger news was for 1985 model in that the Cavalier's OHV I4 was discontinued in favor of Pontiac's Iron Duke. The OHV-derived 2.2 L engine and Isuzu 1.9 L were both dropped the following year, which left just the Iron Duke and an updated 2.8 L V6. To much driver satisfaction, a 4.3 L V6 was added for 1988, and anti-lock brakes came the next year. Upgrading and modifications continued and a second-generation truck appeared in 1994. By this time the special models such as the Syclone, the Typhoon, and the Sonoma GT had all been dropped, but the changes nevertheless brought it in line with the competition – the Ford Ranger. Thereafter the S-10 was moderately well recognized for all of the upgrades and changes that were implemented, but given the competition in the segment it was really hard to capture anymore than it was already getting.