After teasing the audience with little glimpses since March, General motors Officially revealed the Chevrolet Blazer EV 2024, including parts details, estimated range and pricing. In addition to four different models, General Motors is designing a police chase car. This is what we have learned so far.
The crowd first got the Chevy Blazer EV at GM’s CES 2022 event. although Silverado fully electric The main focus of this presentation was Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, leaving the Las Vegas audience with the last surprise at the end.
This is where we come to Our first glimpses of the Super Sport (SS) model From the Blazer — the first performance trim of any EV under the Chevy marque brand, but that’s all we learned back then. Last June, General Motors introduced Tease more powerful of the Blazer EV, confirming it will arrive as a 2024 model in the spring of 2023.
according to Tweet from ParaThe world will learn more on July 18. Well, here we are and as promised, GM has shared a lot of delicious new details regarding the Blazer EV and all four upcoming models. Here’s a look at three of them to get you started:
The Chevy Blazer EV comes with four trims, plus a police PPV
When we’ve covered the Blazer EV’s limited details in the past, we’ve had specific questions regarding trim levels, range, whether it will be AWD, and of course, how much it will cost. Well, GM answered all these questions and then answered some of them press release In conjunction with a public event held in Los Angeles this evening.
Let’s start with the decorations themselves. In addition to the SS variant that was originally teased, the Blazer EV will arrive with three additional trims, each offering different engine configurations, ranges and interiors. All models are built on GM’s Ultium EV platform.
Although the SS is the only model to come standard with all-wheel drive, it’s an option available in two of the other three trim levels. Here’s how they compare side by side (including the price).
|Chevy Blazer EV Trim||1 liter||2LT||RS||SS|
|Powertrain (Standard)||front drive||front drive||FWD or
rear wheel drive
|four wheel drive|
|AWD is available?||number||yes||yes||– ––|
|Estimated GM range *||247 miles||293 miles||320 miles||290 miles|
Although we’ve learned a lot about the different designs of the Blazer EV, the SS remains the focus of GM’s latest. With standard AWD drivetrain, the Super Sport EV is estimated to deliver 557 horsepower and 648 pound-feet of torque.
It also comes with the ability to put Watts Wide Open (WOW), which is similar to Watts mode to Freedom GMC Hummer EV. GM estimates that the Blazer SS can accelerate from 0-60 mph in less than four seconds. Here are some additional images including a head-up display (HUD):
Other great features
Chevy has also shared that the Blazer EV will be able to achieve 11.5 kW on level 2 AC chargers, and 190 kW on DC fast chargers — the equivalent of about 78 miles of range in ten minutes. However, the automaker has not specified which model(s) can achieve these charging rates.
We asked Chevy for clarification and were told that those shipping details will be revealed at a later date. In the meantime, here are some other great features to look forward to:
- Full LED exterior lighting, with tailored walk / walk animations on RS and SS models
- Super Cruise hands-free technology is available on compatible roads
- ADAS features such as reverse automatic braking and advanced parking assist
- LT rims have a monochromatic look
- The RS features a black grill and other black accents
- The SS features a unique front grille and a two-tone color scheme including a black roof and A-pillars.
- The front illumination of the RS and SS transmits the charging status while the EV is connected
- The tailgate can be opened hands-free when the sensors on the back recognize the keychain
- Hands-Free Starting – the driver simply depresses the brake pedal after closing the door
Despite being on the Ultium platform and part of GM Ultium Charge 360Chevy never mentioned the Blazer’s delivery and charging capabilities in the press release. We asked GM for clarification and learned that the all-electric Blazer would actually be Delivery and Shipping Capabilities. Phew!
You may soon be stopped by the police driving a Chevy Blazer EV
In addition to the “civilian” models of the all-electric Blazer described above, Chevy is developing a model built specifically for officers in blue called the Police Pursuit Vehicle (PPV). In version:
Based on the Blazer SS model, the Blazer EV PPV will feature the largest Ultium battery in the lineup and will be available in rear-wheel drive or with two-motor all-wheel drive. The PPV will use the high-performance Brembo front brakes from the Blazer SS to help ensure short stopping distances. The purpose-built Blazer EV PPV features a police-specific interior designed for police officers with ample room to accommodate emergency gear and gear.
Chevrolet also quoted available kits that will offer a different range and design that cater to both fleet and commercial customers, so it looks like the Blazer EV is truly versatile. Let’s take a look inside, shall we?
No matter what trim level you choose, the Blazer EV’s interior features a 17.7-inch touchscreen display, an 11-inch driver information center in the instrument cluster, and LED lighting throughout. From there, the interiors change quite a bit as you move up the hierarchy.
As you can see in the image comparison above, there is virtually no difference between the 1LT and 2LT rims on the Blazer EV, just maybe a slightly different seat material. See below. When you get to the RS, you’ll see significant differences, and even more differences when you get the SS interior.
Here are some additional internal features:
- The two-row design and flat floor provide ample space and storage options
- Standard ambient lighting with customization function on RS and SS models
- Unique RS and SS trim and design
- Blue and red contrast stitching on RS
- Microfiber faux leather seating on SS seat surfaces, Adrenaline Red and Argon Orange accents available
- Heated and ventilated front seats on RS and SS, along with heated exterior rear seating positions, are standard on SS models and available on RS as an optional extra
- Heated steering wheel in RS and SS
- Sculpted openings inspired by turbines
Chevy Blazer EV reservations and delivery schedules
We’ve already shared “how much,” but naturally your next question should be, “When?” To limit matters, Chevy has shared sales/production schedules for the Blazer EV as follows:
Sales began in the summer of 2023 with the 2LT ($47,595) and RS ($51,995) models. The SS ($65,995) will follow later in 2023, followed by the 1LT ($44,995) and PPV in the first quarter of 2024.
The electrified Blazers will be manufactured at GM’s production facility in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico where Combustion versions of Blazer It is currently being manufactured. Blazer EV reservations are now available at chevy site. Want more blazers? Check out the detailed Chevy video below:
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