2024 Chevrolet Blazer SS EV

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DETROIT – Normal Motors on Monday revealed its new electrical Chevrolet Blazer that is anticipated to compete towards the Ford Mustang Mach-E and Tesla Mannequin Y crossover EVs.

The automobile marks an essential launch for the Detroit automaker in attracting consideration and extra mainstream customers to EVs.

The 2024 Blazer EV is anticipated to reach in vendor showrooms starting subsequent summer season, in keeping with GM. Beginning pricing will vary from about $45,000 for an entry-level Blazer to $66,000 for a “SS” efficiency variant that may produce as much as 557 horsepower and 648 pounds-foot of torque.

GM estimates the crossover shall be able to 0-60 mph in lower than 4 seconds, corresponding to the Mannequin Y Efficiency and Mach-E at about 3.5 seconds.

2024 Chevrolet Blazer SS EV

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Options and capabilities of the Blazer EV will vary based mostly on the 4 automobile fashions. GM expects the electrical vary of the automobile – an essential quantity for EV homeowners – to be between 247 miles and 320 miles, based mostly on the variant. The corporate can even provide a variant for police use based mostly on the SS mannequin, officers stated.

The brand new Blazer EV shall be produced at GM’s plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, the place the normal Blazer is assembled.

Whereas the brand new EV shares the Blazer identify and plant with a conventional inner combustion engine mannequin, the autos are fully completely different in growth, efficiency and appears. The EV is predicated on GM’s new Ultium platform, which is anticipated to underpin the automaker’s next-generation electrical autos.

“It’s Blazer by identify … and the vibe of Blazer, however there’s nothing shared from these two autos,” stated Chevrolet Vice President Scott Bell throughout a media occasion.

The Blazer EV shall be able to front-, rear- or all-wheel-drive, relying on the mannequin. Like the outside, the inside of the automobile is completely different than its conventional sibling and features a driver-focused cockpit with a 17.7-inch-diagonal heart touchscreen and an 11-inch-diagonal drive info display screen.

2024 Chevrolet Blazer SS EV

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The Blazer EV is anticipated to be Chevy’s fourth electrical mannequin when it arrives in showrooms subsequent 12 months. The model at the moment sells the Bolt EV and Bolt EUV with GM’s older battery know-how. Restricted gross sales of the electrical Silverado are scheduled to begin subsequent spring. The automaker can be anticipated to unveil an electrical Equinox that GM has stated will begin round $30,000.

Beginning pricing for the normal 2022 Blazer with an inner combustion engine ranges from about $35,000 to $43,000.

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