GM showed off its new Chevrolet Blazer EV on Monday. When it comes out in the US, it will go up against the Ford Mustang Mach-E and the Tesla Model Y.
2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV Specs, Range, Price, Safety, Interior
There will be four versions of the Chevy Blazer EV: the 1LT, the 2LT, the RS, and the SS. Standard on the 1LT, 2LT, and RS models is front-wheel drive. Chevrolet says the 1LT can go up to 397 km on a single charge.
All-wheel drive can be added to the 2LT and RS models, and Chevrolet says that the 2LT can go up to 471 km depending on the size of the battery. The RS will also come with rear-wheel drive, and the company says that with the right battery and drivetrain, the RS will be able to go up to 514 km.
General Motors hasn’t said anything about the battery pack yet, but there will be three different sizes. Chevrolet says that when the Blazer EV is plugged into a DC fast-charger, it will be able to charge at up to 190 kW, which will give it an extra 125 km of range in 10 minutes.
First battery-powered Super Sport
The Chevrolet Blazer SS is the first SS-badged electric car from Chevy. The electric Blazer SS has the power of 557 bhp and torque of 878 Nm. All-wheel drive will come standard with the SS, and the company says the EV can go from 0 to 100 km/h in less than four seconds.
The electric Blazer SS also has a set of Brembo brakes and independent suspension in the front and back. Chevy says that the electric Blazer SS can go up to 466 kilometers on a single charge.
2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV Exterior
In terms of its exterior design, the Blazer EV has LED headlights in the shape of a boomerang, short overhangs, and a low, wide stance.
The sportier SS has more air intakes and a bigger fake grille in front. The front light bar on the RS and SS models is the full width of the car. The wheels on the LT are 19 inches, while those on the RS are 21 inches and those on the sportier SS are 22 inches.
2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV Interior
Inside the car, there is a 17.7-inch big touch screen infotainment system with connected car tech, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto connectivity. The car also has an 11-inch instrument cluster that shows different kinds of information. The interior is sleek and futuristic, with air vents that look like turbines. The RS and SS get a flat-bottomed steering wheel, ambient lighting, and red accents. The RS and SS models also have front seats that heat up and cool down.
2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV Safety
The electric Blazer also comes with advanced safety features like automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, front pedestrian detection and braking, automatic reverse braking, and Advanced Park Assist, which can be added as options.
2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV Pricing
The Blazer EV is expected to go on sale in the US next summer in the 2LT and RS models. The starting price for the 2LT is $47,595, and the starting price for the RS is $51,995. The more sporty SS will cost $65,995. The base price for the least expensive 1LT model will be $44,995.