General Motors reveals the Chevrolet Blazer EV, priced at up to $45,000

2024 Chevrolet Blazer SS EV

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Detroit – General motors On Monday, it revealed its new electric car, the Chevrolet Blazer, which is expected to compete with the new Chevrolet Blazer model stronghold Mustang Mac E and Tesla Model Y crossover EVs.

The vehicle represents an important breakthrough for the Detroit automaker in attracting more and more mainstream consumers’ attention to electric vehicles.

The 2024 Blazer EV is expected to hit dealer showrooms starting next summer, according to General Motors. Pricing starts at about $45,000 for an entry-level Blazer to $66,000 for the “SS” performance variant that will produce up to 557 horsepower and 648 pound-feet of torque.

GM estimates that the crossover will be capable of 0-60 mph in under 4 seconds, compared to the Model Y Performance and Mach-E in about 3.5 seconds.

2024 Chevrolet Blazer SS EV

GM

The Blazer EV’s features and capabilities will range based on the four vehicle models. GM expects the car’s electric range—a significant number for electric vehicle owners—to be between 247 miles and 320 miles, depending on the variant. Officials said the company will also offer a variant for police use based on the SS model.

The new Blazer EV will be produced at GM’s plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, where the traditional Blazer is assembled.

While the new EV shares the Blazer and factory name with a conventional internal combustion engine model, the vehicles are completely different in development, performance and appearance. The electric car is based on General Motors models The new Ultium platformWhich is expected to power the automaker’s next generation of electric vehicles.

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“It’s a Blazer by name…and the vitality of a Blazer, but there is nothing in common between these two cars,” Chevrolet Vice President Scott Bell said during a media event.

The Blazer EV will be capable of front, rear or all-wheel drive, depending on the model. Like the exterior, the car’s interior is different from its traditional sibling and includes a driver-focused cockpit with a 17.7-inch diagonal central touchscreen and 11-inch driving information display.

2024 Chevrolet Blazer SS EV

GM

The Blazer EV is expected to be Chevy’s fourth electric model when it hits showrooms next year. The brand currently sells Bolt EV and Bolt EUV with older GM battery technology. Sales of the Silverado Limited Electric are scheduled to begin next spring. The automaker is also expected to unveil the electric Equinox, which GM said will start around $30,000.

Pricing for a conventional 2022 Blazer with an internal combustion engine starts at about $35,000 to $43,000.

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