GM Chevrolet introduced the electric car Blazer. All-electric SUV based on the Ultium platform.
With a variety of drivetrains and a range of up to 320 miles, Chevrolet promises "a hassle-free electric vehicle experience that suits virtually any lifestyle". The Blazer EV, which will be released in 2024, will be able to charge on AC power up to 11.5kW and DC power up to 190kW.
Blazer at just under 5 meters long is one of the most compact SUV models Chevrolet, the company focuses on the sporty performance of the model. Power up to 410 kW (in Performance SS version) and torque up to 878 Nm. In “WOW” (“Wide Open Watts”) mode, acceleration from 0 to 60 mph will be less than 4 seconds.
Although the Blazer EV is a new model based on the Ultium platform, the design is said to be based on the gasoline-powered version of the Blazer released in 2018.
The electric car is available in 1LT, 2LT and RS versions, as well as in the sports version SS. A special variant for police fleets is also planned. 2LT and RS versions will be available in summer 2023 starting at $47,595 and $51,995 respectively. 2LT - front-wheel drive model, all-wheel drive is optional here. GM indicates a range of 290 miles. RS is the model with the longest range of 320 miles, available in front, rear and all-wheel drive.
SS coming later in 2023 starting at $65,995, followed by an entry-level 1LT starting at $44,995 and a Police variant coming in the first quarter of 2024. Reservations for the Blazer EV are now open in the US.
The Blazer EV will roll off the assembly line at the General Motors plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico.