Chevrolet Reveals All-Electric Blazer
Chevrolet has revealed the all-electric 2024 Blazer EV, expanding the brand’s growing EV portfolio.
The Blazer EV will be available in multiple distinct trims, multiple range options — Including an available GM-estimated range of up to 320 miles on a full charge — and available front-, rear- and all-wheel-drive configurations. Those choices include available 1LT, 2LT, RS and Chevy’s first-ever electric SS performance model, along with a pursuit-rated Police Pursuit Vehicle (PPV) model for police fleet applications.
“The 2024 Blazer EV sets a new tone for electric SUVs, with options and intuitive technologies that help position Chevy for leadership in one of the fastest-growing EV segments,” said Scott Bell, vice president of Chevrolet. “Along with the all-new Silverado EV and Equinox EV coming next year, we are making great strides in offering more choices for zero tailpipe-emissions vehicles — choices that make switching to an EV easier than ever.”
The Blazer EV SS offers customers the most powerful experience in the lineup. It features an exclusive performance AWD propulsion configuration designed to produce up to 557 horsepower and up to 648 lb.-ft. of torque, and unique WOW (Wide Open Watts) mode enabling 0-60 sprints of approximately less than 4 seconds based on GM estimates.
The distinctive trims take on their own characters. The LT features a monochromatic appearance and standard 19-inch wheels, while the RS strikes a sportier presence with a black grille and other black accents, along with standard 21-inch wheels. The SS serves up the most aggressive aesthetic, desingers said, with a unique front grille, two-tone color scheme featuring a black roof and A-pillars that complement the Blazer EV’s body color pallet, standard 22-inch wheels and more.
Designes distinguished the Blazer EV’s further on the RS and SS with a dual-element LED exterior lighting signature that also has choreographed lighting sequences, which activate when the driver approaches or walks away. The effect features a full light bar and illuminated Bowtie emblem on the front. These elements are incorporated into the lighting sequences. The front lighting also conveys the state of charge while the vehicle charges. A sequential orchestration of the lighting increases in speed and intensity as the battery’s charge increases.
Like the exterior, many of its cabin elements draw inspiration from Chevrolet’s sports cars and performance heritage, such as a flat-bottom steering wheel for the RS and SS trims and sculpted vents inspired by turbines.
A 17.7-inch-diagonal color touchscreen is the focal point of the cabin and the command center for the vehicle’s infotainment system and additional features. An 11-inch-diagonal color Driver Information Center in the instrument cluster complements the central touchscreen.
Additional interior highlights include:
- Two-row layout with storage options and a flat floor enabled by the Ultium Platform
- Standard ambient lighting with personalization function on RS and SS trims
- RS and SS trim and design cues, including blue and red contrasting stitching on the RS, and sueded microfiber seating on the SS, with Adrenaline Red seating surfaces and available Argon Orange accents
- Heated and ventilated front seats on RS and SS, along with heated rear outboard seating positions that are standard on SS and available on RS
Technology highlights include:
- Powered-opening charge port door
- Navigation to charging stations and route planning
- Regen Braking and One-Pedal Driving
- Available presence-based liftgate
- Available Super Cruise
The Blazer EV is equipped with an 11.5 kW onboard AC charging module for home charging and public charging, along with high-speed DC public fast-charging capability of up to 190 kW, enabling recharging of up to 78 miles of range to be added in approximately 10 minutes.