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2019 Chevrolet Blazer EV revealed with the 557-hp SS

The 2020 Chevy Blazer stopped with the 557-hp SS revealed.

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The 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV is GM’s answer to the growing number of electric crossovers. Not at all, but it does have a similar swagger in its design style to that of the current gasoline-powered Blazer. While Chevy claims the Blazer EV name was chosen mostly for its familiarity, the company also explained that the gasoline-powered Blazer could be phased out in the future. GM predicts that the Blazer EV will be referred to simply as “Blazer” when that time comes.

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We were given a glimpse of the SS model’s design prior to its official unveiling, but the details were scarce. A small amount of information has been released today, but GM is still withholding a number of critical features as it continues to develop the automobile. All-wheel drive with dual performance motors is standard on the SS performance model, which Chevy claims will produce 557 horsepower and 648 pound-feet of torque. When in Wide Open Watts (WOW) mode, the 0-60 mph time will be less than four seconds. As part of its “track-tuned” suspension and “performance” braking system with Brembos, the SS gets 22-inch wheels wrapped in high-performance summer tires, which are optional. The estimated range of the SS is 290 miles. There is no doubt that the SS is the most aggressive-looking of all the Blazer EV trims, with its two-tone design and unique performance styling.

The SS is comparable to a Ford Mustang Mach-E GT in terms of performance and handling. For all intents and purposes, it’s just a high-powered crossover. However, GM estimates a starting price of $65,995, which is similar to the price of a Mach-E GT — GM defines that as an estimate and not a final price.

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If you’re looking for a Blazer EV in its non-SS form, your options include the 1LT (shown here in gray), the 2LT, and the RS. Depending on the trim level, different drive and battery configurations are available, some with multiple choices. If you opt for the entry-level 1LT, you’re limited to front-wheel drive and a single front motor. Outside of the SS, no power figures are available. As far as GM is aware, the 1LT’s battery pack provides a range of 247 miles; however, the vehicle has not yet been rated by the EPA, so this is only an estimate. The 1LT’s electric motor is also the least powerful. The starting price for the 1LT is $44,995, according to Chevy.

Charging is the same on all Blazer EV models. GM claims a 78-mile range can be achieved in 10 minutes with a fast charging speed of 190 kW. An 11.5 kW charge is acceptable for Level 2 charging.

The front-wheel-drive system (with the same motor as the 1LT) is standard on the 2LT, but an all-wheel-drive system with a dual-motor setup (instead of the performance AWD from the SS) is an option. An optional medium-sized battery pack provides 293 miles of range in the 2LT. When it goes on sale, the base 2LT model will cost around $47,595.

Things get a little more complicated when you upgrade to the RS trim (shown in white above). Front-wheel drive remains, but it is provided by a smaller battery and costs $51,995 for RS models. For those who prefer a larger battery pack, you can opt for a model that comes standard with rear-wheel drive and a larger battery. The RS has a more powerful motor than the Blazer EV, which has a less powerful motor. RS also comes with the optional dual-motor all-wheel drive system, which is available on the 2LT model. The RS has a theoretical range of 320 miles, making it the most powerful trim. Expect the Blazer EV to follow the same pattern as other EVs in terms of output figures for these various trims. In terms of power and acceleration, the all-wheel-drive dual-motor versions will be best, while the single-motor versions will have the most range. The Blazer EV’s 1,500-pound towing capacity is only available on the RS or 2LT models with the “comfort and convenience” packages.

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The RS model also comes with a slew of additional features and technological enhancements. Additionally, you get 21-inch wheels, a power liftgate (hands-free), an illuminated bowtie on the center light bar, contrast stitching on the interior and heated and ventilated front seats and steering wheel, as well as a power-adjustable driver’s seat.

Additionally, the Blazer EV’s technology is solid across the board, regardless of trim. There is an 11-inch digital instrument cluster and a 17.7-inch infotainment touchscreen as standard equipment. A wireless Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and GM’s EV route planning technology are all included in the system. You’ll be able to drive with just one pedal, and all trims will get a powered charge port door that can be opened by pushing it. There is a sunshade built into the panoramic roof for those who prefer to keep the sun out. In most trims, Super Cruise will be an option, but standard on the SS. In many GM vehicles, a rearview camera mirror is standard, and a head-up display is an option.

As far as dimensions go, the EV Blazer appears to fit in the same bucket as the gas-powered version of the vehicle. Flat-floor design allows the rear seats to be even more usable without a tunnel in EVs. The tapered roofline may result in a cargo area that is slightly compromised, but it still appears to be fairly large back there. We’re sorry to disappoint anyone hoping to find frunk, but it’s not currently available. In place of cargo, GM used the space to keep an eye on other vehicle functions. GM says it prioritized the cabin’s space over the front end’s size and the trunk’s storage capacity.

The Blazer EV, like other GM EVs, is being released trim-by-trim. In the summer of 2023, the 2LT and RS models will go on sale first. Second generation SS models are expected to go on sale in the fall of 2023, followed by the first generation 1LT model. By 2024, GM promises that every Blazer EV trim will be available, despite the staggered launch. Reservations for the Blazer EV, which will be built at the gasoline-powered Blazer’s manufacturing plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, have begun.

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The 557-horsepower SS version of the 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV has been revealed. originally appeared on Autoblog at 22:30 p.m. EDT on Monday, 18 July 2022 Use of feeds is subject to our terms and conditions.

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