Basic Motors first introduced plans for an all-electric Chevrolet Blazer crossover in October 2021, when GM President Mark Reuss described it as “an inexpensive, high-volume entry” within the EV market.
In March 2022, Chevy supplied a first glimpse on the electrical Blazer in SS efficiency guise. We did not get to see an excessive amount of of it, although. The quick video solely confirmed the charging port with a motorized flap, the entrance fender and the sporty six-spoke alloy wheels that includes SS badges.
Chevrolet did not reveal extra however stated the 2024 Blazer SS would develop into out there in spring 2023. Then final month, we acquired to see the primary spy pictures of what was probably a 2024 Blazer EV prototype. Whereas the automobile had heavy camouflage on it and placeholder headlights and taillights, a number of particulars matched these from the teasers, convincing us it was the Blazer EV with the ultimate manufacturing physique.
Now, primarily based on these spy photographs and official Chevrolet teasers, our mates from TopElectricSUV have rendered the manufacturing model of the 2024 Chevy Blazer electrical SUV.
In comparison with the Equinox EV that GM has teased extra extensively, the Blazer is envisioned with a special fascia and headlamps housed in vertical enclosures formed like fangs. Different noticeable parts on the entrance embody the closed-off grille in physique shade, horizontal decrease inlet that ought to channel airflow to the battery pack, and a skid plate.
Seen from the aspect, the Blazer EV options an unusually lengthy hood for an EV, 21-inch aero-optimized alloys, and a roofline that slopes gently downward. Out again, key parts embody a raked rear windscreen, shark-fin antenna, and a roof-integrated spoiler that descends and wraps across the sides of the rear glass.
The Blazer EV is anticipated to experience on GM’s third-generation electrical automobile platform and have Ultium batteries. No specs can be found however a spread of round 300 miles sounds believable. Very similar to the Cadillac Lyriq, the bottom mannequin ought to characteristic a single-motor, rear-wheel-drive setup, whereas the go-faster SS mannequin needs to be all-wheel drive because of a dual-motor powertrain.
The nice factor is we can’t have to attend an excessive amount of to see the Blazer EV’s design and study specs. Throughout GM’s Q1 2022 earnings name in late April, CEO Mary Barra stated the 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV could be unveiled in July 2022 earlier than coming into manufacturing in mid-2023. The chief added that the Equinox EV’s reveal is scheduled for early fall 2022.