General Motors will resume marketing its models in the European market. This was announced by its board of directors last May and, little by little, they are reinforcing their lines of fully electric models with which to carry out their reconquest of the old continent. Chevrolet, for its part, has officially presented its new electric SUV, the Blazer EV, which is presented as one of the biggest rivals to beat for the current Ford Mustang Mach-E or the Tesla Model Y on the North American market.
The aforementioned landing of North American car companies in Europe will bring with it a large part of its range of electric models, among which would be those signed by Chevrolet. However, this will not be the only company that will return to Europe, since General Motors plans include others such as Cadillac or even the reborn Hummer.
Among the models selected for it, Americans are expected to have the recently presented Cadillac Lyriq and the Hummer EV, the only model they own. Chevrolet, for its part, could do the same with the Blazer EV, since it is positioned as one of the most proactive models to expand the marketing of the brand throughout the world. Nevertheless, At the moment, the company’s board has not taken a position on the matter, despite the fact that its biggest rivals are marketed in Europe..
Aesthetically, the Chevrolet Blazer EV is completely muscular, with numerous appendages simulating ventilation inlets and outlets, as well as a very characteristic light signature on its front, which crosses the entire width of the model and even illuminates the well-known company logo. . The profile details generous wheels with a diameter between 19 and 22 inches (depending on the finish), as well as a quite remarkable ground clearance. Finally, its rear has numerous gloss black finished appliqués and Y-shaped headlights.
The passenger compartment shows great qualities of quality and technological finish. The double screen is attached to the dashboard, one 11-inch dedicated to the digital instrumentation and one 17.7-inch for the infotainment system. The interior habitability will be one of the greatest exponents of the models, since its wheelbase is 3,271 mm, above its main rivals, the Ford Mustang Mach-E (2,984 mm) and the Tesla Model Y (2,890 mm). .
The Chevrolet Blazer will have various mechanical and trim levels. The access one, called 1LT, will have a single electric motor and a range of up to 395 kilometers; Next, the 2LT will be positioned, with 468 kilometers of autonomy, an electric motor and all-wheel drive.
In the top trims, RS and SS, the model will feature a single or twin engine, as well as rear or all-wheel drive. The variant with the greatest autonomy will have up to 512 kilometers, while the SS (the sportiest) will present up to 464 kilometers and a power of 565 CV. The recharging system will have a maximum power of 190 kW, with which it will be able to refuel up to 125 kilometers after 10 minutes of plugging.
At the moment nothing has been officially communicated about this model finally landing in Europe, although such a possibility should not be ruled out. On the American market, the model starts at a price of $44,995, while the variant with more autonomy (RS) starts at $51,995.