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Chevrolet Blazer 48V White Night Edition launched – 7-seater SUV competes with Hyundai Santa Fe

In addition to the “muscular” design, influenced by the Camaro sports car, the Chevrolet Blazer 48V White Night Edition is also equipped with a mild hybrid powertrain, consuming only 7.1 liters of gasoline per 100 km on average.

First launched in China in April last year, Blazer is currently Chevrolet’s top SUV model in this billion-population market. After more than a year, Chevrolet has unveiled the new special edition of the Blazer at the 2021 Guangzhou Motor Show currently taking place in China.

Called the 48V White Night Edition, the new special edition of the Chevrolet Blazer is based on the most advanced version, the 7-seat Blazer 650T RS Twin-Clutch AWD. The reason this special version has the “48V” cluster in the name because the car uses a 48V mild hybrid powertrain.

Specifically, the “heart” of the new Chevrolet Blazer 48V White Night Edition is a 4-cylinder, turbocharged, 2.0-liter Ecotec gasoline engine, producing a maximum capacity of 237 horsepower at 5,600 rpm. maximum torque of 350 Nm at the range of 1,500 – 4,000 rpm. The engine comes with a 9-speed Hydra-Matic automatic transmission and 4-wheel drive system. Thanks to that, the car can accelerate from 0-100 km / h in 8.4 seconds and reach a maximum speed of 210 km / h.

The above engine has the support of a 48V mild hybrid system with 6 operating modes: Auto Start, E-boost, Smart Charge, Brake Energy Regeneration, E-idle and Smart Stop. This system promises to bring a more flexible, smoother driving experience and help the engine save gas. According to Chevrolet, Blazer 48V White Night Edition consumes an average of 7.1 liters of gasoline per 100 km.

In addition to the fuel-efficient powertrain, the Chevrolet Blazer 48V White Night Edition is also designed with inspiration from the FNR-CarryAll concept car released in 2018. Therefore, the special version of the Chevrolet Blazer carries on its design. “muscular”, influenced by the Camaro sports car.

Outside, the Chevrolet Blazer 48V White Night Edition is painted in Pearl White with a contrasting black roof. In addition, there are 21-inch alloy wheels with a “Y” 6-spoke design painted in black. In addition, the car also comes with many other exterior details painted in black such as the cross logo, grille and rear braille stamp. Particularly the “RS” logo on the grille and trunk door is painted red.

Stepping inside the Chevrolet Blazer 48V White Night Edition, Chinese customers will be greeted with a sporty black-red interior space. Details such as the air vent trim, seats and interior stitching are all red in contrast.

Besides, there are comfortable equipment such as MyLink + infotainment system, Apple CarPlay / Android Auto support, Baidu CarLife, Bluetooth, voice commands and remote software update feature via WiFi. A Bose sound system and a high-resolution 360-degree camera are also present on this 7-seater SUV.

Meanwhile, the safety equipment of the Chevrolet Blazer 48V White Night Edition has not changed compared to the normal version. The car still has adaptive cruise control, automatic parking assist, lane keep assist, lane change assist, lane departure warning, adaptive high beam assist, distance warning with the vehicle. forward, side blind spot warning, rear cross-traffic alert, pedestrian collision warning, forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking.

The size of this 7-seater SUV is also kept the same. The car has a length of 4,999 mm, a width of 1,953 mm, a height of 1,726 mm and a wheelbase of 2,863 mm. With this size, Chevrolet Blazer 48V White Night Edition will compete with Toyota Highlander and Hyundai Santa Fe.

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