2017 Chevrolet Bolt Specs and Release Date

2017 Chevrolet Bolt

2017 Chevrolet Bolt – You might wonder what Chevrolet Bolt really is. This is a brand new electric vehicle which its concept was introduced at the North American International Auto Show last year. General Motors, the parent company for Chevrolet, made sure that the electric car is ready to be produced.

This January, the newly built Chevrolet Volt was shown at the LA’s Consumer Electronics Show. Also called Chevrolet Bolt EV, this car is planned to be marketed worldwide and sold as 2017 Chevrolet Bolt.

2017 Chevrolet Bolt Exterior

From the image, we see that the new Bolt is a compact crossover with a modern design. The new Chevrolet Bolt is built upon a special platform that enables the company to construct a flat underbody where the batteries are stored. The platform also makes larger interior due to its ability to save some millimeters.

The front side bears a pair of bird’s eye headlight and attached on the upper grille is the Chevrolet logo. The sloping windows gives along with split-spoke wheels give a futuristic impression. At the rear part, we find horizontal tail lamps and a spoiler. Chevrolet claims this new Bolt has an expressive proportion that support aerodynamics, cargo room with hidden storage space and comfort cabin.

2017 Chevrolet Bolt Interior

With the expressive proportion the company boasts, the interior will have a spacy and convenient room to carry five passengers. A tablet-like 10.2 inch MyLink diagonal display will be ready to display anything you desire, from contacts, navigation, music, etc. with intuitive gesture. The infotainment system is also equipped with Android Auto, Google Maps, Apple Car Play, LTE connection, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth, radio, and several others.

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The Flipboard style allows you to configure widgets on the screen to your liking, instead of a steady, fixed home-screen. The interior offers fold-flat seat so it will increase the cargo room.

2017 Chevrolet Bolt Specs and Safety Features

In one charging, this Bolt will be ready to take you as far as 200 miles aka about 320 kilometers. This car uses a nickel-rich lithium-ion battery with 60 kWh energy capacity. Apart from regular charger, Chevrolet offers a 240-Volt charging unit which make charging a car as simple as charging a phone. It will make a faster charging as it brings more power. The charging will complete in 9 hours.

The safety features gives a number of prevention, protection, and respond. Forward collision warning, pedestrian alerting system, rear-cross traffic alert, side blind zone alert, advanced high-stength steel frame, OnStar advisors, ten airbags, and automatic crash response will make you feel safer along the trip. The presence of rear-view camera to support surround view is something that’s rarely found in a non-luxury cars.

2017 Chevrolet Bolt Release Date and Price

The all new Chevrolet Bolt will come to the market late this year. In Europe, this car will be sold Opel Ampera-e brand. With the richness of features above, this environmentally friendly car is tagged with $37,500. This is a more affordable price compared to well-known pure e-cars like Tesla series.

Image Gallery of the New 2017 Chevrolet Bolt

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