Chevrolet Bolt unveiled with more than 320 km range - IAB Report

07/01/2016 - 09:48 | ,   | Sagar Parikh

Will go into production in late-2016.

Chevrolet has unveiled the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt, the production version of the Chevrolet Bolt EV concept, at the CES 2016 in Las Vegas. Borrowing styling cues from the 2016 Chevrolet Volt, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt remains close to the concept it evolves from. As promised with the concept's introduction in Detroit last year, Chevrolet has announced that the production version offers a driving range of more than 200 miles (322 km).

2017 Chevrolet Bolt CES 2016 unveiling
The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt has a wheelbase of 102.4-inches.

CES being a technological convention, Chevrolet revealed mainly the technological features of the Bolt. A few measurements have been released though. The EV has a wheelbase of 102.4-inches (2,600 mm) and 16.9 ft³ (478 liters) of cargo space. The full technical specifications are expected to be revealed at the 2016 North American International Motor Show in Detroit next week.

2017 Chevrolet Bolt dashboard
The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV owners will be able to “compete” the efficiency of their driving by comparing their driving styles.

Noteworthy features of the EV include LED headlamps, LED taillamps, 10.2-inch MyLink infotainment featuring customizable, widget-based “flip-board style” operation, Bluetooth (low-energy) connectivity, OnStar 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hotspot, Surround Vision, side-by-side cupholders in the center console, wireless charging and a sliding armrest hiding a storage compartment of size enough to keep a tablet.

2017 Chevrolet Bolt rear three quarters CES 2016
The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt has 16.9 ft³ of cargo space, which is more than that of the BMW i3 (15.1 ft³) and Honda Fit EV (16.6 ft³).

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There's also an all-new MyChevrolet Mobile App which allows remotely gaining information and doing functions like knowing vehicle charge status, Onstar Map service, remote start, cabin pre-conditioning, accessing owner's manual information and dealer service scheduling. The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt will go into production in late-2016 at GM’s Orion Assembly facility, near Detroit in Michigan, USA.

Chevrolet Bolt - Press Release

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