2024 Chevy Silverado EV Looks Like a New Hummer-Based Avalanche

Unlike Ford’s F-150 Lightning, the all-electric pickup created by Chevrolet looks nothing like its gas-powered counterpart. We’re talking about the 2024 Chevy Silverado EV, which made its debut as a mix between the style Bolt design and… the Hummer?

Everybody sees the new GMC Hummer in the design of the Silverado EV. Both have this king of cab-forward design and a raked windshield, so they look less conventional. However, the sporty angle at the rear of the cab as well as some of the features are reminiscent of another GM truck.

We’re talking about the Chevy Avalanche, of course. This was made from 2001 to 2013 as a kind of sports truck sharing the long-wheelbase chassis with the Suburban and the Cadillac Escalade EXT. Since unconventional truck shapes are making a comeback, Chevy is within its rights to use that design.

The Silverado EV boasts a blocked front grille behind which sits the front trunk, dubbed the eTrunk. It’s lockable and weather-proof. But from what we understand, the most useful power sockets are in the back, unlike the Lightning. Due to GM’s EV architecture, the Chevy will power not only saws and grinders but also other EVs.

Also like the Avalanche, the 2024 Silverado EV comes with “Multi-Flex Midgate”. Essentially, it has a midgate so items can be pushed into the cabin. This extends the bed from 5 feet 11 inches to over 9 feet. With the Multi-Flex Tailgate lowered, this grows to 10 feet 10 inches.

The interior is amazing, but not very truck-like. The top-of-the-range model has wrap-around screens, a bit like a Cadillac. Most of the buttons are also gone. However, there will also be a $40,000 work truck version with smaller screens.

GM has detailed two powertrains for the 2024 Silverado EV. In early 2023, the WT trim will arrive with 510 horsepower and 615 lb-ft (834 Nm) of torque. Its batteries will supposedly deliver a competitive range of 400 miles (644 km).

Later that year, the dual-motor setup will debut with 664 hp and 780+ lb-ft (1,056+ Nm) of torque. Chevy believes this will have a similar range yet will also deliver sports car-like 0 to 60 times of 4.5 seconds. Speaking of which, the RST First Edition should cost around $105,000.



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