K5 blazer concept




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  • Now that we've seen the reborn Chevy Blazer, it seems prudent to look back at Chevy's beloved SUV and see how we got from the rough and.

    And talk about bringing back the Blazer name has been rampant for a while. Chevy tried to give each trim a distinct look with changes to the.

    Early in August, the Chevy Studio team took the removable top version of a new compact truck concept outside for a review. Code named "Blazer", the.

    The concept car concept is translated as "the idea of a car". This is a kind of prototype car, which tests people's reactions to new technologies being introduced, design solutions, etc. In its original form, prototypes are never launched into mass production.

    K5 blazer concept

    K5 blazer concept

    Outlets are well positioned above the rubberized wireless charging mat. So, are you feeling our rendering? Just so you know a stock Mitsubishi EVO can do 0. The five-passenger crossover comes in three trim levels including the sportier and blacked-out RS and the more upscale Premier, both with optional inch wheels instead of the standard 18s.

    K5 blazer concept

    K5 blazer concept

    K5 blazer concept

    K5 blazer concept

    K5 blazer concept

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    Even though it's not the hardcore, body-on-frame trail-trampling Blazer that the internet wanted, we still have plenty of old Blazers to get nostalgic over. Let's take a look back at the history of the Chevy SUV that last graced showrooms in For all the details on the brand-new Blazer, as well as a full photo gallery, be sure to read our story here. With Chevy's full-size pickup truck frame underpinning the Blazer, it was larger than its competition with an interior that could be configured to hold one, two or five passengers.

    For an open-air experience, a fiberglass top that covered from the top of the windshield back could be removed. Options included air conditioning, power steering, power brakes, push-button radio, heavy-duty shocks and springs and an auxiliary battery. In its first year of production customers could only get their Blazers with four-wheel drive, but chose from three different engines.

    K5 blazer concept

    A three- and four-speed manual and three-speed automatic made up the transmission choices. Two-wheel drive versions were added for the model year along with a 4. A minor facelift in saw the Chevy SUV with a new grille and lights before completing its fairly brief four-year model run in A new Blazer with slightly more rounded off sheet metal arrived for offering carryover engines, the ability to spec out a one-, two- or five-passenger cabin and removable convertible top.

    However, the fully open cabin would go away in with the launch of the half-cab design that still featured a removable top, but one that began just after the first-row seats, meaning the front passengers stayed fully covered. The model year also saw the debut of the Blazer Chalet, which was basically a Blazer with a pop-up camper that bolted into the same holes used by the factory hardtop. Base versions of the Chalet slept two adults, had a sink, a two-burner propane stove, icebox and dinette table.

    K5 blazer concept

    Midlevel versions gained a propane heater and refrigerator, while top models had overhead fold-out bunks capable of accommodating two additional people. Compared to the regular vehicle, the military spec model got a more robust suspension, special electrical system, front brush guard, rifle rack, lacked air conditioning and specific olive green, camouflage or tan paint jobs. Throughout its lifetime, the second-generation K5 Blazer would undergo numerous styling updates on both inside and out and a handful of engine lineup changes that included the addition of a diesel option.

    The second-generation K5 Blazer completed its runs in With the K5 Blazer's bigger footprint, Chevrolet introduced the smaller and more maneuverable S Blazer for people who didn't quite need the space offered in the K5. The S pickup truck-based Blazer debuted in as a model offering an horsepower 2. Optionally available was a 2. Also unlike its bigger sibling, the S Blazer didn't feature a removable top.

    From to , the S Blazer was only offered in a two-door body style, but for Chevrolet released a four-door version perched on a 6. When the first-generation S Blazer wrapped up its run in , it boasted a name change to S-Blazer, a standard horsepower 4. The release of the third-generation K5 Blazer in marked the end of the removable roof with all models receiving a full-length steel top.

    K5 blazer concept

    At launch, the only engine option available was a 5. Both two- and four-wheel drive versions were offered. Highlights included standard four-wheel antilock brakes, tow capabilities of up to 7, pounds, quieter ride and optional six-passenger seating. From onward the SUV would be known as the Yukon with a new four-door body style and eventually discontinuation of the two-door version.

    Fittingly, also marked the debut of all-new generation of the Blazer, which underwent a slight growth spurt. More rounded bodylines provided a sleeker appearance, while the interior gained more storage cubbies to better cater to families. Both two- and four-door models continued to be offered. Interestingly, from the V6 was rated at horses and pound-feet, with horsepower again dropping to for Transmission choices included a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic with two- or four-wheel drive.

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