Dashcam Footage Reveals 2022 Chevy Bolt EV Ironing Out Final Details Near Outer Banks
The future of the automobile industry bears more promise than at any other time in history. A new milestone for sustainability in the form of the incoming 2022 Chevy Bolt EV is now scheduled to begin production next summer. The staff on duty at Autoevolution was fortunate enough to catch a prototype roaming in the wild, luckily without as much camouflage as is usually found on spotted test models that are in the works to arrive soon.
The video was uploaded by Mike Smith to his YouTube Channel, using the “private moments” setting just after it went online. Two screenshots shown there are adequate to provide an idea about the updates seen on the front fascia of the electric hatchback. The new wheel design is slightly different, and more modern-looking LED lights are additions to the appearance of this trend-setting means of transportation. During the GM Fleet Summit this summer, the sharper-styled and longer model was shown to tide excited consumers over, and the Bolt EV will now see an improved EPA-rated driving range of 259 miles on a full charge.
It was during this event that the official start of production date was disclosed, as well as the long-awaited tidbit that it will offer the industry’s first hands-free driving technology for use on the highway. Car and Driver ran a feature earlier this month about the infotainment system you’ll find in the Bolt, with a Power Flow screen that provides useful information about the available power yielded through regeneration braking technology. The infotainment layout is a bit more basic than what is found in the current model, as the climate controls below the screen have moved off the same plane and are now a bit smaller.
The cabin is slated to be updated with more comfortable seats and improved dashboard materials, and there will be an extra 3 inches of wheelbase. We have long known here at Jim Butler Chevy of St Louis that electrification is one of the most promising elements of the future. The motor will deliver 201 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque, and since many average commuters drive around 15 miles a day, you could theoretically last for around two weeks on a single charge.
Diligently carrying out a plan that is on track to offer 20 or more all-electric models within the next three years, Chevy has doubled down on its promise to assure that sustainability is at the top of the priority list for a world that has seen such drastic change over the year. We guarantee that you’re going to love the Bolt’s new makeover, and we will be presenting more updates and valuable information right here regarding progress and its expected arrival!