Chevrolet Teases All-Electric Equinox and Blazer

Chevrolet is increasing its electrified lineup with an all-electric Equinox and Blazer, two of the brand’s popular, well-equipped, and family-friendly SUVs.

“The Equinox has always played an important role for Chevrolet as the second-highest selling brand nameplate,” said Steve Hill, Chevrolet vice president. 

The Equinox is a top-seller for Chevy and with the release of an electrified version, Chevy hopes to prove that EVs can be an affordable option for every driver who wants to go green behind the wheel. Although details about the first-ever all-electric Equinox are slim, Chevy has noted that the Equinox EV will boats a starting MSRP near $30,000 for the LT trim.[1] The Equinox RS trim should hit dealerships in spring of 2023. The release date for the LT trim hasn’t been announced.

Spring 2023 also marks the arrival of the all-electric Chevy Blazer.

An all-electric Equinox and Blazer add to the EV roster of Chevy, which already includes the Chevy Bolt and Chevy Bolt EUV as well as the recent reveal of the 2024 Silverado EV. The all-electric truck will offer a 400-mile range, GM estimates, when it’s fully charged and boast potent ratings of 664 horsepower, 780 lb-ft of torque, and a 10,000-pound maximum trailering capacity when the Silverado EV RST is properly equipped.[2]

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[1] Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees, optional equipment, and other options. Participating dealer determines final price. Subject to change.[2] Range estimate based on current capability of analytical projection consistent with SAE J1634 revision 2017 – MCT. Actual range may vary based on several factors, including temperature, terrain, battery age, loading, and how you use and maintain your vehicle.  EPA estimates not yet available.

GM, AT&T Bringing 5G Connectivity to Future Chevrolet Vehicles

In collaboration with AT&T, General Motors has announced plans to launch next-generation 5G cellular connectivity in future vehicles. The two titans of innovation will work together on a core network with will make everything from navigating to listening to music to downloading over-the-air updates faster.

According to GM, 5G will be available in select vehicles starting with the 2024 model year. You can bet that key vehicles like the Chevrolet Equinox, Silverado, and Silverado EV will be among the first. Vehicles from the 2019 model year on equipped with 4G LTE Wi-Fi® Hotspot capabilities will also see improved connectivity once they move onto the new infrastructure.

Supported by AT&T’s 5G network, the most reliable in the U.S.,[1] this move will improve and support services such as OnStar® and Connected Services, used by millions of GM customers across North America for navigation, music streaming, and voice command technology. GM and AT&T have been working towards launching the world’s largest 5G-enabled fleet for two years. GM Vice President of Global Connected Services Santiago Chamorro says that the deployment of 5G in future vehicles “demonstrates our commitment to growth through software-enabled services and reimagining every customer touchpoint by enabling faster connectivity speeds to power in-vehicle voice-enabled services, navigation, and apps that our customers have grown to love.”

Chevrolet doesn’t just have a bright future — it has a bright present. Visit Stingray Chevrolet Bartow in Bartow, Florida, to learn more about how today’s Chevy lineup is better than ever.

[1] Based on nationwide GWS drive test data. GWS conducts drive tests for AT&T and uses the data in its analysis.

Updated 2022 Chevrolet Equinox Brings Fresh Style and More Safety

Updated 2021 Chevrolet Equinox

The Chevrolet Equinox is one of the most popular models in the Chevrolet lineup. It is stylish, versatile, and is a great fit for families. And now, the updated 2022 Chevrolet Equinox is getting even better with some fresh new styling and more safety features.

Arriving this fall, the 2022 Equinox will come with redesigned front and rear fascias for a fresh, new look. A more aggressive grille and new LED headlamps will give the Equinox a more athletic look. If you want your Equinox to stand out even more, choose the all-new RS trim level. It will feature a gloss black grille, black exterior details, and black interior upholstery with red accent stitching.

The 2022 Equinox will come standard with even more active safety features. This suite of driver safety aids will include a Rear Vision Camera, a Following Distance Indicator, Forward Collision Alert, Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Front Pedestrian Braking, and IntelliBeam® Headlamps.

You can also get a premium look and feel to your Equinox with the Premier trim. It will add distinctive details like a gloss black grille with chrome inserts, 19-inch machine faced wheels, LED headlamps and taillamps, a logo projection lift gate, French stitching on the seats, and a gloss black finish on the console.

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Revealed

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

After months of speculation, Chevrolet finally announced the new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray in July, and the news did not disappoint. The new Stingray will be the first-ever mid-engine Corvette, with the engine situated not in the front or back of the car but below the rear seats.

The mid-engine layout lets you peer through a glass panel to look at the engine even while it’s running, but aside from the cool aesthetic factor, it’s also a practical choice.

Having the engine in the middle means the weight distribution is better, there’s more cargo space in the front and rear, and the driver is positioned further frontward for a more racecar-like feel. The angular design also serves a dual purpose: the stylish cutouts improve aerodynamics.

You’ll feel like you’re flying down the track whenever you get behind the wheel thanks to the super low-slung stance and the low positioning of the hood and steering wheel, providing broad sightlines and a sharp, sporty appearance on the road.

The 2020 Stingray is not only the most powerful Corvette ever but also the most adaptable, with Front Lift, which raises the front of the Stingray two inches off the ground when approaching a steep incline or bump for better ground clearance.

To build your ideal 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, visit the Corvette Visualizer. Then, you can set Stingray Chevrolet as your preferred Chevy dealer and reserve the real thing. 

Get Your Domino’s® Pizza with Chevrolet Marketplace

Domino’s® Pizza with Chevrolet Marketplace

If you own a Chevrolet with Marketplace capabilities, you’ll notice a new merchant that will help satisfy your hunger. Starting now, you can order your favorite Domino’s® pizza from Chevrolet Marketplace, the first-of-its-kind in-vehicle commerce platform.

You can use Chevrolet Marketplace to create your Domino’s® Pizza Profile or log in to your existing profile, allowing you to set your delivery or pick-up preferences, safely input your payment information, and place your order whenever hunger strikes. That means you can now have a pizza waiting for you at home after a long day at the office.

“Domino’s® has offered pizza lovers innovative ordering and delivery options for years. At the same time, Chevrolet put technologies in place that allows us to add capabilities to vehicles already on the road, like the ability for our drivers to order pizza through the touchscreen,” said Scott Goddard, Marketplace line of business leader, Chevrolet. “This new in-vehicle solution is a natural collaboration that both Chevy drivers and pizza connoisseurs can enjoy.”

Domino’s® is the first pizza restaurant offered through Chevrolet Marketplace, which also became the first platform to offer drivers the ability to pay for fuel without having to leave their vehicles. Chevrolet Marketplace is available on millions of General Motors vehicles from the 2017 model year and newer. To learn if your vehicle has Chevrolet Marketplace, or to get a new Chevrolet that does, stop into Stingray Chevrolet Bartow.

The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer is Coming Next Year

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer

If you love the winning style of the Chevy Blazer, then get ready for more where that came from. The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer has been announced and is set to arrive at Stingray Chevrolet Bartow early next year, bringing plenty of substance and style with it.

“The Trailblazer’s great design enables more personalization,” said Steve Majoros, director of Chevrolet passenger car and crossover marketing. “Trailblazer is a continuation of the design language for Chevy’s crossover family and extends our momentum into one of the industry’s fastest-growing segments.”

The 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer will sit between the Trax and Equinox, giving Chevy one of the most comprehensive crossover and SUV lineups going. With the Trailblazer’s arrival, Chevrolet will offer the Trax, Equinox, Blazer, Traverse, Tahoe, and Suburban, making it easier for drivers to get the vehicle that perfectly fits their needs.

In addition to continuing the style that’s made the new Blazer such a hit — including offering an RS trim with two-tone roof — the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer will feature standard technologies like Front Pedestrian Braking, Automatic Emergency Braking, and Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, making it one of the smartest choices in the segment.

The new Trailblazer is set to arrive early in 2020, so watch this space for more details leading up to launch. When it arrives, you’ll find it right here in the Stingray Chevrolet Bartow showroom.

2020 Chevrolet Camaro Updates Include New Styling, Transmission

2020 Chevrolet Camaro updates

The first thing you notice when you see the upcoming Chevrolet Camaro is the new front-end styling on the SS based on the Camaro Shock that debuted at the 2018 SEMA Show. But that’s just the beginning of the numerous upgrades Chevy has added to its iconic muscle car for the 2020 model year.

Instead of a large grille that takes up the entire front end, the 2020 Camaro SS will feature a split grille, with a bar the same color as the body between the upper and lower sections of the grille. The bowtie emblem now sits higher, in the middle of the narrow upper grille.

Other 2020 Chevrolet Camaro updates include a new 10-speed automatic transmission available with the 3.6-liter V6 engine. While previously a 10-speed automatic was only offered with the Camaro’s V8 engine, Chevy has retooled it for the V6, so every Camaro driver can experience the superior handling and shifting it provides.

Camaro buyers can also opt for the new LT1 V8 performance model, which bring together design cues from the Camaro LT and SS trims. The LT1 has the exterior styling of the LT with the vented hood of the SS, as well as SS style wheels but with all-season tires instead of summer performance tires.

You can also expect to see new exterior color options, accent color options for interior and exterior parts like brake calipers and seatbelts, upgrades to the cabin materials, and expanded availability of some features and packages.

Want to learn more about the 2020 Chevrolet Camaro? Call or visit Stingray Chevrolet Bartow and we’ll make sure you’re among the first to take the new Camaro for a ride.

Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport is Indy 500 Pace Car

Indy 500 Pace Car

A stunning 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport will be serving as the Official Pace Car for the 103rd Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge. This year marks the 16th time a Corvette model has served as the Official Pace Car for the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” and the 30th time for a Chevrolet vehicle. No other automaker or automobile has earned more Official Pace Car postings than Chevrolet or Corvette.

The first Chevrolet to serve as Official Pace Car for the Indy 500 was a 1948 Fleetmaster Six convertible, taking the lead in the race of that same year. The 2019 race, which takes place on May 26, marks the first time a Corvette has been the Official Pace Car since 2007.

“Chevrolet is honored to lead the way for the 500 once again,” said Steve Majoros, director of Chevrolet passenger car and crossover marketing. “The Grand Sport is a particularly excellent choice as its wide body and aerodynamic features are steeped in racing heritage.”

The 2019 Chevy Corvette Grand Sport is practically race-ready itself, offering a 0-60 mph time of just 3.6 seconds. To experience track-capable thrills in your day-to-day, stop into Stingray Chevrolet Bartow and check out our selection of Corvette sports cars.

All-New 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Heading to Market

all-new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD

Chevy is going all out in its pursuit of making the best trucks on the market, and the latest evidence of its quest is the all-new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD. The new Silverado HD hits the market later this year as the most capable of its kind ever made thanks to new engines, new innovations, and new technologies.

“We set out to make the best HD trucks on the market, bar none,” said Jaclyn McQuaid, chief engineer, Silverado HD. “We increased towing capabilities across the line, not just for dually buyers. We added class-leading towing technologies, such as 15 available camera views, to make trailering more convenient, whether pulling a large cargo trailer or fifth-wheel camper. And we made a host of changes to make tasks easier.”

When it hits, the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD will hold several advantages over the competition with exclusive features like a new Allison® 10-speed transmission for the 6.6-liter Duramax® V8, which enables a 52 percent increase in max towing to a total of 35,500 pounds. It will also be the only truck in the segment offered with an Autotrac® automatic two-speed transfer case, 120-volt bed-mounted power outlet, head-up display, and Power Up/Down Tailgate.

Additional highlights include significant improvements to box length, width, and volume, including best-in-class 83.5 cubic feet of cargo volume for the 8-foot long box. Like the 2019 Silverado 1500, the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD gets a new DuraBed with roll-formed steel construction. In addition to bold new looks and larger dimensions, the new Silverado HD also gets an updated 6.6-liter V8 gas engine that offers 22 percent more torque and 18 percent more max towing capabilities than the outgoing 6.0-liter V8 gas engine.

There’s a lot to consider with the exciting, all-new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD, so keep your eyes peeled to learn when you can expect to see it and experience it in person at Stingray Chevrolet Bartow.

A Sneak Peek at the Mid-Engine Corvette Interior

Mid-Engine Corvette Interior

The mid-engine Chevy Corvette did not make its long-awaited world premiere at January’s North American International Auto Show, but we know that it’s coming and that it won’t be all that much longer before it breaks cover. In the meantime, we continue to slake our thirst for this exciting car with spy shots, including a recent look at the mid-engine Corvette interior.

CarScoops’ eagle-eyed photogs snuck a few shots of what he mid-engine Corvette looks like on the inside. Among the highlights: an all-digital instrument cluster that sits behind a flat-bottom two-spoke steering wheel, a massive infotainment screen, and a unique shifter for the presumed automatic transmission. The interior appears to be well-appointed and quite luxurious, which would make it every bit as exciting in the cabin as it promises to be on the road.

The new mid-engine Corvette has been confirmed by Chevrolet big wigs, but there’s little else known about it at the moment. What engine will it get? How much horsepower will it produce? What new technologies will it feature? For these answers and the answer to the ultimate question — when you can expect to see it in the showroom at Stingray Chevrolet Bartow — watch this space and stay tuned.