2017 CHEVY BOLT COMPARISON TO CONCEPT – FIREBALL MALIBU VLOG 616 – The 2017 #ChevyBolt comes to the Fireball Pad and get s a comparison to the original concept car. Plus more…

From WIKI… The #Chevrolet Bolt or #ChevroletBoltEV is an all-electric subcompact car marketed by Chevrolet; developed and manufactured in partnership with LG Corporation. Production for the model year 2017 began in November 2016.

The European version, marketed as the Opel Ampera-e, began production in February 2017.

The Bolt delivers an EPA-rated all-electric range of 238 mi (383 km), and an EPA fuel economy rating of 119 miles per gallon gasoline equivalent (mpg-e) (2.0 L/100 km) for combined city/highway driving.

Under the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC), the Ampera-e has a certified range of 320 mi (520 km), and 240 mi (380 km) under the more strict Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedures (WLTP).

U.S. retail sales began in California in December 2016. The electric car will be available nationwide in 2017.

The Canadian release is scheduled for early 2017.

Pricing in the U.S. starts at US$37,495 before any applicable government incentives.

Since December 2016 the Bolt is the only all-electric car in the U.S. with a MSRP of under US$50,000 capable of an EPA range over 200 mi (320 km).

The #ChevroletBolt won several awards including…

The 2017 Motor Trend Car of the Year award, the 2017 North American Car of the Year, the 2017 AutoGuide.com Reader’s Choice Green Car of the Year, Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2017, Green Car Journal’s 2017 Green Car of the Year, 2017 Automobile Magazine All Stars, and was listed in Time Magazine Best 25 Inventions of the Year of 2016.

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