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We’re still waiting for Chevrolet to make an official announcement about the Blazer’s resurrection, if plans have been tabled for the foreseeable future or if the model will be going into production soon. Until then, enthusiast can only speculate and hope the next spy photo is of a Blazer test mule. Perhaps the latest spy photos from AutoBlog could shed some light on the matter.

Their spy photographers saw a camouflaged midsize crossover that could slot between the Equinox and Traverse. Though it may not be the Blazer, Chevy has certainly put more effort than usual into its styling. It could be due to the camouflage, but the beltline looks higher than usual, which gives the prototype a more aggressive stance when combined with a low roof.

AutoBlog thinks the new crossover will be fitted with a transverse-mounted engine and offered with front- or all-wheel-drive. They came to this conclusion after noticing just how close the front wheel wells are to the A pillar. Maybe it’ll sit on a modified C1XX platform, something that’s already used in the GMC Acadia.

The photographers even managed to get a glimpse of its interior, which features a uniquely shaped MyLink touchscreen and circular air vents.

Of course do take all of this with a grain of salt because Chevy is doing their best to keep a lid on it. For all we know, the crossover may not even take the Blazer name.
 

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I thought the proportions looked similar and its looking similar to the new Cadillac XT4, both share the same platform mentioned here. In a way that can be good, meaning we can see some performance and luxury trickle down. More luxury-esqe products from Chevy are needed.
 

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The Chevy Blazer was spied with a round set of tailpipes. Could this mean different trims have different pipes or indication of both diesel and petrol options?

 

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Or maybe our wishes have been heard and one of those is a higher performance trim? Rims are different between the two as well. Either way I'm looking forward to seeing it unmasked, if it is indeed a Blazer.
 

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well they already showed off some slight performance trims that are comparable to what Lexus does with its F-Sport trims. At the very least we should see that. They just better make sure to not let Ford have to much of an edge in this market...


 

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Yeah the Edge ST is looking be a very capable midsize SUV. Hopefully its success will push rivals such as Chevy to consider performance based trims on their upcoming vehicles. All they really need to do is offer a turbocharged powertrain that offers some tweaks to the suspension and braking systems.
 

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Rims can differ from trim to trim, but rarely the exhaust pipes' design unless they need to modify them to match the different engine. I wouldn't mind seeing a performance model with the second spy shot's pipes.
 

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Chevy seems to be one of the only companies that isn't interested in expanding upon their performance trim. There are only a couple of Chevy vehicles that got the Supersport badge and imo both the Blazer and Cruze would benefit from one.
 

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Rims can differ from trim to trim, but rarely the exhaust pipes' design unless they need to modify them to match the different engine. I wouldn't mind seeing a performance model with the second spy shot's pipes.
I think regardless they will have to make the wheels look very SUV-like without much hint towards DNA elsewhere such as the mustang. Its for that reason why i can see some people swapping on Mustang wheels if the bolt pattern, offset, center bore, and size allows them to.
 
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