Chevrolet Silverado EV First Edition RST Goes into Production

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Chevrolet has officially kicked off production for its much-anticipated 2024 Silverado EV First Edition RST. Poised as a game-changer, the Silverado EV hopes to be a paradigm shift in the world of electric vehicles. With its groundbreaking blend of power, innovation, and cutting-edge technology, the Silverado EV could to redefine what it means to drive a pickup considering its specifications.

The new Silverado EV in the First Edition RST trim packs a nice punch with 754 horsepower and 785 lb-ft of torque, enabling it to go from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds. The big deal of the new Silverado EV is its impressive range. With an EPA-estimated 450-mile range on a full charge for the 4WT variant, or a formidable 440-mile range for the RST, the Silverado EV is breaking barriers and shattering expectations.

But it’s not just about raw power; it’s about versatility too. Whether you’re hauling heavy loads or navigating rugged terrain, the Silverado EV is up to the task. With up to 10,000 pounds of maximum trailering capacity and a payload of 1,500 pounds on the RST, this truck is a true workhorse. And with features like standard DC fast charging and up to 10.2kW of offboard power, you’ll have the flexibility to tackle any job with ease some versatility.

Inside, you’ll find a cabin that’s equal parts luxury and utility. From the spacious interior to the state-of-the-art infotainment system, every detail has been meticulously crafted with the driver in mind. And, as you expect, the Silverado gets plenty advanced safety features and cutting-edge technology.

In a world where innovation is king, the Chevrolet Silverado EV First Edition RST ranks high among competitors. With its decent performance, impressive range, and versatility, the Silverado EV should be a newfound thrill for electric trucks competing quite well with the likings of the Ford F-150 Lighting.

2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV Specifications


Driving Range1: GM-estimated 440 miles (708 km) on a full charge (RST)
EPA-estimated 450 miles (724 km) on a full charge (4WT)
EPA-estimated 393 miles (632 km) on a full charge (3WT)

1Your actual range will vary based on several factors, including temperature, terrain, battery age and how you use and maintain your vehicle.


Type: Rechargeable energy storage system comprising multiple linked modules
Battery chemistry: Ultium Cells
Warranty1: 8 years / 100,000 miles of battery and electric components coverage

1Limited warranty.  Whichever comes first. See dealer for details.


Type: Performance Torque Vectoring e4WD (Electronic 4WD)
Motor: 2 motors (1 front & 1 rear electric drive unit)
Power (hp): 754 (RST)
510 (WT)
Torque (lb.-ft. / Nm): 785 / 1064 (RST)
615 / 834 (WT)



Suspension: Adaptive Air Ride, front and rear with adjustable ride height
Steering Type: Column-mounted electric power steering
Turning Circle (ft. / m): 42.16 / 12.85 (RST with available 4-wheel steering)
Brake Type: 17-inch front and rear sliding caliper disc with DURALIFE rotors with regenerative capability. 4-wheel disc and 4-wheel antilock braking.
Brake Rotor Size (in. / mm): F/R 368.6mm (14.5”) / 345mm (13.5”)
Wheel Size: 24-inch (RST)
18-inch (WT)
Tire Size: LT275/50R24, all-season blackwall (RST)
LT265/70R18, all-season blackwall (WT)



Standard DC fast charging up to 350 kW on RST and WT GM-estimated 100 miles in 10 minutes
Level 2: 240 V up to 19.2kW/80 amps:(PowerShift or Powerup+ Charger) 34 miles per hour charging

1Charging rate varies based on output of the charge unit, vehicle settings and outside temperature. 


Wheelbase (in. / mm): 145.7 / 3700
Overall Length (in. / mm): 233.1 / 5920
Overall Width (in. / mm): 93.9 / 2385 (WT with mirrors)
81.6 / 2072 (WT without mirrors)
94.3 / 2394 (RST with mirrors)
83.8 / 2129 (RST without mirrors)
Overall Height (in. / mm): 78.0 / 1982 (WT)
78.7 / 1999 (RST)
Front Overhang (in. / mm): 36.2 / 919
Rear Overhang (in. / mm): 51.2 / 1301
Track (in. / mm): 68.9 / 1749 (WT front)
68.9 / 1749 (WT rear)
68.7 / 1745 (RST front and rear)



Max Headroom (in. / mm): 41.9 / 1063 (front – WT)
39.7 / 1009 (rear – WT)
43.9 / 1114 (front – RST)
38.7 / 982 (rear – RST)
Max Legroom (in. / mm): 44.8 / 1139 (front)
44.3 / 1126 (rear)
Shoulder Room (in. / mm): 64.9 / 1649 (front)
63.8 / 1621 (rear)
Hip Room (in. / mm): 62.0 / 1575 (front)
61.5 / 1561 (rear)



Cargo Box Volume (cu. ft / L): 57.7 / 1634
eTrunk Volume (cu. ft/ L): 10.7 / 303

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