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I was looking through google and found these pictures from Motor1.

https://www.motor1.com/photos/527495/mystery-chevy-suv-spy-photos/#1915974/chevy-mystery-cuv-testing/

It has the look of the FNR-X with the headlights and slanted rear end. It is a CUV in size.
I suspect this is the new Blazer.

One thing of interest, as on the FNR-X Concept if you look at the rear quarter panels where the gas cap/electric plug is located there are square cute outs on the camouflage(both sides.)
That big honking tailpipe in the back makes me think this is an Equinox update. I thought the FNR-X was all electric. I'd be happy with an FNR-X body and a Voltec drivetrain.
 

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Zero doubt that is the next midsize Chevy SUV, name it FNR-X/Blazer/Camarinox or whatever, the biggest question is will it get a plug...
Well hopefully the camo tells the story just as it does on the XT4.
 

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It could be a cross use platform, so hopefully they release this as a EREV. If people find out it's fully capable, they will buy it even if they don't intend to plug it in. When they find out they can drive around town without ever using gas, then they'll find the time to plug in a socket.
 

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It could be a cross use platform, so hopefully they release this as a EREV. If people find out it's fully capable, they will buy it even if they don't intend to plug it in. When they find out they can drive around town without ever using gas, then they'll find the time to plug in a socket.
Something like the CT6 but as a midsize CUV with optional EREV drive train?

eh for me I'd like to see it have EREV capability regardless of the ICE options.
 

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Something like the CT6 but as a midsize CUV with optional EREV drive train?

eh for me I'd like to see it have EREV capability regardless of the ICE options.
I would too, but unfortunately, I don't see GM being ready to release a CUV/SUV platform without an ICE only option.
 

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Sadly, the FNR-X concept has some really nice curves that don't appear to be in this test mule. The bulges over the wheel fenders just aren't there. So I am hoping this is the blazer and the FNR-X will look more like the show car prototype.
 

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Well hopefully the camo tells the story just as it does on the XT4.
Not sure what you mean, mainly what story?

With the name, Blazer I suppose is an icon, but it was cheap, kids didn't hang posters on their walls...I can't imagine more sales whether by calling it a Blazer vs a FNR-X...Now a desired and icon name? Typhoon, assuming it has the performance to back it up...
 

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Not sure what you mean, mainly what story?

With the name, Blazer I suppose is an icon, but it was cheap, kids didn't hang posters on their walls...I can't imagine more sales whether by calling it a Blazer vs a FNR-X...Now a desired and icon name? Typhoon, assuming it has the performance to back it up...
Some friends of mine seem excited about Ford introducing a new Bronco, so why not call the Chevy equivalent a Blazer? The old Broncos/Blazers have their devotees who restore and run the things.
 

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Sadly, the FNR-X concept has some really nice curves that don't appear to be in this test mule. The bulges over the wheel fenders just aren't there. So I am hoping this is the blazer and the FNR-X will look more like the show car prototype.
https://www.motor1.com/news/130556/2018-chevy-cuv-spy-shots/ my best guess this is the same vehicle as above with a little bit less camo...All the lines are the same, different wheels but same 6 lugs and the side mirrors are the same...Based on the GMC Acadia, Cadillac XT5 and Buick Enclave...One opinion is it'll be called a TrailBlazer and not Blazer but probably without a plug...I'm beginning to think this will be out for MY19, is nearly finalized and has nothing to do with the FNR-X which was just a recently developed prototype...

Just found this article which states: "Chevrolet designed the FNR-X with the China market in mind, but the company may take the concept overseas as well to test international reaction" http://www.autonews.com/article/20170429/OEM03/305019996/fnr-x-concept-spotlights-chevys-new-technology
 

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Some friends of mine seem excited about Ford introducing a new Bronco, so why not call the Chevy equivalent a Blazer? The old Broncos/Blazers have their devotees who restore and run the things.
The one thing the bronco had going for it, pop culture, OJ Simpson brought it to stratospheric popularity...All Blazers were on an truck frame...What's appearing in the pix above is an unibody, are those Blazer diehards going to purchase an unibody SUV in volume? There's a lot of cars I liked ten years ago I wouldn't consider anymore...
 

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https://www.motor1.com/news/130556/2018-chevy-cuv-spy-shots/ my best guess this is the same vehicle as above with a little bit less camo...All the lines are the same, different wheels but same 6 lugs and the side mirrors are the same...Based on the GMC Acadia, Cadillac XT5 and Buick Enclave...One opinion is it'll be called a TrailBlazer and not Blazer but probably without a plug...I'm beginning to think this will be out for MY19, is nearly finalized and has nothing to do with the FNR-X which was just a recently developed prototype...
Issue with that truck and the one I posted is the mirrors and the roof-line don't match
 

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Other than the rear camo not being form fitting to the rear and hanging over the overhang instead, it looks very similar...Now if one ends up being a Chevy and the other ends up being a Buick/Caddy/GMC who knows...I'm still seeing the same lines and just about everything shares the same location between both vehicles...
 

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Other than the rear camo not being form fitting to the rear and hanging over the overhang instead, it looks very similar...Now if one ends up being a Chevy and the other ends up being a Buick/Caddy/GMC who knows...I'm still seeing the same lines and just about everything shares the same location between both vehicles...
I see similar lines between the two spy shots, but the FNR-X doesn't really match either spy shot. I hope they bring FNR-X to market as close to the prototype as possible, just like Subaru did with the Crosstrek XV, and Cadillac did with the CTS Coupe and ELR.
 

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I see similar lines between the two spy shots, but the FNR-X doesn't really match either spy shot. I hope they bring FNR-X to market as close to the prototype as possible, just like Subaru did with the Crosstrek XV, and Cadillac did with the CTS Coupe and ELR.
Yeah, the 4 spyshots in my opinion are all the same vehicle, FNR-X is entirely different...As I posted GM said the FNR-X is for the Chinese market but would consider it world wide if there's demand...The interesting thing about that, apparently China loves Buick, so much so that GM reskinned the Chevy Volt to a Buick for China so its interesting it was built as a Buick to begin with...Sounds like it'll be years before we know for sure...
 
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