GM Showcases AWD Electric Corvette

Mark Ruess shared that GM is indeed working on an electric version of the iconic Corvette which will be revealed next year.

By Sahil Gupta


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Published on April 26, 2022

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  • The Corvette EV will be based on the Ultium battery platform
  • It will be shown off in 2023 and sold alongside the gasoline model
  • GM has been working on the Corvette EV for a while

GM has announced the electric version of its AWD Corvette which will feature the Ultium platform's energy recovery system which the Detroit-based manufacturer believes will help boost the range of its vehicles. Mark Ruess, the GM President shared on his LinkedIn that the electric Corvette will be coming in 2023.

"Yes, in addition to the amazing new Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and other gas-powered variants coming, we will offer an electrified and fully electric, Ultium-based Corvette in the future. In fact, we will offer an electrified Corvette as early as next year. Details and names to come at a later date," said Ruess.


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"In addition, we also announced today Ultium Platform's energy recovery system, a patented onboard system that takes the heat generated by EV batteries and uses it to warm the cabin, create more efficient charging conditions, and even increase vehicle acceleration. And it can boost the vehicle's range by about 10%. It's a perfect example of how developing a ground-up EV platform like Ultium enables unique features not easily done with a retrofit," he added.

GM has detailed the new Ultium energy recovery system which is already in use in the GMC Hummer EV and will soon also be added in the Cadillac Lyriq.

"EV batteries, power electronics, and other propulsion components produce heat. The Ultium Platform can recover and store this waste heat from the Ultium propulsion system. Further, it can also capture and use humidity from both inside and outside the vehicle, including body heat from passengers. The Ultium Platform can then deploy energy stored through the recovery process to heat the cabin more quickly in cold weather than comparable systems found in vehicles with an internal combustion engine," GM said in a press release.

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