Initially launched as an open-bed pickup, GMC simply pulled the wraps off the all-electric Hummer Supertruck’s SUV stablemate. And regardless of being a wholly electrical car, GMC is ensuring it lives as much as the legendary Hummer identify.
For starters, the Hummer EV SUV affords an Excessive Off-Street package deal that offers you 18-inch wheels wrapped in 35-inch tires. It additionally provides underbody armor and different off-road necessities like rock sliders, heavy-duty ball spline half-shafts, and a high-tech underbody digicam (which is like carrying a tiny digital spotter round with you).
Along with an electronically-locking entrance differential, the Hummer EV additionally makes use of one thing GMC calls a “digital” locker within the again. It’s a slick setup that makes use of torque vectoring to handle the facility supply to every rear wheel.
GMC additionally says, even with a 127-inch wheelbase, the Supertruck is surprisingly maneuverable, with a turning circle of slightly below 36 ft and out there four-wheel steering.
We talked about GM’s Ultium Drive System earlier than, and also you’ll see it in motion on the Hummer EV SUV. In the precise tri-motor configuration, it affords as much as an estimated 830 horsepower and a dyno-shattering 11,500 lb.-ft. of torque. (Sure, 11-and-a-half thousand, that’s not a typo.) That energy permits the hulky SUV to scoot from zero to sixty in 3.5 seconds.
And GMC additionally studies that, in the precise configuration, you will get over 300 (estimated) miles of vary on a single cost.
The MSRP of the bottom Hummer EV SUV mannequin is simply shy of $80,000, whereas well-equipped fashions simply go the $100K mark. GMC says manufacturing on the Hummer EV SUV begins in early 2023. Within the meantime, you possibly can catch updates right here.