The great return of the Hummer, the popular American mega-off-road vehicle, is a reality. General Motors has in fact previewed the new GMC Hummer EV, a completely revolutionized version compared to the last Hummer that left the scene almost ten years ago.
Three electric motors for 1,000 hp and 15,591 Nm
The GMC Hummer EV Edition 1, this is the full name of the launch version, is in fact a large fully electric pickup. Built on the all-new Ultium platform developed for battery-powered vehicles, the new Hummer EV is powered by three electric motors capable of offering a total of 1,000 HP of power and 15,591 Nm of torque. In support of the electric engines, there is a 24-module battery, able to guarantee the vehicle a range of 563 kilometers. Rechargeable with a power of up to 800 volts to reduce refueling times as much as possible, the Hummer EV employs about 3 seconds to shoot from 0 to 100 km / h.
With its square and muscular shapes, for a decidedly imposing and authoritative appearance on the road, the new GMC Hummer EV has generous dimensions, measuring 5.51 meters in length, over 2 meters in width, and 2.06 meters in height, while the step 3.44 meters.
Debuting with prices from $ 112,595
The Hummer EV, which also inaugurates GM’s new generation of electric vehicles, is launched on the American market with a price of $ 112,595, the equivalent of just over 95,000 euros, which places the new electric pick-up at the top of the most expensive models of General Motors, even surpassing the luxurious Cadillac Escalade.
On the GMC Hummer EV Edition 1, the standard equipment includes, among other things, 35-inch tires, the Super Cruise driving assistance system for autonomous driving, the integrated cameras on the underbody, and the Infinity Roof, or the panoramic roof with removable transparent panels.
Three new set-ups arriving between 2022 and 2024
In addition to the Hummer EV Edition 1, which will be produced in Detroit’s Factory Zero starting next year, three more affordable versions are planned to expand GM’s electric pick-up range. In the autumn of 2022, the 3X version will arrive with a base price of 99,995 dollars, about 84,500 euros, in the spring of 2023 the 2X version of 89,995 dollars (about 76,000 euros) is expected, while in the spring of 2024 it will be the turn of the installation 2 starting at $ 79,995 (around € 67,500).