The 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV and 2022 GMC Hummer EV sport utility truck, or SUT.
DETROIT – General Motors unveiled an all-electric Hummer SUV Saturday that may prime $110,000 when it goes on sale in 2023. The automobile would be the stablemate to an upcoming Hummer pickup that is scheduled to go on sale this fall.
“The GMC Hummer EVs have been envisioned to be essentially the most succesful and compelling electrical supertrucks ever,” Duncan Aldred, world vp of GMC, mentioned in a press release.
The 2024 Hummer EV SUV options the identical eye-popping torque of as much as 11,500 foot-pounds because the pickup, nonetheless it’s estimated to have 50 miles much less vary, 170 much less horsepower and be half a second slower than the pickup as a result of a smaller battery dimension.
The SUV’s vary is estimated to be between 250 miles and greater than 300 miles relying on the mannequin. The 0 to 60 mph is as quick as about 3.5 seconds. It has as much as 830 horsepower, in accordance with GM.
The Hummer EV SUV debuted throughout an advert narrated by NBA star LeBron James through the NCAA’s Last 4 sport between the Baylor Bears and Houston Cougars on CBS.
Full pricing for the SUV will vary from about $80,000 for a base mannequin to $110,595 for a particular “Version 1” launch mannequin with an accessible “excessive off-road bundle.” The pricing varies primarily based on the vary, efficiency and battery dimension of the automobile.
GM mentioned it would start with producing the best priced fashions in early 2023, adopted by cheaper variations into spring 2024. The automaker is taking reservations for the automobile on its web site.
The pricing and tiered manufacturing are much like how GM is launching the Hummer pickup. Preliminary availability of the Hummer EV pickup within the fall will start at $112,595 for an “Version 1,” which has sold out. A $99,995 model will probably be accessible a yr later, adopted by $89,995 and $79,995 fashions within the springs of 2023 and 2024, respectively.
The outside of the autos look the identical apart from the closed-off again of the SUV in comparison with the open mattress of the pickup. They each characteristic a brand new iteration of Hummer’s conventional slotted grille with “HUMMER” backlit throughout the entrance of the autos.
The 2022 Hummer EV encompasses a new iteration of the automobile’s conventional slotted grille with “HUMMER” backlit throughout the entrance of the truck.
Each additionally supply a number of off-road components and options resembling adaptive air suspension and “crab mode” that enables it to rotate all 4 wheels directly, permitting the truck to nearly transfer diagonally.
The SUV, just like the pickup, is accessible with GM’s Super Cruise driver-assist system that enables for hands-free driving on greater than 200,000 miles of limited-access freeways within the U.S. and Canada.
The Hummer and SUV will probably be produced at an meeting plant in Detroit. They’re the primary Hummers since GM discontinued well-known, gas-guzzling variations of the autos in 2010.
GM President Mark Reuss beforehand advised CNBC that the decision to resurrect Hummer for EVs was made following a dialogue between himself, GM CEO Mary Barra and not less than one different government in early 2019 about reimagining Hummer for a brand new technology of consumers.
“We simply wished to do it. We noticed the chance for vehicles,” Reuss mentioned throughout GM’s “EV Day” earlier this yr. “We at all times wished to do that with Hummer, nevertheless it had a lot baggage from a gasoline guzzler standpoint, so we turned it on its head.”
The Hummer pickups, which GM is looking a sport utility truck, or SUT, would be the first automobile with the automaker’s next-generation electrical automobile platform and batteries underneath a $27 billion plan to shift to electrical and autonomous autos by 2025.