The first Hummer EV models will reach their owners just in time for the holiday season, a report from Autoblog explains.
That’s because deliveries of the first version of the pickup, called Edition 1, to the electric vehicle will begin in December, according to GMC chief Duncan Alfred, who revealed the information in a conference call with reporters.
The specific model, which will start coming to customers in less than a month, costs 112,000 dollars and boasts an EPA mileage of 329 miles (529 km). That’s just under 350 miles of GMC, originally expected and advertised, for the vehicle, which was advertised as “an absolute off-road beast “that” provides maneuverability unlike anything GM has ever offered before, “by GMC chief engineer Al Oppenheiser in his presentation.
Hummer EV, which was revealed in October last year will use three of GMC’s recently unveiled electric motors “Ultium”. to provide 1000 horsepower and approximately 11,500 lb-ft of torque, allowing the truck to go from zero to 60 in 3 seconds. It has a capacity to weigh up to 7,500 pounds (3,400 kg) and can carry 1,300 pounds (590 kg).
GMC introduces one of the first EV trucks on the market
The fact that the supplies are just around the corner means that the Hummer EV will be one of the first electric trucks together. on Rivian R1T to enter the market. In August, Tesla announced it was postponing deliveries of its much-touted Cybertruck for 2022. Recent reports say Tesla is lagging behind more than 1.2 million Cybertrucks worth over $ 80 billion.
According to autoblog, GMC’s Duncan Alfred also said that other versions of the Hummer EV, including cheaper longer-range models and an SUV version, will arrive in 2023. However, he said more than 80 percent of Hummer’s reservations so far have been for Edition 1.
In separate GMC news, the automotive giant also announced earlier this month that it was producing military prototype “electric light reconnaissance vehicle” based on the new Hummer. In 2020, General Motors (GM), the parent company of GMC, announced that will invest $ 20 billion over the next five years to the development of electric and autonomous vehicles. Also recently make a deal with a company called Controlled Thermal Resources (CTR) to develop one of the first lithium mines in the United States, further strengthening its electrification plans.