2022 GMC Hummer EV Expert Review
General motors gas guzzling hummer brand discontinued in 2010, is poised to make a comeback for 2022. As an all electric sub brand of gmc, the resurrected hummer will appear first as a pickup truck and later as an suv. The new pickup is shaping up to be quite the beast, with up to 1 000 horsepower from its top powertrain option, which uses three electric motors offers an estimated range of 350 miles per charge and a leaps to 60 miles per hour in a claimed 3.0 seconds. The hummer ev also features removable roof panels, an optional adjustable air suspension and a cool four wheel, steering feature that allows it to crab sideways drive, diagonally, all of which should make it fun to take off road. Pickup trucks are the next frontier for electric vehicles as potential rivals from upstarts, rivien, bollinger and tesla, as well as established. Automakers such as ford are preparing their own entries in this emerging segment, whats new for 2022, while hummer is an old name. The hummer ev will be an all new model within the gmc lineup. The hummer ev will go on sale in fall 2021 and at first only the most expensive edition. One model will be available. Less expensive trims will come into the picture, starting in 2022 engine transmission and performance. For now, the only powertrain available in the hummer ev is a setup with three electric motors that makes 1000 horsepower all wheel. Drive is standard and gmc estimates a 0 to 60 mph time of 3.
0 seconds, which the company says is achievable thanks to the trucks watts to freedom, launch control, driving mode gmc is also quoting a dubious 11 500 pound feet, torque figure from this powertrain, but that Estimated number is almost certainly calculated through the torque multiplying effect of the trucks gear ratios. While we take issue with how that misleading torque number is calculated, it should have massive pulling power regardless. The real torque number will be between one thousand and one thousand. One hundred pound feet, gmc insiders, say we were able to test, drive a prototype model and were wowed by its performance. We are eagerly awaiting our chance to test the hummer evs performance capabilities at our test track and well update this story with test results as soon as we can towing and payload capacity, speaking of towing and payload gmc has not yet released that information in order to Be competitive with the tesla cyber truck and riviens r1t and r1s models. The hummer ev would need to boast towing capacity between 7 500 and 11 000 pounds, as well as a payload capacity between 1500 and 3500 pounds range charging and battery life. The hummer ev uses gms new ultim battery pack technology and boasts an estimated 350 miles of driving range per charge. The company also said that the hummer will have an 800 volt electrical architecture with 350 kilowatt fast charging capability, which allows it to add 100 miles of range in just 10 minutes for buyers who dont have any dc fast charging stations nearby.
The hummer ev will also be able to charge on regular public charging terminals or at home via provided adapter, but charging times are significantly slower fuel economy in real world mpg epa, fuel economy, estimates for the hummer ev havent been released yet so its unknown. What kind of efficiency this big electric vehicle will offer when it makes it to production well test the big brute on our 75 mph highway fuel economy, test route and report, our mpg and range findings here for more information about the hummer evs fuel economy visit the Epas website, interior comfort and cargo, even though hummers of yesteryear were mainly suvs. The hummer ev takes the form of a crew cab, pickup truck with a five foot long bed. An suv model will follow the truck into production and should be revealed sometime in 2021. The hummer evs cabin is similarly spacious to gmcs sierra crew cab, pickup truck and the interior can be open to the elements via novel removable, roof that reintroduces a t, top esque design popular in gm sports and muscle cars in the 1970s and 1980s when in place. The transparent panels are akin to a normal panoramic glass sunroof, but lifting them off and stowing them in the hummer evs front trunk gives the truck a convertible vibe similar to that of the jeep gladiator inside several moon inspired touches such as a moon boot footprint on The dead, pedal and speaker grills that show the sea of tranquility serve as not so subtle reminders of gms connection to nasa astronauts and the electrically powered apollo 15 lunar rover that the company helped engineer infotainment and connectivity.
A large 13.4 inch display serves as the infotainment screen and theres a 12.3 inch digital instrument panel as well. Gmc has contracted epic games maker of the wildly popular fortnite video game to create the graphics for the hummer evs infotainment interface. A host of connectivity features will be standard, including apple car, play android, auto capability, a wi, fi hotspot and gms onstar telematics system well know more about the hummer evs available tech features closer to the trucks on sale date. Safety and driver assistance features teslas semi autonomous autopilot feature is the one to beat in the ev marketplace, but lucky for the hummer ev gms super cruise system is just as capable and will be offered as a standard feature. We also expect to see less advanced features. Such as lane keeping assist in blind spot monitoring for more information about the hummer evs crash test results visit the national highway traffic safety, administration, nhtsa and insurance institute for highway safety, iihs websites, key safety features include standard, automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection standard lane, departure Warning with lane keeping assist standard, adaptive cruise control with semi autonomous driving mode warranty and maintenance coverage, the hummer ev will surely come with a similar warranty to other general motors products, which means three year: thirty, six thousand mile bumper to bumper coverage and five year. Sixty thousand mile powertrain coverage, limited warranty, covers three years or thirty, six thousand miles, powertrain warranty covers five years or sixty thousand miles.
Hybrid components are covered for eight years or one hundred thousand miles dot. Complementary maintenance is covered for the first visit pricing in which one to buy hummer ev 279 9995 dollars, hummer ev, 2x, 89, 995 dollars hummer ev, 3x, 99, 995 dollars edition 1 thousand. Five hundred ninety five dollars reserve yours now at launch only the top edition one trim in its six figure price tag will be available. Its loaded with all of the best items offered on the hummer ev, including an adjustable air suspension, supercruise, semi, autonomous driving mode, a power operated to no cover and a giant 13.