Deliveries of the new Hummer electric truck will begin in December, with lower than expected range
GMC has announced that the Hummer Edition 1, the first all-electric truck for the brand, will start to be delivered in December. GMC boss Duncan Aldred also revealed that the pickup would have an estimated 329 miles (~529 km) range, though this is not EPA rated. However, GMC had initially stated the vehicle would have a range of over 350 miles (~ 563 km).
The Hummer Edition 1 will be equipped with the Ultium battery system, a GM technology that the company plans to use across many of its brands over the next few years. The battery can deliver up to 200 kWh of capacity and up to 400 miles (~644 km) of estimated range. This technology enables the Hummer Edition 1 to go from 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) in approximately 3 seconds. This pickup has three motors, giving it up to 1,000 horsepower and 11,500 lb-ft (~15,592 Nm) of torque. The vehicle can tow up 7,500 lbs (~3,400 kg) and carry up to 1,300 lbs (~590 kg).
The Edition 1 costs over US$100,000 (~€89,140), though reservations for the truck are currently full. There are three more Hummer electric vehicles in the pipeline, slated to include a lower-priced model and an option with a more extended range. Hummer is planning to release these new EVs between 2022 and 2024.