GMC’s Hummer sub-brand—sure, a revival of that GM model, shuttered again in 2010—provides a brand new member to the household within the type of the 2024 Hummer EV SUV. Sharing its key design particulars with the beforehand unveiled GMC Hummer EV pickup, the Hummer EV SUV alters the truck’s components barely by means of its enclosed rear finish and smaller wheelbase.
Hummer EV SUV vs. EV Pickup
Whereas the pickup rests on a 135.6-inch wheelbase, the SUV is barely smaller and leaves simply 126.7 inches of area between its wheel facilities. This must make the Hummer EV SUV the higher path software, given its shorter wheelbase doubtless leads to a superior breakover angle relative to that of its pickup counterpart, in addition to extra wieldy total.
After all, you will want so as to add the Excessive Off-Street bundle to really take advantage of the Hummer EV SUV’s off-road prowess. The non-compulsory package contains further underbody safety, rock sliders, an electronically operated locking entrance differential, beefier half shafts, an array of exterior-mounted cameras, and a set of 18-inch wheels wrapped in knobby mud-terrain tires.
So, How A lot?
Whereas the $105,995 Version 1 arrives in early 2023 as the primary Hummer EV SUV mannequin, it will be complemented by the $89,995 and $99,995 EV2X and EV3X trims later that spring. All three SUV trims pack greater than 300 miles of driving vary, per GMC, though including the $5,000 Excessive Off-Street pack to the Version 1 lowers the estimate to a nonetheless plentiful, however much less spectacular, 280-plus miles of estimated vary. We wager the bundle could have an analogous impression on the costs and ranges of EV2X and EV3X fashions, as effectively.
Come spring 2024, GMC plans to supply the SUV within the cheaper EV2 guise. The $79,995 trim packs an estimated vary of greater than 250 miles, though consumers can possibility the mannequin to web greater than 300 miles of driving vary. Energy-hungry customers, nevertheless, will wish to keep away from the lowly EV2 and EV2X trims, as these variants pack an electrical powertrain that merely makes “as much as” 625 hp. The EV3X and Version 1 fashions, in the meantime, produce “as much as” 830 hp, a sum that permits the Hummer EV SUV to speed up from zero-to-60 mph in round 3.5 seconds, based on GMC.
With robust seems, a great deal of off-road functionality, and loads of driving vary, the 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV appears able to concurrently seize the eye of Tesla Mannequin X and Mercedes-Benz G-Class consumers. In principle, it definitely combines the perfect elements of each fashions. That mentioned, we’ll have to attend to get behind the wheel of the Hummer EV SUV to see if this holds true in follow.