Yes! Hummer is about to make a comeback in 2022. When General Motors announced that Hummer would be no longer available from 2010, every hummer fans were sad to hear that. But no, Hummer is not dead. They are making a come back in 2022 with the all-new 2022 GMC Hummer EV. As you guess, this will be under the all-electric sub-brand of GMC. Hummer won’t be coming up with SUV’s at first, but with a pick-up truck in its resurrection.
Since they are coming up with a pick-up truck, it will be interesting to see how they will handle competition from Rivian R1T and R1S, Bollinger, the long experienced Ford, and even Tesla Cybertruck. Till then, let’s look at all of the information we know about the new 2022 GMC Hummer EV.
Design Of The 2022 GMC Hummer EV
We all know Hummer in its yesterdays because of its SUV’s. But as we have said, EV SUV’s form will come, not sure it will be soon. But this time, Hummer is coming with a cab crew pickup truck, which has a five-foot-long bed with it. Instead of resembling the old Hummer’s, the new 2022 GMC Hummer EV will take design elements from its GMC cousins.
But it still will continue to look like in the signature Hummer look. Since it is an electric vehicle, you can guess the design will also shout that it is an electric vehicle when it hits the streets. The towing capacity is expected to land between 7500 and 11,000 pounds. The payload capacity will range between 1500 and 3500 pounds.
Inside The New Hummer
The Interior of the new 2022 Hummer EV pickup will include a sunroof, which will be transparent. This will give this vehicle a look of a convertible. The design team has said that they have taken inspiration from the moon. This has made contributions to the moon-boot footprint on the dead pedal. The interior also has speaker grills too.
What is an Electric Vehicle without its infotainment system? The Hummer EV will also include this. There is a 13.4-inch display for the infotainment system along with a 12.3-inch digital instrument panel. Epic Games will design the graphics for this infotainment system. Yes, the same studio which makes Fortnite.
Connectivity features will include Apple CarPlay alongside Android Auto and Wi-Fi hotspot inside the GM’s OnStar telematics system – all as a standard. Even after all this feature, Hummer should really include something to compete against Tesla’s much ahead features and even their Semi-Autonomous feature. But Hummer will still have GM’s Super Cruise system.
What help’s the Hummer to Hum?
The most high-end variant of the Hummer EV – Edition 1 is expected to be powered by a 1000 horsepower engine. This engine is expected to output 350 miles precharge and touch the 60mph mark in just 3 seconds. For charging, The Hummer EV will use GM’s new Ultium battery-pack technology. With this technology, this new pickup can travel up to 350 miles with just a single charge.
Customers can charge the Hummer EV through regular public charging terminals if they don’t have any charging stations nearby. They can even charge at home by using the given provided adapter. Keep in mind that the charging time will be quite slow.
The higher-end variant of the Hummer EV will go on sale in fall 2021. Followed by the less pricy models in the next year and so. This will also include the affordable variants, and in the future, there will be an SUV model coming soon also.