Introducing the New 2022 GMC Hummer EV


Victor Vega

For 2022 GMC is beginning to make a truck that will compete with the Tesla truck coming in late 2021. Introducing the 2022 GMC Hummer EV.

The Hummer will appear first as a pickup truck and later as an SUV. The new pickup is shaping up to be quiet, with up to 1000 horsepower from its top powertrain option, which uses three electric motors. It will offer an estimated range of 350 miles per charge, and leaps to 60 mph in  3.0 seconds. The Hummer EV also features removable roof panels, an optional adjustable air suspension, as well as a four-wheel steering feature that allows it to sideways drive diagonally all of which should make it fun to take off road.

GMC is also quoting a 11,500 lb ft torque figure from this powertrain, but that estimated number is almost certainly calculated through the torque-multiplying effect of the truck’s gear ratios. The real torque number will be between 1000 and 1100 lb ft, GMC says. In order to be competitive with the Tesla Cybertruck, the Hummer EV would need to boast towing capacity between 7500 and 11,000 pounds as well as a payload capacity between 1500 and 3500 pounds.

The Hummer EV uses GM’s new Ultium 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. EPA fuel economy estimates for the Hummer EV haven’t been released yet so it’s unknown what kind of efficiency this big electric vehicle will offer. At launch, only the top Edition 1 trim will be available.

The Top Edition will come loaded with all of the best items offered on the Hummer EV, including an adjustable air suspension, Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving mode, a power-operated tonneau cover, and a giant 13.4-inch infotainment display.  The new GMC Hummer EV is a big deal, and it comes with an appropriately big price tag: $112,595 for the 2022 Hummer Edition 1. Reservations are open now for the Hummer and cost $100. These reservations will be done through dealerships.