General Motors decided to say goodbye to its huge, fuel-thirsty vehicles in 2010. Their sheer size was all the rage and admiration on the streets, but trends meant they had to say goodbye to the brand. Today, years later, they return in 100 percent electric mode, yes, without losing the image and capabilities.
On the outside we cannot deny its origin: aesthetics of angular, muscular lines and with excessive dimensions; certainly within the American taste. It’s just the unseen part where the latest technology and industry breakthroughs were put.
There are up to three engines that will be responsible for moving the new SUV, the total power of the system is located at 830 hp and the torque remains at the very high figure of 11,500 lb-ft. These numbers will be able to propel the Hummer from 0 to 62 mph in just 3.5 seconds.
The steering system is also advanced thanks to what is becoming more common every day: being able to turn all four wheels. The rear ones can point where the front ones or in the opposite direction, which helps to reduce the turning diameter or have the possibility of moving in ” crab mode “, with which the car moves diagonally.
Being a vehicle with off-road intentions, the capabilities offered are significant. If you plan to go out on the road, opt for the Off-Road package , which leaves aside the 22-inch wheels and uses about 18 with 35 or even 37-inch wheels (that’s up to you).
This package gives you excellent heights for any terrain, keeping you with up to 16 inches of ground clearance, attack, belly, and departure angles of 49.6, 34.4, and 49 degrees, respectively.
Suspension travel on both axles is 13 inches and, thanks to the integral steering, the turning diameter of 35.4 feet.
The technological load is significant, with the possibility of having in an application the route, the general condition of the car, the energy consumption and schedule refueling schedules, among others. Plus, your smartphone can act as a key to your Hummer . Sure, being a next-generation GM offers the Super Cruise system .
The instrument cluster screen is 12.3 inches, the central 13.4 inches and it is right there where you can see the images provided by one (or more) of the 17 available cameras, which are even below the car, with a camera system. washing included for that of excess mud and dust.
The Edition 1 includes enough battery for a range of 300 miles, which has the capacity to charge at 800 volts; there will be other options for the more affordable versions. The set will give you the possibility of working as a generator: it can even serve to charge another EV with 240 volts, 25 amps and 6 kW.