Persistent may a word that fits perfectly with the Hummer brand. Though it has already discontinued producing cars since 2010, suddenly we have news that Hummer will be resurrected under a brand new name GMC. To make it more surprising, it will not make pick-up trucks like before, instead, make SUVs that they claim can rival Rivian, Bollinger, and Tesla. Well, we will know whether the claim is true when we have looked at GMC Hummer EV Specs that we have collected.
As a revival car, Hummer EV appears with something that totally different from the past. That’s right. When it released in February this year, GMC Hummer EV has already turned into SUV. The company says that this car will be available in 4 model trims level. However, right now only one model is available, and the company will release the other models soon.
Engine and Power
One of GMC Hummer EV specs that becomes its strong point is its engine power. The company claims that this car can produce up to 1000 horsepower from three electric motors. This car will also use a 4WD system and in 3,0 seconds it can leap to 60 mph with Watts to Freedom mode.
Aside from the powertrain, the torque number of Hummer EV is also incredible. With a 1000 Hp powertrain, this car can reach 11.500 lb-ft torque. Many experts actually doubt this claim and say that number represents when the tire touches the road. If we look at the powertrain, then the possible torque number is 1000 to 1100 lb-ft.
Battery Life and Mileage
Since GMC Hummer EV is an electric car, it needs a battery to be able to travel along the road. Once it fully charged, the company estimates that this car can travel for 350 miles. Besides the range this car can travel, the charger for Hummer EV also can’t be underestimated. It has an 800 Volt DC fast charging, so it won’t need a long time to fully charged.
In addition to that, you can also charge the battery with a 350-kilowatt charger thus will add 100 miles range in just 10 minutes. Moreover, Hummer EV’s charging isn’t limited to a fast-charging station, instead, you can charge the battery in public charging terminal, or even at home only if you set the adapter on it. However, if you charge the battery, not in the right place, then it will charge slightly slower.
A complete safety system is a part of GMC Hummer EV specs. This car has a lot of features to ensure the driver and passengers’ safety. One of the safety systems that this car has is standard automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection. With this system, the car will automatically brake when it detects a pedestrian thus avoid an accident.
Aside from that, the other safety system that this car has are lane-departure warning with lane-keeping assist and adaptive cruise control with semi-autonomous driving mode. All of these systems use the advanced and latest technology. Aside from the latest technology, this car still retains some standard safety systems that less sophisticated such as blind-spot monitoring.
The Unique Crabwalk
Most of the cars go straight forward, backward, or turn right or left. However, GMC Hummer EV is a bit different from the other. It has four wheels that can steer. Four steering wheels themselves aren’t rare, but what makes this car is stand out is the range of the movement of the wheels.
Unlike the other car, the Hummer EV wheels, especially the rear wheels can move in all directions up to 10 degrees. As a result, this car can move diagonally to get through hard terrain. At a glance, the movement of the wheels looks similar to crab. That’s why it is called Crabwalk.
Like the other car, Hummer EV also has several features to make the driver and passengers feel comfortable. In the first row seat, you will see a large infotainment monitor. This car also has several cameras that help the driver’s visibility to stay clear.
There is also a Watt to Freedom mode where you can unleash the car’s full potential and then immersed yourself in driving. With this mode, you can optimize the car’s engine and get the maximum acceleration and velocity.
Hummer car may have disappeared once. But, now it reappears with a super upgrade that will not lose to any car. So, how will the journey of The GMC Hummer EV end?