GMC’s New Electric Hummer EV Offers Extraordinary on-and off-road Performance

31 Oct
New Electric Hummer

GMC’s New Electric Hummer EV Offers Extraordinary on-and off-road Performance

With an impressive combination of creature comforts, on- and off-road performance, and operating efficiency, the 2022 GMC Hummer EV is a unique offering. It’s been more than a decade ago that GM axed Hummer, after it failed to find a buyer during the economic downturn for the troubled brand. The storied name returns as a Detroit-assembled GMC model, rather than a standalone brand, with the first Hummer EV model, the Hummer EV Edition 1, rolling out beginning in fall 2021.

That top-performing model offers three motors, an estimated 350-plus-mile range, a staggering 1,000 hp/11,500 lb-ft of torque, and a blistering 0-60 MPH in approximately three seconds.

Off-road capability:

At low speeds, the Hummer EV’s four-wheel steering, called CrabWalk by GMC, turns the rear wheels up to 10 degrees in either direction. This allows the truck to “traverse tight trails with a capability that no other truck in its segment can match,” according to the manufacturer.

 

 

Extract Mode raises ground clearance by lifting the adaptive air suspension up to 6” to conquer tough obstacles, such as fording deep water or traversing boulders. The new truck will come with specially designed 35” tires, but it can be fitted with 37” tires. Independent front and rear suspension promise both remarkable off-road handling and highway comfort. Optional front e-lockers and “virtual rear lockers” optimize off-road traction.

 

UltraVision

UltraVision allows up to 18 camera views, including forward- and rearward-facing waterproof underbody cameras that see beyond the skid plates to provide real-time views to pick the best line along the trail.

 

 

 

 

Pop the Top for Sunny-weather Fun!
The new Hummer offers what appears to be a mix of a targa roof in front and a t-roof for rear-seat passengers.
GM calls the new open-air feature “Infinity Roof and modular Sky Panels” create immersive open-air experience. The four roof panels and front I-bar can be stored in the power frunk, and then the power rear drop glass can be lowered.

 

SOLD OUT!

If you’re ready to sign on the dotted line, you’ll have to wait. Reservations for the Hummer EV Edition1, with an MSRP starting at $112,595, are already full. It’s not clear when the next spot in the line will be available. Lesser models in the product lineup will feature a staggered release of fall 2022 (EV3X, starting at $99,995), spring 2023 (EV2X, starting at $89,995, and spring 2024 (EV2, $79,995) to round out the offerings.

About Peninsula Auto Body

We live and work within the San Francisco Peninsula area. Our commitment to the community extends from helping our customers to helping our team members and right into the community itself. At Peninsula Auto Body, we are neighbors helping neighbors, especially after an automotive accident. From towing to filing claims to making sure you have transportation while we fix your vehicle, as your neighbor, we’ll help take care of you. We’re here in your time of need. If you have questions or comments, please contact us calling us at 650.588.0999. or visiting our webpage.

About Author

author posts

Leave a Comment

ABOUT PENINSULA AUTO BODY

At Peninsula Auto Body, “The Customer is our Top Priority.” Not only are we a preferred repair facility for multiple insurance companies, but we also offer convenient courtesy shuttle services throughout the Bay area and an Enterprise Rent-A-Car in our lobby.

SERVICES OFFERED

  • FREE Repair Estimate
  • Towing 24/7 Service
  • Insurance Assistance
  • Rental Car Assistance
  • Paintless Dent Repair
  • Environmentally Safe Paint Matching
  • Cracked Windshield Repair
  • Major and Minor Collision

Contact Info

Servicing South San Francisco and surrounding cities:
Brisbane, Colma, Pacifica, San Bruno, Daly City, San Francisco, South San Francisco, San Francisco Airport, Broadmoor, Moss Beach, El Granada, San Mateo, Moon Bay, Burlingame, Hillsborough, Foster City, Belmont, Miramar, San Carlos, Montara

Location:
1430 San Mateo Ave. South San Francisco, CA

Tel: 650.588.0999

Email: info@peninsulaautobody.com