General Motors’ new electric car, the Hummer EV 2024 SUV, was unveiled on Saturday. Unlike the Hummer EV Edition 1 pickup, which will begin shipping in the fall of 2021, the SUV will be less powerful and more expensive, its deliveries will begin in 2023, and the armor services have started.
General Motors (GM) ‘s new Hummer EV 2024 SUV was unveiled Saturday during the NCAA Final Four basketball tournament featuring NBA star LeBron James.
GM has chosen the Hummer brand as part of its transformation into an electric SUV manufacturer. The Hummer brand was suspended about 10 years ago and was previously known for its high fuel consumption.
The unveiled Hummer EV 2024 (pictured left) is GM’s second major EV after the Hummer EV Edition 1 pickup truck unveiled last year (pictured right).
The models have a lot in common and will be built at General Motors’ assembly plant in Detroit.
According to the company, “the Hummer EV combines the features of a pickup truck with the benefits of an SUV.”
Starting as standard, the Hummer SUV includes:
4-wheel steering that allows the car to go diagonally – CrabWalk technology;
adaptive air suspension to raise the car more than 15 cm to pass obstacles – Extract Mode;
seventeen pictures from cameras, including cameras under the bottom of the car and washer functions for good visibility in any conditions;
Super Cruise autopilot system.
GM’s electric off-road lithium-ion Ultium has up to 830 horsepower, down from 1000 in a Hummer EV pickup, and has a 0-60 mph sprint. half a second slower. However, the price for the standard Hummer EV SUV is also lower: $ 110,595 versus $ 112,595 for a pickup.
The first year of deliveries for the launch model of the Hummer EV Edition 1 pickup truck (starting this fall) has already been reserved.
The first Hummer EV SUVs will go on sale in 2023.
GM said it will start producing the highest-priced models in early 2023, with cheaper versions coming in the spring of 2024, with base models starting at $ 80,000.
These are GM’s first all-electric SUVs of the next generation, funded as part of a $ 27 billion plan to transition the company to electric and autonomous vehicles by 2025.
Last week, General Motors released its first quarter 2021 delivery report. Despite temporary production interruptions and the COVID-19 pandemic, the company managed to deliver 3.9% more cars than in the same period in 2020, but the figure turned out to be less than expected: 642,250 cars against 645,516 according to market experts.
GM sales in the first quarter were up for all brands except Chevy. Bolt EV sales increased 54% to 9,025 amid the refresh.
Commenting on the global semiconductor shortage, GM said: “GM builds some vehicles without specific modules when needed. They will be completed as more semiconductors become available, helping GM quickly meet expected high customer demand throughout the year. ”
General Motors shares are up 200% in the past 12 months and 38.8% since the beginning of 2021.