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GMC sells rights to first 2024 Hummer EV SUV as pre-production begins

GMC auctioned off the rights to the primary buyer instance of the 2024 Hummer EV SUV over the weekend to assist increase funds for charity.

The public sale passed off throughout Barrett-Jackson’s annual sale in Scottsdale, Arizona, the place the rights to the primary 2024 Ford Mustang had been additionally bought.

The ultimate bid for the electrical SUV got here in at $500,000. All proceeds will likely be donated to Tread Frivolously!, a non-profit devoted to selling outside recreation and environmental conservation. The rights to the primary 2022 Hummer EV pickup had been additionally bought at public sale in early 2021, fetching a last bid of $2.5 million.

The primary buyer Hummer EV SUV hasn’t been constructed however GMC confirmed it to be one in all a sequence of particular Hummer EV Version 1 SUVs loaded with out there options as normal, just like the Version 1 variations of the Hummer EV that had been initially supplied when the pickup was launched in 2021.

2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV Prototype

2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV Prototype

The Hummer EV Version 1 SUV can even include the electrical SUV’s prime powertrain, on this case a three-motor all-wheel-drive setup good for an estimated 830 hp, or sufficient for 0-60 mph acceleration in round 3.5 seconds when utilizing the launch management mode. That is down on the pickup’s prime efficiency ranking of 1,000 hp, or sufficient for 0-60 mph acceleration in three seconds.

The Version 1 can even be out there with the unique Moonshot Inexperienced Matte paint choice, proven right here on a prototype.

2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV Prototype

2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV Prototype

The Hummer EV SUV has a wheelbase that is 8.9 inches (126.7 inches in complete) shorter than the pickup, which is able to afford it better departure and breakover angles, and a tighter turning circle that may measure 35.4 toes, thanks partially to rear-wheel steering. The pickup’s diagonal-driving characteristic can even come within the SUV.

The most important battery at launch will ship an estimated vary of 300 miles. A smaller battery out there later within the life cycle will ship an estimated 250 miles.

2022 GMC Hummer EV pre-production at Factory Zero plant in Detroit, Michigan

2022 GMC Hummer EV pre-production at Manufacturing unit Zero plant in Detroit, Michigan

Pre-production examples are already rolling off the road at Basic Motors’ Manufacturing unit Zero plant close to Detroit, the place the pickup truck has been in manufacturing since late 2021, and the place GMC can even construct its 2024 Sierra EV Denali. The primary buyer examples of the Hummer EV SUV are as a result of enter manufacturing in early 2023 and begin deliveries shortly after.

Pricing for the Hummer EV Version 1 SUV begins at $105,595. A EV3X grade costing $99,995 will comply with Version 1 deliveries in spring 2023 with the identical three-motor powertrain. There can even ultimately be EV2X and EV2 grades, each with dual-motor powertrains. They are going to be priced from $89,995 and $79,995, respectively. Reservations are at the moment closed, GMC has confirmed.

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