In the network appeared the information about the electric pickup, which General Motors will produce at its Detroit plant under the name Hummer. According to insiders, the most expensive variant of the electric car will get a power plant capacity of about 1,000 horsepower.
The website GM Authority has distributed new information about the upcoming electric “Hummer”: the top version of a pickup truck will receive several motors with total capacity of about a thousand forces, will be able to accelerate from standstill to 60 mph (97 kph) in three seconds and pass without connecting to the charging network of 650 kilometers. A direct competitor of electric cars is Tesla Cybertruck.
The basis of the electric truck platform will be the BT1, the battery is specially designed for SUVs. This is one of the options “trucks” T1XX GMT underpinning the Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, the new Tahoe and Suburban, and Cadillac Escalade future. According to GM Authority, car will be sold under the GMC brand through his dealerships.
The production of Hummer pickup will start in late 2021. To do this, General Motors will convert the Detroit plant D-HAM: the amount of investment in the company will amount to $ 2.2 billion, and in addition to the truck will be there to collect the UAV Cruise the Origin and future of “green” SUVs and crossovers. Traction battery for all electric models, General Motors will release the GM-LG Chem.
Mark Hummer, which until 2010 was produced civilian versions of the army of SUVs, since 1999 belongs to General Motors. In 2009, the Hummer tried to sell to the Chinese Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Company for $ 150 million. The deal never took place, and on 7 April 2010, the brand ceased to exist.