Love it or hate it, the electric Hummer is coming. GM recently released some more information about the battery-powered behemoth, including photos of the prototype vehicle being assembled, along with its battery pack.
The Hummer EV will use GM’s new Ultium modular battery architecture, which is to be manufactured in a joint venture with Korean cell maker LG Chem. It will deliver a whopping 1,000 hp and 11,500 lb-ft of torque.
I think we can guess what Adrenaline Mode is—that would be the one that lets you blast off from 0 to 60 in 3 seconds. But Crab Mode? Is that some sort of super-traction for slippery surfaces, or does the truck talk back to you in a grouchy voice, or…? We’ll have to wait to find out.
We’ll also have to wait to hear more about the SUV version that’s ever-so-briefly teased at the very end of the video.
An unveiling is on the agenda for this fall, and production is promised for the fall of 2021. By that time electric pickup fans should have several options to consider, from Tesla, Rivian and Lordstown. The latest word on Ford’s electric F-150 is a mid-2022 drop date.