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2022 GMC Hummer EV truck Full Review: The Best Electric Pickup Truck King of CrabWalk | GMC

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2022 GMC Hummer EV truck Full Review: The Best Electric Pickup Truck “King of CrabWalk” | GMC

Today they’re excited to share their stories and inspirations to help you understand and appreciate all that’s gone into creating this revolutionary super truck so let’s start things off where it all began by exploring exactly how hummer ev came to be and why our design and engineering teams were incredibly eager to take on this challenge we had a unique

Opportunity create something instantly recognizable while challenging everything you know as a zero emissions zero limits electric super truck how do you create a dramatic sense of scale and unmatched presence that is also tech forward and tough the armory ev it’s both rugged and approachable it’s perfect for any adventure the overarching design language it’s

Technical capable and it’s contemporary the headlamp lighting it’s premium it’s high-tech and it’s unexpected it’s also expressive when charging and at walk-up the vehicle comes alive our exterior color has a refined but impactful presence we have high gloss uppers a striking white body color and lowers with a subtle metallic fleck with bright and dark finishes

Our badges complement the visual contrast within the exterior and the interior as a vehicle that is intended for exploration on all sorts of terrains and environments our infinity roof and sky panels provide you the opportunity to experience your adventures with a panoramic view these panels are transparent as well as removable so you can configure your roof and

Sky panels to best suit your journeys and best of all the sky panels easily store in the front our lunar horizon interior featured here in edition one has high contrast color blocking in sky cool gray and jet black and striking decor in a tech bronze metallic finish this interior leverages the opposition of warm and cool tones to create an environment that is

Truly unique bold but harmonious it is both purposeful and highly technical and the analog toggles are blended with a digital cinema-like user interface the multi-pro tailgate is essentially two tailgates in one raising and lowering these two tailgate panels in a different combination allows multi-pro to take on a variety of different rolls and it fits right in

With the gmc truck family with the engine no longer in the front of the vehicle the compartment ahead of the cabin is now a convenient storage area i think the first thing people are going to notice inside the interior the gmc hummer ev are these large floating displays we have a 12.3 inch instrument cluster a general motor’s first 13.4 inch touchscreen as well

As a secondary display that’s specific for climate controls our interface on these displays are very robust and you can custom tailor them to your desires we have multiple layouts you can choose from the instrument cluster as well as zones inside there that you can change if you want the interface itself will evolve throughout the day really dramatic and moody

At night but then during the day you get a really bright clean interface to give you the best contrast and visibility the motion and 3d graphics in this system is unlike anything you’ve ever seen in a vehicle before and it’s made stronger by our partnership with epidemics using the unreal engine this is the first vehicle to use gm’s altium platform the heart

And soul of this system is a 24 module double stack battery system the sheer power of the ultim battery pack enables off-road and performance features that will really set us apart and we can cool and control these batteries with our architecture for even more performance from special driving modes like terrain to watts to freedom but i think the coolest part

Of the ultim system is the battery management system which debuts on the hummer ev and the ultimate platform takes this technology and creates something that we like to call universal charging we can charge just about anywhere you can go all the way up to 800 volts and 350 kilowatts on a dc fast charge this will actually get you about 100 miles charge in only

10 minutes but tim why do i even need that with 350 miles of range that’s more than enough to get me to any of the major off-road trails at national parks where i can go mountain biking or hiking and one of the neat features here is that when you’re up high on a hill and you’re coming down the hill to get home we’ll actually generate electricity on the way down

Setting a goal to build the most capable factory truck ever required us to hand pick a team of gm’s most talented and most passionate off-roaders to bring their experience to this program todd hubbard and aaron fowle live and breathe off-roading and rock crawling outside of work and now thanks to hummer ev they can also do it at work as well mike colville who’s

An experienced off-road racer is also a member of our engineering team together these off-road experts and our team back home in detroit brought their years of incredible adventures and knowledge to the hummer ev mike we’ve been together since day one 18 months ago and it’s great having you as part of the team tell us a little bit about your background and what

It brought to the table for hummer ev you know i’ve spent a ton of time in johnson valley california supporting and racing in the king of the hammers and i applied a lot of what i learned into making the homer ev even better than what i raced in many ways a great example is a time i was racing up outer limits and i broke a half shaft when i was turned hard to

The left and accelerated really hard that was on me when i started working on the hummer ev we created an algorithm that adds more power to the wheels when they’re straight well mike you’ve certainly encountered your fair share of tough obstacles over the years how will the hummer ev’s four-wheel steering and crab walk help customers navigate through tight places

Yeah you know prior to my racing i started out in rock crawling and i actually had a vehicle that had four-wheel steer so what we did is we created multiple steering modes on the hummery v including crabwalk to make that a lot easier for the customer and more intuitive to navigate tight places another important part of racing is being able to lock the differentials

What did racing teach you that influenced tomorrow ev development yeah you know our race vehicles also did have lockers and knowing when to use them and when not to use them is very important so we brought that into the hummer ev by integrating a front e locker into our terrain mode to help the customer we also have a rear virtual locker that controls the wheel spin

Of the rear wheels it’s pretty amazing one of the hummer ev’s amazing features is its available extract mode which provides up to six inches of additional suspension lift well it’s not just about getting out of the toughest situations it’s also about confidently being able to tackle just about any type of low-speed off-road terrain okay todd why don’t you speak

Of some of the incredible vehicle stats that really give the hummer ev its serious off-road capability we have ground clearance of 15.9 inches an approach angle of 49.7 degrees and a departure angle of 38.4 degrees vertical wall climb greater than 18 inches and waterfording capability 32 inches wheel steer is also going to be great on-road aaron tell us a bit about

Your off-road experiences and the example we talked about earlier i love challenging myself on trails on a recent trip to windrock park last june i had to navigate a turn with a very aggressive side slope combined with about a five foot vertical wall thankfully i got out with only a cracked tail lamp but i knew at that moment if i had the ability to steer the rear

Of the vehicle i could have crab walked through that thing completely unscathed well we’ve created exclusive purpose-built features to help our hummer ev customers tackle terrain you’re absolutely right al know my passion for performance oriented vehicles but working on an ev has allowed our team to unleash capability we could only dream of before so how do we

Harness this and unleash more than a thousand horsepower and eleven thousand five hundred pound feet of torque zero to sixty in three seconds is thrilling enough for any vehicle but how do we make it even more thrilling think of the way a roller coaster ride builds the anticipation we wanted to generate those same feelings in the homer ev and we do thanks to what

We’re calling watts to freedom mode it’s an interactive experience that engages the senses the vehicle conditions his electronics and establishes the ride height for the lowest possible center of gravity at the same time you hear this awesome 14 speaker bose sound system belt out cool music and when the customer sees arm your excitement reaches its peak that’s

What watster freedom is all about delivering the unbridled acceleration only possible with an ev and completely unexpected for a vehicle of this size well guys it’s been an incredible 18 months and i couldn’t have asked for a better team to work with than you and the rest of the team back in detroit who are watching this and are as excited as we are

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2022 GMC Hummer EV truck Full Review: The Best Electric Pickup Truck "King of CrabWalk" | GMC By Addy Craft