Immediately following the livestream reveal of the all-new Hummer EV by GMC, the reservation books opened up. Though the official GMC website, customers could choose between four so-far confirmed variants for just $100: the Hummer EV2 (priced at $79,995, available from Spring 2024), the Hummer EV2X (priced at $89,995, available from Spring 2023), the Hummer EV3 (priced at $99,995, available Fall 2022), and the Hummer EV Edition 1 (priced at $112,595, available Fall 2021).
It took roughly an hour before all Edition 1 models were fully reserved, which also means that each and every 2022 model year Hummer EV is currently spoken for.
The 2022 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 will be fully loaded, with a decked-out interior, maxed-out off road hardware and software systems, and three motors producing 250 kW a piece. This translates to1,000 horsepower and 11,500 lb-ft of wheel torque – suspected to be around 1,000 lb-ft of motor torque.
The Hummer EV is powered by a 24-module, double-stacked Ultium battery propulsion system. This system features some industry-first technology, including the ability to mechanically switch the batteries from parallel to series mode during charging. This allows the truck to be compatible with the fastest 350 kW DC fast chargers out there.
The three-motor setup found in the 2022 Hummer EV Edition 1 comes as standard with an e4WD system, which includes Adaptive Ride Control. That e4WD system is bolstered by the Hummer EV’s four-wheel steering and torque vectoring capabilities. This of course includes the CrabWalk, which uses rear-steer to articulate by 10 degrees, effectively shortening the wheelbase and reducing the turning radius. The feature will also allow the driver to rotate the truck without the need to drive forwards or backwards.
Also included with the three-motor setup is GMC’s new Watts to Freedom feature, which opens up the Hummer EV’s full accelerative force. When activated, the electric pickup will do 0-60 mph in just 3.0 seconds. Despite the crazy performance, the top-trim Hummer can do over 350 miles on a charge, and can gain almost 100 miles of range in just 10 minutes of 800-volt DC fast charging.