The Quick Lane Truck YouTube channel acquired entry to a GMC Hummer EV SUV prototype and gave us a full walkaround of GM’s newest EV. Thankfully, close to the Hummer was a mannequin of its Ultium platform and chassis, giving us a transparent view of the battery pack and suspension. 

In case you missed it, the Hummer EV SUV debuted last week throughout NCAA’s Last 4 basketball event. It is {the electrical} cousin to the Hummer EV pickup truck so it naturally shares rather a lot in frequent. Nevertheless, there are some key variations in addition to the physique types.

Because the video explains, the SUV’s wheelbase is shorter than the truck’s however nonetheless longer than a Chevrolet Tahoe’s wheelbase. For this reason the battery pack has 20 modules and never 24 just like the truck. The less quantity of modules can be the rationale for the decrease energy out of 830 horsepower versus the truck’s 1,000 hp. 

The shorter wheelbase has two off-roading advantages: the SUV’s breakover and departure angles are higher than the truck’s. Different off-roading specs like wading depth and method angle are virtually similar. 

The D-rings upfront could be discovered on the unique Hummer/Humvee (helicopter connect factors) and the rear swing door with a tire mounted on it’s old-school cool. The prototype within the video has 22-inch wheels wrapped in 35-inch tires. With the rear seats down, the Hummer EV SUV has as much as 82 cubic ft of cargo house. 

The Ultium platform sitting close to the Hummer reveals how the battery modules are laid out and the three-motor structure. It additionally reveals the thick driveshafts, the air suspension system, and the rear steering components

Reservations for the Hummer EV SUV Version 1 are already full. It begins at $105,595 and manufacturing begins in early 2023. The 3X model will likely be out there within the Spring of 2023 for $99,995.