buying The GMC Hummer EV Pickup Will Weigh 9,046 Pounds: Report
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It's no secret thatBatteries just don't have the energy density of gasoline and you need a big pack to keep up with the range demands of consumers. Even the is relatively hefty for its size at 3,563 pounds, and the battery pack contributes nearly 1,000 pounds to that total.
When you have a heavier vehicle, you need more batteries to keep it going for a reasonable range, and that can snowball--such seems to be the case with theAccording to the weighs no less than 9,046 pounds, which would make it one of the heaviest passenger cars on the road.
2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV Can Charge Other Hummers or EVs
The new electric SUV's optional Power Station generator, which has output up to 6.0 kW, will eventually be offered on the pickup Hummer, too. The 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV is available with a 6.0-kW Power Station generator. It technically isn't a generator. Instead, in a reversal of the charging process, it takes DC energy from the battery, converts it back to AC, and sends it out the charge port to power accessories and even other electric vehicles. This"generator" will also eventually be available on the Hummer EV pickup truck model.
Now, to be clear, this weight is being reported for the truck that's going to come out the soonest,It's also the most powerful and expensive version of the vehicle with a $112,595 price tag, three electric motors, and 1,000 horsepower. Even with a weight reported at over 9,000 pounds, it's said to go zero to 60 in a genuinely impressive three seconds.
Thehas a 200-kilowatt-hour battery pack, which is huge. For reference, the longest-range Tesla Model S has a battery pack half that size. Partially because of that extra weight, GM is still estimating ranges short of the Tesla's claimed 400+ miles. It's worth noting, though, that Tesla vehicles The Detroit automaker claims a range of 350+ miles for the Hummer.
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The Corvette's inventory likely remains in short supply, and ditto for the RAV4 Prime.Still, according to new data from iSeeCars on Wednesday covering the month of March, a Corvette only stuck around at a dealership for 9.4 days on average. The average time to sell a vehicle sits at 47.4 days for all new vehicles, underscoring how quickly a Corvette in stock turns into a sale. While General Motors works to build the sports car as quickly as possible for eager fans, the second-place finisher is pretty surprising.
Other Ultium-equipped vehicles like thealso have battery packs half the size at just 100 kWh, although their range isn't much lower. Cadillac says the Lyriq can be expected to travel 300 miles on a full charge all while weighing significantly less at 5,610 pounds. That's still a heavy vehicle, but nowhere near the astronomical 9,000-pound figure that's rumored for the Hummer. Good luck pulling this thing out of a ditch if this number is true.
This claim has been circulating elsewhere online, too. A user on theforums is reporting the same number as well as a GVWR of 10,400 pounds, and it's been said before that the vehicle would span multiple classes due to its weight. Speaking to back in November of 2020, the project's lead development engineer Aaron Pfau the Hummer is "actually going to span a few different classes," although he did not comment on which class the Edition 1 would end up in.
If the vehicle does have a GVWR of 10,400 lbs, that'd make it a Class 3 truck, with any subsequent lighter versions likely falling into the 2b class. For reference, a Class 3 truck is something like a Chevy Silverado 3500HD pickup or a Ford.
We've reached out to GM to get official confirmation on that weight figure but have yet to hear back as of publishing.
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General Motors is accelerating investments in EVs and AVs, and has announced two more Ultium battery plans in North America."GM is also announcing two new Ultium battery cell plants in the US, in addition to our plants that are already under construction in Ohio and Tennessee," GM's CEO Mary Barra said in a statement on LinkedIn. The automaker did not disclose where those plants will be located.