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The GMC Hummer EV is a road trip ready electric truck.

Article by Gabi De la Rosa

Photography by Photography courtesy of GMC

Originally published in Memorial Lifestyle

Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly popular as the world shifts toward more sustainable transportation options. One electric vehicle that stands out from the crowd is the GMC Hummer EV, a sizable electric pickup truck that has garnered a lot of attention since its announcement.

The Hummer EV is not just any electric vehicle; it is a pickup truck designed to handle the most challenging conditions while still being eco-friendly. Long road trips are worry-free because of the truck's 200KWh battery pack, which provides a range of approximately 329 miles. 

The Hummer EV is not just designed for long-range travel; it is also built to accommodate up to five passengers and their cargo comfortably. The interior is spacious and well-appointed, with various premium features, including leather upholstery and a Bose audio system. The front seats are heated and cooled, while the rear seats are heated, providing all passengers with a comfortable ride. There is ample headroom and legroom for all passengers, and the rear seats can be folded down to create a massive cargo area. All these features and more make the Hummer EV perfect for families or groups of friends who want to travel together.

Drivers will appreciate the Hummer EV’s cutting-edge technology that includes Super Cruise, GM’s driver assistance technology that allows hands-free driving and automatic lane changing, making road trips even more enjoyable. The truck also has a high-resolution infotainment system with a 12.3-inch touchscreen display and a 14-speaker sound system. The infotainment system also includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, making it easy to access music, maps, and apps while on the road.

One of the unique features of the Hummer EV is its "crab walk" mode, which allows the vehicle to move diagonally at low speeds. This feature is handy for off-road driving and makes it easy to navigate through tight spaces or tricky terrain. The truck also comes equipped with underbody armor and rock sliders, which provide additional protection when off-roading.

In terms of performance, the Hummer EV does not disappoint. The vehicle has a power output of up to 1,000 horsepower and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just three seconds. This means that the Hummer EV is not just a practical vehicle for road trips but also a fun vehicle to drive.

The Hummer EV's fast charging capabilities make it easy for drivers to recharge the vehicle while on the go. The truck can charge at a rate of up to 350 kW, so drivers can get back on the road quickly after a short stop to recharge.

With its spacious interior, powerful performance, cutting-edge technology, and impressive range, the Hummer EV is the ideal choice for anyone looking to embark on a long road trip. So, pack your bags, gather your friends and family, and hit the road in style.

GMC Hummer EV

MSRP: $108,700

Range: EPA estimated 329+ 

Transmission: 1-speed direct drive 

Horsepower: 1,000 

Seating: 5

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