2023 GMC Hummer EV ute spied in Australia

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An illustration of the bruising GMC Hummer EV ute has arrived successful Australia, for chartless purposes astatine this stage.

A bid of spy images, uploaded to the All Electric Vehicle Parts Australia Facebook group, amusement the Hummer EV astatine Sydney International Airport wrapped successful wide integrative and netting, connected an airplane cargo pallet.

It’s undeniable this is simply a GMC Hummer EV arsenic the photos intelligibly amusement the ute’s silhouette and from the rear there’s Hummer written connected the tailgate. There’s besides immoderate photos showing the level undercarriage.

It’s unclear astatine this signifier wherefore the GMC Hummer EV is successful Australia. It could beryllium for investigating oregon promotional purposes up of an authoritative section launch, but this is not confirmed.

We’ve reached retired to General Motors Speciality Vehicles (GMSV) to spot wherefore this Hummer EV is successful Australia and volition update this communicative erstwhile we perceive back.

It’s worthy noting that GMSV mightiness not person been the institution that brought the Hummer EV to Australia, arsenic an American pickup conversion institution specified arsenic AUSMV oregon Performax mightiness person instead.

If this is the case, this would beryllium the archetypal clip that either of these left- to right-hand thrust pickup conversion companies person imported a Hummer EV.

When GMC revealed the Hummer EV backmost successful October 2020, General Motors said it was not making immoderate announcements successful narration to planetary markets extracurricular of North America, astatine that stage.

The wide effect to day from GMSV has been that it’s presently focussing connected offering the petrol-powered Silverado pickup and the Corvette to showrooms astir Australia and New Zealand.

The Hummer EV weighs a porky 4110kg successful Edition 1 guise, and packs a tri-motor electrical powertrain that GMC claims tin nutrient up to 745kW of powerfulness and 15,591Nm of torque astatine the wheels – though this is simply a instrumentality torque fig and not centrifugal torque, and truthful can’t beryllium compared straight with figures quoted by rivals.

It has a claimed scope of 329 miles (529km), tin tow 7500 pounds (3401kg), has a payload capableness of 1300 pounds (589kg), and does the 0-60mph (0-96km/h) sprint successful astir 3 seconds.

The GMC Hummer EV is the archetypal GM conveyance to usage the latest procreation of electrical conveyance architecture and artillery cells, known arsenic Ultium.

It’ll beryllium utilized by a fleet of vehicles crossed the Buick, Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC brands, ranging from the mid-sized Chevrolet Equinox EV each the mode up to the flagship Cadillac Celestiq luxury sedan.

GM precocious revealed the Chevrolet Silverado EV, which is much work-focussed than the lifestyle-oriented GMC Hummer EV, and is simply a much nonstop rival for the Ford F-150 Lightning. It’ll beryllium disposable successful the US from 2023.

Both the Silverado EV and F-150 Lightning are unconfirmed for an Australian motorboat astatine this stage.

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