With winter testing for the upcoming 2022 GMC Hummer EV now complete, the automaker has turned its attention to off-road and hot weather testing, taking prototypes out west to the demanding desert trails of Utah.
GMC recently shared a video of a Hummer EV prototype undergoing some off-road tests in the desert on its various social media channels. On Instagram, the automaker shared the short video clip with the following caption:
“In this leg of the Supertruck Testing Tour, we earn the right to claim Desert Domination. Rock crawling, check. Extreme grades, check. The #GMCHummerEV pickup will be able to conquer virtually any terrain.”
The clip shows the prototype driving up a steep grade, rock crawling over some small boulders and driving down a very rocky and uneven section of road. A group of GMC Hummer EV prototypes were recently spotted testing alongside the Chevy Colorado in Moab, Utah, so it’s very likely that this video was filmed in that area. We also recently shared a video showing a GMC Hummer EV parked on the street in downtown Salt Lake City, which is more evidence that GMC is testing the Hummer EV in the Utah backcountry.
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The GMC Hummer EV First Edition will enter production at the GM Factory Zero plant in Michigan later this year, with deliveries set to commence sometime in the fall. The Edition 1 will feature a tri-motor powertrain producing 1,000 horsepower and will be able to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in as little as three seconds. Regular series production versions of the GMC Hummer EV will start production next year, with the Hummer EV3X set to arrive in the fall of 2022, followed by the dual-motor Hummer EV2X in spring 2023 and the base Hummer EV2 in early 2024.