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Idea navy model of GMC Hummer EV revealed at Trendy Day Marine

Idea navy model of GMC Hummer EV revealed at Trendy Day Marine


Normal Motors this week revealed a navy automobile based mostly on the GMC Hummer EV on the Trendy Day Marine commerce present in Washington, D.C.

Known as the Electrical Army Idea Car (eMCV), the idea takes the identical strategy because the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2-based Infantry Squad Car, draping a military-specific physique and {hardware} over a civilian automobile’s chassis and powertrain—the electrical Hummer’s, on this case.

GM Defense Infantry Squad Vehicle

GM Protection Infantry Squad Car

Just like the Hummer EV, the eMCV has a 24-module double-stacked battery pack with a capability of round 200 kwh, affording an estimated 300 miles of vary. The pack may be charged at as much as 350 kw, including 100 miles of vary in roughly 12 minutes. Nonetheless, the eMCV additionally has a 12-kw diesel generator that may present “restricted charging and propulsion,” in keeping with GM.

A 3-motor powertrain additionally carries over basically unchanged. As within the Hummer EV, a single motor powers the entrance wheels by way of a standard mechanical locker, whereas the 2 motors energy the rear wheels, using a “digital” locker system so as to add traction. Output is estimated at 1,000 hp and 1,200 lb-ft of torque—similar to probably the most highly effective model of the civilian Hummer EV pickup.

2023 GMC Hummer EV Pickup

2023 GMC Hummer EV Pickup

The eMCV additionally options 37-inch tires and Fox shocks to reinforce off-road functionality, in addition to heavy-duty brakes, a 46-inch gun ring, swing side-arm mounts, and seating for six.

Studies of an electrical navy Hummer first circulated in 2021, and GM in 2022 mentioned it could provide a Hummer EV to the U.S. Military for analysis. The Military is researching options to fossil fuels; it is also testing an electrical pickup from startup Canoo and beforehand evaluated a fuel-cell Chevy Colorado prototype. However the Hummer-based eMCV stays only a idea for now.



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