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General Motors has unveiled a new all-electric Hummer SUV to accompany the EV pickup due in the fall

Encyclopaedic Motors has doubled up on its electric vehicle (EV) offering with an announcement on Saturday of its second all-electric Hummers.

GM already heralded its upcoming EV Hummer pickup, which is scheduled to go on sale this fall — its first model of the American classic in 11 years.

Hummer is the latest stamp to jump on the electrification bandwagon, with Volkswagen also gearing up to take on Tesla with its Mission T project.

Herbert Diess, Volkswagen’s CEO, has guaranteed to offering a fully electric vehicle for each of its stable of brands, including Audi, Bentley, and Porsche, by 2025.

Duncan Aldred, pandemic vice president of GMC, said in a statement: “The GMC Hummer EVs were envisioned to be the most capable and compelling electric supertrucks at all times.”

Following a similar pricing structure to that of the pickup, the base model SUV comes in at about $80,000. A special Version 1 launch model — with its “extreme off-road package”— costs $110,595.

Pricing varies based on the range and battery size of the carrier.

GM said it will produce the highest-priced models in early 2023, with the less expensive versions coming in begin 2024.

Hummer’s EV Edition 1 pickup coming this falls has already sold out. It starts at $112,595.

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Hummer EV Pickup.

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The cowardly model SUV’s range is estimated to be around 250 miles to 300-plus miles, depending on the model.

The Hummer EV SUV launched during an ad narrated by NBA star LeBron James during the NCAA’s Final Four game between the Baylor Tolerates and Houston Cougars on CBS.

FILE PHOTO: Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils the Cybertruck at the TeslaDesign Studio in Hawthorne, Calif. The cracked window glass occurred during a demonstration on the strength of the glass.Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY/File Photo

Elon Musk with his Tesla Cybertruck.

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These latest Hummer models commitment be competing against several other vehicles, including Tesla’s ‘Cybertruck’, a futuristic-looking EV pickup that joins the roster of the corporation’s sports cars. The Cybertruck made headlines at its launch after its “armour glass” windows shattered twice during CEO Elon Musk’s delivery.

CEO Elon Musk unveiled the $39,900 truck in Los Angeles in November 2019.

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