What is actually powering the Sierra EV?
We never have entire aspects still from GMC, but what has been released is spectacular. The Sierra EV has dual electrical motors that deliver, in its Max Electric power driving mode, an estimated 754 horsepower and 785 lb-ft of torque, 90 a lot more horsepower than the Silverado EV’s present-day utmost. That will scoot the Sierra EV from to 60 mph in an estimated 4.5 seconds.
That’s very rapid for this sort of a big vehicle but does put it at the rear of the Ford F-150 Lightning and Rivian R1T we have tested. The Lightning did a 4-2nd sprint to 60 mph at our take a look at observe and the Rivian R1T threw down a 3.5-next time of its personal.
There will be 5 distinctive drive modes: Regular, Tow/Haul, Off-Road, My Mode (a customizable setting) and Max Electrical power. Towing ability is rated at 9,500 pounds, and there was no phrase of any sort of max towing deal like the a single the Silverado EV will give that can raise capability to 20,000 lbs. GMC states, nevertheless, that the Sierra EV will have 4-wheel steering and have the exact same CrabWalk feature as the Hummer EV. That permits the truck to transform its rear wheels to the very same angle as the entrance wheels so the truck can move diagonally in restricted spaces. One-pedal driving on the highest regenerative braking setting will also be made available.