The upcoming electric Hummer will have a removable roof

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by Greg Potts | May 22, 2020
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As you’ll well know, General Motors is planning to bring back the Hummer in 2021. This is huge news, not least because GMC (the company’s trucks, SUVs, and commercial vehicles arm) has decided to eschew the gasoline and diesel V8s that powered the iconic H1 and H2. The less said about the H3, the better.

Yep, the Hummer is going all-electric. And it’ll now only be available as a pickup truck. Which will mean making them into party limo a bit harder, but it will open up the opportunities for filling the back with tarpaulin and water to make a rolling hot tub.

GMC is making a pretty big fuss about the Hummer EV having ‘zero limits,’ though—so it’s decided that 1,000hp, 15,574Nm of torque, and a 0-60mph (97kph) time of 3.0sec is completely necessary.

Plus, we’re now just learning that the pickup will have removable roof panels. No, seriously—check out the image above. GMC says that removing four panels and the front T-bar creates a ‘unique open-air experience.’

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An all-electric, 1,000hp convertible pickup truck? Yeah, we’d say that’s pretty unique...

NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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