there will be an electric GMC Sierra to compete directly against the Ford F-150 Lightning

The race for electrification has definitely been unleashed. With a horizon in which clear dates already appear, it is time to see how the announcements of models that are passed to the batteries arrive with a dropper. It is the case of the future GMC Sierra Electric.

La Sierra is used to being a rival pick-up of the Ford F-150, so with the arrival of the F-150 Lightning she couldn’t be left behind.

The GMC Sierra will have an electric variant

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Duncan Aldred is an executive at General Motors, and has been in charge of confirm the next representative launch within the American conglomerate. The GMC Sierra electric is on the way.

The positioning of this electric pick-up is clear: on the one hand it will come to fight against the electric F-150 and its all-powerful legacy as the best-selling car for almost 50 consecutive years in the United States. On the other hand it will occupy a lower step than GMC Hummer EV.

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The electric GMC Sierra will take part of the mechanical configuration that will mount the Chevrolet Silverado zero emissions. After all, they are sister cousins ​​pick-ups that will help expand General Motors’ electric range in the competitive truck segment.

Currently the Silverado and Sierra change exclusively on the outside to differentiate two virtually identical products except for the differences in finish. The two will be articulated around the group’s Ultium platform with BT1 specifications, so they will share technology with the Hummer EV.

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It’s still early days for technical details, but we do know that Chevrolet aimed for a range of 640 km (400 miles) with each refill of the Silverado and that the arrival of the latter will be at late 2022.

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