Good news, GMC fans – a new electric pickup truck is coming your way, and we finally got a sneak peek. According to a promotional video released last week, the GMC Sierra EV Denali is set to debut on October 20th. The video only spans 16 seconds, but still provides plenty of clues as to what consumers can expect from the new pickup truck, which appears to be almost entirely aligned with the renders first teased in 2021.
Most notably, the video pays tribute to the vehicle’s large, C-shaped LED daytime running lights, inset LED charging indicators, and a split headlight design mounted mid-bumper. Setting it apart from other electric pickup trucks is the LED grille outline encircling an eye-catching LED GMC logo, which pair nicely with the truck’s LED taillights. The truck also boasts a large panoramic roof, and quilted leather cooled front seats.
The GMC Sierra EV, the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV, and the Hummer EV will be based upon GM’s Ultium EV platform. Additionally, both the Silverado and the Sierra EV are expected to feature rear-wheel steering to help reduce turning radius. As for the remaining details – well, we will have to wait until the 20th to find out.
As with most new EVs, the Sierra EV comes highly anticipated, and should help the automaker make progress towards its brand promise to build 1 million EVs in North America annually by 2025. The proposed EV plan includes 600,000 electric pickup trucks, and the automaker is spending $4 billion to convert its Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, which will be the production hub for both the Silverado EV and the GMC Sierra EV.