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LOT #732 – 2022 GMC HUMMER EV EDITION 1 PICKUP – NO RESERVE

When General Motors revived the Hummer nameplate, they didn’t take any half-measures. The rugged SUVs and trucks known for their off-road prowess are still as sure-footed on remote trails as any mountain goat, but they are now also the flagship Electric Vehicles of GM’s fleet.

The Interstellar White 2022 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 Pickup that will cross the block with No Reserve at the 2022 Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas auction is a perfect example of how leading-edge technology and pure ornery ruggedness can coexist in one vehicle. GMC is not kidding when they call their new Hummer a “supertruck.” It is powered by a 212-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack and three electric motors. GM estimates the system delivers 1,000 horsepower and 11,500 ft/lbs of torque. That translates to a 0-60time of about 3-seconds and a range estimated up to 350 miles when fully charged.

The off-road technology of the E4WD system is just as impressive. The four-wheel steering system’s CrabWalk mode turns all four wheels up to 10 degrees in the same direction, allowing for diagonal movement for those tricky off-road situations. The Adaptive Air Ride Suspension system’s Extract Mode is capable of raising the truck approximately six-inches. If a trail needs closer examination, the UltraVision camera package includes waterproof front and rear underbody cameras. The 18-inch aluminum wheels are teamed with specially-engineered 35-inch Goodyear Wrangler Territory tires. Rock Rails are standard equipment on the EV Edition 1 Pickup.

Life isn’t all fun and games on mountain paths or swampy trails, however. For the everyday commute, the Hummer EV pickup is packed with comfort and technology. With Tri-Zone climate control, 12-way power front heated and vented bucket seats, power adjustable steering column and a heated steering wheel, crafting the right environment is easy. Infotainment and navigation functions are accessed through the 13.4-inch color touchscreen, including wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. The Bose premium surround sound system with 14 speakers delivers concert-level audio. This Hummer EV Edition 1 Pickup is compatible with GMC’s Super Cruise hands-free driver assistance technology should the winning bidder wish to subscribe to the Connected Services program.

Whether traveling off-road or through inner city urban canyons, the Infinity Roof with removable transparent sky panels can make any drive memorable. The panels can be stored in the Power eTrunk in the front of the vehicle.

This Hummer pickup is full of technical innovation and luxuries, but truck functions haven’t been neglected. LED lighting for the cargo box, spray-on bedliner and GM’s MultiPro tailgate add ease to its ruggedness. The distinctive LED front lighting is not only handsome but keeps the campsite or worksite well-lit.

The GMC Hummer EV Pickup that will be offered at Las Vegas is a one-owner vehicle with 48 actual miles. The original Window Sticker is included with the sale.

For up-to-date information on this vehicle, click HERE. 

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By: Barrett-Jackson
Title: Electrical Storm: The Day Of The Electric Supertruck Has Arrived With the GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 Pickup
Sourced From: www.barrett-jackson.com/Media/Home/Reader/electrical-storm-the-day-of-the-electric-supertruck-has-arrived-with-the-gmc-hummer-ev-edition-1-pickup/
Published Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 15:43:09 +0000

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Here comes trouble: A Triumph TR6 with a Matchless frame

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Kids are impressionable, especially when motorcycles are involved. That magical combination of sound, smell and danger has a way of imprinting itself on young minds. But Kyle Harvey didn’t just dream of bikes as a child—he practically grew up with them.

Kyle’s trade is tool and die making, but his passion is building bikes. His father, Garth Harvey, got Kyle and his brother into bikes at a young age; as soon as they could start their old man’s vintage motorcycles, they were riding them. Living in Edenvale in South Africa’s Gauteng province, the boys also had direct access to the local Classic Motorcycle Club.

 

The folks at the CMC made quite an impression on young Kyle—and taught him everything he knows about vintage bikes. After helping numerous friends work on their bikes, he went on to open his own shop, named simply ‘The Workshop.’ Kyle has been building and restoring classic motorcycles for over a decade now.

This cheeky bobber is his latest build, and it’s immensely fascinating. The engine’s from a Triumph TR6 Trophy, the frame is from a Matchless, and the quirky handmade details on it are endless.

Custom Triumph TR6 with Matchless frame

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By: Ben Pilatti
Title: Here comes trouble: A Triumph TR6 with a Matchless frame
Sourced From: www.bikeexif.com/custom-triumph-tr6-matchless-frame
Published Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2022 17:01:12 +0000

 

 

 

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The Swan Song of the V12

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The V12 engine holds a special place in the heart of many automotive and motorsports fans. For some, it’s the sound of Formula 1 through the years, especially during the 1990s. For others, it’s engines like the 6.1 L BMW S70/2 from the McLaren F1 or the 3.9L Lamborghini V12 that powered all their cars from the Miura through to the Diablo. No matter where it lies in your heart, it is the “proper” configuration for many: 6 cylinders per bank, put into a V, and firing in an odd sequence to give it that special roar under power.

Yet, as concerns over fuel efficiency, qualms about environmental impact, and high-powered turbocharged V8 or V6 engines are the norm now, the V12 is slowly, but surely, being put to rest. In fact, the only place that V12s are still hanging on by the last threads of their engine mounting bolts are in supercars, hypercars, and a few ultra-luxury cars. Even then, many exotic brands have announced that their next cars will either be V10s or turbo V8s and V6s.

Since it appears that the swan song of the V12 is reaching a crescendo, we thought it only appropriate to celebrate the few remaining cars out there that carry them. It may be the last time we see some of these brands, many of which are known for their V12s.

The Amazing Last V12 Production Versions from the Big Brands

Ferrari 812 Superfast

Ferrari 812 Superfast

Ferrari 812 Superfast. Image via Supercars.

The writing is on the wall for the prancing horse, as the new Ferrari 296 GTB is showing the direction that Maranello is headed. Yet, unless you were invited to snag one of the limited-edition Monza SP1 or SP2 cars, there is still one car you can buy from the legendary marque that has all 12 cylinders fully intact.

The 6.5L F140 GA V12

The 6.5L F140 GA V12
The 6.5L F140 GA V12. Image Via: Wikimedia Commons.

The 6.5L F140 GA 65-degree V12 in the front of the 812 is the last road-going version of the V12 that debuted in the Ferrari Enzo. Producing a monstrous 789 HP and 530 lbs-ft of torque, it is no slouch either, as when the 812 Superfast debuted, it was the most powerful naturally aspirated production car engine ever made.

It has the typical low-rev Ferrari roar that rises into a howl as the car revs up to nearly 9,000 RPM, and will catapult the 3,845 (1,744 kg) car to 60 MPH in 2.9 seconds. As far as a curtain call is concerned, that’s a great way to bow out and focus on hybrids and turbocharged engines.

Mercedes-Maybach S680 4MATIC

2022 Mercedes-Maybach S680 4MATIC

2022 Mercedes-Maybach S680 4MATIC
cedes-Maybach S680 4MATIC. Image via Supercars.

Mercedes-Benz used to be at the very top of the V12 pecking order when it came to luxury performance cars. Such classics as the S 65 AMG from the mid-2000s and the 500 TE AMG W123 Touring from the very end of the 1970s came with big V12s that sound astounding, but the biggest and baddest of the Mercedes V12s left on in a production car is the M279 E60 LA that hauled the S65 AMGs of 2014.

M279 E60 LA Twin Turbo V12

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By: Simon Bertram
Title: The Swan Song of the V12
Sourced From: sportscardigest.com/v12-swan-song/
Published Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 10:49:26 +0000

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Road Tested: Gear from Shoei, Akin Moto and Rev’It!

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In our continuing quest to source motorcycle gear that combines safety and style, we bring you our thoughts on Shoei’s new ECE 22.06-approved NXR2 helmet. Plus a stealthy riding parka from Akin Moto, and the perfect pair of urban riding gloves from Rev’It!.

Shoei NXR2 helmet It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Shoei’s helmets. Every Shoei I’ve owned has fit and felt right from the first wear, with no major deviations in their sizing or shape from model to model. So when I was looking for a do-it-all street helmet to replace my well-used Shoei RYD, the new NXR2 was a no-brainer… and it hasn’t disappointed.

I loved the RYD for its combination of neutral styling, comfort and ventilation. The NXR2 basically feels like a premium version of the RYD; it has the same clean aesthetic, but ramps up the performance. And it’s one of the few helmets that meet with Europe’s new, and more stringent, ECE 22.06 standard.

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By: Wesley Reyneke
Title: Road Tested: Gear from Shoei, Akin Moto and Rev’It!
Sourced From: www.bikeexif.com/shoei-akin-moto-revit-review-44
Published Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2022 17:01:31 +0000

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