Tread Lightly! recently announced an auction of the first retail production unit of the all-electric 2024 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1 SUV to raise funds to support its mission. The vehicle will be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale on Saturday, January 28th with all proceeds from the sale earmarked to support Tread Lightly!.
“We are thrilled to announce the upcoming auction of the 2024 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1 SUV,” said Matt Caldwell, Executive Director of Tread Lightly!. “The results of this auction will help Tread Lightly! take our conservation and stewardship programs to the next level in 2023 and beyond. We can’t thank GMC enough for this tremendously generous effort and helping us Protect the Adventure.”
GMC expands its all-electric portfolio with the 2024 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1 SUV supertruck, offering exceptional on-road and off-road performance. The HUMMER EV Edition 1 SUV is the master of maneuverability with the signature 4 Wheel Steer enabled CrabWalk standard and a nearly 9-inch shorter wheelbase than the HUMMER EV Pickup. The three-motor Ultium Drive system also delivers up to a GM-estimated 830 horsepower and up to 11,500 pound-feet of torque that Is capable of accelerating 0-60 mph in approximately 3.5 seconds with standard Watts to Freedom. With distinct and rugged design, the 2024 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1 SUV debuts in a new, exclusive Moonshot Green Matte exterior color.
“GMC is proud to support Tread Lightly!’s mission and conservation efforts through this year’s Barrett-Jackson auction,” said Duncan Aldred, global vice president of Buick and GMC. “The all-electric 2024 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1 SUV is an extremely off-road capable vehicle, tested and validated everywhere from the snow in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to the desert in Moab, Utah. As outdoor enthusiasts, we know the importance of protecting public lands and trails, and are honored to support this initiative.”
The first production unit of the 2022 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1 Pickup sold for $2.5 million in March 2021 with proceeds benefiting the Tunnels to Towers Foundation in memory of September 11 first-responder Stephen Siller.
For more information on the auction, visit the Barrett-Jackson auction page. To learn more about Tread Lightly! visit their website.