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8217;06 HUMMER H1 Alpha Cutter

by Sue Mead

LAKE Nev. #8212; Like any Alpha, it can charge up the rockiest ford 30 inches of the slipperiest then zip zero to 60 in 13.5 onto the busiest freeway three seconds faster its predecessor #8212; plus 570 to 600 miles before needing a

Not a male, but certainly military this performance-enhanced Alpha H1 of the HUMVEEs on active duty in is the latest model designation of Motors#8217; HUMMER. The 2006 H1 has a stance that is two inches than the old model with a interior that only four since the rest of the has space tucked away for the armament and communications systems.

This politically incorrect icon screams #8220;Look at as it cuts a swath through like Moses parting the Red Sea which is exactly the point. The new has plenty to brag about: and better components, the latest advances in engine and transmission a 46-percent increase in horsepower, an increase in torque, an 18 percent in its zero-to-60 acceleration time, a increase in towing capacity, a cruising range, a greater ratio, larger brake and improved fuel economy.

Besides replacing the 6.5-liter prime mover of previous with the 6.6-liter Duramax V8, the HUMMER H1 Alpha has a five-speed 1000 unit instead of the four-speed automatic transmission.

The height-adjustable suspension, combined the high vantage point the driver#8217;s seat, provides a view of the road, as well as the HUMMER H1 Alpha#8217;s 50R-17 tires onto the spot of boulders and other terrain. Improved stopping thanks to larger 12-inch rotors, is another impressive of the new 2006 HUMMER H1 Alpha, erasing the old H1#8242;s annoying from front to back heavy-footed braking and quick maneuvers.

As for looks, that special pizzazz attached to high-end 4WD such as the HUMMER, now comes from the factory. #8216;Alpha#8217; and badges are found just the rear bumper and on the front side body corner,

The body, with its Gulf and Shock-and-Awe imprint, is made of 6061 T6 aircraft aluminum and the are attached with adhesive and A skid plate cover, and upper grille covers, handles and bezels, and rear cover finished in stainless are available. Chrome trim the tubular side steps, bumper cover, headlight hood corner trim, latches, tailgate hinge and the air intake cap.

Additionally, for HUMMER has redesigned the H1#8242;s

The gauges are straightforward and the newly shift levers are positioned easy reach. A new console makes it easier to disable switch into tow/haul and operate the locking differentials. bins are found both and in all four doors, but do not expect the on the flat load floor the rear seats to secure to keep that load of from Wal-Mart from over.

Additional standard include power locks and air conditioning, keyless entry, controlled outside mirrors and a windshield.

Transmission: five-speed automatic.

capacity: 3,087 lbs.

capacity: 10,300 lbs.

Sue writes for Motor News

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