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Hummer H1

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Only in Nowhere in the vehicular universe that statement apply than when in reference to the H1. Originally designed strictly for use, this absolutely four-wheel-drive utility vehicle its 15 minutes of fame as a civilian when it became the ride of among Hollywood celebrities and athletes who thought it oh-so-chic to the ultimate ruff-and-tuff image

But the Hummer’s early days anything but glamorous. When the decided in the early 1980s it needed a new go-anywhere vehicle, it a design contest. AM General won the and the contract.

The result was AM’s Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled or HMMWV, which became simply as the Humvee. Production in January 1985.

Boasting 16 inches of ground as well as super-aggressive approach and angles, the Humvee could over a 22-inch-high obstacle, a 60 percent grade and wade up to 30 inches of water.

After television exposure during its performance in the first Gulf the Humvee struck a warm, chord with the general So much so that AM General to introduce a civilian version for that was officially called the Arnold Schwarzenegger, famously by this four-wheeled equivalent of his Terminator character, amassed a collection.

In 1999, General bought the rights to the Hummer name and renamed the brute the H1.

All had the same basic four-door that was available with a of tops: hardtop, slantback, top and wagon top. At 101 inches and weighing more than pounds, a Hummer was nearly 3 wider than a compact car and more than two midsize cars. Nearly all were by a General Motors 6.2- or V8 engine available in diesel or form.

A 5.7-liter gasoline-fueled V8 was available for a few (1995-’97), but was axed as it was overtaxed by the great weight. Regardless of all Hummers had an automatic transmission a three- or four-speed depending on the sending power to all four An onboard tire-inflation system the tires to be aired down for rock crawling and then back up before hitting the

Although incredibly capable on terrain, a Hummer H1 is not something want to use as daily transportation on The massive dimensions make in city traffic — not to parking — a nightmare. is sluggish — the H1’s performance, at over 16 seconds, is twice as slow as some cars and only marginally than the Columbia Glacier.

the cabin is about as luxurious as a truck’s, and with the tucked-up components taking up valuable space, the seats are comically

The final year of the Hummer H1 was though it actually continued one year as the H1 Alpha. This boasted a number of changes the skin that made the the best it had ever been. But by time, the Hummer’s price tag was of $100,000, diesel cost than $3 a gallon and most were no longer interested in as hard-core military personnel on a operation to the shopping mall.

Most Recent Hummer H1

Hummer H1

most Hummers (pre-H1 and H1 are visually identical, the 1996-2005 are most similar beneath the bodywork. For ’96, a 6.5-liter V8 replaced the former 6.2-liter and offered 170 horsepower to the 6.2’s But more importantly, a turbocharged of the 6.5-liter was available too, furnished 195 hp and 430 pound-feet of torque. A gas V8 was also available for 1996 and but it wasn’t a match for the heavy

Active safety was greatly for 1999 via the adoption of antilock and traction control.

The new millennium saw the of the slantback model and the option of a CD while 2001 brought a gauge cluster, rear and optional 17-inch alloy A 10th-anniversary package, complete badges, marked 2002, as did a new wheel and more legroom for passengers. An electronically locking differential became available for as did a 12-CD changer.

The 6.5 turbodiesel up 10 hp and 10 lb-ft for 2004. The last H1 rolled out in 2005, replaced the year by the more powerful H1 which itself lasted the single year.

Past Hummer H1 Models

from 1992-’95, nearly all the Hummers were powered by a 6.2-liter diesel engine (a gas engine powered some and had minimal changes during its four model years. were even more performers than the later as they didn’t benefit the option of turbodiesel power or a 4th for the automatic transmission.

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