Archive | February, 2008

GM’s Bob Lutz Calls Global Warming a Crock

14. February 2008

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At a time when General Motors is preaching about ‘going green’ you don’t except one of the Vice Presidents of the company to say that global warming is a crock. The always outspoken Bob Lutz has once again undoubtedly sent the PR crew at General Motors into a frenzy after comments he made at a […]

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HUMMER H2 Awarded Best Car for Off Roaders

13. February 2008

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Cars.com is putting together all their knowledge from test drives, reviews, etc. to award this years Lifestyle Awards. The awards are designed to recognize the best vehicles in certain categories and that best suit individual needs of consumers. Under the ‘Play Car’ category, the “Best Car for Off Roaders” was awarded to the 2008 HUMMER […]

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FourWheeler.com Project HUMMER H3: Part 3

13. February 2008

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We can’t blame FourWheeler.com for stretching out their time with the project HUMMER H3 Alpha they received courtesy of General Motors, but we can request they put their foot into the V8’s accelerator. Update number three comes as the FourWheeler takes the Alpha to an outside paint shop, as described in previous updates. By our […]

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HUMMER H3 Championship Edition Official Info

12. February 2008

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New info is out on the HUMMER H3 Championship Edition, which we previewed at the Detroit Auto Show and the Chicago Auto Show. We didn’t expect several of the options to be standard, but we were wrong. The rocker panel protection, underbody shield, brush guard will all be standard. The visual enhancements like painted brake […]

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Spend Valentine’s Day with HUMMER Designer

11. February 2008

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This Valentine’s day HUMMER enthusiasts will have a chance to spend an hour with lead exterior designer for HUMMER Carl Zipfel. GMnext.com is hosting a live chat from 2-3 EST, and it’s open to anyone who registers. Don’t know what to ask him about? I’d go for these topics: 1) His back-yard off-road paradise 2) […]

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HUMMER to Produce First Silver H2

11. February 2008

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Later this year, HUMMER will produce their first true-silver colored H2 called the Silver Ice Limited Edition. The H2 has been available in Pewter and Graystone metallic, but never a brilliant silver color. We’ve done a few custom silver H2s at our location, and now HUMMER is getting in on the action — we don’t […]

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HUMMER H4 Confirmed?

9. February 2008

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UPDATE (7/20/2009): H4 is likely, stay tuned to HummerGuy.net for the latest! Also, check out our HX Model Information Database In a recent Automotive News article outgoing president of the HUMMER Dealer Advisory Board president Joe Serra led on that production of a HUMMER H4 is imminent. We don’t want to speculate too far, but […]

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HUMMER H3T Makes Public Debut

8. February 2008

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Luck was on my side this week when I was able to fly in and out of Chicago without so much as a delay – considering over 1200 flights were canceled out of O’Hare and Midway due to hazardous weather. The purpose for my windy city trip was to attend the 2008 Chicago Auto Show […]

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Chicago Auto Show Preview

5. February 2008

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In between severe early morning storms in Dallas, and expected evening snow showers in Chicago, I managed to touch down in the windy city this afternoon. The festivities kick off tonight when we have an opportunity to grab a drink with HUMMER Design Director Carl Zipfel, who lives the appropriate lifestyle with a dirt-bike track […]

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HUMMER Design Director’s Off-Road Roots

5. February 2008

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In between directing the design of the HUMMER HX and the HUMMER H3T, Carl Zipfel turned what used to be a normal backyard into an ‘extreme off-road playground.’ Zipfel built his backyard track primarily for dirt bikes, which he started riding when he was nine. Now, his three children are following in their father’s footsteps, […]

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HUMMER H3T Mules Go Off-Road

4. February 2008

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Prior to the embargo-break-debacle that was last Friday, some of the lucky folks at HMR Magazine got to take some HUMMER H3T pre-production mules and put them through their paces. The HMR crew took the H3Ts to the High Sierras, and they liked what they saw. For those of you concerned with the off-road-ability of […]

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