Archive | March, 2008

HUMMER H3 made of 35,000 losing lottery tickets

31. March 2008

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HUMMER H3 made of 35,000 losing lottery tickets

According to artists Adam Eckstrom and Lauren Was, most people playing scratch-off lottery tickets dream of buying a new car. The team has taken 35,000 losing lottery tickets to build a life-sized HUMMER H3, and called the piece “Ghost of a dream.” The “HUMMER H3” can be yours for you guessed it – $35,000. Source: […]

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2009 Flex-Fuel HUMMER H2 Debuts in Texas

28. March 2008

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2009 Flex-Fuel HUMMER H2 Debuts in Texas

This morning, we were on hand when HUMMER announced their 2009 H2 lineup will be E85-capable, helping make good on their commitment to offer biofuel powertrains in every model they build by the end of 2010. Alternative fuels can be tricky with a brand like HUMMER due to their strict off-road requirements, but the new […]

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HUMMER H2 has Tree Huggers fired up

26. March 2008

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HUMMER H2 has Tree Huggers fired up

The Prius vs. HUMMER debate on which is better for the environment has resurfaced on the blogosphere for a 4th or 5th time (I lost count awhile ago). Now, the photo above is making waves in the green community for the HUMMER H2’s controversial license plate: 2REEHGR. Not surprisingly, TreeHugger.com has denied having any involvement. […]

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Huge HUMMER H2 Book can be yours for $1500

25. March 2008

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Huge HUMMER H2 Book can be yours for $1500

The makers of a new book on the HUMMER H2 must not have read our “HUMMER doesn’t mean big” article, since they just came out with a book of huge proportions. The H2 book called “HUMMER H2 – King Size America” weighs in at a whopping 17 pounds, with pages that are 17×25 inches. Bruno […]

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Team HUMMER Scores Two Victories in San Felipe 250

24. March 2008

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Team HUMMER Scores Two Victories in San Felipe 250

Team HUMMER continued it’s dominance in production class off-road racing last weekend in the San Felipe 250. Lead by off-road racing legend Rod Hall, Team HUMMER took first and third in the stock-full class, and first in the stock-mini class. The #861 HUMMER H2 SUT raced without competition most of the race, and only had […]

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HUMMER HX to appear in G.I. Joe Movie

23. March 2008

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Update: Autoblog is reporting hisstank.com’s info on the HUMMER HX appearing in the upcoming G.I. Joe movie is false. However, HUMMERs of some kind will be used. ________ Paramount pictures, producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura, and toy-maker Hasbro were automotive product placement experts with the movie Transformers. Now that trio may be eyeing the HUMMER HX […]

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HUMMER H3 Getting new, more powerful base engine

21. March 2008

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HUMMER H3 Getting new, more powerful base engine

During the HUMMER H3T demonstration run in Moab this week, PickupTruck.com’s Mike Levine learned that the H3 family will be getting an upgraded base engine. GM’s 3.6L, flex-fuel V6 will replace the 3.7L in-line 5 cylinder as the standard HUMMER H3 engine. No specific timeline was given, but since HUMMER has declared an all-bio-fuel friendly […]

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Nebraska HUMMER Dealership fined $100,000

20. March 2008

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Nebraska HUMMER Dealership fined $100,000

If being under constant surveillance by the FBI isn’t bad enough, now a HUMMER dealership in Omaha, Nebraska is being fined $100,000 by a state licensing board. The dealership was accused of falsifying over 200 vehicle titles. Under the agreement, the dealership does not have to admit guilt – just pay $100 grand. Sounds like […]

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2009 HUMMER H3T Pickup Truck Makes Off Road Debut

19. March 2008

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2009 HUMMER H3T Pickup Truck Makes Off Road Debut

The (near) production model of the HUMMER H3T pickup truck made its off-road debut earlier this week at Kane Creek in Moab, UT. The HUMMER H3T trail truck includes body colored grille, brush guard, roof marker lights, Hutchinson two-piece bead lock wheels, BFG MT tires, DiamondBack tonneau cover, and H3T bed slide. A smart idea […]

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Four Wheeler’s Project HUMMER H3: Part 5

19. March 2008

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Four Wheeler’s Project HUMMER H3: Part 5

In part 4, we wondered how long it would take the team at FourWheeler.com to get their project HUMMER H3 some new shoes. Apparently, about two weeks! Taking an idea from the HummerGuy.net playbook, Four Wheeler put some flat-black, powder-coated, simulated bead-lock wheels to the HUMMER H3. But they didn’t stop there – they also […]

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HUMMER H2, H3 round out top three in Edmunds top 10 off road vehicles

18. March 2008

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Edmunds.com ranked the top 10 four-wheel-drive vehicles for ‘off-highway’ use, and the 2008 HUMMER H2 and H3 models fared well, taking 2nd and 3rd respectively. The Dodge Ram 2500 Power-Wagon took the top prize – which comes standard with front and rear locking differentials, specialized shocks, and a 12,000 pound winch. Here’s what Edmunds had […]

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