Hummer H1 Civilian Off-Road Vehicle Based On Humvee
It is a car which is a desire of every driver to drive it. It is manufactured by Am General in 1992 through 2006. When it was introduced it was only named as Hummer but later given the name as H1. The name was again changed to h2 after a joint business enterprise of AM General with General Motors in 1999. The marketing of h2 was done by General Motors. It is basically for off-road vehicle citizens and strictly designed for military purpose only. But with the time the demand of the vehicle increases by people and hence it caters the market for civilians too.
History of Hummer H1
According to the history it is best suited for desert type places and people enjoy driving this car at those places. The discontinuation of this car was announces in 2006. The last model of the vehicle was released in 2006. The successor of this model is h2. It had very powerful and strong engine. The fuel mileage of model was also too good as compared to other vehicles of that time. It was considered to be a very limited production.
Hummer H1 Specifications
A convertible like soft top, a four door hard top sport utility truck and Alpha wagon body version are the three common variants in this car.
Very unusual and distinct features are found in latest model. Hummer H1 includes portal gears and inboard gears. Due to the wide track they are inherently very stable. They handle off-road so this makes this jeep an entirely different from others.
In 2006, major changes were found in the vehicle. There were very positive modifications that lead to its high popularity. It includes more power steering gear, new induction, special high strength steel in the chassis frame, electrical power system, exhaust, filtration system and many more.
Similarity Between H1 and HMMWV
There are three types of automatic transmission and five types of engines in new model of the vehicle. There are different engine combinations found in the jeep. Brakes, axles, major body panels and frame are common between this model and HMMWV. The assembly line was also similar between this model and HMMWVs.