Hummer H1 is a civilian vehicle off-road M998 High Mobility Multipurpose wheeled vehicle (or Humvee), which was created by AM General. The vehicle was manufactured from 1992 to 2006, and was the first of what became the Hummer line. It was originally known as a "Hummer", but in 1999 a joint venture between General Motors and AM General, GM began to market the Hummer H2, which was built on the Chevrolet Tahoe platform. It 'was at this point that the original Hummer H1, was the name. Collectors, the most desirable model H1 Alpha, which is produced in the last 2006 model year. It 'was the most powerful engine and better fuel mileage vehicles in H1. Overall, H1 was very limited production vehicle.
"Originally designed exclusively for military use, this vehicle quite massive four-wheel drive utility earned his 15 minutes of fame as a civilian vehicle as it was the turn of choice among Hollywood celebrities and professional athletes. Boasted 16 inches (40 cm) pitch angles and ultra-aggressive approach and departure Humvee could climb a 22-inch (56 cm) high obstacle, facing a 60 per cent and travel up to 30 inches (76 cm) of water. "
Originally released on the civilian market in 1992, was Hummer H1 birth to the popularity of photos of the Desert Storm campaign and the enthusiasm of the actor-politician Arnold Schwarzenegger, who owns several variants of Hummer vehicles. AM General has announced that 2006 would be the last model year for the Hummer H1, with production closure in June 2006 due to new emission legislation for diesel vehicles, which entered into force in 2007.
The Hummer H1 has three common variants: a layer of soft type, a four-door hardtop Sport Utility Truck and Alfa car body. Other less known variants include a truck with two doors, most often in sports, military anti-aircraft turrets and other launch vehicles, or used as a troop transport and cargo slantback four-door to share the same style body of the Humvee used by the U.S. military. The convertible soft top and station wagon versions were the latest available in the mass market. The door between two and four door versions of the collection is only available in the livery of the fleet.
Originally designed exclusively for military use, this vehicle quite massive four-wheel drive utility earned his 15 minutes of fame as a civilian vehicle as it was the turn of choice among Hollywood celebrities and professional athletes. Boasting 16 inches (40 cm) of ground clearance and super-aggressive approach and departure angles, Humvee could climb a 22-inch (56 cm) high obstacle, facing a 60 percent and travel up to 30 inches (76 cm) of water.
According to Dayna Hart, a spokesman for GM's Hummer brand, "We are discounting, because it is a small number of niche and we had the car out of the resources now to produce small and high volume of vehicles in the Hummer.