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Old 09-27-05, 08:30 AM   #1
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The all mighty Hummer

Funny story I’ve been told by dealer who imports Hummers into the UK.

Apparently GM, Hummers parent company are about to officially sell the new ‘small’ H3 in right-hand drive form for the UK.
So potential owners can experience off-roading Hummer style they have been trying to find a site which they can use to its full extent with the current H2. So far they’ve only managed to find one gentle enough for the all mighty Hummer, but they had to remove the side steps and fit modified wheels to prevent them getting damaged.
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Old 09-27-05, 08:57 AM   #2
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I tried reading that 5 times...

I don't get it
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Old 09-27-05, 09:06 AM   #3
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The new H3 Hummers are now small enough to squeeze through UK alleyways and city streets. With the H2, you had to modify it, narrowing its footprint with thinner tires and removing the bulging wheel wells, to prevent running into things. Most cars in the UK are small.
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Old 09-27-05, 09:16 AM   #4
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Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh ok. har!
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Old 09-27-05, 10:13 AM   #5
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Just buy the 750 thousand dollar H3 and tear through anything Make your own road
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I don't know what they are charging across the pond, but a top of the line H3 doesn't break $40k in the US if I remember correctly. Still, it's way too much money for something with the same anemic 5 cylinder GM puts in the Colorado. There are considerably better SUVs than the H3, especially in Europe. Not that a ton of people want to drive them over there.
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I don't know what they are charging across the pond, but a top of the line H3 doesn't break $40k in the US if I remember correctly. Still, it's way too much money for something with the same anemic 5 cylinder GM puts in the Colorado. There are considerably better SUVs than the H3, especially in Europe. Not that a ton of people want to drive them over there.
I had though that the H3 basically was a Colorado (frame-wise), just a new body. Same with the H2 and GMC 1500. That's what gets me most about these things, make 'em look all pretty and nice, but really they're just a buck-toothed, lice ridden cowpoke with some new clothes. I know i should be more irate about environmental damage they can/do cause and all the other assorted ho-ha, but i can't stand deception.
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i don't like the idea of h3.... I want my hummer bigger if anything.
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I had though that the H3 basically was a Colorado (frame-wise), just a new body. Same with the H2 and GMC 1500. That's what gets me most about these things, make 'em look all pretty and nice, but really they're just a buck-toothed, lice ridden cowpoke with some new clothes. I know i should be more irate about environmental damage they can/do cause and all the other assorted ho-ha, but i can't stand deception.
Yep, Colorados with an extra 500lbs of metal and plastic
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i don't like the idea of h3.... I want my hummer bigger if anything.



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the 750 thousand dollar Hummer I was talking about is the "elite" hummer that was announced a few months back.
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