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The suburban tank, known as the Hummer H1, will soon grace China’s streets. Cars.com reports Humvee Export created a new Hummer H1 that will appeal to China’s wealthy car owners. News of the revelation went down at the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show. Details of the New H1 The new Hummer H1 comes with a staggering …

Rating 52/100 Background It doesn’t seem that long ago when Hummers were the preferred status symbol of the celebrity set. Somehow, it was deemed cool to pilot the massive, 3-ton, gas-guzzling H2 SUV through crowded city streets on the way to Hollywood premieres and expensive restaurants. Hummer soon expanded its lineup to include the baby …

Rating 55/100 Background Hummer’s sales are in a slide steeper than the hills the H3 can climb. Hummer drivers never seemed like the environmentalist sort to begin with, so let’s assume that it’s rising gas prices that are making these big off-roaders suddenly less popular than squid-flavored sorbet. Nevertheless, the 2009 Hummer H3 soldiers through …

Rating 73/100 Background Few vehicles on the road make a statement quite like the Hummer H2. Patterned after the stalwart military transport Humvee, the H2’s dimensions and Tonka-like profile give it the aura of a playground bully. But as with many goliath/bully narratives, the mighty are being challenged by the meek, becoming victims of their …

Rating 70/100 Background From afar, the 2008 Hummer H3 is hard to discern from its bulkier H2 brother. And that’s the idea; the smaller Hummer H3 has all the brand’s signature styling cues — the industrial grille, the massive wheel flares, the armored car-style windows — that make these life-size Tonka trucks so appealing to …

Rating 80/100 Background Inspired by the massive military-derived Hummer H1 off-road ground pounder, the full-size Hummer H2 sport-utility car debuted five years ago as the go-to choice for the “look at me” crowd. Constructed of various bits and pieces from GM’s full-size truck and SUV parts bin, its rough-around-the-edges attitude was as much a part …

He’s one of those larger than life public figures. At the age of 20, Arnold Schwarzenegger won the Mr. Universe title. He then went on to win the Mr. Olympia contest seven times. But he’s not only seen as one of the greatest bodybuilders of all time. He’s also viewed as an excellent actor. He …

With more luxury and exotic automakers getting into the SUV game, the excess they apply to their sports cars and sedans is carrying over to its SUV offerings as well. These SUVs are certainly not for just anyone with the least expensive on the list costing just over half a million dollars. These may not …

When it comes to cars, celebrities prefer their SUVs. There are many reasons for this, the most important being increased security. SUVs can push cars out of the way in an emergency, their raised stance gives the driver a better view, more seats for bodyguards, and they can be equipped with heavy security features like bullet …

Rating 65/100 Background Suppose you’re the motor pool manager for a military junta, or the owner of a majestic ski chalet high atop an alp. Maybe you’re just a catty star on The Housewives of Beverly Hills. Whatever the circumstance, the odds are good that you’ll want an unapologetically brash, monumentally powerful, endlessly capable and …

Rating 70/100 Background Suppose you’re the leader of a military junta, or the wife of a prominent rap mogul. Maybe you own a majestic ski chalet atop an alp. Under any of these circumstances, you’ll want an unapologetically brash, monumentally powerful, impenetrably built, endlessly capable and opulently luxurious car that is like nothing else on …

Rating 68/100 Background Enthusiasts with a penchant for Swedish-flavored transportation — and, perhaps with a Saab passenger auto already parked outside — may think they’ve found the utility car of their dreams when they lay eyes on the 2009 Saab 9-7X. Front fascias can be deceiving, however. Behind that distinctively Swedish face, the 9-7X is …