View Full Version : Hummer Buggy

05-07-2005, 10:53 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>AutoSaurus</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"> <IMG SRC="http://www.bowellville.com/MB/Hummer%20buggy.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>Source: autoweek </TD></TR></TABLE>

05-07-2005, 11:26 AM
It reminds me of the Jeep Jeepster concept (which was awesomely cool). This looks just kinda stupid. Eh.

05-07-2005, 11:33 AM
its an HX if you look on the license plate<br>

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05-08-2005, 06:35 AM
if this is gonna b a convertible truck and if this is actually a real thing, then gm should look at the sucess of the chevy ssr and build on what they had mistaken on.

05-09-2005, 07:24 AM
That license plate seems to read H2, not Hx. Is anyone else reminded of an International Scout when looking at this drawing?

05-09-2005, 08:18 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Santeno</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">That license plate seems to read H2, not Hx. Is anyone else reminded of an International Scout when looking at this drawing?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I thought it said H2 also but I can also see HX. I dunno, the article doesnt say anything about HX<br><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Automotive DNA - A Hummer Buggy: What the world needs now<br>WES RAYNAL <br>Published Date: 5/9/05<br>Of all the General Motors divisions, Hummer is the one whose DNA is purest. We know what Hummer stands forbig honkin trucks. So does that make it the most likely candidateor the least likelyfor a new product outside its realm of expertise? And how would that translate?<p>How about a dune buggy? Id love one, Hummer general manager Susan Docherty told AutoWeek. Ive never seen one [inside GM], but Id love one [for the product lineup].<p>It would absolutely be a small, open-top trucklet for the beach, she said. Hummer is not something somebody needs, its something people want. Its a third or fourth vehicle in a household. We have to be careful how we build<br>on that.<p>Hummer stands for iconic design and mountain-goat-like off-road ability, Docherty said. I cant make it everything to everybody. It has to be fun and daring. A four-door sedan wont work. A sports car wont work.<p>Understanding that, what is at the top of Dochertys wish list? She smiles and says, I want a pickup truck and something smaller than the H3.<p></TD></TR></TABLE><br>source: autoweek<p><IMG SRC="http://www.autoweek.com/images/articles/102319" BORDER="0"><br>autoweek

05-12-2005, 08:32 PM
Give it a removeable hardtop and this baby would sell. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/driver.gif" BORDER="0">

10-27-2005, 05:47 AM
<A HREF="http://www.autoweek.com/news.cms?newsId=103462" TARGET="_blank">http://www.autoweek.com/news.cms?newsId=103462</A> (Rendering within)<p><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><B>Beach Blanket Hummer: Buggy version of Hummer reportedly in GM's future</B><p>JULIAN RENDELL <br>Posted Date: 10/26/05<p>General Motors future product plan includes a back-to-basics, go-anywhere Hummer H4a rough-and-tough competitor for the Jeep Wrangler. The fourth Hummer could be on sale by 2008 or 2009.<p>A GM source confirms the company is looking for ways of making a small Hummer on its various sport/utility vehicle and pickup platforms. GM engineers and designers are working on the project, but a chassis for the vehicle has yet to be selected. One possibility is a two-seater, focused on the most rugged off-roading possible, similar to the Hummer dune buggy we illustrated earlier this year (A Hummer Buggy, May 9).<p>Its a matter of finding the right combination of rugged components and how we can package them into a vehicle smaller than the H3, says the source. The main design factor is that any vehicle with a Hummer badge has to be the most capable off-road, period.<p>One possibility is to use a shortened version of GMs small pickup platform, which underpins the new H3.<p>GM product czar Bob Lutz is believed to be a big supporter of the H4, and as a former boss of Jeep he knows the competition intimately.<p>Hummer is also unlikely to launch a second range of soft-roaders, a move that Jeep is taking to exploit sales with owners who dont need its Trail Tested off-road abilities.<p>Its not the right time to be rounding off the corners of the Hummer range yet, our source says.</TD></TR></TABLE>

10-27-2005, 08:32 AM
Add this Hummer to the Wrangler and Toyota FJ40 and you have a crowded niche segment IMO....<p>I would do a small Rav4 Hummer with fuel efficiency (or small turbo Diesel) and that would really sell in the US as well as internationally IMO <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/ylsuper.gif" BORDER="0">

10-27-2005, 09:12 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Santeno</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Is anyone else reminded of an International Scout when looking at this drawing?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Totally - my first thought! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Mike

10-27-2005, 04:53 PM
Its One Good H3 Convertible. It Could Be A 4X4, Or, 4WD.

10-28-2005, 06:09 AM
build it they will come