Hummer H1 was created by AM General in 1992 and based on M998 Humvee. The purpose of the car was a proposal moving to the open market modification of a military Hummer. Release the car lasted 14 years, until 2006. The car has two versions: actual H1 and H1 Alpha. A distinctive feature of the model Alpha is more powerful (and most powerful of the entire range) engine!
There are three variations of production Hummer H1, which include convertible soft top, four-door wagon with a hard top and a version in the back of Alpha. As there is a less well-known modification of two-door pickup truck (which is not often used in civil purposes, more in military). There are five engine types and three types of automatic transmissions for the Hummer H1:
1) 6.2 liter diesel engine V8/GM TH400/3L80 3-step
2) 6.5 liter diesel engine V8/GM 4L80-E 4-step
3) 5.7-liter V8 gasoline family Vortec / GM 4L80-E 4-step
4) 6.5 L turbo diesel V8/GM GM 4L80-E 4-step
5) 6.6 liter turbocharged V8 Duramax LLY family and turbo diesel of the same family / Allison 1000 5-speed (model 2006)
Hummer H1 has a very distinctive interior which emphasized the brutality of these type jeeps. Even though it does not differ too much comfort, but the quality of the SUV in this car is fully taken into account! Excellent maneuverability on any type of road surface. Hummer H1s have many unusual features. It uses on-board brakes. He has broadcast portal that allows twice raising the transmission level bridges, which consequently provides a gain in ground clearance. The radiator is located high and tilted back on the engine; the radiator is located directly on the front hood and fixed the hinges. Air intake on the Hummer also set high enough that allows the passage of water obstacles wade SUV, while being waist-deep in water. Rather than using a simple tire used on H1 type tires Run-flat, a magnesium-aluminum alloy or rubber inserts provided with an additional feature run flat. Chemicals-resistant coating is available only on the military version. Hummer H1 undoubtedly the best car of its kind!