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The H2 has gone down in marketing as a classic case study. at the right time, with the idea, the tides turned on the militaristic ute within what like months.

GM thought it had a coup on its hands it scored the rights to sell wearing the HUMMER badge. In that idea has been

The roots of the HUMMER H2 run deep in military. The original Humvee was a for the World War II-era Jeep—a more flexible vehicle of more than light AM General, an Indiana-based contractor, won the to build its idea, what become the Humvee—and in the early seeking to diversify its fortunes in an era of military spending, it started Humvees to civilians.

With star-studded clientele Arnold Schwarzenegger behind it, the brand seemed to be exactly General Motors was missing in its a spendy SUV with the same in red-state America as the Jeep. GM AM General to license the name in the 1990s, and by the turn of the century, it had won a to build HUMMER vehicles in its own under exclusive license.

The to create a whole division the HUMMER nameplate started the H2. A derivative of GM’s big SUVs—essentially a Tahoe—the H2 wore a much angular set of panels that hit the tone for its niche market. were raided from all the AM General and GM empire to give it off-road ruggedness, while the and powertrain were essentially big GM bits.

The final version of the truck, went from concept to a new set of showrooms in record time, was a vehicle that could tow pounds. A 6.0-liter V-8 with 325 was mated to four-wheel drive and a automatic. Gas mileage was mostly off the record.

The idea proved brilliant, for at a short while. HUMMER had the misfortune—of launching just to the Iraq War, and the clash of up against live war coverage the brand and the vehicle an instant Rising gas prices were a complication, as HUMMER moved the H2 its early model years.

By the boom was off the rose: HUMMER were falling, and GM accelerated for a pickup-bedded H2 SUT and a smaller truck-based H3. arrived, but more as footnotes to looming financial woes. The was spiraling into financial couldn’t afford to develop a new of cars and trucks for its massive footprint.

The H2 soldiered on through GM’s bankruptcy in 2009, but would end up a A deal to sell the HUMMER to Chinese investors fell GM shuttered the brand—along with and Pontiac—and sold its final at fire-sale prices.

Some saw it as a fitting end.


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