Tuesday, February 2, 2016

We Get Behind the Wheel of a Surplus Humvee, No Enlistment Required!

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The AM General High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle occupies an extremely weird place in American automotive culture. It’s a military machine, the official transportation of the world’s finest hellholes. But it’s also the basis of the former Hummer H1, a six-figure attempt at a domestic Geländewagen and a glamorous co-star in the silliest car chase in movie history (see: The Rock). Until very recently, you’ve only driven one of these things if (A) you once wore fatigues and answered to Uncle Sam, or (B) your successful New Jersey nightclub needed a tax write-off for a friggin’ business vehicle. READ MORE ››

from Car and Driver Blog http://www.caranddriver.com/features/we-drive-a-surplus-humvee-no-enlistment-required-feature

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