Comparison Test: Original Mini vs. Original Hummer

I recently had the opportunity to drive an original Mini back-to-back with my original Hummer. This was a very unusual experience, and it felt a lot like that scene in Castaway where Tom Hanks is floating through the ocean on a raft made of sticks until he's rescued by a cargo ship the size of greater Baltimore. » 3/18/15 3:15pm 3/18/15 3:15pm

Buying A Hummer Is A Lot Harder Than You Might Think

As many of you know, I recently purchased a Hummer. For those of you who don't know much about the Hummer, allow me to explain: this is a hardcore, serious, off-road-ready military vehicle designed to do battle in camel-infested nations, except mine has a CD player. » 3/10/15 3:02pm 3/10/15 3:02pm

Here’s How I Crushed A Chrysler PT Cruiser With A Hummer

Here's What People Paid For The First Publicly Sold Surplus Humvees

The first-ever public auction of 25 legit, real-deal, US military Humvees is done, and a frenzy of bidders have set the precedent for the price of "a decent looking HMMWV with 5,000 t0 30,000 miles." » 12/18/14 12:27pm 12/18/14 12:27pm

Follow Robby Gordon's Desperate Quest To Finally Win The Dakar Rally

Racing legend Robby Gordon wants to win the Dakar Rally so bad, somebody convinced NBC Sports to make an entire show about his eleventh attempt at the infamous sixteen-day off-road race. Follow his saga right here starting with the feature-length video: "Robby Gordon's Road To Dakar!" » 12/16/14 6:35pm 12/16/14 6:35pm

Military Will Finally Sell You A Surplus Humvee Starting At $10,000

Starting December 17, 2014 the general public will able to buy trucks from a surplus of "as many as 4,000 Army Humvees" being shifted out of government service. Bidding starts at $10,000, and the 20-year-old-trucks look like they're in good shape with low miles. There are a couple catches though. » 12/16/14 2:30pm 12/16/14 2:30pm

Cheap Gas Means People Are Longing For Hummer, Somehow

Proving that car guys will get wistfully nostalgic over anything, even cars that don't deserve it, and that the American buying public has the memory of a goldfish, the current trend of low, low gas prices has some dealers longing for the good old days of Hummer. No, really. » 12/01/14 12:15pm 12/01/14 12:15pm

Meet Greece's Futuristic & Deadly Hummer With A Mutt-Like Pedigree

The HMMWV comes in countless guises, from up-armored urban war wagons, to Stinger missile packing air defense models, to stripped down no-frills pickup trucks. Considering the fact that the "Hummer" serves around the world with dozens of nations, form Uganda to China, it is of no surprise that many operators put their… » 4/13/14 12:04pm 4/13/14 12:04pm

Driving A Hummer Through Europe Is A Pretty Ridiculous Idea

Welcome to Sunday Matinee, where we highlight classic car reviews or other longer videos I find on YouTube. Kick back and enjoy this blast from the past. » 2/23/14 5:34pm 2/23/14 5:34pm

Boeing's Adorable Phantom Badger Is An Osprey-Deployed Jeep

The V-22 Osprey is one of the most versatile planes in the military. The tiltrotor craft takes off and lands like a helicopter, but flies like a plane. That means it can drop troops in areas that can't support planes. But it's too narrow to bring a car larger than an ATV. That's where Boeing's Phantom Badger comes in. » 5/22/13 9:48am 5/22/13 9:48am

The 2014 Jeep Cherokee Was Originally An Alfa Romeo CUV

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 3/22/13 9:17am 3/22/13 9:17am

Show Us The American Cars That Even Europeans Love

With gas prices at $7,50 a gallon, it doesn't make too much sense to have an American car in Europe. I guess that's why Detroit tries to sneak into the old continent with Chryslers rebadged as Lancias these days. » 12/17/12 3:00pm 12/17/12 3:00pm

Canadian Hummer Driver Saves A Gaggle Of Children With His Car

Many cars have stereotypes, and typically Hummer owners and drivers are thought of as being selfish, uncaring people. That's mainly because they are driving a car that drinks gas like Natty Light at a fraternity rush. » 9/05/12 12:00pm 9/05/12 12:00pm

This Is The Jeep Israeli Special Forces Would Take To The Negev Desert

"Who Dares Wins," or so goes the motto of Sayeret Matkal, one of the Israel Defense Force's special units. Israeli truck customizer AIL of Nazareth has dared with the Jeep J8-based Storm 3 Type R, and it looks like they may win... a lucrative army contract, that is. » 8/02/12 2:30pm 8/02/12 2:30pm

The World's Worst Custom Hummer Is For Sale On eBay

I'm speechless here. WTF is this? One could assume it's a simple "America, F@#$% Yeah!" perversion, but this goes beyond that, deep into the realm of a troubled human psyche. » 7/03/12 3:00pm 7/03/12 3:00pm

This Is What Happens When Wrapping Your Hummer Goes Wrong

Wrapping your car is supposed to be an affordable alternative to the time consuming and often expensive process of repainting your car. Whenever you get sick of the wrap you can have it removed and your car will return to its pre-wrap appearance—at least that is the idea. » 5/06/12 4:00pm 5/06/12 4:00pm

Why Do Hummer Drivers Keep Crashing Into Icy Lakes?

Last month, a Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police Sergeant found a stolen Hummer H2 abandoned in a lake, having broken through six inches of solid ice. Just like some intrepid Hungarians, American robbers can't stop sinking H2s. » 2/21/12 4:30pm 2/21/12 4:30pm

Hilarious Hungarian Ice Hummers On Hoth

Last week’s ridiculous Hummer accident in Hungary has, predictably, become the pictorial meme in these still-frozen parts. Apart from a well-executed and faithful tribute in Lego, this obligatory Star Wars AT-AT version may be our favorite. » 2/14/12 2:30pm 2/14/12 2:30pm

What Made You Think The Second Hummer Wouldn't Also Fall Through The…

Eastern Europe has been under a Siberian spell for a week or so, prompting the owner of a Hummer H2 to test the six inches of ice on Hungary’s Lake Balaton for some Siberian-style winter driving. What he apparently forgot was that a few days of 10-degree weather does not magically turn Lake Balaton into Lake Baikal. » 2/07/12 2:30pm 2/07/12 2:30pm