Hummer H2 Kompressor Latte Macciatto, GeigerCars' Bad Dream
These are the thoughts of German tuner GeigerCars, who had the unthinkable idea to take the mother of all gas-guzzlers, the Hummer H2 and give it an extra boost of power and a Latte Macciatto paint, for the American fan base to enjoy.
So, American power meets German engineering and Italian styling (even if just as paint). The result is an even bigger, brown-creme-beige monster, supercharged into developing 547 HP at 5,900 rpm and a maximum torque of 763 Nm at 4,500 rpm.
This means it can reach sixty in some 7 seconds, a remarkable feat for a three ton block of steel. The H2 keeps of pumping gas until it reaches 228 km/h (142 mph), blasting by unsuspecting bystanders thanks to the oversized stainless steel sport exhaust system.
Bringing the H2 to a halt required special attention to be given to the braking system. We know we said this about other tuned cars, but we
The brakes are well hidden beneath some mean-looking, "gigantic" as GeigerCars says, 30-inch chrome wheels, shoed in 315/30R30 tires. Even deeper under the car, additional stabilizers, rear axle struts and adjustable sports shock absorbers help the H2 stick to the ground.
On the inside, GeigerCars thought of a "pure luxury" layout. "Dashboard, steering wheel, central console and door panels, all glisten in the same color combination as the outside paintwork, which makes the "Latte Macciatto" Hummer absolutely unique. Also remarkable is the fact that Geiger has refinished altogether 400 small parts in the interior with piano lacquer."
Prices? Sorry, none available for now. But don't expect the GeigerCars H2 to qualify for CARS. In fact, be sure you'll have to dump it by 2015, as the new mileage laws come into effect.
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