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Boom's Hummers might be gone after today

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by poindexter, Mar 31, 2009.

  1. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member


    Sales of Hummers over all have fallen so far — 51 percent last year, the worst drop in the industry — that General Motors is trying to find a buyer for the brand. Without one, the company might close Hummer. An announcement about Hummer’s fate may be made Tuesday.
  2. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    No fucking wonder they're on life support.

  3. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    I think it has more to do with the hefty sticker price and the $4 per gallon gas last year.
  4. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Either way, they brought it on themselves.
  5. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    OK, I'll say it.

    What did he do to piss off 21?

    That out of the way, Hummer was a paradigm for lack of vision.
  6. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

  7. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Damn you for being awake before I was...
  8. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    The Hummer falls somewhere between conspicuous consumption and wretched excess. I'm learning towards the latter.
  9. goalmouth

    goalmouth Well-Known Member

    My neighbor, who sells fireplace accoutrements, has a big yellow H2. It's on his business. Why the hell else would you have one?

    The original, military version was the best, but it's no longer available. Also, it was damn uncomfortable.
  10. ServeItUp

    ServeItUp Active Member

    Good. Serves GM right. Wasteful and unnecessary, good for nothing other than compensating for a physical shortcoming.
  11. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Should Hummer be nuked, I would get an H3 — the downsize SUV. Anything else they sell is just too damn big.
  12. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    And if I remember correctly, the only reason GM put it into consumer production was a hue and cry from the conspicuous consumption and wretched excess crowd, not a "Hey! People will buy this!"
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