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2003 Hummer H2 - Drivelines

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Wendy Frazier | Writer
Posted April 1, 2002

On The Road With...2003 Hummer H2Tired of thinking of everything yourself? Whenever you have one less thing to build, fix, pack, or buy, life becomes a whole lot easier. For those who are "affluently enthusiastic" about off-roading and wish to get themselves into the rough quickly, AM General's brand-new Hummer H2 means that you are good to go. We gave you a first look in our Nov. '01 issue, but the Hummer was recently introduced to the public at the Detroit Auto Show in January. With 325 hp and 385 lb-ft of torque, the GM Vortec 6000 V-8 cast-iron block with aluminum cylinder heads and sequential fuel injection will pretty much power up anywhere you'd want to go. But that's not all of the whirlwind differences between the older H1 and its young sibling. The biggest change between this Hummer and its older brother is its size. The H2 is built on its own unique chassis, which gives this 122.8-inch wheelbase 7 inches more than another sibling, the Tahoe. Yet the H2's overall 189.8-inch body length is 9 inches shorter than the Tahoe, thus willing itself to wildly severe approach and departure angles. Here's more:

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