Mil-Spec Automotive is rapidly making a reputation for itself with modified Hummer H1 builds. The Michigan-based firm’s latest H1 was constructed for lengthy journeys each on and off highway.
The 4-door hardtop H1 is powered by a General Motors-sourced 6.6-liter Duramax diesel V-8, making 500 horsepower and 1,000 pound-feet of torque. To give the truck extra vary for highway journeys and overlanding, Mil-Spec put in a 30-gallon aluminum gasoline cell, protected by an built-in metal skid plate.
Power is distributed to all 4 wheels via an Allison 6-speed computerized transmission. Mil-Spec put in its personal driveshafts, provider bearings, motor mounts, and transmission crossmember, in addition to Wilwood 6-piston brakes. The Hummer rides on Toyo Open Country M/T tires, dimension 38×13.50R20.
The suspension is an upgraded “Baja” setup that boasts 13 inches of journey. Upgrades embrace longer coil springs, distant reservoir shocks, stronger entrance and rear ball joints, and a sway bar Mil-Spec stated was designed for lengthy journey.
2020 Mil-Spec Automotive Hummer H1
Mil-Spec added a ceramic coating to the underbody and engine bay to enhance warmth insulation for the inside. The underside of the truck can be protected by skid plates, whereas a Bumper Tow Package provides a 2.0-inch ball hitch, electrical plugs, and a rearview digital camera for trailering. The exterior encompasses a Deep Sky Black Kevlar-infused polyurethane costing offset by semi-gloss black powder-coated trim.
In distinction to the H1’s origins as a stripped down army automobile, the inside of this truck options nappa leather-based upholstery with quilted stitching, customized lumbar helps for the seats, and a JL Audio sound system.
This explicit H1 was constructed for a buyer at a value of $300,000, however Mil-Spec can build the same rig on request. In addition to Hummers, the firm is branching out to the Ford F-150.