- General Motors announced to its HUMMER dealers at the
National Automotive Dealers Association conference that
it will add a second bodystyle to the HUMMER H2 lineup,
the sport utility truck (SUT) in 2004.
SUT will in every way be a HUMMER. Like its brother the
H2 SUV, the SUT will draw from its military heritage as
the next evolution of the HUMMER brand. Derived from the
H2 SUV, the SUT will be functional, versatile and almost
endlessly reconfigurable, to exceed even the most demanding
first introduced the H2 SUT as a concept vehicle in Times
Square with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mayor Rudy Giuliani
during the 2001 New York Auto Show," said Mike
DiGiovanni, HUMMER general manager. "Exceptional
off-road capability and versatility in the SUT allows HUMMER
owners the ultimate opportunity for adventure."
SUT will blend the superior off-road capability HUMMER is
known for and a versatile rear cargo bed with an adjustable
bulkhead and no-nonsense interior. A distinctive feature
will be its folding bulkhead at the rear of the passenger
compartment that allows customers to have the flexibility
to reconfigure this area for carrying people or cargo.
H2 SUT will be built at AM General in Mishawaka, Indiana
by the United Auto Workers Local 5, the oldest UAW local
union in the country. The H2 SUT is expected to go on sale
in the second quarter of 2004.
Motors and AM General reached an agreement in December 1999,
in which GM acquired exclusive ownership of the HUMMER brand
name worldwide. To find out more about HUMMER, visit the
web site at www.HUMMER.com.