Well, they've finally succumbed to the pressure - maybe. Sales are down 27% and GM is considering killing the Hummer H2. You knew it had to happen. Especially after those commercials showing the uber-mommy-bitches mowing people down in their Hummers all Napoleon Syndrome style. Speaking of little-d!*ks, remember this one? They even began marketing to this segment of emasculated men! I guess that's when they jumped the shark.
In all seriousness though, I'm usually not so militant about these things...I'm more of a live and let live type. Still, I've been trying to figure out why I am so bugged by these monstrosities. I think Dethroner may of hit on the reasons why:
I understand that a few people have a need for large SUVs and that a person’s willingness to pay the premium in fuel goes a long way towards justifying the cost. But what I don’t understand is what seems to the acceptance of edge-case preparedness...
What’s it going to take for the average American car owner to accept that owning a modest vehicle is, you know, actually cool? What’s wrong with buying a crossover SUV that gets great has mileage, still seats six (or the now-magical seven), but might not quite be able to tow your boat down the highway at 80 MPH?
Here's to the vehicle that inspired a movement.