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Old 26th March 2010, 10:07   #1
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Horse drawn Hummer takes to the streets in New York
A New York artist has deconstructed one of America's most petrol-thirsty vehicles to create the horse-drawn Hummer.


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Jeremy Dean created "Back to the Futurama" as a statement on American consumer culture, the auto industry and the economic recession.

Mr Jeremy, 33, spent £10,000 buying the black Hummer H2, which gets about 9 miles to the gallon and boasts DVD players. With a team of mechanics, he then dismantled the vehicle, and made it into an engine-less carriage

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Old 26th March 2010, 10:11   #2
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I like that artist. You really can't fault that design. Looks good and should look smashing after placing those horses there.
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I like that artist. You really can't fault that design. Looks good and should look smashing after placing those horses there.
I think it would look smashing with 4 white Arabian horses pulling it.

The artist has done a really good job .

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The project was inspired by the resourcefulness of Americans during the Great Depression. In the 1930s, people who could no longer afford petrol for their cars hitched them to horses, creating "Hoover carts".

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10k for a Hummer? Wow!

What next? ( expected a Ferrari engine in the Hummer actually :P )
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What's the horse power of this mean machine. Neatly done design
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The transformation of the hummer to horse cart was posted before,( But in Weird and wacky thread)

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/collec...ml#post1727772
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What's the horse power of this mean machine.
Depends on how many horses you attach. Would they be Jap, Korean or American horses ?
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Oh what a waste. How can they do this to a hummer.
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A good tasty artist.
This Hummer looks great and I think they need at least 4 HP to pull this heavy metal.
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10K USD for a Hummer is steal! At 10K, i would rather buy it as second car for once in a while outing instead of pulling them by horses

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This Hummer looks great and I think they need at least 4 HP to pull this heavy metal.
my exact thoughts! But Article says its a 2 RHP (Real Horse Power)
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10K USD for a Hummer is steal!
No USD. The price quoted is in GBP.

I like the concept. Quite practical and spreads the message which is one reason why it was incorporated!!
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I think once we run out of oil, he can sell these at major premium. Good investment.
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All said and done £10,000 is a barrrgain. I wonder how the ex-owner sold it so cheap.
The message has been conveyed very well though.
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@all who are wondering about the low cost: hummers AFAIK have terrible resale value.. in Dubai you could get a reasonably spec'd used Hummer for as low as AED50K (1 AED= 12 Rs approx).

its a really nice concept. now all you need are chrome plated horses for power and TPain just got himself a brand new ride!!

imagine how embarrassing it would be if you were stuck at a signal and the horses got the call of nature!!
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@all who are wondering about the low cost: hummers AFAIK have terrible resale value.. in Dubai you could get a reasonably spec'd used Hummer for as low as AED50K (1 AED= 12 Rs approx).

its a really nice concept. now all you need are chrome plated horses for power and TPain just got himself a brand new ride!!

imagine how embarrassing it would be if you were stuck at a signal and the horses got the call of nature!!
If i import one, even after paying 200% tax on second hand imports it will be way cheaper than buying a second hand one in India (that is if anyone is selling). Why are not more people doing it then?
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