If you think you’re eyes are deceiving you, they’re not.

First of all, we’ll set the record straight. That’s not a new Hummer since we already know that the brand is scheduled to ride off into the sunset pretty soon. What you’re looking at is actually a Mini, though there’s nothing ‘mini’ about that car.

To be more specific, that’s a Mini media shuttle that has been taking auto journalists to and from the New York Auto Show. Surprisingly, the car caused quite a stir because of its resemblance to a Hummer. But rest assured, the only thing Hummer-ish about this ride is the shape. The rest is all Mini – or as the emblazoned tag line appropriately says ‘Mini goes Maxi’.

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Source: Jalopnik

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9 comments:

  (647) posted on 02.15.2011

Not really! The hummer looks like a perfect rectangle but this one look so chubby...hehe.

  (401) posted on 01.24.2011

That’s not a new Hummer since we already know that the brand is scheduled to ride off into the sunset pretty soon. What you’re looking at is actually a Mini, though there’s nothing ‘mini’ about that car.

  (596) posted on 01.24.2011

Mini goes Maxi? Haha. Funny. To be more specific, that’s a Mini media shuttle that has been taking auto journalists to and from the New York Auto Show.

  (797) posted on 01.24.2011

Have you read the slogan? I’m so fascinated about it. That’s right, the Mini is now upgraded to Maxi. Its very humorous.

  (808) posted on 04.5.2010

Oh what’s this? Another april fools joke or something? but i must admit on my first glance on it, i looks exactly a HUMMER.

  (808) posted on 04.5.2010

Oh what’s this? Another april fools joke or something? but i must admit on my first glance on it, i looks exactly a HUMMER.

  (1022) posted on 04.5.2010

I wonder how much does it cost to Mini customize like that shuttle bus

  (1332) posted on 04.5.2010

Well if you’ll ask me I won’t take a look at that one. It’s not my type of car.

  (708) posted on 04.4.2010

On the first glance, it looks like a Hummer? But once you stare at his Headlamps you can see that it was a mini copper under a sheet of Hummer.

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