A look inside the worlds largest Hummer which is so big that its tires are taller than Shaquille O’Neal. Owned by a billionaire sheikh from Abu Dhabi the mammoth SUV needs four diesel engines to run, the cabin has a two storey apartment and only a crane can open its bonnet.

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The Hummer H1 which was produced from 1992 through 2006 is a pretty off-road vehicle. Based on the M998 Humvee military vehicle, the H1 can dwarf most modern SUVs with its size. However, the original H1 wasn’t big enough for a well-known car collector from the Middle East, who decided to build himself the world’s biggest Hummer. Called the Hummer H1 X3, the ginormous automobile is claimed to be three times the size of an actual Hummer H1. The scaled-up version of the iconic off-roader measures 6.6 meters high, 14 meters long, and 6 meters wide, making it big enough to hide a fully-furnished two-story penthouse apartment inside it. Yet, it can drive on the road like a traditional four-wheeled vehicle. While the behemoth was publicly revealed last year, the record-breaking Hummer was recently featured on Supercar Blondie’s social media channels, giving us a closer look at it.


The Hummer H1 X3 belongs to Sheikh Hamad Al Nahyan of Dubai, who also owns a large fleet of record-setting supersized vehicles along with hundreds of other quirky automotive creations. The world’s biggest Hummer weighs 60,000 kgs (around 132,227 pounds); however, the vehicle has proper four-wheel-drive like the actual H1, thanks to each wheel being driven by its own diesel engine. All four diesel engines cumulatively produce 1000hp, which gives the gargantuan vehicle a top speed of 20mph.

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The gigantic Hummer replica was built using the frame of a US Army LARC-LX steel-hulled amphibious cargo vehicle, but the builder did an amazing job of replicating all the design elements of the H1. A retractable staircase hidden underneath the body can be used to step inside the H1 X3.


While the first level only gets a bathroom along with a massive engine room, the second floor hosts a fully-furnished lounge and a kitchen. The second floor offers a panoramic view of the outside thanks to the massive windows.

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Standing on the second floor also brings you closer to some of the gigantic parts of the vehicle, like the humongous door mirrors. The H1 X3 is fitted with the world’s largest windscreen wipers, while the massive hood needs a crane to be popped open. The cockpit to drive the vehicle is also located on the 60-square meter second floor. Instead of a traditional steering wheel, the vehicle has joysticks to control the vehicle, while there are screens that provide live feed from four cameras placed at each wheel.

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While the H1 X3 runs and drives like a normal car, it’s so big that it never comes out on the road without a police escort. Have a look at the video, the supersized H3 is an engineering marvel.

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Who is Sheikh Hamad Al Nahyan?
Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan is a billionaire member of the Emirati Royal family who is famous for his love for off-road vehicles and wild automotive creations. In the 1990s, he earned the nickname Rainbow Sheikh for famously buying a fleet of Mercedes in every color of the rainbow as a wedding present. The Emirati Royal also holds the Guinness World record for the largest collection of 4×4 vehicles that are on display at the Offroad Museum in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. In addition to the world’s largest Hummer, the Rainbow Sheikh also owns the world’s largest running Jeep, SUV, pickup truck, and a few more record-setting vehicles.

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