The Hummer H1 is one of the automotive world’s most popular SUV platforms. So popular, in fact, that its dismissal in 2006 has been regarded as one of the most controversial manufacturing discontinuations, to date. Needless to say, the announcement of the brand’s all-new electrified model earlier this year was met with significant praise, and now, designer Samir Sadikhov has put pen to paper in an effort to illustrate his own unique take on the platform.
As an avid digital designer and automotive enthusiast, Sadikhov has had a hand in the creation of some of the auto industry’s most prominent platforms, including, but not limited to, Lamborghini and Genesis’ sporty consumer variants. Instead of hypercars and luxury rides, he’s opted to try his hand at the reevaluation of the Hummer H1, keeping in tune with the original’s iconic design philosophy. Upfront, you’ll find the H1’s recognizable seven-slot grille, LED lights, and hood, albeit, in a bit more of a modernized structure. Departing from the vehicle’s blocky stature, recessed inlets below its doors, a removable rear hardtop, and simplified bodywork have been utilized in dramatic fashion, There’s even room for all of your off-road accessories and rooftop camping kits, should you feel the need to transition from the blacktop to the dirt-covered trail. Head to Sadikhov’s Instagram to learn more.