Zero South, a tuning company that popped out at the 2008 SEMA, decided to make a glorious comeback this year. This time, they brought a modified Hummer H1.
The ride sits on Mattracks Track drive system that is capable of traveling through any terrain. First, the monster's engine has been changed to a 3.2L Steyr Monoblock turbodiesel. Yet in the very last minute the heart was transplanted, and now the Hummer is powered by a 4-cylinder Volkswagen engine. The new engine acts like a generator that powers four electric motors. Each motor powers individual track it is coupled to. The vehicle is equipped with Electrovaya Dual eight-module lithium HEV packs with cold weather kit, which ensures the car will start even when the temperature falls below the zero line.
The H1 will star in a 3D documentary that will be shot by Chris Paine (best known for the Who Killed the Electric Car? film). The documentary will be titled Drive Around the World, and it'll be a part of the project aimed at fund-raising for various charities. The project also includes a two-year education tour across the United States, in which children will be able to climb the vehicle that drove through the South Pole and experience a virtual expedition.