SOUTH BEND, Ind.--When H1 owners pay $5,200 to attend the five-day Hummer Driving Academy, instructors like to tell them there's a surprise around every corner.
The real surprise to ordinary consumers may be that it takes an intense course to learn
how to drive off-road in the $100,000 civilian cousin of the military Humvee.
For the Hummer owners who attended the April session, the surprises included a trip to the sand dunes in Silver Lake, Michigan, to practice desert-style driving, a picnic
lunch of Beef Wellington set out on white linen in the middle of a forest, and sharing s'mores around a campfire at the Hummer test track in Indiana with members of the Army's Special Operations forces.
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