“Can I Get a Ride?”: Arnold Schwarzenegger Becoming the First US Citizen to Own a Rare Hummer Car Left Female Fans in a Frenzy Back in 1992

Published 08/28/2022, 10:45 AM EDT
CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 20: Arnold Schwarzenegger attends photocall for ‘Wonders of the Sea 3D’ during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Nikki Beach on May 20, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Antony Jones/Getty Images)

Bodybuilding legend, Arnold Schwarzenegger has always been in the headlines ever since his debut as a professional. He never fails to amaze his fans, be it his impressive body, acting skills, or any of his material possessions. Arnold Schwarzenegger is very famous among his fans for his car and watches collections as well. He has an extensive collection of imported racing as well as luxury cars.

The legendary bodybuilder shifted his focus to acting after retiring from bodybuilding in 1975. He has been in the spotlight for being one of the best action heroes of the 1980s. With multiple films crossing $100 million at the box, the Austrian Oak found success in the film business as well.


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Arnold Schwarzenegger stunned his fans with a new Hummer

Schwarzenegger’s car collection has always been a topic of discussion. The muscle man owns multiple cars, from fast racing cars to luxury sedans. As usual, fans enjoy comparing the car collection of popular stars, and this was the case, even in the 90s.

Recently, a video of the Terminator star receiving the brand new Hummer H1 resurfaced on the internet. The video was from the commercial launch of the Hummer in 1992. The launch was a huge event with a lot of people in the audience. Schwarzenegger was invited onto the stage to receive the keys to his car. The legendary bodybuilder showed the audience his hummer jacket at the event along with a little bodybuilding flex, which made the crowd roar with a loud cheer.


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Schwarzenegger was the first US citizen to receive the rare Hummer H1 in 1992. While he was leaving the event in his brand new hummer, he left his female fans in a frenzy. As he was leaving, his fans shouted, “Can I Get a Ride?”, as they were impressed by the magnificent vehicle that was unveiled in the event. 

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s acting career

Schwarzenegger’s acting career began when he was still competing as a professional bodybuilder. He would do small roles in television as well as films. However, his start in the film industry was very slow.

The legendary bodybuilder had to struggle for almost a decade to get a lead role. In 1978, almost three years after he retired from bodybuilding, he was selected to play the lead in the high-profile film ‘Conan the Barbarian.’ This film was a turning point in his career, Arnold’s first successful film, which paved the way for many other opportunities.


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After ‘Conan the Barbarian’, he played the lead role in the film ‘Terminator’, directed by James Cameron. Multiple films in which Schwarzenegger played the lead role like the ‘Predator’ became huge hits at the box office.

A recipient of many awards, Arnold Schwarzenegger took a break from his acting career while he served as the governor of California. After completing his term, he returned to acting and was a part of a series of superhit films.


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Even at the age of 75, Schwarzenegger does not seem to stop. He still acts in films and spreads awareness about keeping a healthy body all over the world.



Adityan Pillai

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Adityan Pillai is a US Sports Author for EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Science. When it comes to track and field, Adityan is a national-level athlete, participating in the 400 and 800m events.

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