Automotive hood that is modified to open up by splitting in half, or half of the hood would actually open, while the other can be closed or opened to show off the uniqueness and the power of your engine more precisely. Hummer h2's comes with a different type of split hoods, some 18 wheeler or big diesel engine powered trucks. Kits can be bought for stock vehicles.
Split hoods are commonly used in the pop culture of car customization, racing, drag racing, and car enthusiast, lowriders, and ricers.
Man I just got hooked up with a split hood kit on my rover to make my hood open from the middle.