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All-New HUMMER H3T Joins 2009 Lineup
HUMMER is bringing its unmistakable style and unmatched capability to the truck market with the 2009 H3T. It is based on the architecture of the popular H3, but features a five-passenger crew cab and a separate five-foot-long (1.5 meters) bed.
2009 HUMMER H3, HUMMER H3 Alpha, HUMMER H3T & HUMMER H3T Alpha Highlights:
* Exclusive standard full-time four-wheel drive with 32-inch tires and skid plates
* Crew cab body style with seating for five
* Five-foot (1.5 meters) bed capable of carrying two dirt bikes, a snowmobile or ATV and full sheets of plywood
* Extensive portfolio of officially licensed accessories
* Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free phone operation (standard)
* Optional rearview camera system
* Front locker included in the Off-Road Adventure package
* Hill start assist
V-8-Powered H3 Alpha Expands HUMMER’s Range of Versatile SUVs in 2008
Offering the towing capability that only a V-8 can, the 2008 H3 Alpha broadens HUMMER’s range of versatile, do-anything and go-anywhere vehicles.
Highlights for 2008 HUMMER H3 Lineup:
* Powerful 5.3L V-8 powertrain offers 300 hp (224 kW)*
* Maximum towing increased to 6,000 pounds (2,721 kg) – a 33-percent increase
* Unique exterior and interior features, including Alpha badging
* Rear door child safety locks (interim ’07)
* Relocated power window switches (interim ’07)
The H3 Alpha is the second member of HUMMER’s exclusive Alpha series, representing the pinnacle of performance, both off the road and on it. It comes with a new, 5.3L V-8 engine that delivers 300 horsepower (224 kW)* and 320 lb.-ft. of torque (434 Nm)*. It is partnered with a four-speed automatic transmission and enables a maximum towing capacity of 6,000 pounds (2,721 kg) – an increase of more than 33 percent over other H3 models.
SUV Tops Midsize SUV Segment
IRVINE, Calif., May 29, 2008 – The 2008 Kia Sorento is the top ranking midsize SUV in AutoPacific, Inc.'s 2008 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA), an industry benchmark for objectively measuring owner satisfaction of new vehicles. In this competitive segment, Kia Sorento received a higher rating than the Hummer H3, Jeep Liberty, Dodge Nitro and Nissan Xterra.
- Team Dakar USA to enter two HUMMER H3 race trucks in Central Europe Rally
- Team HUMMER to enter four stock class HUMMER race trucks in Terrible’s 250
DETROIT, 2008-04-17 - HUMMER off-road racing teams are making final preparations to demonstrate their off-road prowess on opposite sides of the globe this weekend. The competition begins with Team HUMMER’s entry in Best in the Desert Racing Series Terrible’s 250 at Primm, April 19, and concludes with Robby Gordon Motorsport’s Team Dakar USA’s HUMMER H3 race trucks competing in the inaugural Dakar Series Central Europe Rally, April 20-26.
Index Monitors Most Popular Lease Vehicles in America
MIAMI, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- LeaseTrader.com, the company that helps consumers facilitate car lease transfers, announces its monthly Index for November, with the BMW 3 Series topping the list of America's most preferred leased vehicle.
The BMW 3 Series offers excellent luxury and space while delivering a quiet and comfortable driving experience. The car is among BMW's best all-time selling models because of its combination of power, agility, luxury and high performance. Starting with the 3 Series, BMW continues to set the standard for upscale high performance luxury vehicles catering to people who think driving should be an exciting experience.
November 2007 -- The Hummer H3 is related to GM pickups like the Chevrolet Colorado and the GMC Canyon. It has the same five-cylinder engine with the Colorado and the Canyon and shares about 15 percent of its components.
K&N Engineering has designed a polished high-flow air intake system (77-3065KP) for the 2007 Hummer H3 3.7 liter I5 engine, the 2007 GMC Canyon 3.7 liter I5 engine, and the 2007 Chevrolet Colorado 3.7 liter I5 engine.
K&N dynamometer testing shows a 7.19 horsepower gain @ 4533 RPM. K&N’s air intake design provides excellent air filtration and lower restriction than the factory air box system resulting in an immediate power gain.
Team HUMMER Vehicles To Be Equipped with Micron Imaging and Flash Memory Solutions
2007-11-06, DETROIT and BOISE, Idaho – To document Rod Hall’s entry into his 40th SCORE International Tecate Baja 1000, HUMMER, Micron Technology, Inc., and Rod Hall Racing have partnered to equip Hall’s Team HUMMER mini stock-class HUMMER H3 with innovative image sensor and advanced flash memory technology from Micron. This technology will record video from the vehicle as the action unfolds in the spectacular off-road race.
This year’s SCORE Baja 1000 that begins Nov. 13 in Ensenada, Mexico, and travels down the entire Baja Peninsula, celebrates the 40th anniversary of the race and represents 40 years of competing in the contest for Rod Hall, 69, an off-road racing legend.
HUMMER H3 pilot and team owner, Rod Hall enters 40th consecutive Baja 1000
2007-11-06, DETROIT – Team HUMMER will celebrate the 40th Anniversary running of the legendary SCORE International Tecate Baja 1000 with two new full stock-class vehicles entered in this year’s grueling 1,300 mile off-road race – a 2008 HUMMER H2 SUT and 2008 H3 Alpha.
This year’s running of the Baja 1000, begins on November 13, in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. It will finish 1,300 miles later on November 15 in Cabo San Lucas.
2007-10-26 -- The 2008 model year promises to be an exciting year for Cadillac, Corvette and HUMMER in Europe. Apart from the various model year refinements and updates, a range of new models will make their début on the European market. In addition to the introduction of the all-new Cadillac BLS Wagon and Cadillac CTS, there are updates across the Cadillac and HUMMER range as well as enhancements for the sixth generation Corvette Coupe and Convertible. It demonstrates the commitment of these iconic and luxury brands to continued growth in the European market.
The all new 2008 Cadillac CTS makes Japan debut
2007-10-25 -- General Motors Corp. (GM) will exhibit the 2008 Cadillac CTS, slated to hit the showrooms in January 2008, the recently facelifted Saab New 9-3, the Corvette Convertible, and the right-hand-drive Hummer H3 at the 40th Tokyo Motor Show, scheduled to open from October 24 through November 11, 2007.
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