Hummer will add a V8 version for the 2008 model year H3. The V8 H3 will debut at the Geneva Motor Show and will go on sale immediately afterwards. next to it Hummer will launch a a limited edition of the H3 V8 in the showroom: the Granite Edition.
The new 5.3 litre V8 engine produces 224 kW (305 HP) at 5200 rpm and has a maximum torque of 432 Nm at 4000 rpm. Equipped in this way, the HUMMER H3 accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.2 seconds. The average consumption falls to 14.5 litres per 100 km (compared with 14.6 l/100 km for the H3 3.7 automatic).
Press release after the jump.
General Motors will unveil at the Chicago Auto Show the Hummer H3T, a pick-up truck based on the popular H3. The H3T is offered in four trim levels, including five-cylinder models and the popular, V-8-powered H3T Alpha edition.
The standard version is powered by a Vortec 3.7L I-5 with dual overhead cams and variable valve timing. This inline five-cylinder engine offers an excellent combination of power and efficiency, delivering 242 hp at 5600 rpm and 242 lb.-ft. of torque at 4600 rpm. The (...)
With its iconic design and unparalleled capability, there’s no mistaking a HUMMER for any other vehicle. Every HUMMER H2 starts with a fully welded ladder-type frame that features a modular, three-piece design incorporating a number of hydroformed components. The result is outstanding strength, stiffness and dimensional accuracy. Ensuring on-road ride comfort and control, as well as off-road capability, is H2’s standard independent front torsion bar and five-link coil spring rear suspension. The solid rear axle ensures durable sure-footedness, particularly in tight, off-road situations. A self-leveling rear air spring suspension system is available for severe off-road and towing requirements.