Press Release:
Thanks primarily to the efforts of the Team HUMMER racing team, led by Rod Hall, the HUMMER H3 has quickly proved to be a formidable off-road competitor. It runs – and wins – in stock-class off-road races, where racers must rely on production chassis and powertrains. The H3R pays homage to the racing SUV while pushing the envelope on what could be considered ‘stock’ – supposing the factory decided to drop in the 505-horsepower, 7.0L V-8 from the Corvette Z06. In addition to the high-powered engine, the H3R also sports a number of racing-inspired exterior modifications and an interior that blends racing functionality with boulevard comfort and convenience. No, a production H3 equipped with an LS7 engine isn’t in the cards, but for 2008, HUMMER offers the H3 Alpha, which is powered by a new, 300-hp 5.3L all-aluminum V-8.
Vehicle highlights:
* H3R concept
* LS7 7.0L V-8 with 505 horsepower and Hydra-Matic 4L60 electronically controlled four-speed transmission
* Custom valve covers and ignition coil covers
* New, forward-tilting hood with Lexan see-through insert
* Power-operated hood hinges
* Custom air induction system with dual air boxes
* Racing-inspired paint scheme with custom badging
* Off-road lighting package with unique light bar
* Custom rear dual exhaust system with four outlets
* Wheel flares with quick-remove fasteners
* HID headlamps from Starr Lighting
* Clear front corner lamp lenses
* Front bull bar
* Body-color ‘Jerry’ can mounted on the spare tire carrier
* Twenty-inch wheels
* Mickey Thompson Bear Claw 35-inch off-road tires
* Rotora high-performance brake package
* Fixed quarter window inserts
* Eaton front locking differential
* Enhanced cooling system with larger radiator
* Modified suspension with Tenneco/Rancho four-inch lift package and Rancho reservoir shocks
* Re-trimmed interior with brushed metal accents and trim
* Front racing seats with five-point safety harnesses and weather-resistant seat material
* Simpson window safety net
* Washable rubber floor covering replaces carpeting
* Navigation radio system
* Off-road integrated display gauge package with compass, inclinometer, altimeter and timer
* Auxiliary performance gauges
* Auxiliary 20-gallon fuel tank
* Second-row seats deleted
* Cargo-area spare tire mount
GM Accessories (production and concept)
* Rocker protectors
* Underbody shield
* Side-window weather deflector
* Roadside assistance package
* First-aid kit
* Hitch receiver cover
* Body-color grille
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Source: Hummer Press Release

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