Hummer H3 Black Edition: Always Bet on BlackS

In an effort to create buzz about Hummer in Europe, the folks at GM decided to black out an H3 and fit it with an abundance of goodies standard and call it the H3 Black Edition. Based on the H3 Adventure trim, this Clio-crusher offers the aesthetics to live up to its name with matte black grille, steps, roof crossbars fuel door, door handles, mirrors and black powder-coated wheels. Buyers will also get a Kenwood nav system and other expensive goodies for just €1.250 over the price of an Adventure, despite € 4.900 worth of goodies. WIth only 50 on sale, you better act quickly if you're a stylish German soldier-of-fortune. Press release below:

HUMMER H3 goes black to the future

* all-black H3 introduced
* € 5,000,- customer saving
* Exclusive edition limited to just 50 vehicles throughout Europe

The iconic HUMMER offering for Europe will be enhanced with the introduction of a new, exclusive, all-black HUMMER H3 which combines stunning style and excellent value with extras worth € 5.000,- fitted as standard. Just 50 examples will be offered and will go on sale by the end of this year. As with all HUMMERs sold through the official European importer the vehicles come with a four-year, 100,000 km warranty and European Roadside Assistance programme.

The H3 Black Edition is based on the premium H3 Adventure automatic model and combines a lustrous black exterior and plush black leather interior with a full collection of matt black accessories, including a matt black grille, tubular assist steps, roof crossbars, lockable fuel door, door handles, mirrors and black powder-coated wheels.

Twenty five of the H3 Black Edition models will additionally feature the large electric sliding sunroof which has proved a popular option. Among the array of standard interior fittings is a fully integrated Kenwood HUMMER Navigation system.

The value to the customer of the extras fitted as standard is approximately € 6.150,- including VAT. Yet the H3 Black Edition will carry a price tag only € 1.250,- higher than a Adventure edition on which it is based - resulting in a customer saving of € 4.900,-. (Calculation based on German pricing. Consumer price may vary in case of different VAT rules).

The HUMMER H3 Black Edition is designed to do much more than make fifty lucky customers across Europe feel very happy. It is another example of the HUMMER spirit that promotes the iconic design, but also makes it clear that, with H3 prices starting at € 49.950,-, the HUMMER H3 is much greater value than many think.

The H3 Black Edition is one of a series of exciting initiatives created by Kroymans HUMMER Europe, the European importer of HUMMER vehicles. The organization, situated at Breukelen in the Netherlands, has been combined with a strong new European dealer network with more than 40 outlets, reflecting the rapid growth of the HUMMER brand in Europe as well as in America. The new central organisation provides yet more benefits for HUMMER customers.[Hummer via World Car Fans]