t 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.

Unique style

Hummer is entering a competitive and well represented market segement with their new H3T pick-up truck, which will be unveiled at next week's Chicago Auto Show. The Hummer H3T is a 'three-quarter' truck, slightly bigger than a midsize truck and somewhat smaller than a full-size one. Official measurements are length: 5,343 mm, width: 2,161 mm, height: 1,835 mm and a wheelbase of 3,409 mm.

Martin Walsh, HUMMER general manager said: "It offers the combination of truck versatility and HUMMER off-road prowess that delivers customers to the trail in style.” The H3T features besides the usual Hummer design, a five-foot truck bed, seats five and can tow upto 5,900 lb with either a Vortec 3.7L I-5 (242 hp) or 5.3 liter V8 engine (300 hp).

As all Hummer are supposed to do, the Hummer H3T with its full-time four-wheel drive will go almost anywhere, including Europe and the Middle East besides its home market North America. Production is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2008. Prices will be announced clsoer to its launching date.

Gallery: Official: Hummer H3T Ready for Chicago