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HSV confirms 2018 Chevrolet Camaro 2SS pricing

Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) has announced pricing and specifications for the right-hand drive converted Chevrolet Camaro, which is set to hit Aussie roads by the end of this year.  Available in 2SS specification only upon launch, local pricing for the Camaro will kick off from $85,990 before on-road costs. Coming …

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HSV-converted RHD Chevrolet Camaro arriving August priced circa $80k

The wait is almost over for muscle car enthusiasts in Australia, as production of the right-hand-drive Chevrolet Camaro is set to hit full swing in August at Holden Special Vehicles’ new factory in Clayton South, outer Melbourne. Arriving a month later than expected, the Camaro will be imported from America …

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UK-delivered 533kW HSV VXR8 up for sale

A fire-breathing Walkinshaw-tuned HSV VXR8 complete with attention grabbing ‘psychedelic’ wrap is up for sale in the UK. Owned by the administrator of a Facebook paged called ‘HSV Holden UK Community’, the 2007 E Series HSV VXR8 – the equivalent of a HSV GTS in Australia – comes with a …

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HSV confirms Chevrolet Camaro, Silverado and Colorado Sportscat

In a joint announcement, GM Holden and HSV today released details of a new agreement struck between the two companies. The new partnership marks a pivotal moment in HSV’s 30-year history in Australia and begins a new chapter in bringing a whole new breed of vehicles to customers. The focus …

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Chevrolet Camaro confirmed for Australia in 2018

With the last Commodore rolled out of Holden’s factory in South Australia last Friday, signalling the end of Australian car manufacturing, the lion brand is now without a V8-powered muscle car to reign in the hot-selling Mustang from rival Ford. That’s about to change. The age-old battle will continue in 2018 …

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Limited Edition HSV GTS-R to be called W1. Only 250 units

Holden Special Vehicles, HSV, will reportedly farewell the Commodore by stuffing a colossal 476kW 6.2-litre supercharged V8 from the previous-generation Corvette ZR1. The limited-edition model, tipped to be called the GTS-R W1, will arrive in Q2 of 2017, just a few months before Holden mothballs its Elizabeth production plant in …

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Exclusive: Hardcore HSV GTS-R in the works. Packs 476kW

It was previously speculated that HSV is working on an “ultimate” GTS to send off the Commodore before local production finishes in 2017. Well, speculate no more, as a well-placed source has revealed to ForceGT that the most hardcore Commodore ever is “all happening”, and that it is everything but “official”. Clayton’s …

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HSV trademarks GTS-R – hinting a 2016 comeback?

Rumours have been mounting of late that HSV is planning an “ultimate” GTS to send off the sports sedan before local production finishes in 2017. The report seems to be gaining traction as CarAdvice have uncovered a trademark registration on the HSV GTS-R nameplate made on the 2 December 2015, …

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Walkinshaw Performance boosts LS3-powered HSVs to 547kW/880Nm

Walkinshaw Performance has introduced their W547 package designed specifically for 6.2-litre LS3 V8-powered HSV’s. Described by the tuner as being “by far the most powerful performance enhancement available for a Commodore that Walkinshaw Performance Products has ever produced,” the package costs $25,990 fitted. As the name suggest, the package boosts …

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