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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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HSV Gen-F2 range gains supercharged performance

Hot on the heels of the new Holden VFII Commodore launch, Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) has presented the new GEN-F2 range of high performance models based on the VFII. The HSV GEN-F2 range sees the fitment of the company’s 6.2-litre Supercharged LSA Generation IV Alloy V8 engine to the ClubSport …

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HSV reportedly working on 475kW GTS-R

  HSV is reportedly working on a swan song for the GTS by enlisting the Corvette ZR1’s monstrous 6.2-litre LS9 supercharged V8. Producing a meaty 475kW and 818Nm of torque, the engine is capable of hitting a top speed of 330km/h in the ZR1. Unlike the 6.2-litre LSA supercharged V8 …

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HSV celebrates ClubSport’s 25th birthday with limited edition

HSV has released a limited edition model to commemorate 25 years of the ClubSport nameplate, which was first introduced in 1990 with the VN Commodore. While the original was powered by a 5.0-litre V8 producing 180kW, the 25th Anniversary ClubSport R8 is propelled by a 6.2-litre naturally aspirated V8 delivering …

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