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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 ‘W705’ Walkinshaw kit that pump out 522kW and 813Nm from the 6.2-litre LS2 V8.

The owner claims the car will hit 100km/h from a standstill in just over 4.0 seconds en route to a top end of around 322km/h, thanks to over $A100k worth of modifications performed by Walkinshaw in the UK.

“The modifications that I have carried out have transformed the car, managing to combined breath-taking performance with supreme comfort and reliability,” his writes on his eBay listing.

“I cannot being to describe the passion that has gone into this car – and selling it has been a difficult decision.

“However, a new project is on the horizon – and if I don’t sell it now, I may change my mind.”

With 133,500km on the clock, the HSV has been listed on eBay for £30,000, or $A53,000. And if the performance or psychedelic wrap aren’t enough to tempt you, the sound it makes might change your mind.

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