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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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HSV GTS pumped up to over 500kW by Walkinshaw Performance

The HSV GTS is the most powerful road car ever built by the performance arm of Holden. Lurking under the bonnet is a 6.2-litre supercharged V8 developing 430kW and 740Nm. However, this didn’t stop Walkinshaw Performance from scoping out a power upgrade package for the sports sedan. The journey began …

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Next-gen Holden Commodore could be based on Alpha platform

General Motors is seriously considering a plan to replace the Holden Commodore-based Chevrolet SS sports sedan after Holden ceases production of the Commodore in Australia in 2017. According to a report by Autocar, the next-generation Chevrolet SS could be based on the company’s rear-drive Alpha platform. The car will be …

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Walkinshaw Performance tweaks VF Commodore & Gen-F HSV

Some 10 years after Greg Murphy’s Bathurst “Lap of the Gods” and the release of the 297kW HSV VZ ClubSport, Walkinshaw Performance has today announced the first of their W Series Supercharged vehicles. Two force fed packages are offered: the W457 package for 6.0-litre VF Commodore V8s which raises power output …

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Walkinshaw Performance upgrades HSV Gen F to 373kW

The Commodore-based HSV Gen F range is already one of the most powerful rear-drive sports sedans in the country, with power ranging from 317kW/550Nm in the ClubSport and Maloo, to a heart-thumping 430kW/740Nm in the HSV GTS. But that doesn’t stop long time Holden/HSV partner, Walkinshaw Performance, from coming up with …

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Gen-F HSV Pricing & Specifications

HSV has announced the pricing and specifications of the Gen-F range, with the entry price reduced by up to $4,000. The entry-level HSV ClubSport will be priced from $60,990, plus on-road costs, while at the other end of the spectrum, the HSV GTS (pictured above) has increased by $10,000 to …

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HSV Gen-F lineup fully revealed

Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) has today uncloaked their new Gen-F lineup. All four models – Maloo, Clubsport, Senator Signature, long-wheelbase Grange and range-topping GTS, will be carried over. The HSV Gen-F range will become the quickest, most powerful and technologically advanced sports sedans to ever come out of Holden’s go-fast …

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