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HSV builds 85,000th vehicle

Holden Special Vehicles is celebrating a huge milestone this week, having produced its 85,000th car. Hitting the landmark number less than a year before Commodore-based production ends for good, the 85,000th HSV is a blue Clubsport R8 LSA destined for sale through the brand’s oldest dealership - Garry and Warren Smith in Oakleigh, Victoria...

HSV Clubsport, Maloo and Grange SV launched: Limited-edition range signals end of LS3

HSV has announced three new limited edition models, with two commencing production in June and all three to be powered by the naturally aspirated LS3 engine. HSV Clubsport R8 SV Black and HSV Maloo R8 SV Black Limited to 350 units (with an additional 18 destined for New Zealand), the HSV Clubsport R8 SV Black is powered by the 340kW 6...

HSV Clubsport R8 Track Edition: Short-run special revealed

HSV has taken the wraps off the limited-edition 2016 HSV Clubsport R8 Track Edition, which commences production in September. Priced from $68,990 plus on-road costs, the limited-edition model will see 150 vehicles built for Australia, with an additional six units destined for New Zealand. The Clubsport R8 Track Edition differentiates itself from the Clubsport LSA by using a naturally aspirated 6...

2016 HSV Gen-F2 range pricing and specifications: 400kW supercharged V8 for R8 sedan, wagon, ute

The refreshed 2016 HSV Gen-F2 line-up has been unveiled today, following last week’s reveal of the revised VFII Commodore range on which it’s based. Just as the VFII followed 2013’s VF launch, the Gen-F2 range arrives as an evolution of the current Gen-F range...

HSV ClubSport R8 gets 25th anniversary limited-edition special

The venerable HSV Clubsport has come a long way. Launching in 1990 with the VN Commodore, the first examples derived 180kW and 400Nm from Holden’s 5.0 litre V8. Fast-forward to today, 10 models and 25 years later, and the ClubSport is now driven by a mean 325kW/550Nm 6.2 litre V8 - while up-spec R8 versions turn that up to 340kW and 570Nm...

2015 HSV Gen-F pricing and specifications

The introduction of the limited edition HSV GTS Maloo headlines a series of enhancements for the 2015 Holden Special Vehicles Gen-F range that goes on sale across Australia in November. The GTS Maloo – billed as the world’s most powerful ute – will cost $87,990 in manual form and $90,490 with the optional automatic transmission, making it $6500 cheaper than the GTS sedan from which it inherits its monstrous 430kW/740Nm supercharged 6...

HSV Gen-F pricing and specifications

  Pricing of the HSV Gen-F has been announced, with Holden's go-fast division confirming cuts of up to $4000 at the bottom end of range and a sub-$100,000 starting price for the monstrous new GTS super-sedan. The price of the HSV GTS (above) rises $10K to $92,990, though few are likely to complain given the new model’s 6...

HSV Gen-F: model-by-model guide

The HSV Gen-F range will become the quickest, most powerful and most technologically advanced family of sports cars ever to emerge from Holden's go-fast division when it launches across Australia from June. The HSV Gen-F embraces the sophisticated new exterior styling and cabin design of the Holden VF Commodore on which it's based...

HSV Gen-F to supercharge slowing sales

Holden Special Vehicles expects Australians to get behind its new HSV Gen-F sports car range, forecasting a return to strong sales numbers after a slow end to the previous generation. HSV today confirmed pricing and specification details of its VF Commodore-based Gen-F family, revealing more sophisticated interior and exterior styling, a host of new technology features and a brutal new 430kW supercharged V8 for the flagship GTS...

HSV Gen-F: hot VF Commodore range revealed at midnight

Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) will officially launch its HSV Gen-F range, the sportiest versions of the Holden VF Commodore, at midnight tonight. We'll bring you a full gallery, pricing and specifications of the new 430kW GTS, Clubsport, Grange, Senator and Maloo from the moment the embargo lifts...

HSV Gen-F Commodore: new series name for fastest Holdens

Holden Special Vehicles has confirmed its new HSV Commodore range based on the new VF model will be called Gen-F when they go on sale in June. The performance arm of Holden called its VE Commodore-based cars E Series 1 to 3 through their lifecycle, though for VF (SS V model pictured below) HSV has opted for the Gen-F name to avoid naming rights clash with Ford’s famous big utes and motorsport’s premier racing category...

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