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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...

Walkinshaw Performance launches W507 package for HSV GTS

Walkinshaw Performance Products has launched its first enhancement kit for the Gen-F HSV GTS, the W507 package. More than a year in the making, the W507 pack includes a number of high-performance Walkinshaw-developed components that boost power by 77kW and torque by 110Nm. The result is a peak power output of 507kW at 6200rpm and peak torque of 850Nm at 4400rpm from the W507-enhanced GTS’s supercharged 6...

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 GTS Maloo : world’s fastest ute in waiting revealed

The new HSV GTS Maloo will send an iconic Australian vehicle out in style by becoming the world’s fastest ute. Holden Special Vehicles is building a limited run of 250 GTS Maloos, with a price tag somewhere between $85,000 and $90,000 that will also make it Australia’s most expensive ute until local manufacturing ceases in 2017...

HSV GTS: Holden had reservations about supercharger project

The supercharged HSV GTS project almost became stillborn when parent company Holden raised concerns over the engineering and manufacturing viability of the project. HSV engineering manager Graeme Dusting cited that Holden engineers - many of whom worked on the Camaro project that uses the same ‘LSA’ 6...

HSV GTS: fastest Aussie car ever claims 4.4-second 0-100km/h

HSV had officially stamped its new range flagship, the HSV GTS, as the fastest production car ever produced in Australia. With either the six-speed manual or no-cost optional automatic, and employing standard launch control and 275mm-wide rear tyres to aid getting grunt to the ground, the HSV GTS gets to 100km/h in a claimed 4...

HSV GTS ready for UK order as Vauxhall VXR8

British performance car buyers can now order the new Vauxhall VXR8 – a rebadged version of the HSV GTS. The 430kW Australian muscle car will be available in the UK towards the end of 2013, priced £5000 higher than before at £54,999. With a conversion of about $86,500 at current exchange rates, it means VXR8 buyers get access to the V8-powered performance sedan for a few thousand dollars less than local buyers...

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 GTS: supercharged Aussie muscle hunts M5, RS6, E63 AMG

The new HSV GTS is gunning to steal sales from Germany's super sedans and wagons by offering similar levels of thunderous performance at a fraction of the cost. During a deep-dive pre-launch presentation held late last month, HSV executives and engineers named the BMW M5, Audi RS6 and Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG as natural rivals for the ballistic new GTS, which has surged in peak output from 325kW/550Nm to 430kW/740Nm thanks to the introduction of General Motors' supercharged 6...

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...

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