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2017 HSV Maloo R8 LSA 30 Years review

The HSV Maloo R8 LSA will make any red-blooded Australian enthusiast swell with pride. What more is there to say?

2016 HSV Maloo R8 SV Black review

HSV's limited-edition Maloo R8 SV Black is a final fling for the LS3 engine, and it's a fitting farewell for one of the best naturally aspirated Yankee V8 engines of all time.

Forza Horizon 3 Review: Virtual versus reality in the HSV Maloo - and your chance to win!

CarAdvice.com's Tom Fraser explores the scenes and visuals of Forza Horizon 3, a new XBOX title by Playground Games. For the first time, the popular Horizon series is set in Australia, putting popular driving roads and iconic scenes in your hands. Catch Tom's views, along with his own photography, below...

Forza Horizon 3 for real: super cars, muscle cars and the 12 Apostles

Forza Horizon 3 is one of the most anticipated video games to be released this year, and – thanks to Xbox – CarAdvice got a sneak preview of the game and some one-on-one time with one of the key people behind it, all while taking in the gorgeous views and divine roads of Victoria's surf coast in a selection of performance-car perfection...

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2017 ACT All Holden Day: the stories behind the cars

The last All Holden car show of the year was held in Canberra, only weeks before Holden's local manufacturing wrapped up, with a record 275 entrants. Hosted by all Canberra-based Holden clubs, it attracted a huge variety of cars and its owners, with some making the trip from Tumit, Albury, Cooma, and Goulburn...

CarAdvice podcast 54: EV Council, ClimateWorks, and that $390k EV grant

Joining Mandy this week is Mike Costello and Dave Zalstein. Featuring in car news is the 2018 Volkswagen Arteon Australian details confirmed, Ford Fiesta Australian future in doubt, Hyundai i30 N to offer eight-speed dual-clutch for 2019, Ford CEO Mark Fields retires, and Michelin rejects the call to increase minimum worn tyre depth...

2017 HSV range: GTSR makes triumphant return, W1 revealed for Zeta send-off

Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) has unveiled what will be its final-ever range based on the long-serving Zeta platform, with the main drawcard being the rumoured LS9-powered GTSR W1 – the most powerful and most expensive HSV model, ever...

Forza Horizon 3 for real: super cars, muscle cars and the 12 Apostles

Forza Horizon 3 is one of the most anticipated video games to be released this year, and – thanks to Xbox – CarAdvice got a sneak preview of the game and some one-on-one time with one of the key people behind it, all while taking in the gorgeous views and divine roads of Victoria's surf coast in a selection of performance-car perfection...

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HSV Maloo Owner Reviews

2008 HSV Maloo Review

A quick history lesson, Ford is claimed to be the first company to produce an Australian "Ute". This was the result of a 1932 letter from the unnamed wife of a farmer in Victoria, Australia asking for “a vehicle to go to church in on a Sunday and which can carry her pigs to market on Mondays”...

2009 HSV Maloo R8 Review

My experience with HSV is a 0 out of 10 I am afraid extremely difficult company to deal with and resolve any real issues. The rear compartment of my Maloo has leaked like a river. HSV didn't want to know about and referred me to some very small print in their glossy catalogue. I can't even go out bush and throw my swag in the back...

2011 HSV MALOO R8 20th ANNIVERSARY Review

I was so excited to get a 20th-anniversary HSV R8 Maloo. After a few months car was veering always to left. I was told it was camber but after some wheel alignments same still.. I need to hold and concentrate a lot when driving this car, then there's the driver's door not closing properly, belts always making noise... OMG...

2010 HSV MALOO GXP Review

After purchasing our new HSV Maloo GXP in July 2010, 7 months later the clutch developed a knocking noise. The gearbox had to be removed and the clutch replaced, by warranty. 14 months later the gearbox developed a clunking noise when changing between 2nd, 3rd and 4th gear. We are still having a battle to have the gearbox replaced after it was diagnosed as a design flaw in the Maloo GXP 2010 models...

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