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Prototype HSV GTSR W1 to be auctioned, $500,000 expected

Following a number of record-breaking auctions in recent weeks, another HSV GTSR W1 has emerged – but this particular vehicle comes with its own unique history. This 2017 GTSR W1 was one of four pilot vehicles used to develop the W1 before the model went into production, complete with the tag 'E002' – with 'E' standing for 'evaluation' – and it will be hitting the auction block within weeks...

HSV GTSR W1 Maloo sells for $1.05 million: new auction record for an Australian-made car

A new auction record has been set for an Australian-made road car after a Holden Special Vehicles GTSR W1 Maloo ute sold today for $1.05 million. Bidding for the supercharged V8 ute had already passed the $1 million mark a fortnight before the hammer fell in the Lloyds Auction this afternoon (30 January 2021), eclipsing the $1...

2017 HSV GTSR Maloo W1 ute poised to break auction record

A 2017 HSV GTSR Maloo W1 is set to rewrite the record books. The vehicle is one of only four GTSR Maloo W1 utes ever built by HSV, and is currently being offered by Lloyds Auctioneers – and there are high expectations for the rare machine. At the time of writing, the HSV had a bid of $675,000 with more than three weeks until the final hammer, suggesting a price of $1 million was not out of the question...

Top 5 most powerful cars we drove in 2017

2017 is almost over. It's time for Christmas parties, sunshine and rose-tinted reflection on the year gone by. But here at CarAdvice, we aren't taking our foot off the pedal just yet – instead, we're taking the chance to look back at some of the most interesting, exciting and downright strange stories published this year...

Our favourite cars of 2017

2017 is almost over. It's time for Christmas parties, sunshine and rose-tinted reflection on the year gone by. But here at CarAdvice, we aren't taking our foot off the pedal just yet – instead, we're taking the chance to look back at some of our favourite cars from this year...

HSV GTSR W1 wallpaper gallery

If you love your Aussie muscle cars, you'll want to have the hero of all Australian muscle cars sitting on your desktop. CarAdvice photographer Tom Fraser has assembled ten of his favourite pictures of the 2017 HSV GTSR W1 that you can download in high resolution to set as your desktop wallpaper...

HSV GTSR W1 vs Holden Commodore SS

HSV wowed Australia when it announced Australia's fastest and most powerful production car ever, the HSV GTSR W1. The wows continued when the engine and performance specs were revealed, but the biggest wow belonged to the price: $169,990 (plus on-road costs). Since its release, we've heard stories of some buyers paying over $250,000 to secure one of the 300 examples being built...

Behind the beast: An in-depth look at the Corvette ZR1-powered 2017 HSV GTSR W1

You already know it’s limited to 300 units. You already know it’s $169,990 (before on-road costs). And you already know it’s powered by the much-hyped LS9 engine out of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1...