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Video: HSV E Series 2 teaser with Garth Tander

Current V8 Supercar driver and Holden Special Vehicles ambassador Garth Tander takes us behind the doors of HSV's E2 area at the Clayton facility. Let's just hope the poor production quality is an indication that every dime has been put into the development of the new generation HSV models.

Exclusive: HSV E Series 2 range spied

CarAdvice can exclusively bring you the first spy photos of the next generation Holden Special Vehicles E Series 2 range, in cooperation with Pavle.com.au. Unlike its Holden companions, the HSV E2 range has received an extensive redesign and boasts a radically different appearance to its predecessors...

Video: HSV releases first E Series 2 teaser

HSV is certainly hyping up its new E Series 2 range, having today released the first of what is sure to be many teaser videos. As well as featuring some rather cryptic commentary, the short clip contains three equally cryptic images of a red GTS - that much is certain...

HSV launches countdown to E Series 2

With Holden set to unveil its VE Series II range tomorrow, HSV has also begun its countdown to the launch date of the new E Series 2 line up. The next generation HSV range is due to arrive on September 9 boasting a series of design, equipment and powertrain upgrades - as well as many firsts for an Australian production car...

Last HSV W427 rolls out of Clayton

Holden Special Vehicles has announced the end of an era with the very last W427 made to order at Holden Special Vehicles’ Clayton production facility late last week after the order books were closed on April 28. While the final build number has not been announced, it is unlikely that HSV has met its revised cap of 200 vehicles – downgraded from the initial 427 vehicles which were to be produced at the vehicle’s launch...

Vauxhall VXR Insignia may be HSV - First Look

Holden Special Vehicles hasn't been shy, previously, in suggesting that this car could come to Australia wearing a HSV badge in place of the Vauxhall/Opel badge. By Mandy Parry-Jones, Goodwood, England In fact HSV Managing Director Phil Harding told CarAdvice last year that this was one of the cars he was seriously considering as an addition to the HSV range...

Last chance to order an HSV W427

Prospective owners of HSV's flagship $155,000 W427 have just three weeks left to decide whether they want one in their garage, with the order books set to close at 5pm on April 28. This is a far cry from the initial 200 vehicle build cap HSV had set for the model, although not out of character for a special edition HSV...

HSV ponders diesel and LPG

It may seem to go against the grain of what a performance car company is about but Holden Special Vehicles is almost certain to be selling cars using LPG and even diesel fuel in the near future. - David Twomey British-born Managing Director of HSV, Phil Harding, told CarAdvice at a media briefing in Melbourne yesterday that the company was well advanced in looking at diesel, LPG and ethanol as alternative power sources for its performance cars...

HSV W427 goes 270km/h

“Crickey, that thing is so wicked, it ought to be illegal,” the first words uttered by an excited Kiwi V8 Supercar driver Greg Murphy after stepping from his first few minutes in Holden Special Vehicles range topping W427 sports sedan. Let’s be plain from the beginning, ‘Murph’ has spent more than a few minutes going very, very fast in all manner of cars, not just his regular V8 Supercar ride...

2008 HSV ClubSport R8 Tourer specs & pricing

Holden Special Vehicles has today launched its latest addition to the flagship performance VE range with the new ClubSport R8 Tourer.   Peculiarly however, it seems for the moment this is as far as the touring line-up will progress, with no official mention of a Senator based model as previously speculated...

HSV 20th Anniversary Collectables

Holden Special Vehicles has begun a new campaign to celebrate its 20th Anniversary with the release of ’20 years of the greatest HSVs from 1988-2008,’ to coincide with start of production for the new the HSV W427.   A series of twelve collector cars will be available through Coles Express, Coles, Kmart and Target, commemorating significant models in the history of HSV...