With 430kW, the 2016 HSV GTS is the most powerful production car ever built in Australia. HSV claim a 0-100km/h sprint time of just 4.4 seconds.
Those numbers sound pretty good - but how do they compare on a world stage?
We match the big, green HSV with the 2016 BMW M5 Pure. Featuring a 412kW 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8, the BMW has long considered to be the benchmark performance sedan.
BMW claims 4.3 seconds for the standing sprint - so how close can we get to these numbers?