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2017 HSV GTSR W1 Track Preview | Face-To-Face With HSV’s Most Epic Model Yet
2017 HSV GTSR W1 Track Preview | Face-To-Face With HSV’s Most Epic Model Yet

Welcome to the HSV GTSR W1. Set to become the last production car based on the Australian-produced Holden Commodore and ...

Feb 1, 2017 (8 months ago)
2016 HSV R8 Maloo SV Black REVIEW - One Last T-Rex Roar Before The Asteroid Hits
2016 HSV R8 Maloo SV Black REVIEW, Price, Features - Atmo HSV Goes Out With A Bang

WHEN IT COMES TO AUTOMOTIVE DINOSAURS, FEW ARE AS POSITIVELY PALEOLITHIC AS THIS HSV MALOO R8 SV BLACK. It&rsquo...

Jul 26, 2016 (1 year ago)
HSV Clubsport REVIEW | 2016 Clubsport R8 LSA - Here's One For The Horsepower Junkies
HSV Clubsport REVIEW | 2016 Clubsport R8 LSA - Here's One For The Horsepower Junkies

THE GEN F2 CLUBSPORT R8 LSA IS PROOF THAT HSV EMPLOYS MORE 'EVIL SCIENTISTS' THAN ANY OTHER CAR COMPANY ON EARTH...

Nov 22, 2015 (2 years ago)
2016 HSV Gen-F2 R8 LSA Review: HSV's Hand-Me-Down Hero
2016 HSV R8 LSA Review: HSV's Hand-Me-Down Hero

The skinny: HSV has snuck the fire-breathing supercharged 6.2 litre V8 from its GTS halo car into the Clubsport R8, Tour...

Oct 15, 2015 (2 years ago)
HSV Gen-F2 Range Arrives - 400kW Supercharged LSA V8 For R8 And Senator
HSV's Supercharged Gen-F2 Range - Price And Specifications For Australia

Holden Special Vehicles has confirmed it will supercharge the majority of its range, with a detuned version of the GTS f...

Sep 22, 2015 (2 years ago)

NEWS

HSV Hero Becomes Most Powerful Vauxhall Ever As Farewell Edition VXR8 GTS-R

MON, 5 JUN, 2017

HSV’s UK export program is about to come to a close with a final GTS-R edition of the Vauxhall VXR8 set to send the Aussie-built muscle car o...

HSV Revives GTSR Name For 474kw Commodore Swansong

WED, 1 FEB, 2017

HSV has ensured that its locally-produced Zeta platform range goes out with a roar, not a whimper, introducing its quickest and most powerful cars ...

HSV Announces 30 Years Range For Commodore Rundown

WED, 1 FEB, 2017

HSV has revealed its 30 Years range which will form part of the Australian performance manufacturer’s farewell to the Commodore range before ...

RIP In 2016 - The Cars That Bid Farewell

SUN, 8 JAN, 2017

As the pyrotechnicians worked overtime to ensure the smooth firing of colourful explosives for New Year’s, the curtain came down on another p...

Holden Inspires Volkswagen Varok Ute Concept

WED, 21 DEC, 2016

HSV’s sporty Maloo pickup was one of the vehicles in mind when this muscular Volkswagen crossover concept, called the Varok, was under d...

Walkinshaw Reveals its Answer to HSV

THU, 24 NOV, 2016

While supercharged V8s have been a fixture of the Australian new car land for several years, not everyone enjoys the sound and fury of pumped-up en...

HSV Celebrates 85 000 Vehicles

TUE, 7 JUN, 2016

Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) is celebrating this week, having signed off on its 85,000th vehicle.

TMR's Top Ten RWD Sports Sedans Under $100k

SUN, 29 MAY, 2016

Local car manufacturing is on the way out, and it’ll take with it two uniquely Australian vehicles in the Holden Commodore and Ford Falcon - ...

HSV Announces Trio Of LS3-Powered Special Editions As Last Hurrah For Naturally-Aspirated V8

THU, 26 MAY, 2016

In the second half of last year Holden Special Vehicles radically overhauled its engine lineup by detuning the GTS’ supercharged LS9 V8 and p...

TMR Best Buy 2016 - Top 5 Performance Cars Over $50k: HSV Clubsport R8 LSA, Audi RS3, VW Golf R, Mercedes-AMG C63, Porsche Cayman GT4

MON, 25 JAN, 2016

You’ve done well for yourself: recently acquired the coveted corner office, or business is booming...

REVIEWS

2017 HSV Clubsport R8 LSA 30 Years Review | A Birthday Present And A Farewell Gift Rolled Into One

WED, 14 JUN, 2017

What a difference 29 years makes. When HSV launched its first Commodore based performance car, the SS Group A in 1988, it produced a rather pa...

2016 HSV R8 Maloo SV Black REVIEW - One Last T-Rex Roar Before The Asteroid Hits

TUE, 26 JUL, 2016

WHEN IT COMES TO AUTOMOTIVE DINOSAURS, FEW ARE AS POSITIVELY PALEOLITHIC AS THIS HSV MALOO R8 SV BLACK.

HSV Clubsport R8 SV Black Edition REVIEW | HSV's Best Grand Touring Sedan Yet

MON, 4 JUL, 2016

BREAK OUT THE TISSUES, IT’S TIME TO SAY GOODBYE TO HSV’S NATURALLY ASPIRATED LS3 V8 ENGINE.

HSV Clubsport REVIEW | 2016 Clubsport R8 LSA - Here's One For The Horsepower Junkies

SUN, 22 NOV, 2015

THE GEN F2 CLUBSPORT R8 LSA IS PROOF THAT HSV EMPLOYS MORE 'EVIL SCIENTISTS' THAN ANY OTHER CAR COMPANY ON EARTH.

2016 HSV Gen-F2 R8 LSA Review: HSV's Hand-Me-Down Hero

THU, 15 OCT, 2015

The skinny: HSV has snuck the fire-breathing supercharged 6.2 litre V8 from its GTS halo car into the Clubsport R8, Tourer R8, Maloo R8 and Senator...

2014 HSV GTS Maloo Review: Preview Drive

MON, 13 OCT, 2014

What’s Hot: 430kW in an Aussie ute! Mate, load-carriers don't come any hotter...

2014 Walkinshaw Supercharged V8 Review: 500kW And 550kW - Release The Beast

SUN, 12 OCT, 2014

What’s hot: Gut-busting power and torque, blistering performance, sensational sound.

2013 HSV GTS Review

FRI, 27 SEP, 2013

2013 HSV GEN-F REVIEW Vehicle Style: High performance large sedan Price: $92,990  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 430kW/740Nm 8cyl petrol |...

2013 HSV Maloo Manual Review

WED, 18 SEP, 2013

2013 HSV MALOO REVIEW Vehicle Style: Performance utility Price: $58,990  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 317kW/550Nm 8cyl petrol | 6spd man...

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