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Holden Special Vehicles
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Width Width - type here
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Wheelbase wheelbase - type here
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Transmission transmission + drive
Engine 6.2 litre LS3 V8
Power 435 hp @ N/A rpm
N/A lb-ft of torque @ N/A rpm
Similar similar (competition)
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See Wikicars' comprehensive HSV GTS Review.

Recent Changes

  • For 2010, the entire E-Series HSV range receives a mid-cycle facelift and performance upgrades. For the GTS, the changes include new more aggresive front and rear fascias, new wheels, Upgraded 442 PS (325 kW; 436 bhp) LS3 V8 engine, Hi-flow intermediate exhaust with bi-modal mufflers, Competition Mode ESC, Extended Cruise Control, Corvette Launch Control, Magnetic Ride Control (MRC) Performance suspension; stiffer and recalibrated, Four piston front and rear brakes and SV Enhanced options which encompass six-piston front brake callipers, finished in SV Enhance yellow with black HSV insignia and four-piston rears with unique wheel accenting. Prices for the 2010 GTS start at AU$80,990. [1]
  • At the 2008 Sydney Motor Show, Holden's performance division, HSV, unveiled two new high performance variations of the VE Commodore. The Gran Turismo Sportivo (GTS), to mark the 40th anniversary of the GTS nomenclature first used in the 1968 HK Monaro and the Senator Signature SV08 which revives the SV nameplate first used in the SV88 20 years ago. Only 100 GTSs will be made and will be distinguished from the Commodore by way of black heritage stripes, tire pressure monitors and a commemorative logo embedded on the headrest, brake calliper, sill plate and rear panel. The softer of the two, the Senator Signature, will not feature as many holes and flaring aerodynamic nostrils as GTS, nor will it be meant for serious performance-oriented driving, instead, it will be more of a luxury-performance cruiser despite sharing the 431 PS (317 kW; 425 bhp)/406lb-ft (550Nm) LS3 V8. It features exclusive paint schemes, sill plates, 20in alloys, a full leather trim and will be available with a six-speed automatic or manual. Only 50 examples of the latest SV will be produced.[2]

Gran Turismo Sportivo (GTS)

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See Also

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Model nameplates

Avalanche XUV · Clubsport · Grange · GTS · Maloo · Senator · SV88 · VXR · W427 ·

Model series

VL · VN/VG/VQ · VP · VR/VS · VT · VT II · VX · VX II · Y Series · Y II Series · Z Series · E Series

Tom Walkinshaw Racing

Tom Walkinshaw Corporate website A brand of the Holden and TWR

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