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HSV Maloo
Holden Special Vehicles
aka Holden Ute
Production produced from when to when+total units made (optional)
Class denote market class
Body Style 2-door, 2-seat coupé ute
Length length - type here
Width Width - type here
Height Height - type here
Wheelbase wheelbase - type here
Weight Weight - you get the point
Transmission transmission + drive
Engine engine
Power 431 PS (317 kW; 425 bhp) @ N/A rpm
N/A lb-ft of torque @ N/A rpm
Similar similar (competition)
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

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Recent Changes

  • For 2010, the entire E-Series HSV range receives a mid-cycle facelift and performance upgrades. For the Maloo R8, the changes include All new front appearance encompassing performance bonnet scoops and ‘shockwave' inspired theme, 431 PS (317 kW; 425 bhp) LS3 V8 engine, Competition Mode ESC, Extended Cruise Control, Launch Control (manual vehicles only), All new E2 Sports 19 inch wheels, Sports cloth seats as standard, Driver & passenger front airbags now include front, seat side & curtain side airbags, Addition of dual 8" subwoofers located in the rear cabin quarter trims (Audio output 170W) and SV Enhanced options include bi-modal exhaust, Sports leather seats and 20 inch wheels. Prices for the 2010 Maloo R8 start at AU$62,990.[1]

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Global Green Challenge controversy

In the 2009 Darwin to Adelaide Global Green Challenge, HSV claimed that the Maloo is the winner but in fact, the Maloo, entered the Global Green Challenge had the worst fuel consumption of 7.74 L/100 km, most CO2 emitted of 178 kg/km and uses the most fuel (243.5 L). Of the rest of the 17 competitiors, Ford (who entered the Fiesta ECOnetic into the challenge) is disappointed at HSV's claim especially when the Fiesta ECOnetic used much less fuel and produced half the emissions the Maloo produced.


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Model nameplates

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

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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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