Sclemen

Herald Sun - Motoring - - Cover Story -

su­per­charged engine un­der wraps be­cause it is con­tin­u­ing with the Corvette-based 6.2-litre V8 for the rest of its model line-up, in­clud­ing the Clubs­port, Se­na­tor and Grange sedans and the Maloo ute.

There will be three engine out­puts avail­able from the reg­u­lar V8— 317kW, 325kW and a new 340kW/570Nm Per­for­mance Pack op­tion

Artist im­pres­sion: Steve Short which achieves the new peak thanks to a high-per­for­mance air in­take.

The 340kW is stan­dard on the Se­na­tor and Grange lux­ury sedans and the Clubs­port R8 wagon and an op­tion on the Clubs­port R8 sedan and Maloo R8 ute.

When Cars­guide asked HSV to comment on the new line-up the com­pany main­tained its 6-speed man­ual or auto; RWD

4.5 sec­onds si­lence. Even top-level Holden deal­ers, in­formed about the new model only in the past few weeks, were as­ton­ished HSV had kept such big news so se­cret for so long.

HSV will launch its new Clubs­port and Maloo line-up in June. The GTS starts pro­duc­tion in Au­gust.

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@JoshuaDowling

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