HSV BUILDS ITS 85,000TH CAR

Motor (Australia) - - THE NEWS -

HOLDEN Spe­cial Ve­hi­cles has cel­e­brated build­ing its 85,000th car, a slip­stream blue Club­sport R8 LSA. To mark the spe­cial oc­cas­sion the mile­stone model’s been fit­ted with a unique build plate and given a let­ter of au­then­tic­ity signed by HSV’s Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor, Tim Jack­son. The car was given to HSV’s old­est deal­er­ship, Garry and War­ren Smith in Oak­leigh, Vic­to­ria, for sale. The first car HSV ever built was a VL Group A SS, but it was a VN T30 that marked 5000 ve­hi­cles in 1997, a decade af­ter its in­cep­tion.

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