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HSV 40th Anniversary GTS Unveiled in Sydney

First used in 1968 on the HK Monaro, the GTS badge now celebrates its 40th anniversary with 100 units of this special edition HSV GTS. Though the name GTS stands for "Gran Turismo Sportivo," the 40th Anniversary edition is merely an appearance package available only in red or white, with black stripes and plenty of… » 10/09/08 12:15pm 10/09/08 12:15pm

Holden HSV Tourer Announced, Will Haul Ass and Take Names

Let us all rise, and solemnly acknowledge the beginnings of the wagon wars. With the stroke of a key and the sending of an image, Holden has loosed a battle cry the likes of which are rarely heard. The Holden HSV Tourer will not only haul little Timmy and Sally to school in the morning, it'll haul ass all day with an… » 5/12/08 12:00pm 5/12/08 12:00pm

LS3 Goes Down Under: HSV To Build Higher Horsepower Hooning Machines

It's not even Australia Day, but we're hearing GM's giving their high-performance team down under a gift of power. Holden's Special Vehicles team announced last night they'll be fitting the US-built LS3 engine across their range of E-Series and WM Grange vehicles. That's the same engine found in the base model of the… » 3/26/08 7:45am 3/26/08 7:45am

What's Your Favorite Australian Car?

With the Melbourne International Motor Show in full swing we thought we'd focus on all the things that make us love the cars from down under. On the new side, it's hard not to love the Z06-powered HSV Super Sedan or the new FPV Ford Falcon (a car so hot the Mark Fields personally asked for his own to be delivered to… » 2/29/08 12:00pm 2/29/08 12:00pm

New FPV Lineup Leads Ford Attack On Aussie Muscle Market

Don't think the Muscle Car Wars are only taking place here in America. Our Aussie brethren — the people who invented the word "hoon" — have themselves a bitter rivalry going strong for years; Holden HSV vs. Ford FPV. And with Ford's new FG Falcon, FPV has itself some new hardware to do battle with. The team at Ford… » 2/29/08 11:20am 2/29/08 11:20am

Hoon Of The Day: Holden Test Drive Crash Experience

All teenagers think that they're God's gift to motorsports and, unless they're a Foyt or an Andretti, chances are their skills don't quite match up to their aspirations. Take the case of a 19-year old hoon from Victoria, Australia, who apparently took what's left of this VY HSV Clubsport out for a test drive. While… » 12/26/07 3:30pm 12/26/07 3:30pm

The Finns Want To Know Your Favorite Color For A New El Camino

The friendly Finns at the site all about the Fans of Cars around the World have found themselves an online configuration tool for the new Holden HSV Maloo R8 Ute and they're asking a very important question. Namely — what color would we choose for our very own down-under El Camino re-make. Seriously — they want to… » 11/29/07 9:30am 11/29/07 9:30am