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Top Gear Australia's Ratings Slump Despite Holden Vs. Ford Shootout

If we lived down under, we would have tuned in to SBS »10/07/08 12:43pm10/07/08 12:43pm on Monday at 7:30 to watch the Top Gear Australia shootout between the iconic Holden Commodore and Ford Falcon...but we don't. Watch the clip and judge for yourself, but we think that even though it may not be quite as polished as the UK original, this segment…

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 12:00pm5/12/08 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 7:45am3/26/08 7:45am

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 11:20am2/29/08 11:20am

HSV W427 "Supercar" Revealed In Melbourne Gets Z06-Level Power For Increased Hoonage Potential...Mate

Yeah, this limited-edition Aussie madman from the folks at Holden Special Vehicles has got itself a 7.0-liter V8 under the hood — the same one found in the Corvette Z06. Really, we think that's all that needs to be said. Check out the gallery below and the press release after the jump.

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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 3:30pm12/26/07 3:30pm