HSV’s final Holden Commodore-based model is a 2017 GTSR W1

HSV builds its final Holden Commodore-based super sedan

Australia’s semi-official tuner to Holden, HSV, has made a name for itself over the past three decades by churning out meaty muscle cars based on successive generations of rear-wheel-drive, V-8-powered Holden Commodores. All of that has come to an end, however, as HSV on Wednesday announced... read more

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2017 HSV GTSR W1

HSV reveals Corvette ZR1-powered GTSR W1 super sedan

General Motors’ Australian unit Holden is set to end local production in October, and along with the end of production will be the demise of the rear-wheel-drive... read more January 31, 2017 by

2016 HSV ClubSport R8 Track Edition

HSV special edition models celebrate end of naturally-aspirated V-8s

As Holden’s semi-official tuner HSV gears up for the arrival in 2018 of a front-wheel-drive Commodore powered exclusively by 4- and 6-cylinder engines, the company has... read more May 26, 2016 by

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Holden tuner HSV building business case for hot version of FWD-based Commodore

Semi-official Holden tuner HSV has built its name on the back of V-8-powered rear-wheel-drive muscle cars. The company takes the stock Holden Commodore and performs various... read more May 24, 2016 by

2015 HSV GTS

HSV Rumored To Revive GTS-R Badge For Rear-Drive Commodore Swan Song

Holden is set to end production of its rear-wheel-drive Commodore range in 2017. There will be a new Commodore arriving in 2018, but this will be a front-wheel-drive-based... read more December 15, 2015 by

2016 HSV ClubSport R8 LSA

Holden-tuner HSV offers supercharged LSA V-8 on most models

With Holden recently updating its Commodore range of sedans, wagons and utes, it was only a matter of time until the automaker’s semi-official tuner HSV unleashed its... read more September 22, 2015 by

2015 HSV GTS

Aussie Version Of Chevy SS May Get C6 Corvette ZR1’s 638-Horsepower V-8

The Chevrolet SS muscle sedan’s Australian cousin, the Holden Commodore, already has a high-performance variant built by HSV that’s fitted with the 580-horsepower... read more August 24, 2015 by

2015 HSV ClubSport R8 25th Anniversary Edition

Holden-Tuner HSV Unveils 25th Anniversary ClubSport R8

The semi-official tuner to Holden, HSV, is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its ClubSport nameplate with a special edition version of the latest ClubSport R8. HSV is... read more July 8, 2015 by

2015 HSV Senator SV

HSV Launches 455-Horsepower Senator SV Muscle Sedan

The semi-official tuner to General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] Australian subsidiary Holden, HSV, has come out with a new version of its upmarket Senator Signature that... read more February 17, 2015 by

Chris Harris and the 2014 HSV GTS Maloo ute

Chris Harris Heads Down Under To Drive The 580-HP HSV GTS Maloo: Video

While on holiday in Australia, Chris Harris was kind enough to put together a quick test drive of the Holden Commodore Ute-based GTS Maloo from semi-official Holden tuner... read more December 18, 2014 by

Left Hand Utes HSV Maloo, 2014 SEMA show (Image via Carsguide)

Yes, You Can Get Left-Hand-Drive Holden Utes In The U.S.

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] came close to importing the Holden Commodore Ute (short for utility) as a Pontiac G8 Sport Truck late last decade but was hampered by CAFE... read more November 5, 2014 by


HSV GTS Maloo Is The Aussie Sport Truck You’ve Always Wanted: Forbidden Fruit Video

If you’re like us, you’re completely down with the automotive reverse mullet: party in the front, business in the back. That’s exactly what the HSV GTS... read more September 11, 2014 by

2013 HSV Maloo R8

HSV Planning World’s Fastest ‘Truck’

Back in 2006, Holden’s official tuner HSV set the Guinness World Record for the fastest production pickup/utility with its Maloo R8. The car-based utility, essentially... read more August 8, 2014 by

2014 HSV ClubSport R8

Holden Tuner HSV Eyes Chevy Models, Mulls U.S. Expansion

With the demise of Holden production in Australia, the brand’s in-house tuner Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) is looking to expand its business in other markets, and one... read more March 18, 2014 by

VF Holden Commodore SS-V and HSV Gen-F fitted with Walkinshaw Performance supercharger upgrade

Walkinshaw Is Back With New 667-HP Upgrade For V-8 Commodores: Video

Not long ago, we brought you details on Walkinshaw Performance’s new W375 kit for the HSV’s Gen-F range of muscle sedans, which focused on naturally aspirated... read more October 16, 2013 by

Walkinshaw Performance W375 Package for HSV’s Gen F range

Walkinshaw Performance Launches 502-HP Upgrade For Gen F HSVs

If a rear-wheel-drive sports sedan powered by a LS3 V-8 isn’t enough to get your heart rate pulsing, Walkinshaw Performance’s new W375 Package should do the job... read more September 13, 2013 by


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