Originally From: carsofaustralia.com.au
Paul McDonnell - Marketing Manager for Holden Special Vehicles profiles the new HSV W427 on debut at the 2008 Melbourne International Motor Show for www.CARSofAUSTRALIA.com.au
This is the HSV W427 an LS7 powered Aussie Car.
Holden Special Vehicles today unveiled a seven litre program at the Melbourne Motor Show, the last instalment of the company s 20th anniversary celebrations.
The car to be known in its final development stages as the W427 is finished in the same Panorama Silver paint scheme as the original Group A SS VL Commodore, released at the Melbourne Motor Show of 1988, exactly 20 years ago.
All new Front Fascia exclusive to W427
All new three piece rear spoiler in carbon fibre
All new 20 inch wheel
HSV performance seats in full red hot trim with W427 logo, steering wheel, gear shifter and console lid in full red hot leather
7.0 Litre, LS7 Engine with HSV specific calibration
o 370kW @ 6500 rpm
o 640Nm @ 5000 rpm
Over radiator style cold air induction system with high flow air filter
Dry sump lubrication system with 2 stage pump
Hand fabricated aluminium oil reservoir, with internal baffles for high G loading
Front mount, 13 row engine oil cooler
Ceramic coated, high flow four into one extractors
High flow catalytic converters and Exhaust system (3 into 2 ¾ )
Active bi-modal rear mufflers for Exhaust back pressure management to improve noise quality
High strength limited slip differential
New high strength six speed manual gear box (TR6060)
GMPT LS7 Clutch with new actuator and pedal assembly for high clamp loads
New springs, 30% stiffer than GTS
Revised ride height 20mm lower than GTS
New stiffer rear suspension bushing
All new MRC calibration
New 6 piston front braking system (50% increase in pad area)
Strap drive, 2 piece floating front rotors (380 x 35mm compared to 365 x
32mm one piece on GTS)
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The HSV W427 - Review
The HSV W427 has Corvette power in a locally produced vehicle.
1100rwhp GTO (Black Hawk)
Marks Workshop present a walk around and Dyno run on Tony's Black Hawk, a HSV GTO (one of Holden Special Vehicles versions of Holdens Monaro) This vehicle runs a built War Hawk LS Block running a Callies 4" crank to a 402ci, oliver rods, ross pistons, ETp LS7 port heads, etc, with a complete Marks Workshop custom Vortech V7 ysi OTR intercooled Supercharger system, MWS in boot custom fuel system, 2" headers and MWS custom 3.5" Exhaust system, a T56 with twin plate cerametallic clutch for Dyno and show duties and a built 4l80e for street duties. It has the monster Harrop brakes and Simmons 19" Rims. Custom front and rear clip hand made by Owner Tony
Custom work by Mark at Marks Workshop
link to build pic's http://www.marksworkshop.com.au/Pages/site%20project/project%20cobra%20ls7/cobra%20project.htm
link to article http://www.marksworkshop.com.au/Pages/feature/BLACK%20HAWK%20GTO.htm
SOME OF THE CARS ON THESE YOUTUBE VIDEOS ARE SHOWN IN A FORM BEYOND THE STREET LEGAL LIMITS FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA. THESE CARS ARE USED FOR SHOW, TRACK OR OTHER OFF ROAD EVENTS. IN MOST CASES THESE CARS ARE TAKEN BACK TO STREET LEGAL LEVELS TO BE ABLE TO USE THE VEHICLE LEGALLY ON THE ROADS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA.
MARKS WORKSHOP DOES NOT CONDONE THE USE OF EXTREME HORSE POWER ON THE STREET.
DRIVE RESPONSIBLY DRIVE SAFE
20 maxwell street YORK W.A.
HSV E3 Launch Control
Once enabled by the driver (by selecting Competition Mode), Launch Control will provide the vehicle with the ability to accelerate from standstill at its maximum potential regardless of the skill or experience of the driver. Available on all E3 manual vehicles, this feature takes the guess work out of transferring 550Nm to the ground.
Worlds Fastest Pontiac G8 Twin Turbo by House of Boost
Worlds Fastest Pontiac G8 GT: Only mods to the car, House of Boost Twin turbo kit using Aerocharger turbos, Magnaflow Catback, CCW DragPack
No other mods to the car, no cam, no stall, no weight reduction.
Wicked fast spool time thanks to the Aerochargers VAIN technology. Not to mention the fact that they are self contained!
For more info go to: www.houseofBoost.com
For more info on the turbos go to: