Top Gear Australia: Holden vs Ford #2
BUY HOLDEN AND FORD!!! Either way, at least you are supporting AUSTRALIA.
Caught this just before it started. Don't know about part 1... Was a few weeks ago and I didn't see it..
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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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I made up this comparison video showing Mark Skaife & Peter Brock driving a lap around Bathurst Motor Racing Circuit. Peter Brock from the 1986 Race, Mark Skaife from the 2009 Race. Note the Caltex Chase at the end of Conrod Straight was not yet built in the Peter Brock video.