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TUF355 Holden Torana

Naturally aspirated 355ci stroker Holden powered Torana. http://www.facebook.com/fullBoostcomau http://www.youtube.com/user/fullBoostcomau http://www.fullBoost.com.au


 


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Wheels up V8 turbo Torana - Bullivant Automotive
Racing for the first time on 275 radials, Perry Bullivant's Holden Torana was leaving the start line upward running a best pass of 8.10 at 170mph for the day. The car is powered by a 408ci small block V8 Chevy, twin turbo blow through intake and runs on E85 ethanol. APSA Pro Street Shootout Grand Final - Sydney Dragway. http://www.facebook.com/fullBoostcomau http://www.youtube.com/user/fullBoostcomau http://www.fullBoost.com.au





Holden V8 power - TUF355
Peter's naturally aspirated 355ci stroker V8 Holden powered Torana runs into the 9.1-second zone at Calder Park. http://www.facebook.com/fullBoostcomau http://www.youtube.com/user/fullBoostcomau http://www.fullBoost.com.au





V10 BMW M5 drag
A rare car to see in Australia, the E60 M5 was the first BMW to feature the 5.0L 373kW V10 (8259rpm redline), 7-speed powertrain. http://www.facebook.com/fullBoostcomau http://www.youtube.com/user/fullBoostcomau http://www.fullBoost.com.au





Mental 540ci V8 blown Torana
Travis Connor's black Pro Street missile is one loud Torana! The car is powered by a blown and injected 540ci big block V8 and was running deep 7s at 190+mph at the APSA shootout at Willowbank Raceway recently. http://www.facebook.com/fullBoostcomau http://www.youtube.com/user/fullBoostcomau http://www.fullBoost.com.au





Holden Haven........A Holden Torana Tribute.
A host of fine Holden Torana's currently being diplayed at HOLDEN HAVEN. ..........Feel free to join us on Facebook.........., http://www.facebook.com/pages/Holden-haven/143341242390386





1971 - Peter Brock Rallycross - Colin Bond Torana XU1 (SUPER100mph)
https://www.youtube.com/super100mph This video was produced for the Holden Dealers about 1971 ish as a promo film under the title "What's A Nice Car Like You Doing In A Race Like This?" featuring Peter Brock and Colin Bond. Some amazing rare colour footage of Peter Brock "Rallycrossing" in "The Beast" (specially modified Torana) and Colin Bond in his famous Torana XU1 days South Pacific Touring Car Series, competing at Warwick Farm, Sandown and Surfers Paradise. Special thanks to Colin Bond for his introduction to the our video and alerting us to this wonderful footage. Enjoy! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colin_Bond Bond initially made a reputation as a hillclimber with three NSW Hillclimb titles in 1965-67 driving a Lynx-Peugeot S/C. Also known as a rally driver he was relatively unknown in circuit racing circles apart from a few forays racing various Isuzu Belletts, when he was chosen to partner Tony Roberts in one of three Holden Dealer Team entered Holden Monaros for the 1969 Hardie-Ferodo 500 at Bathurst. On a day when the Fords crumbled with unsuitable tyres for the race, the HDT stood strong, putting all three Monaros into the top six positions with Bond and Roberts winning. Torana GTR XU-1 Bond and Shepheard in the Holden Dealer Team Torana GTR XU-1 on their way to another win in the Warana Rally, round four of the 1972 Australian Rally Championship. The nimble 6-cylinder Torana GTR XU-1 debuted in late 1970 and in 1971 Bond began racking up an impressive list of race and rally titles in his Torana. He secured the Manufacturer's Championship for Holden by winning 3 out of 5 rounds, including the Sandown 250 enduro in his XU-1. He also won the Australian Rally Championship and the Southern Cross Rally, along with the South Pacific Touring Series that year. Late in 1971 Bond had a couple of drives with Frank Matich's F5000 team. One was in the Australian Grand Prix at Warwick Farm and driving in a wet practice session Bond put in lap times seconds faster than his more experienced F5000 rivals. After his open-wheeler stint he opted to stay with the Holden Dealer Team. The following year Bond won the Australian Rally Championship for the second year in a row. Bond also won the Catalina Park rallycross series, while on the bitumen he won the Toby Lee Series and Sun-7 Gold Medal. In 1973 he again won the Sun-7 series at Amaroo Park. 1974 ARC winners Colin Bond and George Shepheard in the HDT Torana GTR XU-1 at the Warana Rally, round five of the 1974 Australian Rally Championship. In 1974, as well as winning his third national Rally Championship, Bond won his third consecutive Sun-7 Chesterfield Series against a strong challenge by Bob Morris. Torana L34 In late 1974, driving the new Holden Torana SL/R 5000 L34, he contributed to Holden's victory in the Australian Manufacturers' Championship, again winning three out of five rounds. Peter Brock left the Holden Dealer Team at the end of 1974. So for the 1975 season Colin Bond was the team's No.1 driver. That year he won the Australian Touring Car Championship and also won the South Pacific Touring Car Series. At Bathurst Bond won pole position and led for much of the early part of the race but a broken axle at half distance put him too far back to challenge Peter Brock. Reproduction of the 1976 Bathurst Bond/Harvey Torana Bond was involved in a dramatic finish in 1976 at the Bathurst 1000. Late in the race when it seemed Bond, in the Holden Dealer Team Torana L34, had the race sewn up he was forced to pull into the pits with fanbelt trouble allowing the Bob Morris Torana to take the lead. In the final laps Morris's co-driver, British touring car ace John Fitzpatrick, nursed home an ailing car trailing smoke ahead of Bond's Torana which finished about 40 seconds behind. In 1987, motoring writer Bill Tuckey in his book The Rise and Fall of Peter Brock claimed that there had been a lap scoring error in the 1976 race and that Colin Bond's Torana was the first car to complete the distance. Tuckey claimed Holden declined to challenge the result because a privately entered Holden team had won in such a memorable, emotional finish, and because Bob Morris' major sponsor was Ron Hodgson Motors, one of Sydney's leading Holden dealerships at the time. It remains however a contested footnote, Bob Morris denies that this was the case, claiming most team lap scorers agreed that the results were correct. Despite this, Bond's co-driver John Harvey believes that he and Bond did indeed win the race, despite the official result still showing Morris and Fitzpatrick as race winners. 1984 Bathurst 1000 - Chasing Brock (ICMR)





Torana's @ Powercruise
Torana V Torana's, QLD Powercruise 2009





Brocky's last leg of Targa west 2006
Final leg he competed in, the following leg he tragically passed in a accident.





Holden Epic Powerskids and burnouts - 13 minute compilation - Commodores and Toranas Powercruise
Some of the best powerskids and burnouts from powercruise and other events at Queensland raceway 13 minutes of non-stop General Motors Holden action.





WHEELSTANDING HOLDEN V8 TORANA ( DOZ08Z ) RUNS 8.08 @ 169 MPH - SYDNEY DRAGWAY TEST N TUNE 28.4.2012
WHEELSTANDING HOLDEN V8 TORANA ( DOZ08Z ) RUNS 8.08 @ 169 MPH - SYDNEY DRAGWAY TEST N TUNE 28.4.2012. WITH SIMON KRYGER BEHIND THE WHEEL OF JOHNNY HABIB'S Nitrous ASSISTED V8 TORANA WE WERE CERTAIN TO SEE SOME AMAZING DRIVING AND SIMON SURE KNOWS HOW TO PUT ON A SHOW FOR THE CROWD. MORE VIDEOS TO COME





Targa Tasmania 2014 - Torana GTR XU-1 PURE SOUND
Follow Brian & Linda Dermott in their beautifully prepared 1971 Holden Torana GTR XU-1 as they tackle the stages of Targa Tasmania 2014. Video produced by Other Side Productions. www.othersideproductions.com





APSA Modified Street
Both Modified Street Un-Blown and Blown classes qualifying at the APSA FUCHS Shootout held at Calder Park Raceway. http://www.facebook.com/fullBoostcomau http://www.fullBoost.com.au/





Hilarious Old Holden Torana Commercial Compilation
This is a collection of Holden commercials from I think the 60's and 70's. It's interesting to see just how twisted they were.





A9X II WALK AROUND
Quick walk around of the A9X II a LX hatch back Torana that Mark from Marks Workshop has built. work by Mark @ Marks Workshop http://www.marksworkshop.com.au/ marksworkshop@westnet.com.au 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 www.marksworkshop.com.au 20 Maxwell street YORK W.A. ph 08 96412 305





First 9-second LPG pass - Tunnel Vision (2006)
(Please note this video is from August 2006) Jason Ghiller's Tunnel Vision built XE ESP has become the first car in Australia to run a 9-second pass on LPG pump fuel. The turbo 4.0-litre ran a first up pass of 10.18 before going 10.01/133 and then 9.97/132 (1.52 60ft, 110.81mph mid track). The XE was also the first LP Gas powered vehicle to run a 10-second pass just a few years ago. Even more impressive is the fact the car was driven to the track and home again. http://www.facebook.com/fullBoostcomau http://www.youtube.com/user/fullBoostcomau http://www.fullBoost.com.au





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1976 Holden Torana LX: 7.690 @ 177.570
peter papaioannou, Engine: 632 Big Block Chev, Supercharger: n/a Turbos: n/a Tires: goodyear 32x15x16


1975 Holden Torana LH: 8.567 @ 161.460
Victor Tsatlogianis, Engine: 582 Chevrolet, Tires: Mickey Thompson 28/10.5


1972 Holden Torana LJ: 9.032 @ 146.990
kerry demetriou, Engine: 400ci, Tires: mickey tompson


1975 Holden Torana lh: 9.056 @ 149.580
Victor tsatlogianis, Engine: 400 sb chevrolet, Supercharger: n/a Turbos: n/a Tires: m/t et drag 28-10.5


1970 Holden Torana LC GTR XU1: 9.308 @ 144.070
Steve Reissis, Engine: SBC 383ci, Turbos: n/a Tires: et drag


1975 Holden Torana SS: 9.410 @ 141.890
Michael Ellis, Engine: Small Block Chev 380cu, Tires: Mickey Thompson


1968 Holden Torana HB: 9.728 @ 136.060
Wade Powell, Engine: Chev 400, Tires: MT


1975 Holden Torana lh gpak: 9.801 @ 136.430
jorge leiriao, Engine: 350 chev, Tires: m\t 28-10.5


1977 Holden Torana lx: 10.120 @ 131.820
Trent Smith, Engine: 308, Supercharger: nil Turbos: nil Tires: 295/50/15 135/15


1974 Holden Torana lh: 10.601 @ 126.860
Gualdino Cosme, Engine: SB CHEV 383,


1974 Holden Torana : 11.230 @ 126.000
Dean, Engine: 308 Australian Small Block - 440hp, Supercharger: nil Turbos: nil Tires: 225 / 295


1977 Holden Torana LX: 11.306 @ 117.180
Roger Moorhouse, Engine: Chevy, Tires: MT ET Drag


1977 Holden Torana LX hatch sunbird: 11.341 @ 121.540
Con Pakos, Engine: by Gonzalez Racing holden 355ci, Supercharger: n/a Turbos: n/a Tires: m/t 26x8.5, caravan tyres front


1975 Holden Torana lh: 11.780 @ 114.270
stephen stergiou, Engine: 308, Tires: m/t 26x 10


1976 Holden Torana LX hatch: 12.950 @ 107.390
brendan miller, Engine: 327 chev, Tires: 235s


1970 Holden Torana LC 202: 12.995 @ 106.850
Graham Gaskell, Engine: 202 with 3 x weber, Tires: 205x60x14 Bridgestone


1970 Holden Torana XU1: 14.287 @ 95.870
Craig Alderson, Engine: 202ci, Supercharger: N/A Turbos: N/A Tires: 175 x 70 x 13


 


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