, Holden Special Vehicles have officially unveiled Australia's true world-beater, the HSV W427.
The HSV W427, which had the covers taken off at the 2008 Melbourne Motorshow in 'showcar' format, is now in production. Sales of the seven litre 375kW 'Supercar' has begun in Australia and New Zealand.
HSV's Managing Director Scott Grant said the car demonstrated engineering and design ingenuity was alive and well in the Australian car industry. "The story around the development of this car is quite remarkable," Scott Grant said. "We are proud to have produced a vehicle of these proportions and are confident the public response to the HSV W427 proves there is a strong future for luxury and performance vehicles in this country."
The HSV W427 nameplate is a tribute to the first Holden Special Vehicle - the Group A SS VL Commodore, produced just over 20 years ago. This car became known as the 'Walkinshaw' in deference to the owner of the HSV business,...