• Oct 20th 2011 at 6:31PM
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2012 HDT VL/VE Group A Plus Pack
  • 2012 HDT VL/VE Group A Plus Pack
  • 2012 HDT VL/VE Group A Plus Pack

While the Holden Commodore VE had a rather short visit to the U.S. in the form of the Pontiac G8, it's still in production Down Under – and still a worthy platform for hotted-up special editions. This one comes from none other than Holden Dealer Team, the revived tuner once owned by Aussie racing legend Peter Brock.

The theme here is a time machine tribute to the 1986 Holden Commodore VL Group A Plus Pack, the car that led to Brock famously severing his ties with Holden. The row was the result of Brock's insistence in fitting an "Energy Polarizer" to the Plus Pack cars, a device containing crystals and magnets that the new age race driver claimed improved the performance of the cars through a process of molecular realignment.

Well, not only has the VL-series Group A look come back, but so too has the Energy Polarizer, one of which will be fitted to all 250 of the HDT VL Group A Plus Pack Heritage Series cars. Perhaps more importantly, these special HDT Commodores will receive a 470-horsepower, supercharged 6.0-liter LS V8. Other kit includes a Bilstein suspension package, complete body kit including hood scoop, Harrop performance braking package, 20-inch wheels, and a customized interior.

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      • 3 Years Ago
      so much doing it wrong
      • 3 Years Ago
      Can they trow anymore plastic at it??!!!
      JP Karnilowicz
      • 3 Years Ago
      For some extra information, This is the original car the new one is inspired by: http://www.musclecarstables.com.au/details.php?id=128
      Dennis Kfc
      • 3 Years Ago
      at first glance of the picture, i thought i was looking at a riced out civic!
      • 3 Years Ago
      Tell me it's a joke.. please
      • 3 Years Ago
      If you want to put a fake hood scoop on a vehicle, then you must put spinner hub caps on it as well to let everyone know that you are mentally ill.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Wow, that thing is ugly as sin. Way to ruin a great looking car.
      the derpster
      • 3 Years Ago
      WTF, Australia? Why would you even do that? I like the G8 and all but... just... what the ****? That is hands down the ugliest thing I've seen all day.
      James Barrios
      • 3 Years Ago
      Looks like they bought that hood scoop from the JC Whitney parts catalog! It would look great on a 90's Pontiac!
      • 3 Years Ago
      It's a great tribute to the late great Brocky. But it would be better if it was a coupe version of the Commodore and in Malboro colors in a two-tone-type paint scheme harking back to the Torano A9X. Damn, every time there's a story relating to Peter Brock, I still get choked up. Being an American and growing up in the south, there was only NASCAR. But having parents who knew who he was and taught me about him, I grew up with him being my ultimate hero.
      Reece Lightning
      • 3 Years Ago
      plastic pig looked better
      • 3 Years Ago
        • 3 Years Ago
        Wacky Tobacky actually does something, since it's a blend of marijuana and tobacco. An Energy Polarizer does not.
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