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Walkinshaw Performance tunes Holden version of Chevrolet Cruze to 241 horsepower

by Jeff Sabatini (RSS feed) on Aug 12th, 2012 at 6:02PM

Chevrolet won't sell the Cruze wagon or the Cruze hatchback here in the U.S., and dammit if that doesn't make us angry. Now Australian tuner Walkinshaw Performance is adding insult to injury with this hotted-up Holden version of the Cruze. Turning up the wick on the Cruze's 1.4-liter turbo engine, Walkinshaw has managed to extract some 241 horsepower and 229 lb-ft of torque from the little Ecotec. In standard U.S. trim, it makes only 138 hp and 148 lb-ft of torque, so the modifications add a whopping 75 percent more power and 55 percent more torque. While Walkinshaw doesn't mention... Read More

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