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    Report: Holden poised to build world's fastest ute, 577 hp on tap
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    While America has its ongoing performance war among the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger, a similar battle in Australia might soon be going out with a bang. Both Ford and Holden are cutting back on local production in the coming years, but their performance brands are firing ...

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    Report: HSV to keep plugging away after Holden Commodore production ceases
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    Australian muscle car fans rejoice. The Holden brand will stop building cars domestically in 2017, but the Holden Special Vehicles performance company will remain to produce more fast cars in Oz. HSV is technically somewhat separate from Holden and is partially owned by the Walkinshaw family who ...

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    Report: Walkinshaw to jump from Holden to Chevy Special Vehicles?
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    The name Walkinshaw carries with it a proud history of collaborating with major automakers to produce some of the most lust-worthy racing machinery and road-going performance vehicles ever known. The Jaguar XJR-9 was developed by Tom Walkinshaw Racing. So were the Nissan R390, Porsche WSC-95 and ...

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    Video: Burnout turns Holden HSV Clubsport into epic fireball
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    Michael 'Gup' Gilbert is the Australian owner of Powercruise. The cruising car show is for those who like to "beat on their cars rather than look at them from their lawn chair," touts the company's web site. Understandably, the mastermind behind the event has build some very impressive street ...

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    Video: HSV Gen-F is for those who have decided not to resign from life
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    The "buy our product and leave your mundane life behind" call to action is a time-honored marketing trope for all kinds things, from light beers (any of which are capable of turning your sleepy weeknight into an impromptu supermodel-infested club outing) to hair replacement solutions (just look ...

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    Report: HSV boss says Australia's power wars are over
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    Phil Harding, managing director of Holden Special Vehicles, says the Australian power wars are effectively over. GoAuto has quoted Harding as saying that it's simply becoming too expensive to continue to pursue ever more engine performance thanks in part due to extensive certification, ...

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    Official: HSV unholsters Holden Gen-F lineup [w/video]
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    Here it is, folks. Right on schedule, Holden has revealed full details on its reborn range of HSV Gen-F models. The bulk of the new HSV machinery will go on sale next month, though the baddest of them all, the supercharged HSV GTS, will reportedly be delayed until September. The GTS may well be ...

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    Report: Next-gen Holden HSV range coming next month
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    Holden Special Vehicles has something fun planned for next month. The company plans to yank back the sheets on the next generation of its HSV range, suitably named the Gen-F, on May 15. Holden had to do some quick stepping with its nomenclature this go around, and while names like "F Series" and ...

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    Official: HSV celebrates quarter-century of smoking tires with 25th Anniversary GTS
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    When it comes to rear-drive, V8 performance sedans, few do it like HSV. Australia's Holden Special Vehicles makes a high-horsepower hoon-happy saloon called GTS (known elsewhere as the Vauxhall VXR8) based on the Holden Commodore. With General Motors LS V8 power under the bonnet, the GTS makes us ...

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    Report: HSV sales strong despite Aussie slump, around 20% of Ford Falcon sales
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    The economic doldrums are having a hard time sullying the teflon-coated sales numbers of Holden Special Vehicles, the division that serves the same purpose within Holden that AMG does within Mercedes-Benz. Despite a slump in purchases of large sedans that has affected General Motors' standard ...

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    2011 Vauxhall VXR8 is all we really want for the holidays
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    2011 Vauxhall VXR8 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Listen, General Motors. We know you're kinda busy getting back on track, jump-starting your IPO, and generally getting your house in order. We appreciate it and everything. But could we ask just one favor? You see this Vauxhall? ...

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    Report: Chevrolet Cruze could get the HSV treatment Down Under
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    Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback – Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors is betting on the Chevrolet Cruze sedan to boost its small-car image and sales here in the United States. Overseas, however, GM will be offering the Cruze in an attractive five-door bodystyle, and a report ...

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    Aussie Envy: HSV E Series 2 lineup unveiled
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    The HSV E Series 2 lineup - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Just as wounds from the Pontiac G8 being ripped from us are beginning to scar over, HSV has torn them open anew by revealing version 2.0 of its Commodore-based E Series lineup. It's facelifts all around for the gang of Aussie ...

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    Pontiac G8 GXP spotted wearing HSV duds in Cali
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    Pontiac G8 GXP wears an HSV costume --Click above for an image gallery
    Thanks to a tipster who shall remain anonymous, we have a set of photos showing what kind of fun you can have if you're the lucky owner of a Pontiac G8 GXP. This California car has been fitted the Aussie-market HSV front ...

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    VIDEO: Top Gear flogs the Vauxhall VXR8 Bathurst and HSV Maloo
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    Top Gear gets busy with some Aussie muscle -- Follow the jump to watch
    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Top_Gear_Flogs_the_Vauxhall_VXR8_Bathurst_and_HSV_Maloo'; Let's just say that Richard Hammond rightfully digs the blown, delightfully obscene Vauxhall VXR8 Bathurst (above, bottom), ...

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    Melbourne 2009: Limited edition HSV Senator unveiled
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the HSV Senator
    In conjunction with the 2009 Melbourne Motor Show, HSV has announced the release of a special-edition Senator super-sedan. A less-expensive ( $69,990 AU – about $44,600 USD) alternative to the pricier, more lavishly-equipped Senator ...

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    HSV unveils 40th Anniversary GTS, SV08 in Sydney
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    Click above for hi-res gallery of the HSV SV08
    It's anniversary time in Oz for HSV, Holden's high-performance division. That means stripes, stickers, commemorative badges and a pair of new unveilings at the Sydney Motor Show. In HSV's case, at least, the extra pieces of flair go on fire-breathing, ...

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    Duel: HSV GTS and FPV GT-P face off Down Under
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    FPV vs. HSV is basically Australian for "Ford vs. Chevy," but on steroids. The two performance divisions have elevated the production of the muscle sedan to an art form, with audacious looks and big power ruling the day. It's as if the original American muscle car era never ended, but got a ...

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    Oz-some: HSV W427 launches Down Under
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    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the HSV W427"She may not look like much, but she's got it where it counts." That's what Han Solo says about the Millenium Falcon. You could apply the same saying to the HSV W427 super-duper sedan just launched by Holden's in-house performance division. I mean, ...

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    Melbourne '08 Preview: Holden to unveil Z06-powered super HSV sedan
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    Today at the Melbourne Auto Show in Australia, GM's Holden subsidiary is rumored to debut a new super sedan based on the Commodore and developed by its highly capable Holden Special Vehicles division. The exact nomenclature to be affixed to the sedan's flanks is unknown, but we expect a suitably ...

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