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Published on January 8th, 2018 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez

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Last HSV based Holden leaves its factory doors

It as a sad day for cubic capacity lovers in Australia and New Zealand as tuning company, Holden Special Vehicles closed its doors and shut down production of the last real muscle car this side of the world.

Some 30 years ago with the help of Tom Walkinshaw and the limited edition, 241-horsepower 1988 VL Commodore Group A SS Sedan.

On December 29 last year, HSV turned the last page in the Book of Commodore with the limited edition, 635-hp VF II Commodore-based GTS-R W1. The LS9-engined, “Light My Fire” orange sedan was the 90,114th and final vehicle produced in HSV’s Clayton, Melbourne facility, and fittingly represents the fastest, most powerful, most expensive car ever built in the country. Number 275 of 275 will join the company’s heritage fleet alongside the first W1 produced (HSV built 298 GTS-R W1s, 275 for Australia, 20 for New Zealand and three “final engineering” models).


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