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    ƃuoɹʍ ʇsnɾ sı sıɥʇ Firebug's Avatar
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    2002 VY SS

    ***hsv w427***

    Information and pics taken from our Oz LS1 forum...

    HSV (Holden Special Vehicles) has released the first of its limited edition W427 sedans. HSV has kept the first the first 5 builds according to the information I read.


    Engine and Transmission
    375kW, 7.0 litre LS7 V8 engine with specific HSV calibration
    Power 502hp @ 6500rpm
    Torque 472lb/ft @ 5000rpm
    Exhaust system Stainless steel, Ceramic coated high flow 4 into 1 extractors, High flow catalytic converters and exhaust system (3" into 2 ") and high performance quad outlet with bi-modal mufflers
    6-speed manual TR6060 high strength transmission
    LS7 Clutch with new actuator and pedal assembly for high clamp loads
    High strength Limited Slip Differential
    Ceramic coated, high flow 4 into 1 extractors
    High flow catalytic converters and exhaust system (3" into 2")
    Over radiator style cold air induction system -- with high flow air filter
    Dry sump lubrication system with 2-stage pump
    Hand-fabricated aluminium oil reservoir
    Front mount, 13 row engine oil cooler
    Control and Handling Electronic Stability Control incorporating:
    - Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
    - Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD)
    - Electronic Brake Assist (EBA)
    - Traction Control System (TCS)

    Linear Control Suspension
    All new MRC calibration to suit new springs, ride height and bushing
    Revised ride height -- lower than GTS
    Unique W427 spring rate
    Unique W427 stiffer rear suspension bushing
    Brakes 6 piston front braking system
    2-piece floating front rotors (380 x 35mm)
    High friction pad material

    Unique W427 alloy wheels
    20" x 8" front alloy wheel with 245/35 R20 95Y tyre
    20" x 9.5" rear alloy wheel with 275/30 R20 97Y tyre
    Full size spare wheel and tyre (as per front wheel and tyre)

    Kerb Weight: 4131lbs



    Personally I think $150k is steep. However they are only building 427 of these units... (coincidence eh?) So they are a collectors item. Shame it wasn't built as a coupe' Nice eye candy all the same...
    Last edited by Firebug; 09-02-2008 at 04:18 AM.

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