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Work Under Way on GM Holden Commodore Supercar

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The next-gen Commodore will be homologated with the current V-8 engine only for the 2018 season. A new, twin-turbocharged V-6 meeting Supercars’ Gen 2 regulations is being co-developed with the General Motors Performance and Racing Center in Pontiac, MI.

Holden Commodore racer for Australia Supercars revealed--and it has a V-8

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden has a new Commodore coming in 2018, though the car is really a rebadged Opel Insignia Grand Sport (a Buick Regal Sportback to us Yanks) that will be sourced from Germany, as opposed to made locally.

Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R to be brand’s last V8-engined car

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R will be the last V8-engined Vauxhall as the swansong to the Holden Commodore-based VXR8, production of which comes to an end later this year. The hardcore GTS-R will be launched at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Vauxhall bids farewell to four-door hot rod

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The VXR8 is essentially a British-spec version of the Chevrolet SS, meaning it's a casualty of General Motors' decision to stop manufacturing Holden-branded cars in Australia. For its final, most extreme evolution, it receives a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine tuned to produce 586 horsepower and 545 pound-feet of torque. The eight-cylinder spins the rear wheels via a limited-slip differential, but transmission options remain unconfirmed.