HOLDEN VZ COMMODORE HSV R8 CLUBSPORT.
The Clubsport was powered by the LS2 engine a 6.0 L, 16-valve pushrod V8 producing 297 kW at 6000 rpm and 530 Nm at and 4400 rpm. There was the choice of either a Six-speed manual or four-speed auto. Fuel consumption was 15.3 L/100 km. The Z-Series started at $61,850 plus on-road costs for the manual. A Clubsport R8 was also available, with greater equipment (e.g., leather seats and extra instrument gauges) and revised wheels design and upgraded braking system. In July 2005, HSV also produced a manual only Clubsport and Clubsport R8 “Dealer Team Spec” (DTS), comprising Stage 1 and optional Stage 2 packages. Stage 1 included upgraded tyre and wheel package, lighter overall weight and Stage 2 included other upgrades such as enhanced driver interface, adjustable suspension, and tyre pressure monitors. The Z Series was the first range with which HSV reached the Middle East with the one-make racing Clubsport R sedans.
Up for sale here is a modern-day muscle car that has been taken to the next level!! This VZ Clubsport is just about as tough as they come. Running a mid-mounted 461 Brodix aluminium small block Chev motor with “Twin Toilet” mechanical injection, dry sump, GB 2300 Brodix heads, titanium valves, Crower hippo lifters, Oliver Dart Series 2” small journal Chev rods, JE pistons with 4.155 bore and a Sonny Bryant 4.250 stroke crankshaft that has also been balanced with Mallory metal and running 15:1 comp!! Accompanying this monster of an engine is a two speed Powerglide auto with a 3000 converter and a full sheet metal diff with 35 spline billet axles. The Clubsport has been tubbed and sits perfectly on blacked out 22” FR Simmons together with the rear mounted parachute that gives this car a super tough stance!! Inside the car is all business too, from the full chromoly roll cage, Autometer gauges, RPM harnesses, B&M shifter, fire extinguisher and factory leather front seats. Please note this car cannot be road registered but can certainly be enjoyed at car events such as Summernats and Powercruise!! Now available by appointment only or via video call at our Kogarah facility.