Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: South Australia
Wheels Mag stories of Interest.
Ok first things first. On Page 24 of the latest Wheels Mag is a small pic of the XR8 bonnet. It looks almost the same, just a bit longer in the front. My opinion is it looks good and hasn't changed hardly enough for previous lovers of the original bonnet to be concerned.
Also for the interested are some write-ups on the HSV GTS auto and Signature series VY models. Wheels were not to kind on them, although I did not read the whole article. The 400m times were not that impressive relatively either.
260kW Signature – 14.7
300GTS (Auto) 14.5
In a different article regarding speed trials the Manual GTS with ‘Tander’ driving pulled a more respectable 13.8, but these are times I would expect the XR8 may get, let alone a GT. For more info buy the mag. (I didn’t)
If anyone has they might want to further clarify or expand on what I mentioned so far.
WASP GT - Mk2 6 speed + Herrod =