HSV Y Series GTS

The Y series GTS retains and improves on everything that made the VT and VX series GTS so great. The Y series GTS receives the new sharp lined VY body with new styling features along with a new style 5 spoke 19 inch wheel package. The Y series GTS retains the same C4B LS1 5.7L V8 engine that delivered a genuine 300kw and 510Nm of torque in the VT and VX GTS.

Customers have long requested the convenience of an automatic transmission coupled with the awesome 300kW C4B V8 and, now, Y Series GTS sedan becomes the first HSV to offer this sought after option. It’s been made possible by the availability of a new ’torque enhanced’ version of the Turbo-Hydramatic 4L60E four-speed auto capable of handling the massive torque of this legendary powerplant.

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Years Produced 2002 – 2004
VY GTS Produced 117
VYII GTS Produced 25
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The GTS sedan comes with one of the most powerful braking systems fitted to any production car in the world today – the HSV Six-Piston Braking System. This race-bred system (shared with its HSV Coupé namesake) was developed in conjunction with AP Racing in the UK and sports six-piston front and four-piston rear callipers acting on 362mm front and 343mm rear cross-drilled and grooved rotors.

The Y series GTS was produced as a built to order limited edition model with only 142 vehicles being produced accross series 1 and 2.

HSV set out to develop a special Gen III engine totally unique to Australia, which resulted in a working relationship with Corvette hot shop, Callaway, to develop a benchmark powerplant for the Australian unique breed of heavy premium muscle performance sedans. With the LS1 engine being extensively modified internally over the base LS1 offered by Holden. The results, a C4B LS1 5.7L V8 engine that delivered a genuine 300kW (402hp) and 510Nm of torque.

Engine: 5.7L LS1 C4B V8
Power: 300 kW @ 6000 rpm
Torque: 510 Nm 4800 rpm

Engine: C4B Ls1 5.7L
Power: 300kw
Torque: 411 nm

o-100km/h = 5.1 sec
0-400m = 13.4 sec

*All performance times are to be used as a guide only as many variable factors can change the outcome of each cars perfomance times.

Years Produced 2002 – 2004
VY GTS Produced 117
VYII GTS Produced 25

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