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Wheelbase (mm):                 
Front track (mm):               
Rear track (mm):                
Overall length (mm):            5,237
Overall width (mirrors) (mm):   2,018
Overall height (mm):            1,459
Ground clearance (mm):            125

Fuel Consumption:


Fuel Tank:

Capacity: 75 L


Ratio: 3.08 : 1


Estimated weight, in kg

ECOTEC (Emissions & Consumption Optimisation TEChnology) 3800 V6

V configuration. OHV design with cross flow cylinder heads. Multipoint fuel injection. Engine Control Module, or Powertrain Control Module (with auto trans.). Computer diagnostics. 91 octane fuel. High energy, distributorless, ignition and triple coils. Sequential fuel injection. Low friction technology. Cross-bolted main bearings. "Hot wire" air mass metering. Twin knock-control sensors. Two-speed cooling fan.

Cylinders: 90-degree V6
Capacity: 3.791L
Bore x Stroke (mm): 97.0 x 86.0
Induction: Electronic sequential fuel injection.
Valvetrain: Overhead valves, pushrods, 2 valves / cylinder.
Compression ratio: 9.4 : 1
Maximum power: 147 kW @ 5200 RPM
Maximum torque: 304 Nm @ 3600 RPM
Redline / Cutout: 5500 / 5900 RPM

HEC Supercharged 3800 ECOTEC V6

Maximum power: 171 kW @ 5200 rpm
Maximum torque: 375 Nm @ 3000 rpm

LS1 Gen III 5.7L V8

GenIII V8 Pic

The Chevrolet sourced LS1 Generation III 5.7L V8 replaces the Holden 5.0L V8 in the VT Series II. It offers significant increases in power and torque, more all-round refinement, improved fuel economy and even greater durability and reliability.

The Gen III features reduced weight due to mostly aluminium construction, reduced friction due to roller camshaft followers and rocker arms, and single plane engine sealing which provides superior sealing of oil, water and air. The new coil per cylinder ignition system features eight individual coils with each coil located next to its spark plug for a concentrated blast of high ignition energy sparked by electronic signals derived from crankshaft and camshaft position sensors.

Cylinders: V8
Capacity: 5665 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm): 99.00 x 92.00
Induction: Sequential fuel injection.
Valvetrain: Overhead valves, pushrods, 2 valves / cylinder.
Compression ratio: 10.1 : 1
Maximum power: 220 kW @ 5000 RPM
Maximum torque: 446 Nm @ 4400 RPM
Redline / Cutout: / 6,200 rpm


Block: Cast aluminium
Cylinder Head: Cast aluminium
Intake Manifold: Nylon composite
Exhaust Manifold: Cast iron
Main Bearing Caps: Powder metal
Crankshaft: Cast iron with undercut and rolled fillets
Camshaft: Hollow steel
Connecting rods: Powder metal

GM Hydramatic 4L60-E

Electronically controlled dual-mode 4 speed automatic.

                   Ratios        km/h per 1000 RPM
First:              3.06                12.5
Second:             1.63                23.4
Third:              1.00                38.1
Fourth:             0.70                54.5

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