Fire up the HSV W427, and as the engine fires it hints at the complexity you’re about to set in motion with your fingers. And when all eight cylinders burble to life, they give new meaning to the words “performance sedan.”
The engine, 7.0 litres of smooth-idling perfection, is capable of performance well out of reach of even the sportiest everyday sedans. It typifies the harmony at work in the HSV W427. At idle its creamy, burbling smoothness belies its full capability. Like the rest of the car, it is what you want when you want it: relaxed and composed one minute, intense and aggressive the next. Definitely a thrilling drive to the max!
Nudge the paddle, breathe the throttle and we’re under way. All at once this docile machine becomes a road weapon in moments. This personality engages serious drivers in ways others in its class never will. The HSV W-427 is a car that takes braking, turning, accelerating and hauling passengers very seriously.
This is a legendary engine. Some of you will already know that it is found in the latest Corvette super-car. Rated at 375 kW, the HSV calibrated engine is a 7.0 litre 90 degree OHV engine that boasts cross flow cylinder-heads, twin knock-control sensors and an onboard diagnostics system. The acceleration in the HSV W427 is simply unbelievable and it is pushed through an HSV 8-speed TR 8080 manual transmission that has been designed for superior strength to handle the massive torque levels. Limited slip-diff technology protects the gearing from the rigours of the vehicle’s super-car performance. Thankfully the massive brakes, and HSV calibrated ABS and ESC, offer tenacious stopping ability.
Sports and luxury can go together. The proof is in the HSV W427 interior. W427 sill plates mark your entry into the performance seats that are trimmed in red hot leather with W427 logos. Driver and front passenger seats are eight-way electrically adjustable. A multifunctional steering wheel, gear selector and centre console are trimmed with matching red hot leather. The gorgeous HSV dash significantly displays a polished 6.5-inch multifunction colour LCD screen that displays the stereo, heating and air-conditioning information. Visually, the HSV W427 stands out from the crowd, and sits proudly on massive 20-inch machined alloys. The quad exhaust tips, short overhang, boot lid spoiler and low front air dam give the vehicle a real muscle-car appearance
This is a car that the faint hearted may suffer in. The HSV W427 is an ultimate supercar performer that offers genuine 5-seater room and 5-star safety.
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