Hottest sleeper on the road
March 26, 2019
Most car enthusiast will not pay much attention to this "street rod"; mistaking it for another G6 GXP which is what Detroit was putting out then as a performance coupe. But, this baby was produced "down under" and imported to the US by Holden Motors (now closed) It sports the LS2 400 HP V8 and the tranny used in the 06 Vette. Also, 4 wheel independent discs and suspension. Look it up! What will give it away is the exhaust, GTO badge and 6.0 on the rear deck area. The posi is flawless and most of the 400 hp hits the road without a chirp until it shifts to 2nd and then 3rd. Mine was a mint condition, garage kept Torrid Red with 12K on the odometer. It will startle you with it's performance. Don't turn the posi trak off unless you want to go for a wild ride, as it will get real squirrely in a split second. The seats are the most comfortable "Recaro" style I have ever sat in and the 10speaker Blaupunkt stereo cassette must have the power windows down or you will blow them out with volume. Tires are beefy and the stance is perfect. Unless you are very good at shifting, the automatic is faster. Only thing I don't like is the scoops let all the dust in and that dirties my LS2. Mileage is unbelievable. 21mpg on highway at 80mph and 16mpg around town with quick starts thrown in. Best xxxx vehicle I have ever driven, much less owned. A beautiful "sleeper"