Are Holden Commodores good for drifting?

Are Holden Commodores good for drifting?

Holden’s new German-built Commodore will still uphold a proud Australian tradition in driving, engineers have confirmed: it will be capable of holding lurid drifts.

What does VL stand for Holden?

It was the final iteration of the first generation of the Holden Commodore and included the luxury variant, Holden Calais (VL). Between February 1986 and August 1988, 151,801 VL model Commodores were built. Holden Commodore (VL) Holden Commodore Executive sedan.

What is a VL Commodore worth?

An average VL Commodore has a value of about $5000, but yours could be worth $8000-$10,000 if it is as good as you say.

Is a VL Turbo a Holden?

No cars better encapsulate Aussie turbo culture than the Holden Commodore VL Turbo and the Ford Falcon BA XR6 Turbo. Andy Enright explains.

What are VR Commodore?

The Holden Commodore (VR) is an executive car which was produced by Holden from 1993 to 1995. It was the third iteration of the second generation of the Holden Commodore.

What year is a VN Commodore?

Holden Commodore (VN)
Production August 1988 – September 1991 1997 (China)
Assembly Australia: Elizabeth, South Australia New Zealand: Trentham (1988–1990)
Body and chassis
Class Full-size car

What does VL mean?

Acronym Definition
VL Volume Label
VL Vertical Launch
VL Variable Life (insurance)
VL Virtual Laboratory

How much is a VL Walkinshaw worth?

A 1988 Holden VL Walkinshaw SS Group A homologation special has been listed for sale in NSW, with price expectations β€œin excess of $1 million.” Of the 750 Walkinshaw SS cars built, this example is number 439.

How much are VL turbos worth?

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Price $31,460* Price Guide (EGC) Number of Gears 5
Badge Turbo Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Series VL FuelType Petrol – Unleaded ULP
Body Sedan Recommended RON Rating 91
No. Doors 4 Release Year 1987

How much is a 1987 VL Calais worth?

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*Private Price Guide $17,500 – $22,900
*Trade In Price Guide $13,300 – $18,700
*Price When New $27,724* Price Guide (EGC)

How much HP does a VL Turbo have?

With the 150 kilowatts (200 hp) 3.0-litre turbocharged engine being the performance flagship, Holden marketed the V8 as ideal for towing due to its low-down torque characteristics.

How fast is a VL Turbo?

Holden Commodore VL Turbo
Power: 150 kW @ 5600 rpm
Transmission: 5 spd. man ; 4 spd. AT
Top Speed: na
Number Built: 151,801 (all models)

How powerful is the Holden V8 engine?

With the 150 kilowatts (200 hp) 3.0-litre turbocharged engine being the performance flagship, Holden marketed the V8 as ideal for towing due to its low-down torque characteristics. The V8 engine was mated with either the existing three-speed TriMatic automatic, or the five-speed Borg-Warner T-5 manual.

When did Holden stop making the Calais station wagons?

A limited number of Calais station wagons (198 ever produced) were offered from March 1988 through to production end in August of the same year. Holden released the Calais wagon late in the VL’s model cycle only to reduce their excessive stock pile of wagon bodies.

What kind of fuel does a Ford VL use?

The VL drinks horsepower-friendly E85 corn syrup, supplied by two Walbro 460 pumps in the boot-mounted surge tank, while 1000cc ID1000 injectors living in the BPP fuel rail get it into the 3.0-litre six up front.