As it stands, to drive some American car brands on our roads, you would need to import it and have it converted.
Now GM Holden and HSV are partnering to bring more vehicles from the GM universe to our shores commencing with Chevrolet.
The coalition will start with introduction of two models; the Chevrolet Camaro and the Chevrolet Silverado to Australia and New Zealand.
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The existing HSV dealer network will progressively be setup to market the Chevy badge carrying both brands as separate product lines.
Holden promises the iconic Camaro and Silverado will be Chevrolet through and through with HSV only handling the conversion from left to right-hand drive.
The Chevrolet Silverado 4×4 crew cab pickup features a 6.6L turbo diesel V8 with mind-blowing 332kW of power and 1234Nm of torque and a maximum 1800kg payload.
A V8 engine also powers the Chevrolet Camaro coupled with an eight-speed automatic transmission, 4-piston Brembo brakes and fixed callipers on 20” alloy wheels for supreme driving performance.
Conversion of the Silverado range will commence in April, the Camaro in July, and pricing will be confirmed at a later date.
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HSV Managing Director Tim Jackson says they will let the brand speak for itself.
“HSV is moving beyond simply ‘hotting up’ existing models, and customers will see two product streams from HSV over the next few years.”
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