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Holden Commodore / Calais

VP Series

Specifications


Built:

111,770


Engines:


Transmissions:


Suspension:

front: MacPherson strut, incorporating wet sleeve shock absorbers. Direct acting stabilizer bar. Progressive rate coil springs.

live rear: Trailing arm with 5-link location. Panhard rod. Progressive rate coil springs. Double-acting shock absorbers. Stabilizer bar.

independent rear (IRS): Independent, semi trailing arm. Progressive rate miniblock coil springs. Double-acting shock absorbers. Stabilizer bar.


Steering:


Brakes:


Wheels / Tyres:

wheels:

tyres:


Series II

wheels:

tyres: 205/65 R15 95H for all models


Dimensions:

                                      Sedan          Wagon
Wheelbase (mm)                         2731           2822
Track - front for 5-link (mm)          1451           1451
        rear for 5-link (mm)           1478           1478
        front for IRS (mm)             1485
        rear for IRS (mm)              1487
Length (mm):                           4890           4910
Width (mm):                            1812           1812
Height (mm):                           1403           1422
Ground Clearance (mm):                 143            143


Fuel Consumption:

AS2877


Differential:



3800 V6

"V" configuration. OHV design with cross flow cylinder heads. Multipoint fuel injection. Engine management computer. 91 octane fuel. Low friction technology. High energy distributorless, ignition fired by magnetic pulse from crankshaft, via computer. Triple coils. Electric cooling fan.

Capacity: 3.791L
Induction: multipoint EFI
Valvetrain: overhead valves, 2 valves / cylinder
Bore x Stroke (mm): 97.0 x 86.0
Compression ratio: 8.5:1
Maximum Power: 127 kW @ 4800 RPM
Maximum Torque: 293 Nm @ 3600 RPM
Redline / Cutout: RPM


Engine Control Module (ECM) Details

ECM - Delco 1227808


Holden's Engine Company (HEC) 5.0L V8

"V" configuration. OHV design with cross flow cylinder heads. Multipoint fuel injection. Engine management computer. 91 octane fuel. Breakerless high energy electronic ignition system.

Capacity: 4.987L
Induction: multi-point EFI
Valvetrain: overhead valves, 2 valves/cylinder
Bore x Stroke (mm): 102.0 x 77.0
Compression ratio: 8.4:1
Maximum Power: 165kW @ 4400 RPM
Maximum Torque: 385Nm @ 3600 RPM
Redline/Cutout: RPM


HSV enhanced 180kW V8

Large air intake. High flow air cleaner. Extractor, and low restriction dual exhaust. Recalibrated engine management computer. Knock sensor.

Maximum Power: 180 kW @ 4600 rpm
Maximum Torque: 400 Nm @ 3800 rpm


Engine Control Module (ECM) Details

ECM - Delco 1227808


BTR (Borg Warner) T5 - 5 Speed Manual Transmission

             V6      V8
First:      3.25    
Second:     1.99    
Third:      1.29    
Fourth:     1.00    
Fifth:      0.72    
Reverse:    3.15

GM Hydra-Matic 4L60 - 4 Speed Automatic Transmission

Four speed automatic including overdrive and lockup torque converter. Also known as TH700R4.

         ratio
1st       3.06
2nd       1.63
3rd       1.00
4th       0.70
Reverse   2.29

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