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HSV W427

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 HSV W427

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 7011 cm3 / 427.8 cu in / 427.8 cu in, 375.1 kW / 503.0 hp / 503.0 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 640.0 N·m / 472.0 lb·ft / 472.0 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)HSVIssued from2008
ModelW427Issued until
SerieW427Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerHolden Special VehiclesCountryAU

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4974 mm / 195.8 in / 195.8 inTotal (curb) weight1874 kg / 4131 lb / 4131 lb
Width1899 mm / 74.8 in / 74.8 inDry weight
Height1462 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2915 mm / 114.8 in / 114.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1592 mm / 62.7 in / 62.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1590 mm / 62.6 in / 62.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity73 l / 16.1 UK gal / 19.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.36 m2 / 25.4 sq ft / 25.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeLS7Total number of cylinders8
Engine Type Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore104.8 mm / 4.13 in / 4.13 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.03
Fuel supplyEFIEngine displacement7011 cm3 / 427.8 cu in / 427.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity876.38 cm3/cylinder / 53.480 cu in/cylinder / 53.480 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpdryMax. output power375.1 kW / 503.0 hp / 503.0 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque640.0 N·m / 472.0 lb·ft / 472.0 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)150.0 kW / 201.2 hp / 201.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.5 kW/l / 1.176 bhp/cu in / 1.176 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque91.3 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.57
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.7

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio268.4 kW/ton / 203.4 bhp/ton / 203.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front8 x 20Wheels rear9.5 x 20
Tyres front245/35 R 20 95YTyres rear275/30 R 20 97Y
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter front380 mm / 15.0 in / 15.0 inBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of HSV W427

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