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30 Years of HSV

30 Years of HSV

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25. 20 Years of Maloo (2010)

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Making its first public appearance at the Deni Ute Muster in October of 2010, the 20 Years of Maloo R8 was a fitting celebration of the Australian icon.

Since its launch at the Sydney Motor Show in October 1990 the HSV Maloo nameplate has always been synonymous with innovation, pioneering the segment with airbags, ABS brakes, performance braking systems, climate control air conditioning, traction control, and electronic stability control.

In later years this spirit of innovation was evidenced by the addition of features such as launch control, competition mode ESC, and Daytime Running Lamps on HSV’s E E Series 2 Maloo R8, and the tradition continued with HSV’s 20 Years of Maloo R8.

Limited to just 100 units, 20 Years of Maloo R8 was an all-round performance package delivering an exclusive blend of design, performance, and technology. Specific styling cues included unique “Vector” E-vents and hood scoops along with spectacular 20-inch wheels in black highlight, while technological enhancements such as Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA), Rear park assist with reverse camera, Satellite Navigation and HSV’s Enhanced Drive Interface (EDI) all ensured the 20 Years of Maloo R8 was one of the most sought after Maloos in history.

20 Years of Maloo

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KEY MOMENTS AND MODELS IN HSV’S HISTORY

1. Concept Car Innovations

2. VL Walkinshaw (1988)

3. VN SV5000 (1989)

4. VN ClubSport (1990)

5. VG Maloo (1990)

6. VN Group A SS (1990)

7. VP GTS (1992)

8. VR GTS (1994)

9. VS GTS (1995)

10. VS GTSR (1996)

11. VSII Grange (1996)

12. VT GTS (1997)

13. VTII SV99 (1999)

14. VX ClubSport R8 (2000)

15. VX GTS (2000)

16. GTS Coupé (2001)

17. VY GTS (2002)

18. GTS Coupe Series 2 (2003)

19. Coupe4 (2004)

20. Z Series Maloo R8 (2004)

21. Z Series Signature Coupé (2006)

22. E Series GTS (2006)

23. W427 (2008)

24. E Series 2 GTS (2006)

25. 20 Years of Maloo (2010)

26. E Series 3 GTS (2011)

27. 25th Anniversary GTS (2012)

28. GEN-F GTS (2013)

29. GEN-F GTS Maloo (2014)

30. GEN-F2 ClubSport R8 LSA (2015)

31. GEN-F2 ClubSport R8 Track Edition (2016)

32. HSV Founder, Tom Walkinshaw

33. HSV Builds 75,000th Vehicle

34. HSV’s Owners Clubs

35. Car Badges Over the Journey

36. HSV Moves to Clayton

38. GEN-F Launch

39. World’s Fastest Ute

40. GEN-F2 LS3 Limited Editions

41. Ambassadors through the years

42. HSV Drive Experience program

43. HSV Television Commercials

44. 25th Anniversary ClubSport R8

45. 50,000 Strong

46. Ambassador “Driven by…” Series

47. HSV builds its 40,000th vehicle

48. E Series Launch

49. GTS Maloo

50. HSV Performance Technologies

51. Cameron Smith/Barry Ford Prank

52. GEN-F2 Launch