VN - SS Group A

Interior Standard Option
As for VN Berlina plus:
Group A Momo leather covered four spoke steering wheel with recessed centre Group A insignia, moulded handgrips in rim
Premium AM stereo/FM radio/cassette with 4 speakers and electric aerial
grey velour contoured sports seats with diagonal stripe pattern velour inserts leather covered gear lever knob
matching velour door trim sections with upholstered front door pockets
matching velour rear seat trim
air conditioning
upgraded sports instruments
cut pile carpet
rear seat reading lights
electric remote mirror adjustment
remote electric boot release
adjustable driver’s left footrest
Mongoose remote control alarm system
Exterior Standard Option
As for VN Berlina plus:
Durif Red exterior only and body additions
side protection strips deleted
body colour solid grille panel with centre HSV logo
air intake recess between front bumper and blanked off grille
full wraparound rounded body colour
integrated front air dam and bumper
rounded raised bonnet centre section, gas strut bonnet supports
front air dam has deep centre intake extending beyond grille width flanked by narrow brake intake slots
sculptured sill mounted body colour side skirts with sections extending up front and rear wheel arches to body swage line
small extensions on leading edge of front wheel arches
extended body colour rear bumperAower air dam with large centre cutaway with extra recess for dual exhaust
special Group A raised body colour spoiler on trailing edge of bootlid, supported by twin columns cutouts in side skirts below rear of front doors for racing exhaust outlets
black panel between tail lights
SS Group A decals behind front wheel arches, driver’s side bootlid above tail light inset spoiler mounted horizontal brake light
unique Group A alloy wheels with swept five spoke pattern in silver with exposed wheel nuts and HSV centre badges, air blades extend from rims between spokes
Goodyear Eagle tyres
rear spoiler is filled in and extends to additional upper rear guard mouldings that join base of C pillars
all Holden, Berlina and engine badges deleted
Transmission Standard Option
heavy duty AP racing clutch
heavy duty ZR1 Corvette derived ZF S6-40 6 speed manual gearbox only
larger diameter differential ring gear
shot peened differential gears
limited slip differential
Handling Standard Option
Group A suspension settings with Bilstein dampers
heavy duty four wheel ventilated disc brakes
modified strut mountings
Engine Standard Option
Engine changes over core VN Commodore V8 include:
extruded aluminium fuel rail
twin throttle bodies
lighter thin wall cast Group A inlet manifold
high flow injectors
stiffer cylinder head with improved exhaust porting
anti-knock sensor
revised, stronger cylinder block with provision for better cylinder head clamping large intake and exhaust valves
4 bolt main bearing caps
high flow intake ports
large diameter push rods and valve lifters
roller rocker arms
special cast aluminium rocker covers and Group A plenum chamber
heavy duty valve springs
special rubber camshaft drive chain damper
revised camshaft with steel sprockets and heavy
duty double row timing chain
lighter 7kg flywheel
special pistons, crankshaft and connecting rods
FISA exhaust stubs with stainless steel extractors
heavy duty main and big end bearings
cold air induction with extra ducting unique to Group A
dual exhaust system with revised catalytic converter, connecting pipe shaped around ZF transmission, SV5000 system after catalytic converter
high pressure electric fuel pump with large capacity fuel tank and stone shield
Statesman rubber bonnet seals above headlights