After having the keys to the latest HSV GTS for a week, we were reluctant to give them back… Yes, it is that good.
It doesn’t lumber like you expect a car of its size should. Instead it feels nimble, refined and smooth. It’s an unexpected combination but a pleasant surprise. And that is merely the first thing that strikes you when driving the HSV E-Series 2 GTS.
It’s a big car and, with 325kW on tap, it’s certainly no slouch. But we knew that before we were handed the keys.
What’s surprising is how smooth the car is on the road, even with the massive 20-inch wheels.
It’s easy to see that millions of dollars have gone into the development of this vehicle, and we suspect many European cars were scrutinised for ideas before it went into production. There’s a level of sophistication and refinement you wouldn’t necessarily expect in a big Aussie muscle car. (more…)