WhichCar
Powered by
  • WheelsWheels
  • MOTORMOTOR
  • 4X4 Australia4X4 Australia
  • Street MachineStreet Machine
  • Trade Unique CarsTrade Unique Cars

Supercharged LSX-powered Holden VY SS wagon

By David Troisi | Photos: Shaun Tanner, 06 Sep 2019 Features

Supercharged LSX-powered Holden VY SS wagon

David Troisi transformed his former workhorse wagon into a 500rwkW supercharged LSX-powered monster

“IT’S hard to believe that this VY SS wagon used to be my work car 12 years ago.

This article was first published in Street Machine Commodores, 2018

Holden Commodore VY SS wagon rearWhat started with just getting it lowered with a set of wheels and an exhaust has now turned into a 500rwkW supercharged LSX-powered monster.

Holden VY SS wagon engine bayMy lovely wife had it repainted in Jaguar Black Cherry for my 30th and since then it’s been given a heart transplant. It now runs a 402ci LSX with all the goodies inside and a Vortech V7 supercharger with an E85 fuel system.

It’s built to be a tough street car, so it still retains the factory T56 manual. I had a set of custom 19-inch Showwheels made for it and I added a Harrop Ultimate brake kit to help pull her up.

Holden VY SS wagon seatsI also put some custom Coulson seats in there for a bit more luxury. Now I just enjoy driving her!

Massive thanks to Rob Vella; Michael Agius; Dave Asciak; Mark and the boys at Sass Automotive for all their help along the way; but mostly to my wife Pat who’s supported me through it all.” 

Sign-up here for your free weekly report on the world of Street Machine