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1996 HSV GTS-R for sale

By Motor Staff, 26 Aug 2016 News

1996 HSV GTS-R for sale

Could be a bright investment

Muscle cars can be risky business. Ford’s Falcon GT-HO proved that in the pre-GFC boom. Holden, too, has had its share of mortgage-worthy muscle. But the GTS-R hasn’t been so desirable.

Despite packing a suite of special go-fast goodies – long-stroke V8, Hydratrak diff, six-speed gearbox – the 85 GTS-Rs built weren’t the brainchild of a racing legend like the low-volume HDT Director, or a stillborn one-off project like the HRT 427.

And this may be why over the years GTS-Rs, in various condition, have traded for wildly varying prices. And while we would have scoffed at number 30’s six-figure ask five years ago, it could be relatively cheap in the future.

Hsv gts-r on sale frontHSV has all but confirmed it will build another GTS-R to send off the Commodore, which could drag up the collectability of originals as buyers snap them up to mothball in their garage.

It’s a risk, but muscle cars always have been.

NEW: $76,000
NOW: $143,777

For more details you can find the HSV GTS VS for sale on tradeuniquecars.com.au.

Check out the Wheels review of the HSV GTS-R originally published in 1995.