I guess not! :lol: I'm sure it's just a powertrain validation mule.Also everyone here calling it a Holden....do you really not understand how mechanical prototype mules work yet?
Or the awesome half-Wrangler for the Prowler:lol:Reg number: G134XVX started life in 1989 as a humble Ford Transit. It was acquired by Jaguar to allow them to test the running gear of their new supercar, the XJ220 in secret.
The Transit was transformed by Jaguar into a secret test vehicle for the XJ220’s engine and running gear early on in the development of the XJ220. The van even had a ladder and roof rack fitted as part of its disguise. Unless you noticed the big ZR high speed tyres and XJ220 alloys, there are few clues to the 542bhp engine lurking underneath.
lol wtf thats just a holden ute
I think more accurately it's the core section of a C7 in some sort of frankenstein chassis with Holden Ute front and rear clips draped overtop.C7 roof and interior, this would be a weird mule if it were for a ute variant lol.
I really kind of doubt that the C6 ZR1's LS9 and the C7 Z06's LT4 have anything to do with one another besides being supercharged Chevy small blocks. The C7 Z06 is likely supercharged because it's easier to squeeze the power out of a slightly smaller FI V8 than it is to try and make the same power N/A (reliably, that is). The LS9 and LSA likely taught them lessons for the future, though. The LT5 did legitimately serve as inspiration for later Northstar V8s, but I don't think that was the intention when they contracted Lotus to design it.I know this is supposed to be a C8, but I can see this being the C7 ZR1 replacement. Basically offered along side the normal C7 midway through cycle to test customer reception and later sold as the C8 Z06. Similar to the way they tested out the C4 ZR-1's LT-5 motor, and the C6 Zr-1 LS9 motor before it became a derivative became the C7 Z06 motor. How long before a power train mule like this becomes ready for production?