C&A Auto Fashion out of Blackburn Victoria, Australia, this sleeper Commodore packs a bored and stroked LQ9 iron block with forged internals, Higgins CNC ported LS3 heads, a cam swap, Garrett 4202R turbo, C&A extractor manifold, and a custom intercooler. Feeding the fuel system are twin Squash Performance in-tank fuel pumps.The car you are looking at is a Holden VF Commodore SSV, but to us in the States, it’s the Chevrolet SS. Built and owned by Con of
While we don’t see this car on the road very much in the video, it is driven every day with the exception of a track day here or there. Just goes to show that you can have your cake and eat it, too. Having already ran a 9-second pass on pump gas, Con has his sleeper Commodore SSV on the dyno for some tuning, but this time it’s with E85 in the tank.
The first dyno run shows that the car is making 915 horsepower at 18.5 PSI – throughout the runs you’ll notice that the boost level stays the same and the horsepower number keeps climbing. Oh, the beauty of engine management. On the last run, Con’s Commodore puts down an impressive 972 HP, which equates to a crank horsepower number right around 1,100. Not bad for a daily driver, eh?