Holden VX Commodore Specifications

 

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Below are the specifications for the VX Commodore (2000-2002)

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Date of Introduction:

September 2000

 

Model Line-Up:

Commodore Executive Sedan

Commodore Executive Wagon

Commodore Acclaim Sedan

Commodore Acclaim Wagon

Commodore Equipe Sedan

Commodore Berlina Sedan

Commodore Berlina Wagon

Commodore Lumina Sedan

Commodore S sedan

Commodore SS sedan

Calais Sedan

 

Stock Holden VX Commodore

Engines with Specifications:

3.8 litre (ECOTec) V6:

Capacity: 3.79 litre

Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 6 cylinders

Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, arranged in a Vee

Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv, with 2 valves per cylinder

Fuel System: Electronic Sequential Fuel Injection,

Bore and Stroke: 97 x 86mm

Power: 152kw at 5200rpm

Torque: 304Nm at 3600rpm

Compression Ratio: 9.4:1

 

3.8 litre (ECOTec) supercharged V6:

Capacity: 3.79 litre

Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 6 cylinders

Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, arranged in a Vee

Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv, with 2 valves per cylinder

Fuel System: Electronic Sequential Fuel Injection,

Bore and Stroke: 97 x 86mm

Power: 171kw at 5200rpm

Torque: 375Nm at 3000rpm

Compression Ratio: 9.4:1

5.7 Litre Gen III

Capacity: 5.665 litre

Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 8 cylinders

Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, Vee configuration

Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv with two valves per cylinder

Fuel System: Electronic control port fuel injection, speed density fuel control, Bosch director plate style fuel injectors and Delco electronic control module

Bore and Stroke: 99 x 92mm

Power: 225kw at 5000rpm

Torque: 446Nm at 4400rpm

Compression Ratio: 10.1:1

Transmissions (with Ratios):

GM Hydramatic 4L60-E 4 speed automatic

1st: 3.06:1

2nd: 1.63:1

3rd: 1.00:1

4th: 0.70:1

Reverse: 3.06:1

Getrag 5 speed manual Transmission (V6)

1st: 3.83:1

2nd: 2.19:1

3rd: 1.40:1

4th: 1.00:1

5th: 0.81:1

Reverse: 3.83:1

T56 6 Speed Manual Transmission (5.7L V8)

1st: 2.66:1

2nd: 1.78:1

3rd: 1.30:1

4th: 1.00:1

5th: 0.74:1

6th: 0.50:1

Reverse: 2.66:1

 

Rear Axle Ratios:

V6 and V8 automatic: 3.08:1

 V8 Manual: 3.46:1

Chassis/ Construction:

Unitary construction (Monocoque)

 

Clutch:

Single, dry plate. Beleville diaphram spring. Mechanical cable operation, connected directly to pull fork throw-out lever

 

Suspension:

Front: MacPherson strut. Direct acting stabiliser bar. Progressive rate coil springs.
Rear: Independent Rear Suspension (IRS). Semi-trailing arm. Progressive rate miniblock coil springs. Stabiliser bar.

 

Steering:

Type: Variable ratio rack & pinion. Variable power assist.

Brakes:

Front: Ventilated disc and finned twin-piston caliper.
Rear: Disc Anti-lock Braking System (ABS): Bosch 5.3

 

Electrical:

12 volt negative ground

 

Battery:

V6 75 min/350 amp nine plate

V8 80 min/400 amp eleven plate

 

Ignition System:

Breakerless high energy electronic ignition system.

 

Exhaust System:

V6: fabricated dual exhaust manifolds

V8: Cast iron dual exhaust manifolds with single crossover pipe. Single seam welded steel exhaust and tail pipe with two reverse flow mufflers

 

Wheels:

15 inch steel on Executive, Acclaim; 15 inch alloy wheels for Berlina; 16 inch alloy wheels for Calais and S; 17 inch alloy wheels for SS

Tyres:

P205/65 R15 95H for 15 inch wheels; P225/50 R16 92V for 16 inch wheels; P235/45 R17 93V for 17 inch wheels

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase: 2788- 2938 mm
Front track: 1569- 1569 mm
Rear track: 1587- 1587 mm
Overall length: 4882 -5040 mm
Overall width: 1842- 1847 mm
Overall height: 1450- 1545 mm

Kerb Weight: 1551 – 1671 kg

 

Turning Circle:

Turning circle: Sedan: 11.0m, Wagon: 11.5m
Turns lock to lock: 2.8

 

Fuel Tank Capacity:

75 Litres

Prices at Time of Introduction:

Executive sedan - $30,680
S sedan - $34,530
Acclaim sedan - $35,130
Commodore SS - $45,290
Calais V8 - $50,820

Total number built:

250 000

 

Identification Information:

Minor facelift of the previous model, incorporated a new grille, headlights and rear end treatment.

 

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