GM’s British subsidiary starts offering an official supercharger kit for the recently introduced 2008 Vauxhall VXR8 super-sedan. Based on the Australian 2007 Holden Clubsport R8 four-door performance sedan, the RWD sports car originally comes equipped with a naturally aspirated 6-liter V8 engine that also powers the sixth-generation 2007 Chevrolet Caprice. So you probably get the idea how powerful the new car will be after the kit is installed!
Available in the United Kingdom starting next month, the kit will be offered as optional equipment and thus covered by the manufacturer’s three-year warranty.
Installed on the VXR8’s standard 6.0-liter V8 engine, the kit increases its maximum power output from impressive 450 hp to mind-blowing 540hp.
With such a source of power onboard, expect the original VXR8’s 4.9 seconds zero to 60 acceleration time to fall even closer to the 4 seconds mark.