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Holden Statesman / Caprice

VQ Series

1990 - 1994

(VQ Series II 1992 - 1994)

Holden Statesman / Caprice

VQ Series

This was the first of the new statesman/caprice models based on the Commodore rather then the Kingswood

Specifications

Engine:

5.0L V8: (HEC)

Transmission:

4 speed automatic: GM Turbo Hydramatic 700 (THM700)

Suspension:

  • Front: MacPherson struts, stabiliser bar

  • Rear: Independent, semi-trailing arms, dampers, coil springs, stabiliser bar

Steering:

  • Variable power-assisted, variable ratio rack and pinion.

  • Turns lock to lock:

  • Turning circle (m): 11.5

Brakes:

  • front: ventilated discs

  • rear: discs

  • ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)

Wheels/Tyres:

  • Steel on Statesman 6Jx15, tyres: 205/65 HR15

  • Alloy on Caprice: 6Jx15, tyres: 205/65 VR15

Dimensions:

Wheelbase (mm):                 2826

Front track (mm):               1485

Rear track (mm):                1487

Overall length (mm):            4960

Overall width (mirrors) (mm):   1812

Overall height (mm):            1421

Ground clearance (mm):          157

Fuel Consumption:

AS2877

V8 Automatic (City / Highway Cycle): (L/100km)

Fuel Tank:

80 Litres

Differential:

Ratio: 3.08:1

Weight:

Estimated weight, in kg:

  • Statesman: 1563

  • Caprice: 1589

 

HEC 5.0L V8

Cylinders: V8

Capacity: 4.987L

Bore x Stroke (mm): 102.0 x 77.0

Induction: Electronic fuel injection.

Valvetrain: Overhead valves, pushrods, 2 valves / cylinder.

Compression ratio: 8.4 : 1

Maximum power: 165 kW @ 4400 RPM

Maximum torque: 385 Nm @ 3600 RPM

Redline / Cutout:

 

GM Turbo Hydramatic 700 (TH700) 4-speed Automatic

Ratio

First:     3.00

Second:    1.63

Third:     1.00

Fourth:    0.70

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