Key facts

Holden Commodore V6 S Supercharged Automatic, 1997 MY VT information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4884 mm
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3791 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
232 PS / 229 bhp / 171 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
375 Nm / 277 / 38.2 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How economical?
13.5/7.8 l/100km city/highway


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1997 Holden Commodore V6 S Supercharged Automatic technical specifications

1997 Holden Commodore V6 S Supercharged Automatic data
Holden Commodore V6 S Supercharged Automatic, 1997 MY VT data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2788 109.8
Track/tread (front) 1569 61.8
Track/tread (rear) 1587 62.5
Length 4884 192.3
Width 1842 72.5
Height 1450 57.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75 litres 16.5 UK Gal 19.8 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
Capacity 3.8 litre
3791 cc
(231.341 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.5 × 86.4 mm
3.8 × 3.4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
232 PS (229 bhp) (171 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
60.4 bhp/litre
0.99 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
375 Nm (277 ft·lb) (38.2 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
98.92 Nm/litre
1.2 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1243 kPa (180.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 631.83 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 13.5/7.8 l/100km city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km13.5/7.8 l/100km city/highway
km per litre7.4/12.8 km/l city/highway
UK MPG20.9/36.2 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG17.4/30.2 US MPG city/highway
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion VPAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6.00 x 15
Wheel size rear 6.00 x 15
Tyres front P225/50 R 16 95H
Tyres rear P225/50 R 16 95H
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 3.08
general ID513920
Production total
Model code
Model family VT
RAC rating 34.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Holden Commodore V6 S Supercharged Automatic added 2017-04-01.
Last modified 2017-04-01.

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