The SV3800 was HSV's first performance car in the VN Commodore range. Based on a Berlina V6, the SV3800 featured a recalibrated engine management computer, extractors and a free flow exhaust system. HSV fitted a limited slip diff, special springs, shocks and struts and an 85-litre petrol tank. On the outside, HSV fitted colour-coded wheels and a five-piece body kit with a front air dam, side skirts, a rear spoiler and a new grill. Special SV decals completed the look.
On the inside, the Berlinas were fitted with power windows, a unique steering wheel, sports instruments, a sound system with graphic equaliser, re-trimmed doors and sports seats in perforated leather and velour.
Between October 1998 and May 1990, when the model was discontinued, HSV built 491 SV3800's. For sale is SV3800 build number 161 presented in immaculate condition throughout. Having covered a documented log booked 126,000 klm from new the 2nd owner had it bare metal resprayed 10 years ago and the front seats were also retrimmed.
Apart from that everything else is original. The current 3rd owner has recently spent $3,800 putting it back on the road after a 2 year layup including 5 new tyres.
The driveline is all original and Build No. 161 comes with it's original log books, service history, receipts and HSV numbered Authenticity certificate. The factory fitted Cobra immobilser and alarm is still fitted and working as is the factory P/S, A/C, cruise control and electric aerial. A Momo sports steering wheel is also supplied. Sold with a Queensland RWC/safety certificate if required. Brisbane, QLD car. (Ref. 5214)