Holden LJ Torana GTR XU1 

  • 1972
  • 190 HP 3.3L
Three stromberg 150CD carbs combined with a race-cam, combustion chamber modifications, lighter flywheel and a larger exhaust maximized the potential for the Inline-6 engine.
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The GTR XU1 was a race-model used by the Australian based, Holden Cars.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Holden LJ Torana GTR XU1

1/4 mile

LJ Torana GTR XU1
13.5 s
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Holden LJ Torana GTR XU1


LJ Torana GTR XU1
190 HP
987 HP


LJ Torana GTR XU1
200 ft-lb
922 ft-lb

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Holden LJ Torana GTR XU1

The plans to produce the XU2 proved too costly, about double the XU1, thus the XU2 was.
Harry Firth, Holden's team director, and a team of engineers tweaked the standard LJ Torano, resulting in a car that remains the most successfull touring and rally car to come out of Australia!

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Holden
Year 1972

power & handling

Maximum hp 190 HP @ 5,600 RPM
Maximum torque 200 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 3,300 cc
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Bore/stroke 3.63 in / 3.25 in

road tests

1/4 mile 13.5 s


Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Width 63 in
Length 172.7 in
Wheelbase 100 in
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