Holden Torana GTR XU-1 – The History and Technical Specifications

Introducing Holden Torana GTR XU-1, a comprehensive guide by Fiv Antoniou. This book is an essential addition for every GTR XU-1 owner, as well as any car enthusiast with a passion for the iconic Holden Torana.

With a foreword by Peter Brock, one of Australia’s most celebrated motor racing drivers, this book offers an in-depth look at the technical specifications of the ever-popular GTR XU-1, one of the most revered muscle cars of its time.

This comprehensive guide not only outlines the chronological development of the GTR XU-1, but also delves into the specifics of GTR & XU-1 performance and camshaft specifications. It provides a detailed overview of Holden paint and trim specifications from 1969 to 1973, and GTR XU-1 technical specifications from 1970 to 1973.

The book also includes an exclusive section on the Holden Dealer Team (HDT) racing results from 1970-1974, offering a glimpse into the competitive history of this iconic car. Additionally, it features a collection of press reviews, providing insight into how the GTR XU-1 was received by the media during its heyday.

“Caring for your XU-1” is a chapter dedicated to helping owners maintain their prized possession, while “Peter Brock on XU-1’s” presents the legendary driver’s personal insights and experiences with the car.

Published by C-HTXU, this 200-page book measures 185x245mm and comes in a soft-bound cover. It contains both color and black-and-white illustrations, adding visual depth to the wealth of information provided.

Holden Torana GTR XU-1 is more than just a book; it’s a comprehensive guide and a tribute to one of the most iconic cars in Australian motoring history. Whether you’re an owner of a GTR XU-1, a Holden enthusiast, or a general car lover, this book is a must-have addition to your collection.