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V8 Calais VR v VS

Discussion in 'VR - VS Holden Commodore (1993 - 1997)' started by hemi01, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. hemi01

    hemi01 New Member

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    Gidday,

    My first visit here. I've been hanging around the VN VP forum.

    I'm keen to upgrage from my V6 VN to a V8 Calais in either VR or VS. VR's seem slightly cheaper but probably explained by being older.

    My question is are there any major advantages in buying a 5.0l VS Calais over a similar condition 5.0l VR Calais.

    Secondly, will a stock 5.0l go that much bettter than my V6 S2?

    Thanks
    Mick
     
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    chris-OH! New Member

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    the vs calais and the vr calais both v8 models are very much indentical the v6 calais for vr has the buick engine and the vs v6 calais has the ecotech engine the vs being the btter in the v6 as for v8 to my knowledge they share the same engine

    then again i may be wrong :p
     
  3. VrWagz1

    VrWagz1 The Wagon on Wheels..

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    same V8 engine VN-VS, so there is no advantage drive train wise as far as VR-VS models. What i would do is keep you eye out for one that was optioned with leather. VR is probably going to be cheaper like you say than a VS. So basically just look for the best value well kept one you can find.
     
  4. STEALTHY™

    STEALTHY™ So Wet For You!

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    Yeah as above, the only deciding factor would be your colour choice, and interior style.

    Personally i'd go with VR, for the fact there cheaper. And i'm not a big fan of the 1/4 tone in series 2 VSs
     

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