Walkinshaw Performance W497 Package

As part of the W-Series products launched by Australia’s leading performance house, W497 package offers forced induction system for those who wish to take ultimate leap in performance. W497 package emerges as one of the top notch products in the series and it’s often tagged as the twin of W457 package. It is developed to specifically deliver outstanding performance and more importantly still retain the drivability of a vehicle. As the name implies, the W497 package offers a massive power of 497KW at 5560rpm and torque of 855Nm at 3690rpm to beat the previous package. The package is designed specifically to suit the commodore and HSV range. It is also compatible with Ute and Wagon Vehicles.

Just as its twin package, W497 package comes with a WP230 Supercharger package with large high flow injectors, water to air intercooler, custom moulded heater hoses, cast aluminum coil covers, heavy duty serpentine belt system and self-contained oil system. In addition, W497 offers ceramic coated headers with cold air intake system. As it is with every other product in the W-Series range, W457 also comes with the unique Walkinshaw Performance dual active cat back exhaust with ECU calibration.

Walkinshaw Performance W497 PACKAGE

In an interview granted Walkinshaw performance General Manager Tony Harris, he out-rightly said: “The W497 package gives a clear evidence of the outstanding Australian automotive design and engineering capabilities, it’s hard to hide the performance results of this package.” As Walkinshaw Performance is known for the incredible products they’ve always delivered, W497 package is another fascinating package for those who wants serious upgrade as it offers an amazing power, torque and drivability. Here is a highlight of the contents of the Walkinshaw Performance W497 package:

  • WP230 Supercharger package
  • Large high flow injectors with Eaton twin vortices 2300 series (TVS) Gen VI rotors
  • Water to air intercooler package
  • Cast aluminum coil covers
  • Full dyno tune from an authorized Walkinshaw Performance center
  • Walkinshaw Performance cold air intake system
  • Unique Walkinshaw Performance Heavy duty serpentine belt drive system
  • 12” long intake runners with Self-contained oil system
  • Walkinshaw Performance Full stainless steel exhaust system with ceramic coated headers and high flow catalytic converters
  • W-Series certificate of authenticity and vehicle identification
  • Walkinshaw performance’s unique driveline warranty

This Walkinshaw Performance W497 package is compatible with VFII SS, CALAISV and CAPRICEV models and it is widely available for sale at all Walkinshaw Performance outlet at the price of $19,995. + Qld Transport Compliance