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2012 HDT Interceptor revealed at Bathurst

October 5, 2012

In a throwback to the 1980’s police BT1 ‘interceptors’, HDT has come up with its own take on the highway pursuit vehicles; the 2012 HDT Interceptor. It joins a long list of VE Retro cars produced by HDT.

The new HDT Interceptor has been built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the annual Bathurst race at Mount Panorama. The car was teased on HDT’s Facebook page yesterday, and going by the response since its unveiling, it’s a definite hit with Holden/HDT fans.

Just ten of these Interceptors will be built, with prices starting at of $39,900 (inclusive of GST and delivery), plus a donor VE SS or SSV.

Engine-wise, HDT Interceptors are modified by HDT to produce 350kW, however, you can also option up to a 450kW supercharger package for an extra $15,000.

Inside, the Interceptor says goodbye to five seats in favour of a sportier four-seat arrangement, with the seats covered in black leather with yellow stitching and ‘Interceptor’ livery on the backrests.

Other Interceptor highlights included in the package are:

  • 350kW performance engine
  • HDT performance cam pack including 1 7/8-inch headers and hi-flow cats
  • HDT twin three-inch exhaust system including ceramic coating
  • HDT OTR including infill panel and fascias
  • HDT ECU recalibration
  • HDT coil over suspension
  • Interceptor signature paintwork
  • HDT bodykit
  • HDT unique Interceptor bonnet scoop
  • HDT grille
  • HDT rear bumper spats
  • HDT boot spoiler
  • HDT Interceptor engine cover
  • HDT engine billet caps (set of eight)
  • HDT 20-inch five-spoke Momo-style rims with Kuhmo tyres
  • HDT four-seat leather/suede interior including Interceptor floor mats
  • HDT carbon fibre interior trim package including dash badge
  • HDT Interceptor decal package
  • Individual HDT build number – tag and owners compendium (one of 10 only)

Over the past few years HDT has been wowing us with its modern take on various HDT classic cars, such as the HDT VL/VE Group A package.

It’s not really a case of whether they’re as good as the originals, it’s more about having the opportunity to drive something a little more unique. The Interceptor gets a thumbs up from us. What do you think of it?

Josh was one of the original co-founders of PerformanceDrive. His expertise is car culture and aftermarket performance. He was the editor at Hot4s Magazine for a few years, and has since worked at Fast Fours, Zoom, and as a journalist for The Project Group.

  • Jerome

    Holy crap could they make it any uglier.
    Bogan version of rice.

    Biggest waste of $40k