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GM LS V8 Engine Information

Generation III (Gen 3 - 1997 to 2005)

LS1 - 5.7L - 346ci V8 engine

  • 1999-2004 VT, VX, VY - HSV, Clubsport R8, Grange, GTS, Maloo,  Senator Signature
  • 1999-2005 VT, VX, VY, VZ - Commodore & Commodore Ute
  • 1999-2005 WH, WK, WL - Statesman, Caprice
  • 2000-2002 VX - Senator 300, Coupé GTO, Coupé GTS, SV300
  • 2000-2004 VX, VY - Maloo R8
  • 2001-2005 Monaro CV8
  • 2003-2004 VY Clubsport SE
  • 2003-2004 VY - Coupé LE, Coupé4 AWD, Avalanche XUV, Avalanche XUV AWD

 

Generation IV (Gen 4 - 2005 to present)

LS2 - 6.0L - 364ci V8 engine

  • 2005-2006 VZ - Clubsport, Senator, SV6000, Maloo, Coupé GTO  
  • 2005-2008 VZ & VE - Clubsport R8, Grange, Maloo R8

L76 - 6.0L - 364ci V8 engine

The L76 engine features Active Fuel Management (AFM) or Displacement on Demand (DoD) technology and was disabled on the early Holdens. The DoD feature was enabled from 2009 model Holdens fitted with the 6L80 Automatic Transmission. 

  • 2006 - VZ Commodore - Those built from February 2006 until July 2006 until the release of the VE series.
  • 2006 - WL Statesman/Caprice - Those built from February 2006 until September 2006 until the release of the WM series.
  • 2008-2010 - VE Commodore (automatic only)
  • 2008-2010 - VE Ute (automatic only)
  • 2008-2010 - WM Statesman, Caprice

L77 - 6.0L - 364ci V8 engine

The L77 engine was released in the Holden Commodore Series II VE range in both manual and automatic transmissions with AFM / DoD. The L77 differs from the L76 with its inclusion of Flex-fuel capability, allowing it to run on E85 ethanol.

  • 2010-2013 VE II - Commodore & Commodore Ute
  • 2013-2015 VF - Commodore & Commodore Ute
  • 2010-2013 WM - Caprice
  • 2013-2015 WN - Caprice

L98 - 6.0L - 364ci V8 engine

The L98 is a slightly modified version of the L76. The main difference is the absence of DoD. Some redundant AFM / DoD hardware was removed form the L98 with a slight power increase over the L76.

  • 2006 (MY06) VZ - SS Thunder Ute
  • 2006-2010 VE - Commodore (manual only from 2008-2010)
  • 2006-2010 VE - Ute (manual only from 2008-2010)
  • 2006-2008 WM - Statesman/Caprice

LS3 - 6.2L - 376ci V8 engine 

  • April 2008 - VE & VF Clubsport R8
  • April 2008 - VE & VF Grange
  • April 2008 - VE & VF Senator Signature
  • April 2008 - VE & VF Maloo R8
  • April 2008-2013 - VE GTS
  • September - VE & VF Cubsport R8 Tourer
  • September 2015 on - VF Sseries 2 Commodore
  • September 2015 on - WN Series 2 Caprice-V 

LS7 - 7.0L - 427ci V8 engine

LSA - 6.2L - 376ci supercharged V8 engine