Hot off the press: Craig Lowndes inside a V6 turbo-powered Holden ... is this a wet dream for the series fans, or their worst nightmare? Whatever you want to call it, it's massive leaps ahead of what we were expecting.

Triple Eight have released a sneaky preview of its new V6 turbo engine in action ahead of its debut appearance in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship next year. The 3.6 litre V6 heart is expected to run in a series of wildcard races before being rolled out in full for 2019.

Fans are a bit on the fence with the idea on paper, as there are concerns the engines noise will fall short of the current V8 engines, but if the below video is anything to go by there is more than enough of a symphony to please your ears:

Jaden Martin

Growing up inhaling paint fumes and bog dust at his old man's panel shop, Jaden is a qualified word bender that has obtained a 'brofessional' diploma in car building from years of trial and error. He's currently trying to finish his creation of Australian-based debauchery crammed with Japanese- and Euro-inspired goodness. You'll find him writing for NZ Performance Car and producing content online.

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