Category: Holden

2019 Holden Acadia VIDEO REVIEW

2019 Holden Acadia VIDEO REVIEW

2019 Holden Acadia LTZ-V Road Test, Review Introduction: Holden sales stand at 5.2%, down from 7.2% this time last year. Sales of Commodore and Equinox have not met expectation. Although still in the top ten it’s been a sad slow slide for GM’s Australian subsidiary. The Australian market is down 7.4% over all, but Toyota … Continue reading 2019 Holden Acadia VIDEO REVIEW

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Holden’s newest SUV: Acadia

Holden’s newest SUV: Acadia

2019 Holden Acadia LTZ-V Road Test, Review Holden sales stand at 5.2%, down from 7.2% this time last year. Sales of Commodore and Equinox have not met expectation. Although still in the top ten it’s been a sad slow slide for GM’s Australian subsidiary. The Australian market is down 7.4% over all, but Toyota still … Continue reading Holden’s newest SUV: Acadia

12 things you Didn’t know about the 2018 ZB Commodore

12 things you Didn’t know about the 2018 ZB Commodore

1: Commodore is sold in UK/European markets by Opel and Vauxhall as an Insignia, and by Buick as a Regal in the USA. Commodore is manufactured in Rüsselsheim (in the Rhein-Main region), Germany. Rüsselsheim am Main is the largest city in the Groß-Gerau district. 2: This is the first Commodore to feature a transverse engine … Continue reading 12 things you Didn’t know about the 2018 ZB Commodore

Big and butch Holden Colorado Z71

Big and butch Holden Colorado Z71

  SUVs now outnumber passenger cars in sales. When you add LCVs, or Light Commercial Vehicles like pick-ups, passenger cars are hugely eclipsed sales-wise. Colorado is one such LCV. A Drive-away offer of $56, 826 for a special 2017 plate clearance price, down from $62,077. It has a 5 star safety rating, and comes as … Continue reading Big and butch Holden Colorado Z71

Astra Sportwagon is worth a look

Astra Sportwagon is worth a look

Astra Sportwagon review The UK made Astra Sportwagon joins the Astra sedan, and the Polish-made hatch, in Holden’s new car launch assault. The new NG Commodore, Arcadia SUV, and HSV’s Camaro will round out this year’s cavalcade. Until the NG Commodore is launched, heavy is the head of Astra, as it wears Holden’s passenger car … Continue reading Astra Sportwagon is worth a look

I chat Holden Equinox with Nat Davey from Holden

I chat Holden Equinox with Nat Davey from Holden

Holden Equinox. Never has a vehicle been so important for an auto maker. In Australia, there are Holden people, and Ford people, or at least, that’s the way it used to be. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNaEJbM0xlg&t=607s With the loss of local manufacturing, GM-Holden is now no different to any other retailer in Australia. Despite the loyalty built over … Continue reading I chat Holden Equinox with Nat Davey from Holden

Our Favourite Bear, Rob, drives Holden’s Colorado

Our Favourite Bear, Rob, drives Holden’s Colorado

https://youtu.be/pzKlNXgk6pg Holden has appealed to the adventurous lifestyle drivers with their Colorado Z71 special edition. The Holden Colorado Z71 is based on the Colorado LTZ 4x4 Crew-Cab pick-up, but adds a long list of cosmetic features. The Colorado is already jam packed with features and presents a capable 4WD Ute and the Z71 adds to … Continue reading Our Favourite Bear, Rob, drives Holden’s Colorado

HSV GTS R: the final HSV Zeta car curtain falls

It isn’t often I feel sad getting in to a car, but a thick veil of gloom came over me this week when I took the HSV GTS R out for a quick run. This is the last every Australian built HSV, period. The Zeta platform supported Commodores for the last 2 “generations”. Although the … Continue reading HSV GTS R: the final HSV Zeta car curtain falls

Holden Glams Up for Mardi Gras

Holden Glams Up for Mardi Gras

Out, Loud And Proud; Holden Partners With Mardi Gras Holden continues pursuit of equality for all with Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras partnership Holden motorcade to grace the parade, carrying Mardi Gras 2017 Ambassadors and a whole lot of personality Holden was the first car company in Australia to publicly support marriage equality and … Continue reading Holden Glams Up for Mardi Gras

Holden’s new Astra is a total pleasure.

We loved Astra at its recent local launch. Read about it here (including prices and specs). Sometimes, the razzmatazz and fancy footwork of a launch doesn’t translate well to daily use. The Astra was not one of those unfortunate cars. In fact, it was even better the second time round. We were promised the top … Continue reading Holden’s new Astra is a total pleasure.