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Spacious, Sporty And Sophisticated: The Next-Generation Holden Commodore Sportwagon Revealed

Room to move with 1640L of boot space, kicking motion opens powered tailgate Class-leading driving dynamics, advanced all-wheel drive with torque vectoring Sleek European design, superb refinement Lane Keep Assist, Autonomous Emergency Braking and more Latest generation IntelliLux LED matrix lights turn night into day World premiere in Geneva this March in Opel guise, on-sale … Continue reading Spacious, Sporty And Sophisticated: The Next-Generation Holden Commodore Sportwagon Revealed

Best of the Best: Holden Reveals Three New Limited Edition Commodores

  Motorsport Edition, Director and Magnum Limited Edition Commodores make public debut alongside new 2017 Red Bull Holden Racing Team Supercars Highly desirable and truly collectable: just 1200 Motorsports, 360 Directors and 240 Magnums to be built, all individually numbered with unique option codes Limited Edition models feature outstanding performance upgrades including adaptive suspension and … Continue reading Best of the Best: Holden Reveals Three New Limited Edition Commodores

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.

Holden Launches Pivotal new Astra Hatch

Much depends on Holden’s new baby. Astra replaces the aging Cruze sedan/hatch/wagon as well as the recently re-introduced Astra previously seen here as the Opel. The svelte new Astra is 140kg lighter than her flabby old sister and bristles with shiny new tech. Holden’s fleet was starting to look a bit tired an emotional ,and … Continue reading Holden Launches Pivotal new Astra Hatch

Holden Honours Manufacturing Legacy with Final Cruze Small Car

    Australia’s last locally-built small car rolls off the assembly line as Holden continues its transition to a full importer Cruze represents proud chapter in Holden’s history Final Cruzes donated to charity All-new Astra hatch to replace Cruze from 1 December, 2016 Today Holden has marked a milestone in the company’s manufacturing history with … Continue reading Holden Honours Manufacturing Legacy with Final Cruze Small Car

High-Tech, High-Style: All-New Holden Astra is Coming Soon

    First Holden Astra rolls off the production line in Europe Special pre-order campaign sees Holden Astra pricing start at $21,990 Advanced technology includes Automatic Emergency Braking, Forward Collision Alert, IntelliLux LED Matrix headlamps, Apple CarPlay® and Android® Auto and rear view camera Holden Astra on sale from December 2016 Holden has announced the … Continue reading High-Tech, High-Style: All-New Holden Astra is Coming Soon

Holden Colorado facelift is More Than Skin Deep

  Above: Only in Australia. Photos by Deanna Avzangelis   Above: Chevy Colorado Extreme Below: Holden Colorado   Colorado Local Launch Album VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL   Launch Photo Album   Where else would you reveal a workhorse but on a working farm? Canny old Holden wanted to show Colorado in what should be … Continue reading Holden Colorado facelift is More Than Skin Deep

Holden’s Captiva shows her age, but still does the job at a reasonable price.

It’s been a long time since I was last in a Captiva, and no a lot had changed. The top model is on sale for $37,990 which is a full $1,000 cheaper than the model under it. That makes the LTZ excellent value. Here are the current SALE prices: Current Drive-away sale prices:- LS man … Continue reading Holden’s Captiva shows her age, but still does the job at a reasonable price.

Understated Insignia deserves to be seen and heard

    Insignia, late of Opel fame, now a Holden You may all remember the delectable Insignia from her brief 12-month stint as part of the ill-fated Opel nameplate. The classy Euro brand is GM’s continental presence, like Holden GM’s presence in Australia. Both Holden and Opel are GM owned companies. I stress this after … Continue reading Understated Insignia deserves to be seen and heard

Holden’s SV6 Commodore Wagon: an SUV alternative.

  Since the government killed off local manufacturing, Holden and Ford have made their final local models sparkle. Commodore comes loaded with techy gear even in the second bottom model. In wagon guise, the SV6 is handsome, spacious and a great drive. The aging Australian-built 3.6 Alloytech 210kw V6 also powers other GM models such … Continue reading Holden’s SV6 Commodore Wagon: an SUV alternative.