Tag: Holden astra

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.

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

All-New Astra wins one of Europe’s Top Awards: 2015 Golden Steering Wheel

  All-new Astra beats compact class rivals to win the coveted ‘2015 Golden Steering Wheel’ All-new Holden Astra to go on sale in Australia late 2016 The all-new Astra has scooped one Europe’s top motoring awards overnight in Berlin, the 2015 Golden Steering Wheel in the compact class. The ‘Golden Steering Wheel’ is awarded by … Continue reading All-New Astra wins one of Europe’s Top Awards: 2015 Golden Steering Wheel

All-new Astra makes public debut at IAA, Frankfurt; confirmed for Australian release late in 2016

    Sleek and stylish next-generation Astra revealed at Frankfurt Motor Show All-new vehicle architecture means up to 130kg weight saving for Australian models New 1.4 litre and 1.6 litre turbo petrol engines offer more power and leading fuel economy; 5-door variant confirmed for Australia  New high-tech Astra comes equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android … Continue reading All-new Astra makes public debut at IAA, Frankfurt; confirmed for Australian release late in 2016

Holden Astra and Cascada: From Opel with Love

    ABOVE: Cascada   No one can figure out just why the Opel experiment failed but it certainly isn’t because “the market segment is tight” as was the excuse at the time. If so, Holden would not now be selling the Opel models with Holden badges shoved on the front. We always said the … Continue reading Holden Astra and Cascada: From Opel with Love

European Invasion: Holden Astra and Cascada Launch

    Top: Astra VXR, Above: Astra GTC Below: Cascada Convertible   After the ill fated Opel experiment, Holden rebadges the Opel Astra as a Holden. The Euro sourced Astra will bolster Holden’s ailing Korean based small car range. Holden launches European-sourced Astra GTC, Astra VXR and Cascada convertible Astra available in performance focused 1.6L … Continue reading European Invasion: Holden Astra and Cascada Launch

Pricing Confirmed: OPC Range offers Maximum Bang for your Buck

      The feisty Corsa OPC priced from $28,990 Opel’s hottest Astra yet, the Astra OPC priced from $42,990 The most powerful car Opel has ever produced, the Insignia OPC priced from $59,990 Pricing has been set for the hottest family of cars to arrive in Australia this year and with prices starting from … Continue reading Pricing Confirmed: OPC Range offers Maximum Bang for your Buck

All New and Never Better: Updated Opel Astra to Join Australian Launch Line-Up

  Sleek design enhancements on both exterior and interior Customer- friendly innovations rarely seen in the segment Newly enhanced Astra variants will be launched in Australia in September  Opel Australia Managing Director, William (Bill) Mott, was today pleased to confirm the news that Australia will be launching with the newest Astra Hatch and Tourer. “The … Continue reading All New and Never Better: Updated Opel Astra to Join Australian Launch Line-Up

Sydney Roosters Partner with Opel Australia

    The Sydney Roosters have signed one of Europe’s largest automobile manufacturers Opel as new upper chest and lower back of jersey sponsor, further boosting the club’s corporate confidence in season 2012 and beyond. The new partnership places the Sydney Roosters as just the third team in the NRL to replace the logo of … Continue reading Sydney Roosters Partner with Opel Australia