30 05, 2018

2018 Holden Calais Diesel Review

By |2019-07-02T23:29:26+10:00May 30th, 2018|Car Reviews by Brand, Diesel, Holden Reviews|1 Comment

Who would have thought a decade ago there’d be a diesel Commodore. How times have changed with the Holden Commodore Calais ZB model now available with a 2.0-litre, front drive, four cylinder turbo diesel engine complementing the front drive, 2.0-litre, turbo petrol four and the all-wheel drive, 3.6-litre petrol V6. The diesel missed ZB Commodore’s launch phase arriving only [...]

15 02, 2018

2018 Holden Commodore Launch Review

By |2019-06-30T11:36:19+10:00February 15th, 2018|4 Cylinder, AAA, AWD, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Diesel, Fastback, Front Wheel Drive, Gay cars fit for a queen?, Hatchback, Holden Reviews, Local Launch Reviews, V6|0 Comments

Let's get two things sorted straight off the bat, firstly, this isn't anything at all like any Holden Commodore we've seen so far, secondly, this is without question the best car yet to wear a Holden badge. Those points will be hard to take for the Aussie engineers and workers who built the car for 40 years on home [...]

1 04, 2017

Next Commodore’s sister-badged sibling launches in Europe

By |2017-04-01T10:09:23+10:00April 1st, 2017|Gay Car News, Holden News|0 Comments

The next-gen Commodore’s cousin, the Opel Insignia, has hit the road for the first time in Europe and the news is good. Very good  Sleek new Insignia praised by European media for smooth handling, luxury finishes and technology, all with premium levels of refinement  European launch marks just the beginning for the next Commodore, with Australian- focussed V6 AWD and [...]

7 02, 2012

Cruze: Holden’s cunningly hatched plan.

By |2017-03-10T15:21:03+10:00February 7th, 2012|Holden Reviews|8 Comments

Cruze hatch is something Australians can feel just a little bit smug about. GM’s global Cruze was given a rear door right here in OZ courtesy of our very own Holden design team. What a shame Holden is considering disbanding them. I’ve never been in love with the rear of the Cruze which looks just a little too chunky. The [...]

28 12, 2011

Holden SSV Redline: climbing high up the north face of awesomeness:UPDATE

By |2017-03-10T15:21:20+10:00December 28th, 2011|Executive Saloons, Gay cars fit for a queen?, Holden Reviews, Muscle Cars|1 Comment

I heard this car was being retired from the press fleet with almost 13,000 k’s on the clock. It would have been remiss of me not to take her around the block for one final victory lap. I should declare now that the SSV Redline is my personal favourite Australian car With this many k’s and this much time under [...]