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2018 Holden Equinox LTZ Review – should you go the 2.0 turbo?

Earlier this year, we tested the new Holden Equinox and found plenty to like about the successor to the Captiva. Uninspiring looks aside, Holden’s latest mid-size family SUV impresses with a capacious interior, competent drivetrain and a well judged ride and handling balance. The LS+ variant that we drove had …

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Holden unveils tough looking Colorado Z71 Xtreme limited edition

The top end of the pickup market is sizzling to a frenzy with Holden the latest to offer its tough-looking Colorado Z71 Xtreme to take on the likes of the recently unveiled Ford Ranger Raptor. Based on the range topping Colorado Z71, the Xtreme is designed and built by Holden’s …

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2018 Holden Commodore VXR Review

It’s a Commodore but it’s not a Commodore. Yup, forget what you know about the big four-door sedan that once graced the driveway of your parents’ or grandparents’ home. Forget about the meaty throb of eight firing cylinders that was once your alarm bell every morning as your dad started …

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Holden Acadia spotted ahead of Q4 2018 launch

The all-new Holden Acadia is not due to arrive into Australian showrooms until the fourth quarter of this year, but an early specimen has already been caught testing on Australian roads. The early arrival of the Acadia is not a surprise however, as Holden’s flagship SUV is currently undertaking fine tuning …

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New-gen Holden Commodore joins South Australian Police

Holden’s all-new ZB Commodore has blitzed exhaustive test drive comparisons run by SA Police with the first new RS V6 All Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles joining the police fleet this week. Holden expects to supply more than 100 of the new high-tech Commodores as general duty and highway patrol cars …

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Holden Acadia begins local testing ahead of late 2018 launch

Holden’s upcoming Acadia full-size SUV has begun rigorous real world testing on Australian roads as the lion brand expects SUVs to make up 35% of its sales next year. Set to go on sale later in 2018, the US-sourced seven-seat Acadia will sit as Holden’s flagship SUV, rivalling the likes …

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2018 Holden Commodore Calais-V V6 AWD Review

  Badge engineering is fraud with danger especially for a model as iconic as the Holden Commodore. History is littered with examples of this failed undertaking including the Nissan Bluebird-based Ford Pintara and Saab’s version of the Subaru Impreza wagon, the 9-2X. Holden of course, is no stranger to this …

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UK-delivered 533kW HSV VXR8 up for sale

A fire-breathing Walkinshaw-tuned HSV VXR8 complete with attention grabbing ‘psychedelic’ wrap is up for sale in the UK. Owned by the administrator of a Facebook paged called ‘HSV Holden UK Community’, the 2007 E Series HSV VXR8 – the equivalent of a HSV GTS in Australia – comes with a …

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485kW Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 one step closer into Holden showrooms

The next-generation 485kW supercharged Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 appears to have taken a closer step towards its Australian arrival in 2021, with Holden’s parent company, General Motors applying to trademark the ZL1 badge locally. While it is still a few long years away, our friends at Wheels reportedly learned early last …

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Holden adds Colorado LSX to local range

Holden will add a stylish new addition to the Colorado range with the 2018 Colorado LSX, which boasts 18-inch black alloy wheels, black fender flares, matte black extended sports bar with ‘Colorado’ branded plate inserts and black front grille. Set to go on sale in mid-March, the LSX also adds …

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2018 Holden Equinox LS+ Review – talents behind the insipid looks

  Holden is leaving its manufacturing past behind and forging into an import-only future like the rest of its competitors. It’s uncharted waters for the home grown brand that used to rely heavily on its locally made Commodore. The first of a swag of new models to arrive post local …

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Holden Colorado as new Divisional Vans for Victorian Police

Holden has announced that they are partnering with Victoria Police to supply 290 new divisional vans, which will be gradually deployed as part of a fleet update over the next two years. Replacing the aging Holden Commodore Ute, the 250 purpose-built two-door divisional vans are based on the Colorado 4×2 …

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2018 Holden ZB Commodore Pricing and Specification revealed

The next-generation Holden Commodore is finally upon us, with the first imported production model set to hit Holden showrooms from late February 2018. The premiere of Holden’s German-built, Opel Insignia-based Commodore comes after months of intensive steering and suspension tuning on local roads around Victoria by the company’s Melbourne-based engineering and chassis division. Replacing …

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HSV confirms Chevrolet Camaro, Silverado and Colorado Sportscat

In a joint announcement, GM Holden and HSV today released details of a new agreement struck between the two companies. The new partnership marks a pivotal moment in HSV’s 30-year history in Australia and begins a new chapter in bringing a whole new breed of vehicles to customers. The focus …

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