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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 too 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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Chevrolet Camaro muscle car one step closer to Australian launch

The Chevrolet Camaro is one step closer to making its inaugural debut in Australia, as Holden has filed a trademark application for the Camaro name in Australia. According to our sources, GM Holden’s application is relatively broad base, protecting the car’s name for use on everything from clothing to footwear …

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Holden aims high with all-new Equinox mid-size SUV

Holden is aiming for a come back in the highly competitive mid-size SUV segment with the all-new Equinox crossover. Slated to go on sale in December, Holden has today released pricing and specification for the successor to the Captiva. Promising segment leading technology, practicality and performance, the Equinox is part …

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Chevrolet Camaro confirmed for Australia in 2018

With the last Commodore rolled out of Holden’s factory in South Australia last Friday, signalling the end of Australian car manufacturing, the lion brand is now without a V8-powered muscle car to reign in the hot-selling Mustang from rival Ford. That’s about to change. The age-old battle will continue in 2018 …

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Video: Holden debuts twin-turbo V6 Supercar engine at Mt Panorama

In preparation for an era without a V8 engine, Red Bull Holden Racing Team is continuing to test its new twin-turbo V6 mill, which made its debut over the weekend at Mount Panorama ahead of the Bathurst 1000. The prototype engine was installed in the team’s one-off Project Sandman and …

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