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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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Holden Astra Sportwagon joins local lineup

Holden burgeoning Astra range has gained a new addition today with the arrival of the Astra Sportwagon. Joining its Astra Hatch and Sedan siblings, the Astra Sportwagon is designed and engineered at Opel’s Russelsheim headquarters and built in the UK at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port manufacturing facility. It benefits from the …

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2017 Holden Astra Sedan LTZ Review

Almost a decade has passed since we last saw the Holden Astra Sedan name in Australia. Now, the name returns and replaces the locally built Holden Cruze which production ended in October 2016. With such well built and optioned rivals as the Toyota Corolla, Mazda 3, Honda Civic and Hyundai Elantra, …

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Holden to debut new Commodore at 2017 Motorclassica

The next-generation Holden Commodore is finally upon us, with the first imported production model set to make its Australian debut at the Motorclassica car show next month. Taking place at Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building from Friday, October 13 to Sunday, October 15, the eighth annual Motorclassica is billed as Australia’s …

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2018 Holden Commodore VXR breaks cover

Holden has lifted covers on the range-topping VXR variant of the next-generation Commodore, which is due to arrive into Australian showrooms in 2018. With a focus on sporty handling and absolute traction off the line, the Commodore VXR will show a different side to Holden’s performance capabilities while still using lessons …

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Holden Astra Sportwagon set for debut late 2017

Holden has today announced the all-new Astra Sportwagon will be heading to Australia later this year to join the recently launched Astra hatch and the recently announced Astra sedan to complete the company’s new small car range. Based on the same underpinnings as the highly acclaimed Astra Hatch, the incoming …

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Meet Holden’s next-generation Commodore Supercar – minus V8

Holden has unwrapped its next-generation Commodore Supercar concept, which will debut at the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship in 2018. Designed by GM Design Australia Exterior Design Manager, Peter Hughes, the racecar was created using sophisticated Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modeling and includes advanced simulation and aerodynamic evaluation. “What an incredible-looking …

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2017 Holden Astra Review

The small car segment has never been so tightly contested. It’s the most crowded passenger car market with over 20 models to choose from. Even at the top of the chart there’s at least five “you can’t go wrong with anyone of these” options, namely the ever popular Mazda 3, long dominant …

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2017 Holden Trax LTZ Review

The Trax is the smallest SUV in Holden’s line up complemented by its larger cousins the Captiva and Trailblazer and now sports a new look with improved features for this facelifted 2017 model. The visually redesigned Trax is massively more appealing to the eyes than the pre-update model, with the …

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Equipment boost and fresh styling for 2017 Holden Trax

Following its reveal in 2016, the new Holden Trax goes on sale this week, boasting fresh new styling and segment-essential connectivity technology. The small crossover segment continues to grow strongly in recent years, spearheaded by the popular Mazda CX-3 and Honda HR-V, and joined later this month by the flamboyant …

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