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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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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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