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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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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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Next-generation Holden Commodore Ute. Anyone?

There has been a ute variant of the Holden Commodore with each generation but that’s about to change when the next-generation Commodore arrives in 2018. When our homegrown Commodore bows out, so too does the last ever Commodore ute. As a tribute, rendering artist Theophilus Chin, has whipped up this …

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Meet the all-new 2018 Holden Commodore!

General Motors has taken the wraps off its new Insignia Grand Sport, which previews the next-generation 2018 Holden Commodore. Seen here wearing a British market Vauxhall badge, the new Commodore is based on a new modular platform that only allows for more athletic proportions but also gives the new car …

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Holden readying louder, more powerful special-edition Commodore Ute

Holden is reportedly putting the finishing touches to the first of three special-edition Utes to be rolled out leading up to next year’s production deadline for the Commodore. The limited-edition ute is understood to be a bespoke-badged version of a Holden Commodore VFII SS-V Redline with a more aggressive aerodynamic …

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2018 Holden Commodore previewed in rendering

This could be the all-new 2018 Holden Commodore Australians would be driving in two years’ time – if RM Design is to be believed. The renderings, based on recent spy shots of the car’s prototype, show a highly sculpted bonnet and new grille along with an Audi A7-esque fastback rear. …

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2018 Holden Commodore first details revealed

Holden has revealed the first details of its next-generation 2018 Commodore, the first to be fully imported for the nameplate. Set to launch in Australia in early 2018, the new model will be based on General Motor’s new ‘E2’ global architecture engineered in Germany and shared with the Opel Insignia. …

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Holden Commodore SS-based Chevrolet SS could get a replacement

The Holden Commodore SS-based Chevrolet SS sports sedan could get a replacement even after the Holden factory in Australia is shut down next year – according to a recent media report. Speaking to our friends at CarAdvice at the 2016 New York Auto Show recently, Chevrolet Camaro’s chief engineer, Al …

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MY16 Holden VF Commodore Series II confirmed for Sept 13 debut

Holden has confirmed the updated Series II VF Commodore (Craig Lowndes Edition shown) will be unveiled on September 13. Set to hit showrooms in October, the last Aussie-built Commodore will get a revised front fascia consisting of new headlights, restyle front bumper and a new vented bonnet. At the back, the …

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