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RIP Holden Commodore: Holden drops iconic nameplate from line-up

Farewell Holden Commodore. Holden has officially announced it will be retiring the Commodore by the end of 2020, ending one of the most iconic nameplates in Australia since its introduction in 1978. The news comes as Holden revealed its plan to focus entirely on SUVs and light commercial vehicles – …

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2020 Holden Commodore facelift unveiled

Vauxhall has unveiled its facelifted Insignia, and dependent on where you live, aka the Holden Commodore here in Australia, the Opel Insignia in Europe, and Buick Regal in the US and China. Scheduled to debut at the Brussels Motor Show in January, the minor refresh brings a revised six-point front …

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Ute Comparison: 2019 Holden Colorado vs Mitsubishi Triton Review

On the surface you’d be hard pressed to initially distinguish these two from one another as they each tick all the boxes needed for a capable dual cab 4×4 ute. Spend some time and dig a little deeper below the surface and you’ll see that even though they’re both built …

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Project Monaro sees a CV8 Holden Monaro brought back to life

Following five months of dedicated work, a uniquely restored Holden Monaro has been unveiled by Supercars racing driver Craig Lowndes today at GM Holden’s headquarters in Port Melbourne. The finished Monaro is a unique one-off creation of Project Monaro and a lucky Holden customer will soon be handed the keys …

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2019 Mazda CX-9 vs Hyundai Santa Fe vs Holden Acadia Review

The 7-seat SUV has become the modern definition of a family car, loved for its space, comfort and versatility. With the market segment saturated with no less than eight players, which of these family buses should you spend your hard earned money on? Here, we take a look at the …

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Holden refines and toughens 2020 Colorado

Holden has announced a series of upgrades and enhancements across the new 2020 Colorado range. Chief among these is the permanent addition of the robust and practical LSX as a new addition to updated Colorado line-up. Combining rugged simplicity with bold looks and formidable off-road capability, and having proved itself …

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2019 Holden Acadia LT AWD Review

When it comes to 7 seater SUVs there’s two different types commonly found. The first and more prevalent is the adapted 5 seater SUV that’s sacrificed some luggage space for a third row. These may have 7 seats but that third row is sized for children which strips capability away …

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2019 Holden Colorado LTZ DualCab 4×4 Review

First impressions are important, mess up you’ll have your work cut out for you to set things right. It’s been over twenty years since I was first introduced a dual cab ute, it was my father’s company work car that we used for a holiday up to the Gold Coast …

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2019 Holden Astra Hatch range sees mid-tier manuals dumped

Holden has streamlined its 2019 Astra Hatch range by dropping both mid-range manual variants and culling some options and paint choices.  Although the same four-tiered range first introduced in 2017 remains – comprised of the R, R+, RS, and RS-V – the middling R+ and RS models will now no …

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Breaking: Holden’s owner General Motor leaving Australia?

In news just in, General Motors is said to be pulling out of Australia, although the Holden badge may stay. Holden’s American owners, General Motor is reportedly in talks to divest itself from its Australian operations, following a similar move in Europe where it sold Opel and Vauxhall to the …

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Limited edition HSV Colorado SportsCat R unveiled

HSV has announced a new limited-run variant of the pumped-up Colorado SportsCat – the SportsCat R – that sports a host of cosmetic changes to set it apart from the standard model. Priced from $65,990, Holden’s performance arm claims the R model will “take the vehicle’s distinctive street presence to …

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2019 Holden Acadia pricing and specification confirmed

Holden has finally announced pricing and specifications for the all-new American-made 2019 Arcadia, with a three-tiered line-up and sharpened drive-away pricing from the get-go. The range kicks off with the base LT 2WD, which is priced from $42,990 drive-away with these current deals, while the range tops out at $67,990 …

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2018 Holden Commodore Calais 2.0L Turbo Review

What is it? The new ZB generation Holden Commodore is the first fully imported model that replaces the locally produced VF Series. It represents the biggest change in the nameplate’s 40-year history, with the previous sedan body style switched to a liftback design, the rear-wheel drive layout replaced with front- …

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Holden creates 1,000kW Time Attack virtual concept racer

Holden might no longer manufacture its own vehicles but the company’s design team is still busy creating works for others as well as coming up with daring concepts such as the Time Attack concept here. Conceived and executed entirely in-house by GM Holden Design and Engineering staff, the virtual racer …

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