Showing posts in the category of Holden

This Is The Last Thing You Want To Find Behind Your Car's Door Handle


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It's always funny to watch (from the safety of your PC screen) grown-arse men shriek in fear upon meeting one of nature's most awesome creatures.

The Holden Sandman is Back And Looking For a "Good Time"


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Yeeees, that is P@RN! And not car p@rn but genuine people getting it on in the back of a 70s Holden kind of thing. So when you're done staring at that one particular pic in the gallery, make sure to read about the car too.

Opel Built the First Holden Insignia VXR in Germany


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Opel has begun production of the Holden Insignia VXR at its plant in Rüsselsheim, Germany, following the decision announced last year.

Holden Promises 24 Major New Vehicle Launches by 2020, Including "True Sports Car"


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Holden has announced a major new vehicle launch program which includes 24 major new vehicle launches and 36 new powertrain combinations over the next five years.

Holden Cruze Gets Mild Facelift for 2015


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The Holden Cruze has received a new front end, new materials for the interior as well as new technologies for its first facelift in Australia.

Buick Cascada Will Be Built in Poland, Sold as a Holden Too this Year


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The Opel Cascada is truly becoming a global vehicle. After its debut at the Detroit Auto Show as a Buick, GM reconfirmed that the convertible will be sold with the Holden badge starting this year.

Chris Harris Says HSV Maloo GTS is One of the Coolest Cars on the Planet


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While on holiday in Australia, Chris Harris couldn’t stay away from cars and decided to test drive the wildest ute on sale there, the HSV Maloo GTS.

GM to Kill off Chevy SS at Lifecycle End, No RHD Chevy Camaro


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The SS is the first Chevrolet-badged V8 sedan launched in the last 17 years, yet it seems GM is not all that content with it and will not give it a follow-up model.

It was confirmed to Motoring, on the sidelines of the SEMA show in Las Vegas, when they asked for information on a possible next rear-driven Holden Commodore (now a rebadged SS).

Does an HSV V8 Version of Cadillac's CTS Make Sense?


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This is an artist's impression of what a Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) edition of a V8-powered Cadillac CTS could look like – if they ever made one, that is.

Holden Updates VF Commodore for 2015 Model-Year


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Having been around for almost a year and a half, the Holden VF Commodore doesn’t change much for 2015.

It receives paddle shifters, some new rims for the sporty SS V Redline model as well very light sprinkling of tech and two new colors. The latter also exclusively features a Jet Black inside “with optional titanium interior highlights.”

New Holden HSV GTS Maloo is Mad; Has 577 HP


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HSV, Holden’s sporty vehicle arm, decided that it was a good idea to transfer the 577 / 740 Nm (545 lb-ft) V8 from the Holden HSV Gen-F GTS into the Maloo ute body shell. It resulted in the HSV GTS Maloo, probably the maddest and fastest vehicle of its type ever.

Holden Commodore Roundabout Drift Antics Tick Off Dashcam Driver [NSFW]


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You gotta love good old fashioned Aussie swearing, especially when it comes out of the blue.

#buymybarina is One of the Best Efforts We've Seen to Sell a Lousy Used Car, Even if...


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Usually, when someone asks us to help them sell their lackluster daily driver, we shrug our shoulders, shake our heads, and move along, but not this time…even though the motives behind the creation of the used car ad may have more to do with the viral promotion of the creative agency than the automobile itself.

Holden Was Apparently Close to Completing Work on Commodore EV [w/Videos]


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The Holden Volt would have had a hard time justifying its existence if the soon-to-be defunct Australian automaker would have gone through with its program to develop an electric version of the familiar Commodore. They were reportedly pretty near the end of the development cycle, but now it’s all pointless because production of the Commodore will be terminated in 2017.

Buick- or Holden-Badged "People’s Panamera" Anybody?


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Would the world be a better place if Buick suddenly announced that it was launching a car similar to the Porsche Panamera in both style and performance, but one that undercut it on price significantly?

Drag Race Duel: Mercedes E63 AMG versus Vauxhall VXR8 GTS


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While the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and the Vauxhall VXR8 GTS wouldn’t strike you as rivals, they are a match for each other in terms of size, weight and power. This makes them excellent candidates for what should be a close drag race.

Holden to Bring Astra VXR, Cascada and Insignia VXR to Australia and New Zealand


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The following list of events should tell you a thing or two about GM's leadership and their vision, at least in Australia, so take note:

-In the 1990s and 2000s, Holden sold rebadged Opels in Australia
-In
September of 2012, GM introduced Opel and its range of models to Australia
-In
August of 2013, GM pulled the plug on Opel in Australia.
-In May of 2014, GM announced that four Opel models will return to Australia and New Zealand as re-badged Holdens in the first half of 2015.

Holden Brews a Storm (Edition) for Commodore Range


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Having recently celebrated the production of the 50,000th VF Commodore after 10 months of sale in Australia, Holden has presented a new special edition version of the series named "Storm" that's available on all body styles, including the sedan, ute (pickup truck) and Sportwagon.

Vauxhall VXR8 GTS Takes on BMW M5 with Competition Pack


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When Vauxhall imported the Holden Gen-F GTS to the UK and rebadged it as the VXR8 GTS, its goal was to offer an alternative to the segment’s benchmark, the BMW M5. But can the Vauxhall VXR8 GTS rival the M5? To find out, Autocar drove the two cars back to back.

Holden Aims for Top Aussie Market Position by 2020


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Yes, you read that right; Holden, the automaker whose entire assembly and manufacturing operation in Australia is having its plug pulled out in 2017 is optimistically looking towards the future.