Tag Archives: Holden

Silverado is here, Camaro on its way

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Finally, Chevy Camaro and Silverado Heading Soon To Australia Enough with the operation hiccups and rumors, the long wait will be over, soon. Great news for the muscle car, rear-wheel drive fans, the legendary Chevrolet will finally be returning to “the Land Down Under”. Chevrolet, the household name among car enthusiasts around most of the world, has not been sold since the 1980’s in Australia. Welcome to 2018 and Australia will be welcoming the Chevy hot brands back. While some… Read More

Drive it, before you judge it. The all new 2018 Holden Commodore.

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The 2018 Holden Commodore The Holden Commodore has, for years, been a staple in Australian family life. Working as a fantastic family car, safe, smart, and beautifully built, the Holden Commodore has now been updated and the replacement has some impressive refurbishments to offer a new buyer. Enthusiasts will lament the loss of the former, but there is some merit in looking to the future. Let’s take a look at what the new 2018 Holden Commodore has to offer: The… Read More

Holden Dream Cruise – Celebrating the end of an era!

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We know we live in Canberra, but if you ever needed an excuse to grab a last minute ticket to Adelaide the Holden Dream Cruise would be it. As holden winds down the Australian operations and the last car rolls off our assembly line thousands of loyal Holden enthusiasts are converging on Adelaides city centre to commemorate what is Australia’s Best car. Coming to life this weekend, Sunday October 15th and starting at Elizabeth City Centre, the cruise will follow… Read More

Holden Colorado racing on Aussie circuits

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SuperUtes is coming to Australia in 2018, and Holden is proud to be supporting it. The SuperUtes ECB Series is a production-based category for dual or twin cab utes with turbocharged diesel engines and rear wheel drive. We didn’t think the Holden Colorado could get much better, but a special version (the Colorado SuperUte), is currently under construction at Ross Stone Racing. Developed by GM Design Australia, the powerful Colorado features a roll cage, competition wheels and a tough racing stance. Coloured… Read More

Holden Equinox – Coming soon!

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By the end of 2017, we’ll be seeing a line-up of Holden vehicles that are more different than ever before.   We’re losing the Australian manufactured Commodore and Cruze and instead we’ll have some new players on the field, including Holden’s latest foray into the SUV market – the Holden Equinox. Due to replace the Captiva, the Equinox was born as a Chevrolet SUV. To earn the Holden badge, the Australian engineering team has put it through rigorous testing and made some… Read More

2017 Astra Sedan available now!

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We’re excited to let you know that we now have the all-new 2017 Astra Sedan in stock and ready to drive.This luxury orientated vehicle will sit side-by-side with the existing Astra Hatchback giving you more choice when it comes to a Holden small car. The spiritual successor to the outgoing Cruze models, the Astra Sedan is available in three variations; the LS, LT and LTZ. Each comes with its own unique features to suit your budget and needs; lane keep… Read More

4 iconic cars that shaped the brands we love today.

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We took a moment this week to have a look back at some of the classic machines that helped Volkswagen and Holden become the iconic brands they are today. While both brands have very different heritages, they also both have long histories in Australia. Of course, Volkswagen is a German brand, but you’d be surprised to know that they’ve been available in Australia from as early as the 1950s. We’ve taken the time to list some of our favourite classic… Read More

Fuel, fuel everywhere, so which one do I pick?

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When you’re buying a car there are many factors that influence your decision. One factor that most people overlook is what type of fuel their new car requires. Fuel, from ethanol blends to diesel, are made for different purposes. Just because the fuel you’re purchasing is labelled “Ultra-Premium”, doesn’t mean it’s necessarily good for your car. Unleaded 91, 95 and 98 The key to understanding the 3 major types of unleaded petrol available is to first know what the numbers… Read More

Easter long weekend – a great time to drive!

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  Easter is just around the corner and with it comes one of the longest weekends of the year. Canberra is surrounded by beautiful countryside, national parks, and sweeping highways, so why not explore them? Here are some of our favourite drives to take this long weekend Mt. Kosciuszko National Park Driving out to the Snowies can be experienced as a day trip or overnight adventure, depending on your preference. Starting out just South of Canberra, the first leg of… Read More

Next Generation Holden Commodore

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It’s still 16 months away from Australian shores, yet Holden thought that the Australian public deserved a sneak peek at the new Insignia inspired Commodore at Holden’s Lang Lang proving grounds. Although they’ve dropped the V8 power and the manual transmission making the new Commodore seem a little less like a Commodore. Holden are confident that you will be suitably impressed with the added extras.   So what can you expect from the new Commodore line up? And what are… Read More