Tag "Holden"

Ford Focus ST vs Holden Astra VXR

Welcome to the next generation of Ford versus Holden. For some die-hard traditionalists, the fact these vehicles are no longer Australian-made makes the rivalry an irrelevance, however for the companies themselves the competition for market share is fiercer than ever.

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$0-50K | Holden Astra VXR #5

Jump straight form the Astra GTC to this car, the VXR, and you can immediately see, smell and feel where some of the extra money has gone. Okay, so 13-large is a fair old chunk of wedge, but even so,

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$0-50K | Holden Astra GTC #9

Haven’t I seen your face before? Oh yeah, that’s right; last time you were badged as an Opel. But it seems the car-buying public didn’t understand and now you’re back with a Holden badge and a slashed price-tag. This, apparently,

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Top 5 Future Fast Holdens

Holden says 22 new models will arrive before 2020. The brand has promised a V8 coupe replacement for the locally built Commodore, but fresh hot hatchbacks and a just-teased sports GT are possibly on the way too. This is our best

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Holden Commodore SS Redline | Snares People’s Choice performance car win

The results are in. MOTOR’s first-ever People’s Choice performance car has been decided, with Holden’s Commodore SS V Redline coming away the clear favourite among MOTOR’s fans. Over a thousand votes were lodged as part of the poll, where eleven

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Erebus switches to Holden V8 Supercar

The V8 Supercar grid will be less one manufacturer this year with Erebus Motorsport announcing today that it will switch to Holden for the 2016 season. Former Ford driver David Reynolds, fourth in the 2015 championship, will steer the Penrite-sponsored

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Ford Falcon XR8 vs Holden VFII SS V Redline

Okay, so Ray Charles saw this one coming. But that doesn’t make the final head-to-head for these big, bronzed Aussies any less compelling. After all, not only does this back-to-back determine who’s got the bigger local-performance stick, these cars in

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Holden goes Opel mining for 2018 sports coupe

Holden will soon have access to a new European sports coupe set to be revealed as the Opel GT Concept early next year. The compact two-door will complement the V8-engined coupe Holden promises will take the baton from Commodore when

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Kia Proceed GT vs Mazda 3 SP25 vs Hyundai i30 SR vs Holden Cruze SRI vs Nissan Pulsar SSS

We’d all love an HSV, AMG or 911 in the driveway, but the realities of life, or budget, often mean settling for something further down the food chain. That’s no excuse for abandoning the enthusiast church, of course. Quite a

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Bathurst Shootout | Holden SS vs V8 SC vs F1 car

I call it a ‘movement’. If it were most drivers, you’d call the slip-sliding effect of throwing a station wagon with three on board – some 2.1 tonnes total – 15km/h too hot into a wet corner a moment. This

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