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10 little Holden VF II Commodore things

We’ve now driven Holden’s new LS3-powered VF II Commodore, but for those short of time here are a few things we like… Feel the noise – I can’t remember a lairier sounding stock Holden. Period. Proves that exhaust noise is like

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Holden VF II Commodore

When you consider that almost 60 per cent of Commodore sales right now are of the sports models (that’s SV6, SS, SS-V and SS-V Redline) it makes sense that it’s those halo, big-banger variants that Holden has dropped its cash

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Holden Barina RS

The race to the bottom continues. The bottom of the price lists, that is. At this rate, by late-2015 one or more manufacturers will be willing to pay you to drive their cars out of dealerships. First, Toyota announced that

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Holden VF II SS confirmed as last Commodore V8

Reports from the Frankfurt Motor Show reveal Holden’s VF II Commodore SS will be the last Holden V8 sedan for Australia. During the international event Stefan Jacoby, General Motors’ executive vice president, confirmed to Australian media the V8 era is

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Holden VF II Commodore | Debuts LS3 V8

Call it the Holden Commodore swan song – a 304kW 6.2-litre V8 takes centre stage in a VF Series II range to see out local manufacturing in 2017. Holden has finally confirmed what we’ve reported, ditching the L77 6.0-litre used

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Ford XR6T Ute v Holden SS Ute

We live in a clever country. Seriously, are you aware just how many great inventions this little nation has been responsible for? Australians have revolutionised warfare through the invention of the tank and the underwater missile, created a number of

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Holden joins forces with Star Wars

Holden has teamed up with Disney ahead of the release of the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie, due for release this November. Apparently, Holden will “have a number of innovative and engaging activations coming to Australia and New

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Holden Astra GTC Sport

Perhaps this is what Bill Murray felt like in Groundhog Day? Let me explain. Around two years ago I was driving around in a just-launched Sunny Melon Yellow (try saying that 10 times fast) Astra GTC Sport. Fast forward to

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Next-gen Holden Astra VXR previewed by Euro-racer

Here is a glimpse of what a Holden Astra performance model may look like in the brand’s fully imported era after 2017. This Astra doesn’t wear OPC, GTC or VXR badges that we’ve usually come to associate with European Opel-derived

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Driving Holden's Monaro HRT 427

With the only private example of Holden’s stillborn Monaro HRT 427 project up for sale again, we thought it a good chance to revisit the time Holden threw us the keys. The following article first appeared in the August 2004 edition

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