Holden will showcase two new turbo diesel powered vehicles and the new mid-size sedan Epica at the 2007 Melbourne International Motor Show, starting tomorrow. Captiva Diesel will make its Australian debut, powered by a 2.0-litre common rail turbo diesel engine that produces 147 hp at 4000rpm and 236 lbs-ft of peak torque at 2000rpm.
GM Holden’s new mid-size sedan, Epica, made its Australian debut today at the Brisbane International Motor Show. On sale in early April 2007, Epica will be available in two variants (CDX and CDXi) with a choice of either a 2.0 or 2.5-litre in-line six cylinder engine, depending on model.
Holden revealed two exciting new Astra models at the 2006 Australian International Motor Show in Sydney. The Astra TwinTop retractable hard top convertible and sporty SRi five-door hatch made their Australian debuts on the Holden show stand. Both vehicles, and a new SRi three-door coupe, will be on sale in December.
The Opel Calibra (badged as a Vauxhall in the UK and a Holden in Australia and New Zealand) was launched in 1989, a front-wheel drive coupé based around the running gear of the Opel Vectra A, (Cavalier under the Vauxhall name) which had been launched the year before.