Holden unveiled the all-new Holden Commodore range, designed and engineered to extend a decade-long record as Australia’s best selling car. The 2006 VE Commodore is Australia’s first $1 billion car program and the most homegrown development project in almost 60 years of Holden vehicle production.
You all know that records are made to be broken. And so did Mark Skaife who has just taken the crown with Holden Special Vehicles. The new world record is 168.66 mph and it was establish in South Australia. The V8 Supercar ace cranked out a maximum speed of 172.21 mph in the stock-standard Maloo, but his entry in the Guiness World Record books is a two-way average to eliminate any wind assistance. The old world recod was Still, it was easily better than the previous mark of 154.58 mph (...)
The countdown to the VE Commodore has just shifted into top gear. The upcoming Holden hero car has broken free from the company’s Lang Lang proving ground for real-world tests. The cars involved in the trials are genuine production models built on the line at GM Holden’s factory outside Adelaide. This car was caught last week on Melbourne’s Westgate Freeway, running with a light disguise. They provide the best look yet at the shape and style of the VE Commodore, and some tantalising details (...)