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.
HSV’s latest range of performance sedans can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in less than 5 secs, making them the fastest Australian-made cars ever. HSV opted for unique tail lights and a more radical look - make the so-called E-Series range the most radical from the performance specialist to date. But this unique and radical look costs more to develop than the last four model updates combined, although HSV won’t divulge exactly how much. The E-Series range is designed to further separate the (...)
By a governement department mistake some phots of the highly secret Holden HSV E-Series sport sedan have started to surface on-line. The car was supposed to debut yesterday but the launch was actually put back a week until Monday 21 August and it seems this small detail never got to the department in question. The sports sedan gets a unique rear diffuser and wing, side skirts and a deep chin spoiler. As for engines, the 6.2 or even 7.0-litre V8 engines are just rumors, so do not expect an (...)
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 (...)