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Giocattolo ‘Seconda Iterazione’ coming soon, twin LS V8 engine

May 25, 2017

Some of you may remember in the 1980s a very exotic creation emerged from Queensland with the body of an Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV and the mid-mounted engine of a Walkinshaw Commodore V8. Fifteen cars...

New Subaru XV, Holden Astra sedan get 5-star ANCAP rating

May 25, 2017

The new Subaru XV and Holden Astra sedan have been crash tested in ANCAP’s latest round of assessments, passing with full five-star credibility. Both cars are set to enter the Aussie market this week. But...

Top 10 overseas Holdens you might not know about

May 19, 2017

With the current state of affairs, it’s hard to believe Holden was once a thriving powerhouse exporting engines, CKD kits and cars to almost every corner of the globe. Holden initially started exporting vehicles in...

The story of the great Aussie coupe run-out

May 12, 2017

Australia produced some classic home-grown muscle cars during the late Sixties and early Seventies, which brought American-style two-door coupes to local showrooms. Volume-selling four-door sedans were massaged as designers mimicked the best of styling trends...

Australian Federal Budget adds Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund

May 12, 2017

As a part of the 2017-2018 Federal Budget, an Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund has been allocated for the manufacturing sector. This is to ease the pain to the components and manufacturing industries once Holden and...

New smartphone game includes Aussie classics; VL Calais Turbo, HSV GTSR W1

May 12, 2017

If you love Australian cars and are looking for a new way to pass the time on your long commute in the quiet carriage, there’s a new game out, called Aussie Wheels Highway Racer, for...

Top 10 most obscure Aussie-developed Holdens

May 10, 2017

The countdown is on to a new era for Holden. For the first time in 70 years, the ‘Lion playing basketball’ will no longer come to represent vehicles put together in this country, but cars...

Sydney auction to showcase multi-million dollar extravaganza

May 09, 2017

A show-stopping bonanza of ultra-rare cars will go up for auction in Sydney later this month, including a legendary Holden Torana A9X Aussie touring car, an Aston Martin DB5, and a Ford Model T. Topping...

Last Holden Commodores proving popular, customers get special treatment

May 08, 2017

Holden’s local manufacturing facility in Adelaide is getting ready to wind down production, ahead of final closure in October. The last customers are being looked after with special treatment, and buyers of the special editions...

2017 Holden Trailblazer Z71 on sale in Australia, 400 up for grabs

May 03, 2017

Holden is giving the Colorado-based Trailblazer a sporty off-road Z71 package to boost its appeal, with a limited run of just 400 being released. Continuing the trend from the Colorado Z71 pack, the Trailblazer Z71...

2017 Cadillac CT6 spotted testing in Australia

Apr 30, 2017

A prototype of what looks to be a Cadillac CT6 has been spotted in Australia, further fuelling rumours of the Cadlilac brand making its way Down Under in the near future. Once the locally-made Holden...

HSV developing 375kW V6 for 2018 Commodore ‘VXR’ – report

Apr 29, 2017

Australians might be about to lose one of its favourite sports sedans, but it seems the next-gen 2018 Commodore ‘VXR’ variant, potentially branded as a HSV, could receive a new twin-turbo V6. According to an...

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