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Listen to the 2018 Holden Commodore V6 twin-turbo Supercars racer (video)

Jul 22, 2017

In-car footage of Craig Lowndes piloting the new twin-turbo V6-powered version of the 2018 Holden Commodore Supercars race car has surfaced on Red Bull Racing Team’s YouTube channel. As reported in early June when the...

2018 Holden Commodore VXR revealed as performance variant

Jul 20, 2017

The flagship version of the 2018 Holden Commodore, which will be imported from Germany, has broken cover with sports styling and a V6 AWD powertrain. The Commodore VXR will sit atop the tree, replacing the...

Holden Equinox (Captiva replacement) previewed, 188kW turbo confirmed

Jul 20, 2017

More details about Holden’s long overdue Captiva replacement, the Equinox, have emerged, with a new 188kW engine confirmed that might give it a distinct advantage in the segment. The 2.0-litre, 188kW/353Nm turbo unit will also...

2018 Buick Regal RS revealed, previews next Commodore ‘SS’?

Jul 18, 2017

The first of what appear to be official pictures of the 2018 Buick Regal GS have hit the web, giving a strong indication of how a sporty 2018 Holden Commodore may look. The Buick Regal...

Holden VN Commodore with LSA V8 conversion runs 9s (video)

Jul 14, 2017

What happens when you combine one of the most powerful motors ever fitted to a Holden Commodore-based production car with one of the most notoriously light bodyshells? The VN Commodore of 1988 might not be...

2017 Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R now on sale in UK, only 15 offered

Jul 13, 2017

More pictures have emerged of one of the last Australian-built HSV models to be sent to the United Kingdom, a Slipstream Blue VXR8 GTS-R. Just 15 examples will be sold under the Vauxhaull VXR8 GTS-R...

Top 10 fast Aussie sixes – Part One

Jul 12, 2017

The V8-powered muscle cars from Ford, Holden and Chrysler will always be regarded as the outright Aussie-made kings of the road in Australia, but there were a number of six-cylinder performance models produced over the...

2018 Opel Insignia OPC wagon spotted, new Commodore ‘VXR’?

Jul 10, 2017

Opel has been spotted test driving a prototype version of what appears to be the new Insignia OPC performance model, in wagon form for the first time. This could make its way to Australia and...

2017 Opel Insignia/2018 Holden Commodore scores 5-star NCAP safety rating

Jul 07, 2017

As expected, the 2017 Opel Insignia has scored a full five-star crash rating after recent crash tests performed by Euro NCAP. This top score is likely to carry over for the local 2018 Holden Commodore...

Top 5 quickest cars across 0-100km/h tested by PerformanceDrive (video)

Jul 04, 2017

We’ve tested hundreds of cars here at PerformanceDrive, with our PDriveTV YouTube channel now almost famous for its 0-100km/h videos. Forgetting manufacturer’s claims and estimates, here’s our top five quickest cars we’ve ever tested using...

2017 Opel Insignia Exclusive pack announced – Commodore potential?

Jul 03, 2017

The 2018 Holden Commodore’s European progenitor, the Opel/Vauxhall Insignia, will be available with a premium brand-style personalisation program dubbed ‘Exclusive’. The choice of Insignia as the first ambassador of the Exclusive range suggests that this...

2018 Holden ‘Supercars’ previewed with new V6 engine

Jul 03, 2017

The first public showing of Holden’s V6 racing future has taken place, using the Red Bull Sandman as a development mule. Initially built to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Sandman ‘shaggin/ wagon,’ the panelvan...

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