Holden Astra

New Holden Astra, Trax, Barina confirmed for 2016-2017

Sep 01, 2016

In addition to announcing plans to import the full-size Acadia crossover, Holden has revealed facelifted versions of the Barina, Trax and TrailBlazer (formerly Colorado 7), and the new Astra in Australian spec. Starting with the...

Irmscher plans upgrade package for 2016 Opel Astra

Oct 26, 2015

Irmscher is planning a neat upgrade package for the 2016 Opel Astra (soon-to-be Holden Astra), including enhancements for styling and performance. The 2016 Opel Astra was revealed earlier this year, showcasing a more modern design,...

2015 Holden Astra VXR review (video)

Jul 16, 2015

Holden has entered the super hatch segment and now holds the current record for offering the most powerful front-wheel drive on the local market. Introducing the 2015 Holden Astra VXR. You might recognise the curvacious...

GM/Opel planning 2016 Astra ‘GSi’, Golf GTI rival?

Jul 14, 2015

A sporty hot hatch version of the new 2016 Holden/Opel/Vauxhall Astra has been spied out and about, with a number of reports suggesting GM might be about the launch a ‘GSi’ variant ready to take...

ANCAP tests latest Jeep Grand Cherokee, Holden Astra, Skoda Fabia

Jul 07, 2015

Australia’s ANCAP safety division has crash tested a bunch of new cars and confirmed its highest sticker of approval for the latest Jeep Grand Cherokee, Holden Astra, and new Skoda Fabia. Although the Jeep Grand...

2015 Holden Astra GTC Sport review (video)

Jul 02, 2015

The 2015 Holden Astra is an important car for a number of reasons. With a base offering below the $30k mark, it is within reach of a big chunk of the buying public. It also...

2016 Opel Astra revealed; most advanced yet, up to 200kg lighter

Jun 01, 2015

Opel has revealed the new 2016 Astra ‘K’, showcasing a fresh, upmarket look inside and out, more advanced tech, a significant weight loss, and new powertrain options. Even thought the Opel Astra has long since...

2016 Opel Astra getting LED Matrix headlight technology

May 14, 2015

The new Holden Astra, based on the current Opel Astra, is only just arriving in Australia now. But overseas, GM’s European departments are planning the next-gen 2016 Astra. It’s set to be one of the...

Holden Cascada on sale in May from $41,990

Apr 28, 2015

Holden will launch its first convertible since the Astra convertible of 2009 with the new Cascada next month. It will be available in a special Launch Edition to celebrate the return of the drop-top to...

Over one-third of future Holden models sourced from Opel

Oct 03, 2014

It’s been a bit of a given that Holden will source a lot of its future vehicles from GM’s European division, namely Opel and Vauxhaull. The company has now confirmed that over one-third of its...

Holden Astra, Insignia & Cascada coming in 2015

May 01, 2014

It's been confirmed. Holden will soon spice up its range with the high-performance Astra VXR and the awesome Insignia VXR next year. Excellent news for fans...