Holden Calais

2018 Holden Calais Tourer vs Subaru Outback 3.6R: Adventure wagon comparison (video)

May 22, 2018

So, here we have two very unlikely rivals. From Japan it’s arguably the pioneer of the jumped-up wagon vehicle style, the Subaru Outback, and from Germany we have the all-new Holden Calais V Tourer. Both...

2018 Holden Commodore scores 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Feb 01, 2018

The upcoming, all-new, German-made 2018 Holden Commodore has been awarded the full five-star ANCAP safety rating in recent tests, just weeks before its market arrival in late February. ANCAP has assessed crash test results from...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: Holden Calais badge confirmed to live on, SS killed off

Mar 31, 2017

Holden will officially be continuing the Calais nameplate for upper-end variants of its 2018 Commodore range, which, as we know, will be imported from Germany based on the new Opel/Vauxhaull Insignia. Holden’s director of communications,...

2016 Holden Calais V Sportwagon V8 LS3 POV review (video)

Sep 03, 2016

So, we were planning on a comparison with the Calais V and the new Skoda Superb 206TSI. Both of which offer similar performance and at a similar price. However, Skoda cancelled our booking at the...

Holden VF Director special edition to help send off Commodore?

Mar 16, 2016

Holden could be about to introduce a VF Holden Commodore Director special edition, both as a send-off to the Commodore and to pay respect to the original VK and VL Director models of yesteryear. Last...

2016 Holden Calais V Sportwagon VF II V8 review (video)

Dec 05, 2015

The new 2016 Holden VF Series II Calais V Sportwagon sits in the market as the only, rear-wheel drive V8 luxury wagon priced under $100k. Unfortunately, it won’t be around for much longer. We’re going...

Video: Sleeper Holden VL Calais turbo produces 734kW ATW

Jun 02, 2015

Australia has a diverse array of VL Commodores tuned to ridiculous levels, running ridiculous quarter-mile times and showing staggering dyno numbers. Enter the D’Annello Performance VL Calais turbo. What sets the D’Annello Performance VL Calais...

2014 Holden VF Calais V Review (video)

May 11, 2014

Wearing one of the biggest nameplates in Australian-built luxury, the 2014 Holden VF Calais V has a lot to live up to. We’ve got our hands on the 210kW V6 model to find out just...

2014 Holden VF Calais V V8 Sportwagon review (video)

Sep 19, 2013

The 2014 Holden VF Calais V V8 Sportwagon has to be one of the coolest performance/luxury wagons on sale. Featuring a 260kW V8 under the bonnet, a spacious interior, and more technology than any other...

Russo Performance Holden Commodore Gen 3/LS1: 383 stroker package

May 08, 2013

Western Sydney LS1 V8 specialist, Russo Performance, offer a drive-in drive-out 383ci stroker package for all 5.7-litre Gen 3 Chevrolet engines. This includes those fitted to a range of factory Holden Commodore models from 1999...