With Holden soon to be all but a part of history as a brand, one final roll of the dice sees a tour of some of the company’s heritage collection vehicles to visit car museums around Australia. The Managing Director for GM Australia and New Zealand, Marc Ebolo, said over 80 vehicles and 30 engines […]Read More Holden History To Go On Tour.
Figure released by VFACTS on May 5th show that the Australian new car market has taken a hammering from the Covid-19 lockdown. Compared to April 2019, sales are down by a massive 48.5% in new vehicle numbers, with just 38,926 units sold. in context however, it’s still a tick under 1,300 units per day. The […]Read More VFACTS Says The Cliff Is Here.
This Car Review Is About: The 2019 model year Holden Acadia LTZ-V. The engine of choice is a 3.6L petrol V6, and the transmission is a nine speed automatic. There are three levels, being the LT, LTZ, and LTZ-V, with two or all wheel drive. Prices start from $42,990 driveaway with the top range a […]Read More Car Review: 2019 Holden Acadia LTZ-V
Holden‘s 4WD ute and people mover range has had a chequered history, with the latest incarnation of a ute based people mover now known as the Trailblazer. Once known as the Colorado 7, it’s a curious choice as the front end looks like the current Colorado, the interior looks like the Colorado’s, and the profile […]Read More Car Review: 2018 Holden Trailblazer LTZ
Calais. For some it’s a place to go to on holidays and experience life in another country. For Australians it may ring a bell as a nameplate that came from our own car builder. Holden first showed off the Calais in 1984 as part of the VK Commodore range. The VK was available with a […]Read More 2018 Holden ZB Calais Tourer V6 AWD
Holden‘s Colorado is a solid competitor in the 2 and 4 wheel drive ute market, Up against the Ford Ranger, Toyota HiLux, and Nissan Navara it provides a worthy alternative, especially in the three key areas: payload, torque, and towing. AWT drives the four door 4WD capable LTZ and visits a hidden secret in the […]Read More 2019 Holden Colorado LTZ
It’s a market that is seemingly on the nose with the Australian buyer yet there really is no truly good reason for it to be so. It’s the large sedan segment, made famous in Oz by the Kingswood, the Falcon, the Valiant. Australia went mid-sized with the VB Commodore in 1978 and 40 years later […]Read More 2018 Holden ZB Calais V V6 AWD Sedan.
A Wheel Thing 2018 LTZ-V Equinox review AWT was fortunate enough to back to back to back three distinct different yet obviously similar versions of the new Equinox. The above link is solely for the top of the range LTZ-V, with this addendum looking at the mid range LT and LS+.The interior and dash look […]Read More 2018 Holden Equinox LT and LS+: Car Reviews.
As Holden transitions from a builder to an importer, an important part of the plan to do so successfully is to increase and improve its model range. The new Commodore is being rolled out, the new Astra sedan and hatch is in showrooms and the long serving Captiva is slowly being wound back as the […]Read More 2018 Holden Equinox LTZ-V: Car Review
Car sales people in Australia should have cause to sit back and enjoy a cold one after VFACTS said that 1,189,116 vehicles were sold in 2017. That includes record numbers for Japanese niche filler, and a brand that really should be considered mainstream, Subaru. Korea should also celebrate as Kia saw record numbers as well. […]Read More 2017 Was A Car-razy Year For Sales In Australia