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Holden Says Goodbye To Adelaide With One Last ‘Mainy’

if you’ve ever lived in south australia you’ll no doubt be aware of the cultural significance of ‘the mainy’. holden is no stranger to the importance of a main street parade la...

POSTED THU, 17 AUG, 2017

2018 Holden Commodore VXR Revealed - OFFICIAL

holden’s 2018 performance flagship has been officially revealed for a post-home-grown commodore world that will see no eight-cylinder engines, manual gearboxes or ss badges. as previously con...

POSTED FRI, 21 JUL, 2017

New 'Holden Commodore V6' Previewed

holden's next-generation peformance commodore has been previewed by buick. a leaked image of the buick regal gs bound for the chinese market previews the look of the range-topping v6-...

POSTED TUE, 18 JUL, 2017

HSV Hero Becomes Most Powerful Vauxhall Ever As Farewell Edition VXR8 GTS-R

hsv’s uk export program is about to come to a close with a final gts-r edition of the vauxhall vxr8 set to send the aussie-built muscle car off with the title of vauxhall’s most powerful c...

POSTED MON, 5 JUN, 2017

Holden Attempts To Break The Internet - Build Number Request Happening Today

holden will attempt to ‘break the internet’ today when the window opens on requests for build numbers on the trio of limited edition commodore models. the director, motorsport edition a...

POSTED WED, 3 MAY, 2017

Holden Unveils Final 2017 Commodore Updates, Price, And Features

holden has announced the final nip-and-tuck updates to the 2017 commodore range ahead of the locally-produced model’s wind-down in october this year. the 2017 changes will be the last applied...

POSTED THU, 2 FEB, 2017

Holden Announces Last-Of-The-Line Special Edition Aussie Commodores

holden has revealed the three special edition models that will commemorate the end of local production for the rear-wheel drive commodore, reviving iconic names for the past while celebrating holden&r...

POSTED FRI, 20 JAN, 2017

Last Special Edition Holden Commodores Revealed

hard-core holden fans shouldn't take holidays in january. the aussie car maker has just released details of a micro-site that confirms a trio of limited edition commodores will be sold in 2017...

POSTED FRI, 16 DEC, 2016

Van Gisbergen And Triple Eight Claim 2016 Supercars Australia Crown

shane van gisbergen took just one season with his new team, triple eight’s red bull racing australia, to win the australian touring car championship. ‘svg’ got the job done in the...

POSTED MON, 5 DEC, 2016

Walkinshaw Reveals its Answer to HSV

while supercharged v8s have been a fixture of the australian new car land for several years, not everyone enjoys the sound and fury of pumped-up engines such as the 430kw monster in the hsv gts. fa...

POSTED THU, 24 NOV, 2016

2016 Bathurst 1000 - Results Stand As Red Bull Appeal Dismissed

the two avenues open to red bull racing australia to revise the finishing order for the 2016 bathurst 1000 have now been closed, with the confederation of australian motorsport (cams) dismissing the t...

POSTED WED, 19 OCT, 2016

2016 Bathurst 1000 - Davison | Webb Greet The Flag But Triple Eight Lodges Protest

for the fourth time in the history of the annual bathurst touring car enduro, the result will be decided long after the chequered flag has flown and the champagne has been sprayed. the #19 tek...

POSTED MON, 10 OCT, 2016

Canowindra Motors Car Auction - 2000 Lots Go Under The Hammer

car dealers can easily become as well-known as the brands they sell and service. in this context, to mention names such as mcgrath, suttons, zupps, mance, buckle, motors of tasmania and many more,...

POSTED THU, 6 OCT, 2016

Peter Brock - Ten Years On From 8 September 2006

today marks the ten-year anniversary of the death of australian motor racing legend peter geoffrey brock. ‘brocky’ was killed whilst competing in the targa west ’06 rally in weste...

POSTED THU, 8 SEP, 2016

Falcon XR6 Sprint -v- Falcon XR8 Sprint -v- Commodore SS V Redline | Sports Sedan Showdown

when ford announced an end to australian manufacturing, many believed the 5.0-litre supercharged v8 falcon xr8 would be its last hurrah. however even the older vf commodore ss v redline had it...

POSTED MON, 6 JUN, 2016

Holden Commodore SS REVIEW: Driving The Green Dream

when euthanising animals, vets sometimes rather sadly call the fluid they inject the "green dream". i couldn’t help but reflect on that when behind the wheel of a brand new &...

POSTED FRI, 3 JUN, 2016

TMR's Top Ten RWD Sports Sedans Under $100k

local car manufacturing is on the way out, and it’ll take with it two uniquely australian vehicles in the holden commodore and ford falcon - and their tasty commodore ss, falcon xr6 turbo and xr...

POSTED SUN, 29 MAY, 2016

Ford Mustang GT vs Holden SS V Redline Ute Comparison | V8 'Coupe' Showdown

tested ford mustang gt ($57,490) 306kw/530nm 5.0-litre v8 | 6-speed manual fuel use claimed: 13.1 l/100km | tested: 12.4l/100km holden ss v redline ute ($50,990)...

POSTED FRI, 4 MAR, 2016

Opel GT Concept Not Bound For Production, Astra Roadster Could Take Its Place - Report

in news that’s sure to send a pang of sadness through car enthusiasts, the opel gt concept seems unlikely to make the move to production. images of the new compact rear-wheel-drive...

POSTED WED, 3 FEB, 2016

Opel GT Celebrates The Future Of The RWD Sportscar

after an intriguing teaser campaign, the covers have come off the opel gt coupe, and a vauxhall badged version  along with a slew of details ahead of the sportscar’s geneva motor show debut...

POSTED THU, 28 JAN, 2016