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  • 2014 Holden Barina RS Automatic

    BARINA RS REVIEW Vehicle style:  Light-segment five-door hatch Price: $23,190 (plus on-roads)  Engine/trans: 103kW/200Nm 1.4 litre turbo petrol | 6-spd sports automatic Fuel eco...

     

    POSTED FRI, 14 MAR, 2014

     
  • Next Camaro Set For Evolutionary Design

    GM’s next Camaro, which could at last be destined for an Australian launch, is expected to debut sometime next year with an evolutionary design language. The current model, which marked a ret...

     

    POSTED THU, 13 MAR, 2014

     
  • National Holden Motor Museum Echuca: Ten Reasons To Visit

    Did you know: the National Holden Motor Museum in Echuca hosts some 45 cars, making it the largest single-make car museum in Australia. Yes, the carmaker may be on its way out of the Aust...

     

    POSTED MON, 3 FEB, 2014

     
  • 2015 Holden Cruze Spied Testing

    An all-new Holden Cruze is on the way, but with reports last year pointing to development delays, it could be another year before we see a showroom debut. Spied in cold-weather testing this week, t...

     

    POSTED SUN, 26 JAN, 2014

     
  • Holden Commodore Hits 260km/h In The US, Wearing Chevrolet SS Badges: Video

    American performance tuning company, Hennessey, has revealed its latest hi-po creation, fettling up a Holden VF Commodore. Sold in the US as the Chevrolet SS, the Commodore was fitted with Hen...

     

    POSTED WED, 1 JAN, 2014

     
  • V8 Supercars: Whincup Wins Fifth Championship In Six Years

    Jamie Whincup has taken out the 2013 V8 Supercars Championship with third place in the final race of the season at the NRMA 500 at Sydney Olympic Park. Whincup carried a 110-point lead in...

     

    POSTED MON, 9 DEC, 2013

     
  • 2014 Holden Barina RS: Is A Sedan Version Headed To Australia?

    Just a few weeks after the 2014 Holden Barina RS arrived in Australia as a warm hatch, Chevrolet has released a sedan version of the RS in its Sonic range. Unveiled at last month’s LA Auto Sh...

     

    POSTED THU, 5 DEC, 2013

     
  • Holden Barina RS

    What’s hot: Very well-priced, fun handling, lots of equipment. What’s not: Poor interior plastics, seats a bit limp. X-FACTOR: Thrills at the wheel don't get much cheaper,...

     

    POSTED THU, 14 NOV, 2013

     
  • 2014 Holden Barina RS: Price And Features For New Sports Hatch

    2014 HOLDEN BARINA RS ON SALE Holden's Barina range has a new hero model, with the turbocharged RS hatch now on sale in Australia from $20,990. Announced in September, the Barina RS is based...

     

    POSTED WED, 13 NOV, 2013

     
  • 2013 SEMA Show: Five Of The Best

    It’s that time of the year again, when the US-based Specialty Equipment Marketing Association (SEMA) Show rolls into Las Vegas. Showcasing the best the automotive aftermarket has to offer,&nb...

     

    POSTED THU, 7 NOV, 2013

     
  • Walkinshaw Announces VF And Gen-F Supercharged Packages

    Walkinshaw Performance has unveiled two new supercharged upgrades to the Holden VF Commodore and HSV Gen-F ranges. The new set is headlined by the W497, which, as the name suggests, boasts a hefty&...

     

    POSTED THU, 17 OCT, 2013

     
  • 2013 Holden VF Commodore SV6 Manual

    2013 HOLDEN VF COMMODORE SV6 REVIEW Vehicle Style: Large sedan Price: $35,990 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 210kW/350Nm V6 petrol | 6spd manual Fuel Economy claimed: 9.0 l/100km | tested: 9.2 l/...

     

    POSTED MON, 30 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2013 HSV GTS

    2013 HSV GEN-F REVIEW Vehicle Style: High performance large sedan Price: $92,990  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 430kW/740Nm 8cyl petrol | 6spd manual Fuel Economy claimed: 15.3 l/100km | te...

     

    POSTED FRI, 27 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2013 HSV Maloo Manual

    2013 HSV MALOO REVIEW Vehicle Style: Performance utility Price: $58,990  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 317kW/550Nm 8cyl petrol | 6spd manual Fuel Economy claimed: 13.5 l/100km | tested: 16.

     

    POSTED WED, 18 SEP, 2013

     
  • 2013 Holden SSV Redline Manual Sedan : 5 STARS

    2013 HOLDEN VF COMMODORE REVIEW  Vehicle Style: Large sedan Price: $51,490  (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 270kW/530Nm 8cyl petrol | 6spd manual. Fuel Economy claimed: 12.3 l/100km | te...

     

    POSTED MON, 9 SEP, 2013

     
  • New Holden VF Monaro Concept Surfaces, Production Unlikely

    How about a new Holden Monaro? The last coupe, penned by former design boss Mike Simcoe and based on the VT Commodore, proved wildly popular.  Could a new muscly two-door Holden, based on the...

     

    POSTED FRI, 23 AUG, 2013

     
  • 2013 Holden VF SS-V Redline Track : Sedan, Ute

    2013 HOLDEN VF SS-V REDLINE REVIEW What’s hot: A hot bargain; howling V8, nimble handling, premium interior. What’s not: Most people will never discover how good this car is. X-Fac...

     

    POSTED SUN, 21 JUL, 2013

     
  • Holden Trax Previewed In New 'Behind The Scenes' Photos

    Holden has handed down a collection of 'behind the scenes' photos for its upcoming Trax crossover, snapped during the car's official photo shoot.  The Trax makes its local debut n...

     

    POSTED FRI, 19 JUL, 2013

     
  • Walkinshaw W310 Performance Announced For VF SS Commodore: Video

    Want more go for your new SS - like, 270kW and 530Nm not enough for you? Walkinshaw Performance has developed a pumping new power pack for Holden's 2013 VF Commodore SS and other V8 variants, and...

     

    POSTED FRI, 12 JUL, 2013

     
  • Holden Declares A Record SS-V Redline Ute Run At The Nürburgring: Video

    Holden has at last revealed details of its recent visit to Germany's hallowed Nurburgring course, where a simple engineering exercise was turned into a record lap for a "commercial and utilit...

     

    POSTED FRI, 28 JUN, 2013

     
 
World Motorsport News
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  • F1: Mercedes Car 'On Par' With Newey's Red Bull - Costa

     
  • F1: 'Not Fair' To Suggest Ricciardo Better Than Webber - Vettel

     
 
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