Holden’s SV6 Lightning, its name chosen from more than 1000 entries in a contest launched on Facebook, hits showrooms this month.
Available in Ute and Sedan form, with manual and auto transmissions, the new specials kick off from $37,490 plus on-roads.
Enhancements for the Lightning models include 20-inch forged alloys, a gloss black finish to the grille frame and fender vents.
The ute gets a slimline tonneau, while the sedan adds black graphics on the doors, a gloss black lip spoiler and, in the auto, alloy sports pedals.
As with the regular models, power is provided by a 210kW/350Nm petrol six.
Sales for the Commodore range, although strong at 4,301 for the year-to-date, have tapered off against the 5,141 achieved over the same period in 2014.
February brought a relatively strong showing however, the Commodore managing 2,517 against 2,777 for the same period last year.
PRICING (excludes on-road costs)
- Lightning SV6 Ute - manual - $37,490
- Lightning SV6 Ute - auto - $39,690
- Lightning SV6 Sedan - manual - $38,290
- Lightning SV6 Sedan - auto - $40,940
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