All-New Holden Commodore Revealed - The basis of the next Camaro.

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  1. TriShield

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    Here's your Camaro preview, it's going to be this car with a different body and interior. Holden is busy engineering it right now. There's also a strong chance GM will also sell this Commodore in the US as an all-new Pontiac sedan, replacing the gaps left by both the Bonneville and Grand Prix.

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    Australia's first $1 billion dollar car program.
    Most clean-sheet car design program in Holden's history (the platform, body, suspension, everything except the powertrains engineered in Australia).
    About 2.4 million Commodores have been built for domestic Australian and export sales since the VB Commodore was launched in 1978.
    Holden Commodore has been Australia's best selling car each year since 1996.

    Commodore Model Range

    Omega (new trim) – 3.6L V6, peak power 240hp, peak torque 243ft-lbs, four-speed automatic.

    Berlina – 3.6L V6, peak power 240hp, peak torque 243ft-lbs, four-speed automatic; 6.0L V8, peak power 360hp, peak torque 391ft-lbs, six-speed automatic.

    SV6 – 3.6L V6, peak power 260hp, peak torque 250ft-lbs, five-speed automatic or six-speed manual.

    SS – 6.0L V8, peak power 360hp, peak torque 391ft-lbs, six-speed automatic, six-speed manual.

    SS V (new trim, yes it's the same V moniker straight from Cadillac) - 6.0L V8, peak power 360hp, peak torque 391ft-lbs, six-speed automatic, six-speed manual.

    Calais – 3.6L V6, peak power 260hp, peak torque 250ft-lbs, five-speed automatic; 6.0L V8, peak power 360hp, peak torque 391ft-lbs, six-speed automatic.

    Calais V (new trim, yes it's the same V moniker straight from Cadillac) – 3.6L V6, peak power 260hp, peak torque 250ft-lbs, five-speed automatic; 6.0L V8, peak power 360hp, peak torque 391ft-lbs, six-speed automatic.

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    Five transmissions will be offered, three automatic and two manual transmissions. An all-new six-speed automatic transmission will be offered for V8s, shared with General Motors' flagship Cadillac cars and the Chevrolet Corvette.

    GM 6L80E six-speed automatic transmission with Active Select (introduced in the Cadillac STS-V in the United States ) makes its Australian debut as an option in all V8 variants.
    Tremec T56 six-speed manual in SS and SS V.
    GM 5L40E five-speed automatic with Active Select in Calais V6.
    Aisin AY6 six-speed manual in SV6.
    GM 4L60E four-speed automatic in Omega and Berlina.

    Electronic Stability Program (ESP®) standard on all models.
    Side impact airbags available on all models.
    Curtain airbags available on all models.
    Ultra-stiff body structure, multiple load path strategy, structurally optimised front and rear deformation zones.
    Greatly expanded use of super-strength and high-strength steels in the body.

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    The gauge cluster on the SS using Pontiac's red backlighting along with a similar font.

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    heres to Ford following suit and bringing over the Falcon :x:
     
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    Looks famililar
     
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    you've been here long enough to know how to use the search feature :o
     
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    I think the jury is still out on it :sad2:

    Hopefully it grows on me :hs:
     
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    Are they using LS2s? Why the detune?
     
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    looks nice
     
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    because GM can't have a car that can compete with the Corvette
     
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    Considering Australia only has a population of 20 million people, that's alot of cars in 10 years :eek3: No wonder there's so many going around.
     
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    i said that would be the next camaro and some douchebag was like ur wrong fucktard
     
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    Yeah nobody buys coupes over here for some reason :eek4:
     
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    that's the next camaro??

    wow, GM is seriously fucked
     
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    :ugh: the GTO wasn't a flop
     
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    Uh, the current 400hp GTO doesnt seem to be upsetting 'vette sales too much
     
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    i dig the look, hopefully they dont change it too much if they bring it over
     
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    No it doesn't use the LS2, it's the 6.0 Vortec.
     
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    that is fucking sexy


    Can I have the SS? I'll name it Impala
     
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    wasn't it from dealerships hoarding the car and overpricing it with markups?
     
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    Chrysler is making the Dodge Challenger out of the 300 sedan.
     
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    It will look completely different :hs:

    It'll only be a Commodore under the skin
     

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