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2016 Holden Spark Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - There’s a new player in the micro-car segment with Holden recently launching the Holden Spark. Budget-priced, starting from just $13,990, the Spark is in a keenly-fought battle with models like the Suzuki Celerio, Mitsubishi Mirage and Kia Picanto. Aimed at first car buyers and those looking for an affordable runabout, there’s plenty to like about the 2016 Holden Spark. Under the bonnet of both model grades that the Spark is offered in (LS and LT) is a 73kW/128Nm 1.4 litre petrol engine.

2016 Chevrolet SS Review: Last of the Down Under Hot Rods

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Chevrolet SS, on the surface, is among the most American of things: a big, comfy, rear-wheel-drive sedan powered by a burly small-block V-8. But it’s actually the latest—and almost certainly the last—in a line of powerful, rebadged imports from General Motors’ Australian subsidiary, Holden, which started with the 2004 Pontiac GTO and continued with the SS’s predecessor, the Pontiac G8.

New 2017 Holden Colorado breaks cover

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The newcomer features a slimmer grille, a more muscular bonnet and LED daytime running lights, the look delivering a modern progression while retaining its American pick-up truck DNA. Despite already achieving a five-star ANCAP rating, the Colorado has received a significant boost when it comes to safety, with higher-spec offerings gaining forward collision alert and lane departure warning. Front and rear parking assist is also offered, while a rear-view camera is now standard across the Colorado range.

2017 Holden Colorado facelift revealed, on sale September 1

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The facelifted Holden Colorado ute has been unveiled ahead of its unveiling at a State of Origin match. Thanks to concepts at this year's Bangkok motor show and April's update to the South American Chevrolet S10, the look of the heavily revised Holden Colorado shouldn't be a surprise for regular readers.

Holden's New Colorado Gets Apple CarPlay, Android Auto And Other High-Tech Safety Tech

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Trucks are everywhere. Ford has the new Ranger, there’s the Mitsubishi Triton and Nissan Navara, and now Holden has a refresh for its super-sized Colorado. The reinvigorated super-ute is probably the most high-tech truck that you can buy at the moment, with even the base model including a new MyLink entertainment system that includes Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

Holden ups safety, technology game on refreshed Colorado

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM Holden has uncovered the Australian-spec version of its heavily revised Colorado workhorse range ahead of its September on-sale date, and revealed that it will include an injection of active safety technology not seen in the previous model.

Holden and Collingwood Continue Partnership; Commit to Working Together to Champion Diversity

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Holden and the Collingwood Football Club (CFC) have announced the continuation of their partnership, with both Holden and CFC working together to champion diversity and equality.

Holden Spark LS 2016 review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Spark sparks interest as soon as you see it. It has the edgiest design in the class, from the fins leading to the fog lights to the flared curve that runs into the tail lights. The styling was overseen by Australian designer Mike Simcoe, who wanted to impart a more grown-up look to the city car. It works. The Spark is now the best looking of this breed. The seven-inch touchscreen is the standout feature of the interior and the centre facia has been designed to accentuate it. Smart use of textures helps disguise the hard dash plastics, the heating/cooling is quick to operate and te front s