Holden to bring Chevrolet back to Oz

GM Holden teams up with HSV

Holden to bring Chevrolet back to Oz

As it stands, to drive some American car brands on our roads, you would need to import it and have it converted.

Now GM Holden and HSV are partnering to bring more vehicles from the GM universe to our shores commencing with Chevrolet.

Chevrolet Silverado

The coalition will start with introduction of two models; the Chevrolet Camaro and the Chevrolet Silverado to Australia and New Zealand.

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The existing HSV dealer network will progressively be setup to market the Chevy badge carrying both brands as separate product lines.

Holden promises the iconic Camaro and Silverado will be Chevrolet through and through with HSV only handling the conversion from left to right-hand drive.

The Chevrolet Silverado 4×4 crew cab pickup features a 6.6L turbo diesel V8 with mind-blowing 332kW of power and 1234Nm of torque and a maximum 1800kg payload.

Chevrolet CamaroA V8 engine also powers the Chevrolet Camaro coupled with an eight-speed automatic transmission, 4-piston Brembo brakes and fixed callipers on 20” alloy wheels for supreme driving performance.

Conversion of the Silverado range will commence in April, the Camaro in July, and pricing will be confirmed at a later date.

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HSV Managing Director Tim Jackson says they will let the brand speak for itself.

“HSV is moving beyond simply ‘hotting up’ existing models, and customers will see two product streams from HSV over the next few years.”

1 Comment

  1. Well not big numbers but It’s better than nothing. Maybe the gov. could get Involved some funding for a proper production line the more cars they can convert the more people to do the work,oh I forgot this gov. doesn’t support the car Industry.

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