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Holden Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Special Edition VE Commodore and Sportier SS V Sedan

March 31st, 2008





GM Holden has reinforced its commitment to value by introducing the VE Commodore 60th Anniversary Special Edition comprising $8,000 of extra value including rear parking sensors and leather seat inserts.

Joining the Special Edition Commodore is the sportier VE SS V 60th Anniversary Special Edition featuring 10-spoke wheels, interior and exterior upgrades and special 60th anniversary floor mats and rear badge.

GM Holden’s Director of Marketing, Philip Brook, said the Special Edition VE sedans were the perfect way to celebrate the success of GM Holden’s most famous nameplate.

“The 60th Anniversary Special Editions further highlight Holden’s dedication to quality at value for money prices, providing something for everyone, whether it’s an Australian family or an individual looking for that something special,” Mr Brook said.

“Commodore has been Australia’s top selling car for the past twelve years and the added features included in these Special Editions will appeal to a wide range of buyers to ensure its continued success in 2008”.

VE Commodore 60th Anniversary Special Edition

Offering $8,000 of extra value the VE Commodore 60th Anniversary Special Edition represents outstanding value and further enhances an already impressive level of standard features, built-in safety and the performance of the VE Commodore.

Wheels Car of the Year 2006, the Holden Commodore features Electronic Stability Program (ESP®), six airbags and air conditioning as standard on all models.

In addition to the standard Omega features, the VE Commodore 60th Anniversary Special Edition includes the following:

  • New 18-inch alloy wheels (four)
  • Onyx leather seat inserts
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Decorative moulding on instrument panel in micro silver
  • Front grille insert
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Bluetooth® connectivity for compatible mobile phones
  • Special ‘60th anniversary’ rear badge

The VE Commodore 60th Anniversary Special Edition is on sale 1 May and is priced at $33,990#.

VE Commodore SS V 60th Anniversary Special Edition

The SS V 60th Anniversary Special Edition provides Holden customers with an even longer list of accessories and features, taking Holden sports performance and styling to an all-new level.

In addition to the standard SS V features, the VE SS V 60th Anniversary Special Edition includes the following:

  • 20-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels (four)
  • Colour Satellite Navigation
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Chrome surround exterior door handles
  • High mount rear spoiler
  • Special ‘60th Anniversary’ floor mats
  • Special ‘60th Anniversary’ rear badge

The manual VE SS V 60th Anniversary Special Edition is on sale 1 May and is priced at $55,290#.
ESP® is a registered trademark of Daimler Chrysler AG
Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG Inc
#Recommended Retail Price – excludes dealer delivery and Government charges.

GM Holden in 2008
2008 is a diamond year for GM Holden which will be recognising a number of key anniversaries. These include: the 60th anniversary of Australia’s Own Car – the 48-215; the 50th anniversary of the founding of Holden Vehicle Operations at Elizabeth; 40 years since the introduction of Monaro; 30 years of the Commodore nameplate; and the General Motors centennial.


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