2018 Holden Commodore Will Hit Australia. GM has officially confirmed this week that the new 2018 Holden Commodore will be the Opel Insignia version for Australia and New Zealand. This car will not make any appearance until at least next year, yet several details of the car have been revealed to give us a real picture. Check out the details below.
2018 Holden Commodore Specifications
Features, Exterior, and Interior
This upcoming 2018 Holden Commodore car will possibly come in several variants including liftback sedan and station wagon. GM hasn’t mentioned the complete lineup, but its development should be focused on those variants.
This car is built on lightweight E2XX platform. Chevrolet Malibu also uses this particular platform. With such platform, this car claims to be 200 kg lighter than its predecessor and 170 kg lighter than the Opel Insignia. The dimension of this car is respectively 4,899 mm long, 1,863 mm wide. And, it rides on 2,829 mm of wheelbase.
The entire design of the exterior hasn’t been finished so far. The interior is in the middle of development, but it should feature excellent tech. We should find 8.0 inch of touchscreen infotainment display with smartphone connectivity and head up display design. Upholstery and trimming remain undone at this point.
Powertrain, Engine — 2018 Holden Commodore / Opel Insignia
It is reported that this Commodore 2018 car will offer several engine options to buyers. In addition to two four-cylinder front-wheel-drive engines, this car will also offer turbocharged 2.0-liter diesel engine and petrol engine. However, the most popular engine will be the naturally aspirated 3.6-liter six-cylinder engine. Which is generates 230 kW of power output and 370 Nm of torque performance.
This engine is paired with the nine-speed automatic transmission with all-wheel drive configuration. That is expected to sprint the car from 0 to 62 mph within six seconds. The platform used ensures this car to offer front-wheel drive configuration in standard while all-wheel drive configuration should be available as well as optional among the variants.
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The all-wheel-drive configuration is equipped with the electronically-controlled clutch on each rear drive unit. It means drive torque will be divided between the axles and between rear wheels.
2018 Holden Commodore Price and Release Date
Pricing on this 2018 Commodore car is unknown at this point and it is still too far to estimate. However, this car is scheduled to make a debut in the second half of 2017.
In conclusion, this car is going to be awesome. It offers great handling and power while it also delivers excellent comfort in the cabin. We should have ears and eyes on the next update as they are expected to add styling and trimming on the whole 2018 Holden Commodore design soon.
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