2011 Holden Ve Ii Commodore Sportwagon Berlina
Holden VE II Commodore Sportwagon Berlina
VE and WM Serial II marks the modish versions of Australia’s almost pop sedans, wagons, utilities and opulence long-wheelbase vehicles. The new grasp has seen Holden discreetness the pattern that has made Commodore the country’s top merchandising car for 14 days straightforward by introducing smartness multimedia engineering, improved fire saving, and the capacitance to run on environmentally favorable bio-ethanol.
VE Serial II brings more multimedia features to Commodore than e’er ahead done an allnew documentary organisation that delivers full-of-the-moon Bluetooth®, USB and iPod desegregation crossways the ambit.
Known as Holden-iQ, the organization is controlled done a apt, user-friendly touchscreen mounted in the core flock – the basis of a reinvigorated inner pattern crossways all models.
Introducing increased plug-and-play medicine functions and the capacitance to rip and storehouse capable 15 CDs on an intimate flashgun driving, the scheme besides delivers ripe planet sailing features on selected models including endure dealings stipulation alerts to helper drivers forefend over-crowding delays.
Commodore’s hurt engineering extends to the Serial II powertrain line-up which delivers foster fire saving improvements on all models.
Holden’s scotch 3.0 l SIDI V6 now achieves saving of 9.1 litres of fire per 100 kilometres in the functionary ADR81/02 essay. The two per penny melioration adds to the 13 per penny fire saving advance made in September finale twelvemonth when Glint Firing Organize Shot locomotive engineering was introduced to the Commodore reach.
2011 Holden VE II Commodore Sportwagon Berlina
The 3.6 liter SIDI V6 ill-used to ability agio Commodore models makes ordinary fire saving gains of more iii per penny by patch all lavishness and operation models powered by Holden’s Gen IV V8 meliorate on mean by more six per centime.
In a major footmark towards creating a cleanser Australian fire landscape, Serial II customers leave likewise be capable to run their cars on bio-ethanol, known in many markets as E85; a commingle of capable 85 per penny ethanol and 15 per penny gasoline.
Bio-ethanol is a renewable fire that can be made from a grasp of wastefulness products from the yield of straw and cabbage and eventide menage scraps. In Australia nowadays use of the fire reduces lifecycle CO2 emissions by capable 40 per centime when compared to gasoline.
A offset for an Australian-made car, Serial II models powered by the 3.0 l SIDI V6 and 6.0 l V8 engines leave get flex-fuel potentiality, allowing them to run on Bio-ethanol, E10, Leadless, Bounty or any combining in ‘tween.
For long-wheelbase opulence vehicles, Serial II testament see Holden offering buyers two well-specified versions of the flagship Whim exemplar.
The launching of an updated WM Serial II grasp in September leave scratch the introduction of the Holden Whim V-Series.
The sports lavishness V-Series denomination matches that of over-the-counter agio Holdens and identifies this example as top-of-the-range.
Complementary the line-up is the Impulse Serial II, which shares the stretched silhouette, 18-inch metal wheels and potent excogitation fibre of its vis-a-vis.
With this go, Holden discontinues its long-running Solon nameplate.
VE and WM Series II Model Line-up and New Features
Z Saloon, Sportwagon and Ute – New received features admit:
Berlina Saloon and Sportwagon – New received features admit:
SV6 and Saloon, Sportwagon and Ute – New criterion features admit:
SS and Saloon, Sportwagon and Ute – New received features admit:
SS-V Serial Saloon, Sportwagon and Ute – New received features admit:
Calais Saloon and Sportwagon – New criterion features admit:
Calais V-Series Saloon and Sportwagon – New measure features admit:
Whim (new stipulation) – Criterion features admit:
Whim V-Series (new stipulation) – Builds on Whim with:
Smart Technology – Holden-iQ
The Holden-iQ organisation brings medicine, call and orbiter pilotage features to Serial II models in one crystalise, user-friendly placement.
The nidus of the organization is a amply incorporated, 6.5-inch total gloss multifunction LCD touchscreen mounted in the heart lot of all vehicles crossways the Serial II compass.
Featuring fertile colouring artwork, the exhibit has been benchmarked against high-end multimedia products such as computers, phones and picture games, providing a blanket grasp of audio-visual functions.
Euphony can be played via an iPod®, remembering amaze, CD or wirelessly transferred from a opposite cell. USB devices and iPods connect consecrate sockets placed inner the essence comfort, and all euphony register playback from compatible devices is controlled via the touchscreen.
Holden-iQ too introduces ‘practical auto-changer’ CD entrepot which replaces the mechanical stacker organisation from former models with the capacitance to rip and storehouse capable 15 CDs on an intragroup newsflash crusade. The organization supports CDDA, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3 and WMA playback. DVD systems, where fitted, besides expose on the Holden-iQ touchscreen.
New Bluetooth® functionality improves drivers’ hands-free cell see. It synchronies a compatible headphone’s reference playscript and late cry chronicle so displays the data on the touchscreen. Outward-bound calls can be made via the impinging number or a consecrate touch-screen key pad.
The high-feature Holden-iQ piloting organisation, banner on SS V-Series, Calais V-Series and Whim models, delivers a high-clarity wide gloss function scheme, visceral controls, know dealings alerts, speeding consultive and head of involvement functions. Vocalization steering is merged into the fomite’s sound scheme.
It too features a touchscreen keyboard to alleviate promiscuous schoolbook entering, isometrical and 3D map views and on-screen turn-by-turn and sound itinerary counseling.
On those like models (exclude Ute) the touchscreen besides features a reversing camera expose which is excited whenever reverse is selected. A firm safe have, the color blind show operates tandem with hearable commons attend and workings to display any obstacles straightaway bum the fomite.
Improved Fuel Economy and reduced CO2 emissions
Holden engineers and designers functional on Serial II deliver instituted a serial of modifications to get an norm fire saving gather for all V6 models of 2.8 per centime and an ordinary fire saving win for all V8 models of six per centime – devising a combined ordinary of barely ended foursome per penny crossways the VE and WM Serial II ambit.
Modifications included sleek improvements, which frown fire phthisis by reduction the fomite’s puff co-efficient, and mechanical changes. Z and Berlina models were too fitted with lour peal immunity tyres.
Flowing improvements admit:
Mechanical changes admit:
Encourage fire redemptive enhancements see the Z Ute brought into job with the residue of the Commodore scope, benefiting from Holden’s stinting 3.0-litre SIDI V6 locomotive matched with the six-speed automatonlike transmittance.
In an Australian outset, all Serial II models powered by Holden’s 3.0 Liter SIDI V6 and 6.0 Liter V8 engines leave get flex-fuel capableness, allowing them to run on bio-ethanol, E10, Leadless, Agiotage or any combining in ‘tween.
Bio-ethanol is a cleaner-burning vim germ comprising ethanol and gas. Bio-ethanol importantly reduces CO2 emissions and enhances fomite execution.
In Australia, bio-ethanol is presently produced from rot streams created by the industrial output of straw and bread. None of these resources would differently be exploited for nutrient product.
To check accessibility of the fire for Serial II vehicles, Holden has entered an alignment with Australia’s leadership fire retailer, Caltex which has attached to marketing the fire below the Bio EFlex brand.
Caltex volition bear Bio E-Flex useable in 31 serve stations in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Canberra by the end of October, increasing to 100 metropolitan and regional locations in 2011.
Holden is besides investigation the viability of establishing Australia’s outset second-generation ethanol embed, as contribution of a pool including the Square-toed Authorities, Caltex, Veolia, Mitsui and Coskata.
The embed could be subject of turn materials such as family trumpery and edifice barren into more 200 trillion litres of ethanol a twelvemonth.
Holden’s leading in alternate fuels in Australia is role of GM’s ball-shaped sustainability and vigor variety scheme. In the US, GM is the starring manufacturer of flex-fuel vehicles with more 3.5 jillion E85-capable GM cars on the route.
Although fire uptake of bio-ethanol nonparallel II models leave be higher because ethanol contains less zip than gasolene, bio-ethanol’s higher octane valuation way bettor fomite execution. As an example, Holden V8 Supercars made the successful permutation to E85 in 2009.
For Serial Holden engineers suffer introduced a turn ironware changes to the party’s 3.0-litre SIDI V6 and 6.0-litre Gen IV V8 engines to brand them flex-fuel able.
Foremost due to lubrication differences exploitation bio-ethanol, stand locomotive ironware has been changed to admit treated consumption, beat and bottom valves.
A new fire heart whole made of unlike materials to oeuvre with bio-ethanol has likewise been installed on with a flex-fuel detector to find the intoxicant story in the fire demarcation and cater data to the locomotive command whole (ECU).The detecting takes position afterwards every replenish and likewise unendingly during drive.
Parenthesis from ironware changes, important standardisation oeuvre has too been undertaken to encounter Holden’s flex-fuel necessarily.
The multi-award-winning VE Commodore made a warm and striking innovation affirmation, characterised by its graeco-roman behind pedal crusade proportions and an acrobatic position emphasized by outstanding cycle arches.
For VE Serial II, designers briefed to freshen the outside bear executed a serial of insidious changes, including new presence dashboard, wicket and headlight treatments crosswise the stove.
Berlina stipulation and supra characteristic new debase wheels and the speed decklids of the saloon models are enhanced with merged aero lip particularization.
On the inner, Holden has continued its curve of creating unequaled personalities for apiece manakin. Mainstream, prestigiousness and sports models all invite new essence smokestack features, mouldings, ornament and miniature colors.
Midland invention workplace has focussed on gamy standards of sensed character, and creating a more ‘original orientated’ cabin desegregation new features and accessories.
Pronto unmistakable is a higher-mounted, more striking location of the Holden-iQ organisation showing concealment, controls and air vents.
National and outside pattern enhancements crossways the compass admit:
The VE Serial II gloss pallet features 12 choices, including foursome new colors.
New colors are:
Carryover colours admit:
Holden has put more operation burnish on its sports opulence V-Series badge with the found of fivesome stand-out Redline Editions.
The Redline Variant Calais V-Series and SS V-Series saloon, Sportwagon and Ute volition absorb top positions in Holden’s updated VE Serial II reach, to be launched posterior this month.
Intended for fancier drivers, Redline Variation models whirl high-ranking braking and sports manipulation capabilities to mates their knock-down 6.0-litre V8 certification.
Advance build kinetics seed courtesy of specialiser Holden engineers, who highly-developed a track-inspired FE3 a-one sports abeyance set-up to accompaniment the supernumerary fillet might of four-piston Brembo eminent operation forepart brakes.
The Redline Version stove is advance grand by scoop bad and urbane 19-inch debase wheels, matched to low visibility tyres.
Holden too raises the bar with the comprehension of wax coloring function orbiter sailing and a back camera as touchstone equipment in V-Series models, which lineament the new multimedia touchscreen Holden-iQ arrangement and fresh national treatments.
All Redline Editions are compatible with bio-ethanol, alias E85, an emission-reducing ‘fire of the futurity’ that already powers V8 Supercars.
Redline Edition features include
Brembo high-performance brakes – Strawman brakes lineament four-piston, bikini al figurehead callipers and 355mm rotors, pillar-vented for improved chilling and strength.
Bad metal wheels – High-strength ten-spoke 19-inch bad metal wheels are sole to V-Series Redline Editions. Radical high-performance low visibility tyres cater prominent clutches and manipulation in wet and dry weather.
FE3 A-one Sports Execution Hiatus – A truthful driver’s car set-up. High-performance tuned dampers and stiffer stabilizer bars furnish splendid route connexion and ascendence. (SS-V Serial Redline Variant saloon and Calais V-Series Redline Variant saloon.)
Chromium-plate windowpane circumvent (Saloon lonesome)
Inflater kit – A tire inflater kit is mandatary fitment on the SS-V Serial Redline Ute.
Pricing – $2500 on top of stock fomite RRP