2011 Holden Ve Ii Ute Ssv
Holden VE II Ute SSV
VE and WM Serial II marks the modish versions of Australia’s nigh pop sedans, wagons, utilities and sumptuosity long-wheelbase vehicles. The new ambit has seen Holden diplomacy the expression that has made Commodore the commonwealth’s top merchandising car for 14 days straightforward by introducing impudent multimedia engineering, improved fire saving, and the capability to run on environmentally well-disposed bio-ethanol.
VE Serial II brings more multimedia features to Commodore than always ahead done an allnew docudrama arrangement that delivers good Bluetooth®, USB and iPod integrating crosswise the compass.
Known as Holden-iQ, the scheme is controlled done a cunning, user-friendly touchscreen mounted in the center batch – the groundwork of a invigorated midland excogitation crosswise all models.
Introducing increased plug-and-play medicine functions and the content to rip and storage capable 15 CDs on an home newsbreak ride, the organization besides delivers modern planet piloting features on selected models including experience dealings term alerts to assistant drivers forefend over-crowding delays.
Commodore’s impertinent engineering extends to the Serial II powertrain line-up which delivers farther fire thriftiness improvements on all models.
Holden’s sparing 3.0 l SIDI V6 now achieves saving of 9.1 litres of fire per 100 kilometres in the prescribed ADR81/02 run. The two per centime melioration adds to the 13 per centime fire saving amplification made in September end class when Sparkle Inflammation Aim Shot locomotive engineering was introduced to the Commodore grasp.
2011 Holden VE II Ute SSV
The 3.6 l SIDI V6 secondhand to mightiness bounty Commodore models makes ordinary fire saving gains of more ternary per penny by piece all sumptuosity and execution models powered by Holden’s Gen IV V8 ameliorate on intermediate by more six per centime.
In a major footfall towards creating a cleanser Australian fire landscape, Serial II customers testament likewise be able-bodied to run their cars on bio-ethanol, known in many markets as E85; a conflate of capable 85 per penny ethanol and 15 per penny gas.
Bio-ethanol is a renewable fire that can be made from a reach of barren products from the output of straw and cabbage and evening house 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 liter SIDI V6 and 6.0 l V8 engines bequeath bear flex-fuel potentiality, allowing them to run on Bio-ethanol, E10, Leadless, Agiotage or any compounding in betwixt.
For long-wheelbase opulence vehicles, Serial II bequeath see Holden offering buyers two well-specified versions of the flagship Impulse exemplar.
The foundation of an updated WM Serial II scope in September testament grade the unveiling of the Holden Whim V-Series.
The sports sumptuosity V-Series appointment matches that of over-the-counter agiotage 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 debase wheels and potent designing persona of its twin.
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 banner features admit:
Berlina Saloon and Sportwagon – New received features admit:
SV6 and Saloon, Sportwagon and Ute – New measure features admit:
SS and Saloon, Sportwagon and Ute – New received features admit:
SS-V Serial Saloon, Sportwagon and Ute – New banner features admit:
Calais Saloon and Sportwagon – New banner features admit:
Calais V-Series Saloon and Sportwagon – New touchstone features admit:
Impulse (new spec) – Banner features admit:
Whim V-Series (new spec) – Builds on Impulse with:
Smart Technology – Holden-iQ
The Holden-iQ arrangement brings euphony, ring and orbiter piloting features to Serial II models in one unclutter, user-friendly agreement.
The direction of the arrangement is a amply merged, 6.5-inch full-of-the-moon colouration multifunction LCD touchscreen mounted in the center heap of all vehicles crosswise the Serial II stove.
Featuring ample color artwork, the expose has been benchmarked against high-end multimedia products such as computers, phones and television games, providing a all-inclusive scope of audio-visual functions.
Medicine can be played via an iPod®, remembering joint, CD or wirelessly transferred from a mated cellphone. USB devices and iPods connect consecrate sockets placed within the heart solace, and all euphony charge playback from compatible devices is controlled via the touchscreen.
Holden-iQ besides introduces ‘practical auto-changer’ CD memory which replaces the mechanical stacker arrangement from late models with the capacitance to rip and depot capable 15 CDs on an home photoflash thrust. The scheme supports CDDA, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3 and WMA playback. DVD systems, where fitted, too presentation on the Holden-iQ touchscreen.
New Bluetooth® functionality improves drivers’ hands-free cellphone see. It synchronies a compatible earphone’s direct script and late vociferation account so displays the data on the touchscreen. Outward-bound calls can be made via the impinging leaning or a consecrated touch-screen key pad.
The high-feature Holden-iQ seafaring organisation, touchstone on SS V-Series, Calais V-Series and Impulse models, delivers a high-clarity entire colouring function organisation, visceral controls, endure dealings alerts, hurrying consultive and period of interestingness functions. Vox counselling is incorporate into the fomite’s sound organisation.
It besides features a touchscreen keyboard to ease gentle schoolbook ingress, isometrical and 3D map views and on-screen turn-by-turn and sound path counseling.
On those like models (demur Ute) the touchscreen besides features a reversing camera showing which is excited whenever reverse is selected. A warm rubber boast, the colouring screenland exhibit operates tandem with hearable ballpark aid and workings to shew any obstacles straightaway butt the fomite.
Improved Fuel Economy and reduced CO2 emissions
Holden engineers and designers workings on Serial II suffer instituted a serial of modifications to create an mean fire saving increase for all V6 models of 2.8 per centime and an median fire saving addition for all V8 models of six per penny – devising a combined medium of fair ended quatern per centime crosswise the VE and WM Serial II reach.
Modifications included sleek improvements, which frown fire intake by reduction the fomite’s cart co-efficient, and mechanical changes. Z and Berlina models were likewise fitted with lour peal resistor tyres.
Flowing improvements admit:
Mechanical changes admit:
Encourage fire delivery enhancements see the Z Ute brought into pipeline with the remnant of the Commodore reach, benefiting from Holden’s frugal 3.0-litre SIDI V6 locomotive matched with the six-speed robotlike transmittance.
In an Australian offset, all Serial II models powered by Holden’s 3.0 Liter SIDI V6 and 6.0 L V8 engines volition deliver flex-fuel capableness, allowing them to run on bio-ethanol, E10, Leadless, Bounty or any compounding in ‘tween.
Bio-ethanol is a cleaner-burning muscularity rootage comprising ethanol and gasoline. Bio-ethanol importantly reduces CO2 emissions and enhances fomite execution.
In Australia, bio-ethanol is presently produced from dissipation streams created by the industrial yield of straw and gelt. None of these resources would differently be secondhand for nutrient product.
To assure handiness of the fire for Serial II vehicles, Holden has entered an confederation with Australia’s starring fire retailer, Caltex which has attached to marketing the fire nether the Bio EFlex marque.
Caltex testament suffer Bio E-Flex uncommitted in 31 overhaul 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 set, as role of a pool including the Prim Administration, Caltex, Veolia, Mitsui and Coskata.
The engraft could be subject of turn materials such as house trumpery and edifice desolate into more 200 zillion litres of ethanol a class.
Holden’s leading in alternate fuels in Australia is contribution of GM’s globose sustainability and get-up-and-go multifariousness scheme. In the US, GM is the preeminent manufacturer of flex-fuel vehicles with more 3.5 meg E85-capable GM cars on the route.
Although fire intake of bio-ethanol nonparallel II models volition be higher because ethanol contains less push than gasolene, bio-ethanol’s higher octane evaluation substance punter fomite operation. As an representative, Holden V8 Supercars made the successful replacement to E85 in 2009.
For Serial Holden engineers bear introduced a numeral ironware changes to the society’s 3.0-litre SIDI V6 and 6.0-litre Gen IV V8 engines to pee them flex-fuel subject.
First due to lubrication differences victimization bio-ethanol, foundation locomotive ironware has been changed to admit tempered inlet, beat and ass valves.
A new fire ticker whole made of dissimilar materials to sour with bio-ethanol has too been installed on with a flex-fuel detector to notice the inebriant grade in the fire business and allow info to the locomotive restraint whole (ECU).The espial takes spot afterward every replenish and too endlessly during impulsive.
Excursus from ironware changes, important standardisation workplace has too been undertaken to fulfil Holden’s flex-fuel inevitably.
The multi-award-winning VE Commodore made a stiff and spectacular conception assertion, characterised by its greco-roman backside roll thrust proportions and an acrobatic posture emphasized by hitting cycle arches.
For VE Serial II, designers briefed to review the outside let executed a serial of elusive changes, including new breast facia, wicket and headlight treatments crosswise the orbit.
Berlina stipulation and supra lineament new debase wheels and the speed decklids of the saloon models are enhanced with merged aero lip particularization.
On the internal, Holden has continued its drift of creating alone personalities for apiece modeling. Mainstream, prestigiousness and sports models all welcome new center flock features, mouldings, ornamentation and elucidation colors.
Home figure exercise has focussed on high-pitched standards of sensed lineament, and creating a more ‘archetype orientated’ cabin desegregation new features and accessories.
Pronto evident is a higher-mounted, more outstanding positioning of the Holden-iQ organisation show concealment, controls and air vents.
National and outside excogitation enhancements crosswise the stove admit:
The VE Serial II coloring pallette features 12 choices, including 4 new colors.
New colors are:
Carryover colours admit:
Holden has put more operation culture on its sports luxuriousness V-Series badge with the launching of fin stand-out Redline Editions.
The Redline Variation Calais V-Series and SS V-Series saloon, Sportwagon and Ute testament scoop top positions in Holden’s updated VE Serial II stove, to be launched ulterior this month.
Intended for fancier drivers, Redline Variant models pass upper-level braking and sports treatment capabilities to equal their potent 6.0-litre V8 credential.
Innovative bod kinetics arrive courtesy of specialiser Holden engineers, who highly-developed a track-inspired FE3 sup sports dangling set-up to accompaniment the excess fillet index of four-piston Brembo gamey operation battlefront brakes.
The Redline Variant ambit is promote imposing by scoop bad and milled 19-inch admixture wheels, matched to low visibility tyres.
Holden besides raises the bar with the comprehension of wide color map orbiter sailing and a arse camera as stock equipment in V-Series models, which have the new multimedia touchscreen Holden-iQ organisation and impudent home treatments.
All Redline Editions are compatible with bio-ethanol, alias E85, an emission-reducing ‘fire of the next’ that already powers V8 Supercars.
Redline Edition features include
Brembo high-performance brakes – Figurehead brakes sport four-piston, bikini al breast callipers and 355mm rotors, pillar-vented for improved chilling and lastingness.
Bad debase wheels – High-strength ten-spoke 19-inch bad admixture wheels are undivided to V-Series Redline Editions. Radical high-performance low visibility tyres offer owing clench and treatment in wet and dry weather.
FE3 First-rate Sports Execution Hiatus – A on-key driver’s car set-up. High-performance tuned dampers and stiffer stabilizer bars offer splendid route connecter and restraint. (SS-V Serial Redline Variation saloon and Calais V-Series Redline Version saloon.)
Chromium-plate windowpane environs (Saloon alone)
Inflater kit – A tire inflater kit is compulsory fitment on the SS-V Serial Redline Ute.
Pricing – $2500 on top of measure fomite RRP