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Holden finally eclipsed the Fairlane with its WH Statesman and Caprice

Holden logo2 Apr 2001

HOLDEN scores again with a formidable contender in the big Australian luxury car market. The new Statesman/Caprice models take on a less US-inspired look than before, yet provide interior dimensions that top the stretched-wheelbase saloon car class. The overall balance of the car is helped by the new lightweight, 5.7-litre V8 engine that promises better economy as well as astounding power. A well-sorted chassis provides a comfortable ride and surprisingly agile handling. Bulky but well suited to its role on Australian roads.
Model release date: 1 June 1999 to 1 October 2000

Did you know?

Statesman nameplate first appeared in 1971, Caprice arrived in 1974

Previous model

Holden Statesman VS/VSII/VSIII

Released: April 1995
Ended: June 1999
Family Tree: Statesman

Holden's long-wheelbase Statesman stole the throne from Ford's Fairlane as premier locally built luxury car with this series. Styled to appeal and offering massive interior space it was the ideal car for Australians. 147kW V6 or 165kW supercharged V6 were available, along with the 168kW V8.

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