GO
GoAutoLogo
MENU

Make / Model Search

Holden - Astra - Coupe CDX

Holden Astra (LB Astra)

LB Astra

Make: Holden

Model: Astra

Released: Jan 1970

Discontinued: May 1986

Holden logo1 Aug 1984

By THE GOAUTO TEAM

Government-forced rationalisation saw Holden pair up with Nissan to offer the N12 Pulsar-based Astra SL/X and SL/E. Only grilles and tail-lights differed.

Being pure Pulsar meant the Astra offered the same troublesome 51kW 1.5L four-cylinder engine, awful five-speed manual gearbox (three-speed auto optional), pleasant interior and comfy front seats.

Few Aussies were fooled though and fewer bought one against the all-conquering Ford Laser.

Latest reviews

Motor industry news

GoAutoNews is Australia’s number one automotive industry journal covering the latest news, future and new model releases, market trends, industry personnel movements, and international events.

Catch up on all of the latest industry news with this week's edition of GoAutoNews
Click here