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All lined up: Holden's new VE and WM Series II range.

Exactly what’s changed for Holden’s Series II Commodore upgrade

14 Sep 2010

E85 ETHANOL-capable 3.0 and 6.0-litre engines, the Holden-iQ touch-screen interface and cracking new Redline Edition models are the stars of Holden’s Series II Commodore line-up, hidden beneath subtly revised exterior styling.

Here’s a detailed look at the new standard features for each model.

Omega sedan, Sportwagon and Ute:• Colour 6.5-inch touch-screen Holden-iQ system with single-CD player, MP3 compatible USB input, auxiliary input jack integrated iPod support Bluetooth phone book display and touch-screen dialling dialling functions Bluetooth® audio streaming• Dual-zone electronic climate-control • 3.0-litre SIDI Direct Injection V6 engine (new on Ute) • Six-speed automatic transmission with active select (new on Ute)• Flex-fuel capability, allowing the vehicle to run on bio-ethanol, E10, Unleaded, Premium or any combination in between • Bolder, squarer front fascia with new lower outboard inserts• Larger grille with a bright chrome detail surround and new hexagonal mesh inner • Revised headlight shape with new lens and bright bezel • Decklid with integrated aero lip detailing • New centre console surround • New full-width decorative appliqué • New HVAC controls Berlina sedan and Sportwagon (as per Omega – minus E85 compatibility - plus):• Virtual CD changer, 1GB flash drive storage• New 17-inch machined alloy wheels (4)• New seats with Sportec bolsters and fabric inserts• New grille with prominent bright chrome crossbar • New unique foglight surrounds• New 17-inch, ten-spoke machine-faced alloy wheels • New interior trim with woven fabric seat inserts and Sportec bolsters SV6 sedan, Sportwagon and Ute (as per Berlina, plus):• New sports front seats • New high-clarity sports instrumentation • New 18-inch twin five-spoke machined alloy wheels (4) • New interior colour and trim• Exclusive sports front fascia, set apart by a new, larger grille • Bolder, more muscular look accentuated by aggressive lower air intake • Revised headlight shape with new black bezel detail • Integrated aero decklid lip detailing complements sports rear spoiler • New SS-style sports front seats with deep bolsters• High-mounted circular interior air-vents• New sports IP decorative appliqué • New ‘white on Razor Grey’ instrument cluster illumination• Gloss black instrument cluster surround • Razor grey finish ‘wrap-around’ linear treatment on lower IPSS sedan, Sportwagon and Ute (as per SV6, plus):• Flex-fuel capability, allowing the vehicle to run on bio-ethanol, E10, Unleaded, Premium or any combination in between • New ‘white on red’ instrument cluster illumination for improved readability SS-V Series Sedan, Sportwagon and Ute (as per SS, plus):• New interior trim • Navigation with Live Traffic • Rear park assist (except Ute) • Rear camera (except Ute) • Revised shape projector headlights with Calais-style black and bright bezel• New twin five-spoke 19-inch machined alloy wheels • Red finish ‘wrap-around’ linear treatment on lower IPCalais sedan and Sportwagon (as per Berlina, plus):• New interior trim • New 18-inch machined alloy wheels (4) • Leather appointed seats • Leather wrap gear selector• New front fascia and unique grille with prominent chrome header• New larger grille with full chrome surround, hexagonal mesh inner • Lower fascia has full width bright detail • Revised shape projector headlights feature new black and bright bezel • Full-length bright chrome moulding on lower doors • New 18-inch ten-spoke machined alloy wheels Calais V-Series sedan and Sportwagon (as per Calais, plus):• Full colour mapping satellite navigation with traffic alerts • Rear camera • New bigger 19-inch twin five-spoke machined alloy wheels (4) Caprice (new specification):• 3.6-litre SIDI V6 engine • Six-speed automatic transmission with Active Select • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) • Six airbags including dual-stage front airbags for driver and front passenger, side-impact airbags for driver and front passenger • Side curtain airbags • Colour touch-screen Holden-IQ system with virtual CD changer,1 GB flash drive storage single CD player,MP3 compatible USB input, AUX input jack, integrated iPod support enhanced Bluetooth (phone book display, touch-screen dialling) Bluetooth audio streaming • Full colour mapping satellite navigation with traffic alerts • Rear camera • Front and rear park assist • 18-inch machined alloy wheels (4) • Rado gloss trim interior finish, platinum accents • Leather appointed seat trim with leather door trim inserts • Leather wrap multifunction steering wheel includes satellite-navigation control • Leather wrap gear selector • Dual-zone electronic climate-control • Projector headlights • Front foglights • Dual exhaust outlets, chrome tips • Front and rear power windows • Cruise control • Rain sensing wipers • Eight-way electric adjustment of front driver seat and four-way front passenger seat. Driver’s seat with memory for up to memory settings • 11-speaker sound system, including sub-woofers • Chrome-finish body side mouldings • LED tail-lights• Tyre pressure monitor • Diversity antenna: FM • Front and rear floor mats • Chrome finish interior door-handles Caprice V-Series (new specification – as per Caprice, plus):• 6.0-litre Generation IV Alloy V8 engine with Active Fuel Management (AFM) • Electric tilt and slide sunroof • Rear seat overhead DVD player with dual LCD screens for two rear passengers • New 19-inch machined alloy wheels (4)• Rear overhead console remote control of audio and DVD functions • Two wireless headsets multi-mode function DVD plays on Holden-iQ system screen when car is stationary • Premium leather seat trim with leather door trim inserts• Tri-zone electronic climate-control: driver, front and rear passenger • Bi-Xenon headlights • Electro-chromatic interior rear vision mirror reduces headlamp glare automatically • Bose premium audio system with 10 speakers, including sub-woofers• Premium leather seat trim with leather door trim inserts• Heated exterior mirrors with ‘puddle’ lamps and position memory • Quad exhaust outlets – chrome tips • Full size-spare alloy wheel and tyre New VE Commodore Series II exterior paint colours:• Alto Grey – new mid-toned grey with silver highlights • Hazard – head turning bright solid yellow • Mirage Glow – a light, soft and luxurious beige • Sizzle – bright metallic red Carryover colours include: • Heron – solid white • Karma – an architectural blue with metallic highlights • Nitrate – a classic silver metallic • Phantom – metallic black with silver highlights • Poison Ivy – a sports green metallic with blue highlights • Red Hot – highly chromatic solid red • Voodoo – solid electric sports blue • Wildfire – metallic sports orange

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