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1990 Holden Commodore Review
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All Over Awsome Car — performance-it does 10.0 seconds down the quater mile it has a 6thousand dollar gear box stage 3 shift kit top and bottom end worked (engine 308 stroked to a 355ci) front brakes are vx clubsport brakes and back it has a 5000 dollar suspension setupto much to list build quality-my father had owned it since new then i got it a few years ago and has had no probs with it appearence-well it wasnt to bad original so i left the interior and freshed up the paint job with a gun metal grey paint and most of all its a group a ss anyway funfactor-awsomeone sick car to drive when u r doing 80 km drop it back a gear and the tires just fry its awsome

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: the power and sound of an v8

Cons: no reason

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My First Car — Its rooted, I ran into too many give way signs.. actually, just the one. Exhaust is going, so it sounds like crap, some clown ran into the front of it and wrote it off. The some a$$ broke into it and flogged all my stereo. Paints flaking, all in all she's in pretty bad nick these days, but it was my first car and I dont think i can get rid of it.

Pros: not much these days

Cons: its in really bad condition now

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Had To Get Rid Of It — the performance.... it was gutless on both petrol and on gas. it had about 15 different things go wrong mechanically when i had it. as far as vn's go. it didnt look too bad. it was cheap to run as it was on gas and i found it fun to drive, thats mainly because it was my first car and everything was fun to drive

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: cheap to run

Cons: mechanical problems

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It Was Good For A First Car — Was my first car, its a VN so not much quality there :P, I put a sports exhaust and extractors and cold air intake on it but it needed a V8 put into it :D I did have a fair bit of fun driving it though :D

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Cheap to run

Cons: Lots of bits needed fixing

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My Car — Performance; Last test 200 kws at wheels N/A Have to do some work to front end bit rattley Paint job needs good cut and polish about 400 ks round town on 95 octane ethonel fuel Quite fun has lowered springs, penard rod on rear and strut brace up front

Pros: My kids love it

Cons: Needs a bit of work at moment

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Holden Commodore Vn 1990 And 1994 Executive — I owned 2 of these, a 1990 VN Executive and a 1994 version of the same car. Both have about the same qualities, so I'll treat them as 1. It's a Holden, in Australia, it has a huge following. Its a solid car, V6 engine, the only thing I regret was buying the Automatic version, still, they were the first 2 cars I owned... Great Acceleration, handles very well for its size and weight, Can be tricky in turns on a wet road as it doesnt take much to get this behemoth to drift, lots of power on the Rear axle. The appearance is, well, old news, nothing compared to the newer versions, but, nothing too ugly either. NOthing to complain about regarding build quality, didnt have any major problems with the first, the second was a writeoff after another holden plowed into the passenger side. the sidebars are strong on this car. there was quite a bit of damage, but both myself and the girlfriend at the time escaped with naught more than a fright. Would recommend it to others.

Pros: Strong, Reliable,, Good engine, Fast, good handling

Cons: Old-fashioned interior and exterior, quite a large car.

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1990 Holden Commodore Vn Calais — 5 Litres of Holdens own-built Cast-Iron Big Banger V8! It looked just like the 2nd Gen Opel Senator on which it was based, but under the bonnet was a large-for-the-time 25-bhp V8 engine that just LOVED to push you through the gears! The quality of the car was typically Australian - a touch on the tacky side. However, for the same price of a Ford Escort in the UK, you could have a car that would destroy most things in its path. It was huge too! Even though it was based on the Senator from Europe, it was up-sized. Even with the drivers seat fully back, a 6 feet 4 plus male could easily sit behind the driver! What a car! And they just keep makin' em better!

Pros: Performance, exhaust noise, size

Cons: Dash - a bit low-rent. (but who cares!!)

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As A Cheap Car You Can't Go Past These — I had this car for around 3-4 years. Bought it for $2900 and sold it 4 years later for $1900. It was reliable and only let me down once when the computer died. For a six pack it went really well. I used love thrashing this thing. Mine must have been one of the few VN's that didn't leak oil as well.

Pros: Good performance and good fuel economy

Cons: Bad brakes, very tail happy, poor traction in wet and noisy timing chain

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Family Car — I really liked this car but it was the first car I wrote off. Someone ran up the back of me.

Pros: Spacious

Cons: Broke down a bit

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2007 Holden Commodore Reviews

100% Worth The Money By Brody

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2006 Holden Commodore Reviews

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2005 Holden Commodore Reviews

Outstanding By Dylan

This is an amazing car as it is great quality, the performance is excellent, and it runs well. It is very easy to run as well. It is extremely fun to drive as it reaches speeds exceeding 200km/h. Exce... Read More

Commodore Review By Julie

performance is great on acceleration and braking, might need now brakes tho... build quality needs a bit of work as it squeaks every now and then it is fairly cheap on petrol unless you buy the expens... Read More

2004 Holden Commodore Reviews

Bit Of A Sleeper Being The Sv8 Debadged And Stock Look By Jonno_87

love the ride and power and handling. rwd 6 speed also helps like it. could use better suspension but it handles if u no how to drive it fuel consumtion is relatively good if u baby it or on good high... Read More

Just Got To Have One By Scott

Can't get much better than this ute. OTR air intake, twin 3inch stainless steel exhaust system, tuned putting out 234rwkw, took it down to the creek and pulled of 12.9 down the 1/4 with slicks. you p... Read More

2003 Holden Commodore Reviews

My First V8. By Luke

sucks abit of petrol around town,but highway driving its great on fuel.performance is excellent alot of power,acceleration is quick,braking great,handles very well,build quaulity good,no repairs,becau... Read More

Good Workhorse By Alun

Great wagon for lots of reasons! Good for camping, lots of storage space, enough grunt, a few handy bells and whistles, looks good, reasonably reliable (so far!) cheap to buy, great stereo and you ca... Read More

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