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Holdencarsare one of the most storied car brands in automobile history. It became the subsidiary of one of US largest automaker General Motors (GM) since 1931.

In 1852, James Alexander Holden immigrated to Australia from England and started saddlery business in Adelaide. Years later, he turned the business of making horse saddle to horse power, where he founded Holden in 1856.

In 1913, the company began to produce complete motorcycle sidecar bodies. During 1920s, Holden was specializing in making car body shells and it was one of the major car body suppliers for some famous car brand in Australia at that time including Ford, Chevrolet, and Dodge.

In 1948, the first Holden car was born, the Holden 48-215 (also known as Holden FX). The birth of the Holden FX has made Holden dominated to the Australian car market. During 1950s to 1960s, we saw the birth of few more notable Holden cars such as the Holden FC, Holden FE, Holden FB, Holden EJ, Holden EH, Holden HD, and Holden HR.

Holden Cars History and Models

  • Holden Commodore (1978 – present) – One of the most wanted Holden cars at all time since 1978. Available models: 2-door, 4-door, and 5-door station wagon.
  • Holden Cruze (2001 – present)
  • Holden Monaro (1968 – 1977, 2001 – 2005)
  • Holden UTE (2000 – present)
  • Holden Captiva (2006 – present)

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There are hundreds of Holden models have been built since the day. Other than some of the terrific Holden models listed above, there are some other great cars like the Holden Caprice, Holden Statesman, Holden Colorado, Holden Torana, Holden Barina, Holden Clubsport R8, Holden Maloo R8, Holden Commodore VP, Holden Viva, Holden Barina Spark, Holden, Astra, Holden Combo, and many more.

Today, Holden’s fans and supporters are all over the world especially Holden Racing Team. You can check out Holden.com.au for latest Holden cars for sale. Sometimes discount are given especially during car sales seasons. Holden, Go Better.


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