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    1. Member Woodski's Avatar
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      05-16-2012 01:11 PM #1
      holden to announce export of the commodore to u.s. As chevrolet ss: Holden will announce tomorrow an export program for the commodore, which will see the adelaide [australia] made car become a race and showroom star in the united states. Though sales of the elizabeth-produced sedan continue to slide in australia, a commodore v8 will be exported to america where it will be sold with the chevrolet ss performance badge. In that guise, it would also star for the heartland brand in the nascar stock car racing series, which runs second only to formula one in global popularity. Holden has been testing left-hand drive cars on public roads in victoria in recent weeks and running it head-to-head with one of its strongest potential rivals, the dodge charger, as it finalises its end of the important new deal. Motorsport sources in the usa hint that an announcement of the chevrolet ss program is imminent, including the holden connection. The coming vf commodore as the donor car for the program ticks the boxes for american muscle car fans, and nascar stock car racing as well, thanks to its v8 engine, large body and rear-wheel drive. Former gm holden president mark reuss, now the head of gm operations in the us and a known fan and supporter of the commodore, dodged carsguide's questions on a link between the ss program and the commodore. Holden chairman mike devereux also refused to comment on the strengthening rumours in the us, which were triggered by the announcement. Full-scale testing of the racer is expected to begin soon, and the bodywork expected to be revealed at the same time.()(5-16-2012)
      so excited.

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      05-16-2012 01:13 PM #2
      Hmmm...this is interesting. Just the SS?
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      05-16-2012 01:14 PM #3
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      05-16-2012 01:17 PM #4
      Bring us a Ute!
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      05-16-2012 01:42 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by cryption View Post
      Bring us a Ute!
      "What is a Ute?" [/FredGwynn]
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      05-16-2012 01:46 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by Air and water do mix View Post
      "What is a Ute?" [/FredGwynn]
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    7. 05-16-2012 01:58 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by Air and water do mix View Post
      "What is a Ute?" [/FredGwynn]
      El Camino type car from holden......(i think)
      Boiler Up!

      Make it three yards mother****er and we'll have an automobile race

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      05-16-2012 02:50 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by Air and water do mix View Post
      "What is a Ute?" [/FredGwynn]
      I think I love you.
      Is it too much to ask for you dumb little monkeys to actually read the prior posts in the thread, and attempt to use some semblance of punctuation, capitalization, and general friggin grammar?
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    9. 05-17-2012 04:51 PM #9


      Quote Originally Posted by Air and water do mix View Post
      "What is a Ute?" [/FredGwynn]

    10. 10-03-2012 04:32 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by Air and water do mix View Post
      "What is a Ute?" [/FredGwynn]

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      05-16-2012 02:35 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by cryption View Post
      Bring us a Ute!
      You shut your mouth...right now. I swear to God if they bring over another El Camino-esque thing, I will find a way to destroy earth.
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      05-16-2012 02:49 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by dcmix5 View Post
      You shut your mouth...right now. I swear to God if they bring over another El Camino-esque thing, I will find a way to destroy earth.
      Do you have something against the car-like pickup?
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      05-16-2012 01:18 PM #13
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      no pics yet :C

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      05-16-2012 01:20 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
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      05-16-2012 01:23 PM #15
      bit better

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      05-16-2012 03:24 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by nickthaskater View Post
      Jesus Christ, if it looks like that then it'll flop like a fish out of water.

      Give it some style, for ****'s sake. It used to be the #1 selling car in Australia and has since taken a huge sales dive. It needs a shot in the arm, bad.
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      05-16-2012 03:44 PM #17
      well, the lawn enforcement agencies will have a new choice for their cruisers, about time for GM to offer something appropriate.
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      05-17-2012 08:18 AM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Woo View Post
      Jesus Christ, if it looks like that then it'll flop like a fish out of water.

      Give it some style, for ****'s sake. It used to be the #1 selling car in Australia and has since taken a huge sales dive. It needs a shot in the arm, bad.
      Can't you see that pic is a P-Shop combining a new Malibu and a G8? That is not the production SS.

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      05-17-2012 10:00 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by nickthaskater View Post
      Love the fact there's a left over G8 steering wheel with Pontiac logo used for the test car.
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      05-17-2012 10:31 AM #20
      This car is too long in the tooth to sell good here. I predict sales flop. Rebadging the G8 was a good idea, oh I dunno...4 years ago?
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      05-16-2012 01:26 PM #21
      How much does that thing weigh?


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      05-16-2012 01:28 PM #22
      Well, I guess anybody who lamented the premature death of the G8 will be happy.

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      05-16-2012 01:36 PM #23


      Taken from Insideline.com

      They have a comparison of the Caprice SLP and the Charger SRT8
      http://blogs.insideline.com/straight...rger-srt8.html

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      05-16-2012 01:37 PM #24
      I really dig it. I always loved the G8 and was sad to see it fall.

      Now there will be a Chevy version, maybe the crazy G8 prices will start to fall.
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    25. 05-16-2012 01:55 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by cryption View Post
      I really dig it. I always loved the G8 and was sad to see it fall.

      Now there will be a Chevy version, maybe the crazy G8 prices will start to fall.
      that would be nice

      would really like to see more than 800 manual 4 door rwd v8 cars as well

      I have been tempted by a G8 but it would be an extra car at this point so forking over 35k for a 6 speed GXP is not really an option
      Boiler Up!

      Make it three yards mother****er and we'll have an automobile race

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