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Discussion in 'ZB Holden Commodore (2018)' started by Paul Cordingley, Oct 23, 2019.

  1. Calaber

    Calaber Nil Bastardo Carborundum

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    The Buick Regal, the US version of the Commodore, has been dropped. GM has abandoned the European market, which was far larger than ours. With sales of around only 2,000 to 2,500 per month, how long do people think the Holden name alone will be enough to continue selling cars in Australia? Add the complication of being a RHD market and its hard to imagine the Holden brand remaining. Of course, it was possible to sell the Opel brand to PSA, so what's to stop the same thing happening to Holden? Wave enough money under GM's nose and they'll grab it. The question is, what's Holden worth?
     
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    Probably 2 fifths of fcuk all.

    At least PSA got some hard assets when they purchased Opel.
     
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    True. GM doesn't even have a plant to sell here now. Just a name, a logo and memories.
     
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    A bit of spew just came up into my mouth.
     
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    Come again?
     
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    How is your credibility these days Holden ? All with a week or two ….
    CEO quits citing personal reasons. ????
    Buick gets dropped, but Commodore to continue. ????
    Business as usual ?????

    Lies, deceit, and bullshit that would make a politician embarrassed. 7 years warranty on new Commodores will probably expire on 01 April 2020.
     
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    What will Just Commodores be called now? Just Equinoxes?
     
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    The Bitzer (bit of this & a bit of that & a bit of other bits & pieces).
     
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    I'm trying to work out how long it's going to take to sell the last ZB. We can have that as the next guessing thread. The VF lingers on under some circumstances with individual cars still unsold, and the VF was at least, popular. The ZB has struggled to sell from day one. Unless the last stocks are priced to clear, how many would now want to buy an orphan? And how will it affect the resale value of vehicles already sold?
    We can't celebrate this news. It's been expected by most of us for many months, but it's still sad to see another nail in Holden's coffin. Their SUV line-up just can't match the opposition and the Colorado is aging. Unless some new blood from the US models was injected, what chance does Holden have? But, are any of them made for RHD markets. Err, no. Oh well....
     
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    I have read, somewhere, that the current Thai made Colorado will be replaced by the US Colorado, built in Brazil, and Holden will have no input to its specifications. Holden seem to have turned the current Colorado from early models pigs ear to current model silk purse.
    Thanks for coming, but now your beer glass is empty and your welcome has been overstayed.
     
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    Do we expect vxr prices to plummet now ?
     
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    IMO the four door utes are kinda useless. One there is not a lot of rear leg room and two the tub is too short. Sure the Commodore utes had a max capacity of three people but at least I can carry everything I need to without lowering the tailgate.
     
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    Yes I think they will. Well second hand ones. New prices will be slashed to clear stock and I am sure a lot of Holden dealers can’t wait to wash their hands of the debacle.
     
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    I'll defer to Mr Buckley.
     
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    Last ZB sold: 3145 A.D.
    * Edit *Wait. It would have rusted away.
     
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    It’s not a Commodore. It has no Commodore heritage, and as a result will never draw the attention of Holden and Commodore enthusiasts.
     
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    I'm secretly hoping the ZB, because it is the underdog, the black sheep, the odd family member, develops the hero status of the AU Falcon or the VN Commodore for being a thrash mobile. Because it is capable, especially the vxr and it has the capability of having larger accessories turbos etc strapped to it, I'm hoping younger generations in future will take to it because of price (assuming prices will decline sharply) and because of its capability. It will be a car that can cop a beating and deliver the goods and if it gets trashed there'll be others to take parts from and people will be happy to give it a flogging like vn commodores (unlike vk or vl commodores which are now preserved).
     
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