Holden Reviews

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One Man Show Ticks Boxes

Short but sweet; A Wheel Thing has reached a milestone as an independent car reviewer. Fully independent, with no funding and sponsorship, twenty brands (21 if we count HSV being under the Holden banner) have…


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Time Warped: Holden Captiva 7 LT

Holden’s had several stabs at the SUV market, with the Drover, Jackaroo and the Captiva. Available in five and seven seat configurations and with diesel and petrol powerplants, the Captiva has struggled manfully in a…


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Hy-Ryder: Hyundai’s Pocket SUV ix35

The SUV market in Australia has exploded in recent years, with small, medium and large variants available. The looks have improved, build quality has skyrocketd and the feature lists have grown. Hyundai has had fingers…


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Double Up: Hyundais Elantra Active and Elite

Hyundai has been in Australia for some time now and is still, mysteriously, stigmatised as “that Korean car company”. As a rule, this kind of comment comes from people that have never driven a car…


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Holden Caprice V: Brawn Meets Brains

The Holden Caprice V, in its new 2014 guise, is a combination of street savvy, world champion boxer melded with the smarts of a technical genius. Think Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky sitting down and talking quantum…