This change of direction was huge for Holden at the time, but very quickly this model became the top selling car. Spending $110 Million on development they would be glad that it happened that way.
Using German body design, the shorter wheelbase and narrower spread made the VB Commodore a smaller than normal car.
During this time the HZ continued to be produced and sold in great numbers.
2.85 Litre Six Cylinder, 3.3 Litre Six Cylinder, 4.2 Litre V8, 5 Litre V8
Four Speed Manual, Three Speed Trimatic, Turohydramatic Auto
Commodore Sedan, Commodore Station Wagon, Commodore SL Sedan, Commodore SL Sataion Wagon, Commodore SL/E Sedan
Price When New:
$6513 (6 Cyl Sedan), $10,513 (SL/E 6cyl)
Total Number Built: