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by George Skentzos

Holden have released the official specs and images of their long anticipated VE Ute range.

Further Feature Highlights

  • All-new heating, ventilation and air conditioning system – 20 fan speeds
  • High quality instrument clusters with larger dials and displays, night mode dash illumination, 16 personalisation options, multifunction driver display
  • All models satellite navigation and telematics capable
  • Blaupunkt audio systems
  • Six disc CD player (SS and SS V)
  • Sports-contoured seats (SS and SS V)
  • Bluetooth mobile phone connectivity
  • Euro-style flat blade wipers
  • Locking fuel filler door
  • One touch lane change indicator
  • LED high-mounted stop lamp (SS and SS V)
  • Dual zone electronic climate control (SS V)
  • Projector headlamps (SS V)
  • Alloy faced pedals (SS V)


Accessories include:

  • Super Box
  • Hard tonneau cover
  • Cargo tie-down rails
  • Sports bar
  • Ladder and roof rack
  • Sports decal kit
  • Interior luggage organiser

Colour selection

A varied and expressive colour palette emphasises ute’s sports persona. Three exciting new colours – Atomic, Crunch and K-Pow – are included in a total of nine exterior colour choices.

Available on all models

  • Heron White – solid white
  • Phantom – metallic black with silver highlights
  • Redhot – highly chromatic solid red metallic
  • Nickel – mechanical dark silver with coarse metallic highlight
  • *K-Pow – highly chromatic metallic blue with purple undertones

Additional colours available on SV6, SS and SSV

  • Ignition – chromatic red orange metallic with fine mica gold highlight
  • *Atomic – metallic green, bright and packed with chroma
  • *Crunch – a green-biased metallic yellow
  • Morpheous – purple metallic

* denotes new colours


Holden VE Ute Range:

  • Omega (new) – 3.6L V6, peak power 180kW, peak torque 330Nm, four-speed automatic and 3.6L V6 195kW peak torque 340Nm six-speed manual;
  • SV6 – 3.6L V6 195kW peak torque 340Nm five-speed automatic and six-speed manual;
  • SS – 6.0L V8 270kW, peak torque 530Nm six-speed automatic and six-speed manual;
  • SS V (new) – 6.0L V8 270kW, peak torque 530Nm six-speed automatic and six-speed manual;

Fuel Economy (based on ADR 81/01)

NB – Figures based on pre-production vehicles

Omega (auto) 11.3 L/km
Omega (manual) 11.4 L/km
SV6 (auto) 11.6 L/km
SV6 (manual) 11.4 L/km
SS & SS V (auto) 14.0 L/km
SS & SS V (manual) 14.5 L/km

Recommended Retail Pricing

(Excluding delivery and government charges)

Omega (6-speed manual) V6 $30,990 with air conditioning
Omega (4-speed automatic) V6 $30,990 with air conditioning
SV6 (6-speed manual) V6 $35,990
SV6 (5-speed automatic) V6 $36,990
SS (6-speed manual) V8 $39,990
SS (6-speed automatic) V8 $41,990
SS V (6-speed manual) V8 $44,990
SS V (6-speed automatic) V8 $46,990
Leather smart pack (SV6 and SS) $1,250

On Sale:

October 2007

Omega Ute


SS Ute


SV6 Ute