2014 Holden Caprice V Review
  • Huge and well-equipped cabin; rear legroom; smooth V8 engine; stately ride quality; lots of equipment; great infotainment system
  • Thirsty V8 engine; cabin lacks much in the way of a premium feel; forward visibility is lacking

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7.5 / 10

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2014 Holden Caprice V Review

Is there a car out there that gives back-seat drivers less to complain about than the home-grown Holden Caprice V? Well… yes. But probably not at $59,990 plus on-road costs.  The WN Caprice, the sole surviving Australian-made upper-large sedan, has now been on the market for more than 12 months...

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Holden Caprice V Self Parking
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Holden Caprice V Self Parking

Ever wanted to see how automated parking actually works? Mike Costello lets Holden's largest sedan, the 6.0-litre V8-powered Holden Caprice V, park itself.


Holden WN Caprice Review
Rating: 810 /10
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Holden WN Caprice Review

Based on exterior looks alone the Holden WN Caprice doesn’t appear new at all. Yet inside it is completely new. Holden’s long-wheelbase limo misses the aluminium bonnet and bootlid of its smaller VF Commodore sibling, which has been used to make the car lighter. Not even the VF’s daylight running lights make it through to the WN-series Caprice...

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$54,990 to $59,990

Holden WN Caprice: $10K price cut, new interior, but no aluminium bonnet and bootlid
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Holden WN Caprice: $10K price cut, new interior, but no aluminium bonnet and bootlid

The Holden WN Caprice has been revealed with a new interior identical to that of the VF Calais, prices rolled back by $10,000, but with few exterior changes and no aluminium used for the bootlid and bonnet. Holden's locally-made long-wheelbase flagship limo is now available in both dedicated-LPG 3.6-litre V6 guise for $54,990, and the 6...


Chevrolet Caprice PPV a chance in lucrative New York State Police battle
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Chevrolet Caprice PPV a chance in lucrative New York State Police battle

One of the largest state police departments in the US will purchase thousands of Australian-made Chevrolet Caprice Police Pursuit Vehicles if the Holden-based sedan wins a three-way shootout against rivals from Ford and Dodge...


Holden Caprice US police deal threatened by Ford's new Taurus
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Holden Caprice US police deal threatened by Ford's new Taurus

Holden’s opportunity to export its Caprice model to police in the US is under threat as Ford’s American division plans a replacement for the popular Crown Victoria. Chevrolet last month unveiled the Caprice PPV (Police Pursuit Vehicle) and announced that it would aim to sell the long wheel-base Australian as a police-only vehicle from early 2011...


Report: Holden Caprice could become next Chevrolet Impala
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Report: Holden Caprice could become next Chevrolet Impala

While the demise of Pontiac has in turn sealed the fate of the Holden-sourced G8 sedan, the recent announcement of a Chevrolet Caprice police pursuit vehicle (PPV) has sparked new interest in Australian models among the American public. It seems GM is not ignorant to this fact either with Vice President Chevrolet Global brand, Brent Dewar, hinting that a retail version of the Caprice is being considered...


Holden Commodore, Statesman and Caprice get ANCAP five-star
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Holden Commodore, Statesman and Caprice get ANCAP five-star

GM Holden has today announced that for the first time ever its entire range of locally manufactured passenger cars have been awarded the maximum five-star ANCAP rating. The MY10 (model year 2010) range, to be released next month, will feature a five-star score on Commodore sedan and Sportwagon variants as well as Statesman and Caprice models...


2009 Holden Caprice Review & Road Test
Rating: 710 /10
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2009 Holden Caprice Review & Road Test

2009 Holden Caprice AFM V8 Review & Road Test Will AFM stop Caprice from going the way of the Dodo? Model Tested: 2009 Holden WM Caprice, 6.0-litre, AFM V8, six-speed automatic, sedan - $74,490 (RRP) Options: Sunroof $1990 (Fitted); Satellite Navigation $1990 (Fitted); Alarm Upgrade $720 (Fitted); Holden Assist Telematics Ultra $2200 (Fitted) CarAdvice Rating: - by Matt Brogan The Caprice nameplate first appeared in 1971 to sit atop Holden's HQ series and in turn replace the superseded Brougham...

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$61,990

Super-Luxury Holden Caprice
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Super-Luxury Holden Caprice

With the likes of BMW and Mercedes-Benz firmly in their sights, Holden have announced plans to add more luxurious features to the already extravagant long-wheel base Caprice model. With the market for long-wheel based luxury cars in Australia diminishing rapidly with the discontinuation of Ford's Fairlane only the Statesman, the Caprice and Chrysler’s 300C remain...


2007 Holden Caprice V8 Road Test
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2007 Holden Caprice V8 Road Test

2007 Holden Caprice V8 Road Test CarAdvice rating: Recommended Retail Price: $66,990 (V6), $70,990 (V8) Options Fitted: None Holden’s new VE range has been a step in the upward direction, both in terms of size and power. Needless to say, Holden’s Long Wheel Base (LWB) variants have also received similar attention...


Holden to Export the Caprice to Korea
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Holden to Export the Caprice to Korea

We are getting a little sick of all the Korean made "Aussie" Holden's popping around everywhere. Mainly due to Holden's shameless promotion of the Korean cars as 'Australian' and secondly, because with a two star safety rating on some models, these cars have no place on our roads...


Holden VE Commodore & WM Caprice Statesmen Recall Rear Seat Belt Buckle
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Holden VE Commodore & WM Caprice Statesmen Recall Rear Seat Belt Buckle

Holden is not having a good time with the new VE Commodore and WM Statesmen and Caprice, after the initial recall for a faulty fuel hose, there has been another recall issued today with over 11,584 vehicles affected. So whats the problem this time? Well the rear seat belt buckle is stuffed and it may cause the rear seat belt tongue to unlatch unintentionally...


Holden VE Commodore WM Statesmen Caprice Recall

I don't know how this slipped past me, but It did! Anyway I thought, better late than never. So here is the big news, Holden has recalled some 1521 Holden VE Commodores and WM Statesmen and Caprice models which came with a V8 engine and were built July and August 2006. Yes this is the brand new range of vehicles...


Holden WM Statesman Caprice
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Holden WM Statesman Caprice

Holden Launches WM Statesman And Caprice Flagships Holden officially launched its top-of-the-range WM Statesman and Caprice models, offering more differentiation from their short wheelbase siblings than ever before. First revealed alongside the VE Commodore in mid-July, the all-new Holden flagships will make their Australian sales debut in September and set sail for export markets soon after...


Holden WM Statesman & Caprice Pricing

Prices for the 2006 Holden WM Statesmen and the 2006 Holden Caprice are as follows. Click for pricing for the 2006 Holden Commodore VE. Options for the two cars are listed below the table. Prices for the new Holden WM Statesmen and Caprice are as follows WM model WM pricing (RRP ex...


The 2007 Toyota Camry good to go
Rating: 610 /10
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The 2007 Toyota Camry good to go

There are a few cars that are synonymous with that boring, bland, fridge on wheels feel to them, but the Toyota Camry leads the race when it comes to being the most boring car in Australia. Fortunately, Toyota Australia is aware of this and have done a fair bit to tackle the dull styling and boring brand image that is the Camry...

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