With the Holden Epica and Vauxhall Insignia vying for the same position in the Holden line-up, any hope of the Insignia arriving down under had been largely lost - until now.
We are told that the Insignia badge on the boot had been taped over, although the Vauxhall crest can still be seen along with a discreet black 'turbo' badge on the bottom right of the boot lid.
This could allude to any of three turbocharged engine options available in the Vauxhall Insignia internationally, including two four-cylinder engines (1.6-litre and 2.0-litre) and the flagship 2.8-litre turbocharged V6 engine found in the Opel Insignia VXR.
The latter is obviously the most appealing prospect for the Australian market - and surprisingly the most likely - with HSV Managing Director Phil Harding telling CarAdvice that Vauxhall Insignia VXR was one of the cars he was seriously considering as an addition to the HSV range.
Thanks to Daniel for the tip!