Holden HQ-HZ Utility/Van/One Tonne/Sandman - market review 2017-18

By: Cliff Chambers, Unique Cars magazine

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Holden HQ-HZ Utility/Van/One Tonne/Sandman

Commercial vehicles became favoured as personal transport during the 1970s and manufacturers jumped on board with models like Fords Sundowner, the Chrysler Drifter and Holden Sandman.

Van and utility versions of the Sandman can now achieve prices similar to four-door Monaros and the growth looks set to continue.

Standard Holden vans with authentic V8 engines are difficult to find and worth 50 per cent more than a V8 ute of similar age.

V8-engined commercial vehicles are likely to be modified so avoid paying big money for a six-cylinder model with transplanted mechanicals.

One Tonne utilities appeared in 1972 and some can still be found working for a living.

A lot have become chromed and brightly-painted show cars too; the best of them worth $25-30,000.

HQ-HZ V8 Utility $21,230 [21] 

HQ-HZ V8 Van $32,780 [5]

Sandman Van $56,000 [2] 

Sandman Utility $49,750 [4]

One-Tonne V8 $14,770 [28]

[*] = number of verified sales.

(Note: concours & special cars may demand more.)

Numbers from our 2017-18 Muscle Cars Value Guide.

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