Holden Commodore/Calais VB-VL (Exc. Turbo) - 2021 Market Review

By: Cliff Chambers

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Holden Commodore/Calais VB-VL (Exc. Turbo)

Original-shape Commodores now qualify for Concessional registration in all parts of Australia and that can only encourage their preservation. Body parts reportedly have become hard to find, so avoiding a damaged or rusty VB-VL is wise.

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Early cars remain less expensive than the popular VL and that situation gets extreme when you throw a V8 into the mix.

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$30,000 might seem a big ask for a V8 Commodore but look at the money being generated by VK-VL HDTs and VL-based HSVs.

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The desire to own something from the same lineage is strong. VK-VL V8 Calais prices continue to climb and have way to go before values plateau. Excellent

VB-VC Commodore $12,940 [27]

VH-VK Commodore $13,090 [24]

VL Commodore $16,275 [29]

VB-VL V8 Commodore $30,610 [17]

VB-VH SL/E $26,290 [13]

VK-VL Calais V8 $42,250 [12]

[*] = number of recorded sales

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

Numbers from our 2021 Aussie Family & Sports Car Value Guide.

| 2019 Market Review: Holden Commodore/Calais VB-VL

| 2020 Market Review: Holden Commodore/SLE/Calais VB-VL & VL Turbo


From Unique Cars #450, March 2021

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