1982 VH Holden Commodore – Today’s Aussie Tempter

By: James Robinson, Unique Cars magazine

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1982 VH Holden Commodore 1982 VH Holden Commodore

Looks very tidy

The VH Holden Commodore is the third iteration of the first generation of arguably Australia’s greatest locally built automotive moniker.

Replacing the outgoing VC, the VH was first released in October of 1981 and stayed in production until February 1984.

Changes made over its predecessor were mainly cosmetic, however the VH did adopt a five-speed manual transmission and revisions were made to the 1.9lt and 2.85lt donks to improve fuel economy.

Customers could choose to have their Commodore in one of two styles: a four-door sedan and a five-door wagon.

Power came from an of array of donks that included the aforementioned 1.9lt inline four-cylinder and 2.85lt inline six-cylinder, as well as a 3.3lt inline six and a 4.1lt and 5.0lt V8.

The shove from these motors was sent to the VHs rear wheels via a four or five-speed manual or a three-speed automatic transmission.

This particular VH is an ’82 SL/X model and it comes equipped with the 3.3lt inline six and three-speed automatic transmission.

In addition, the seller adds that the vehicle has done a remarkably low 58,000 kilometres from new, which is mighty impressive.

The VH is $12,000 any anyone interested in this Aussie classic can view the full listing here


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