1984 Holden VH Commodore – Today’s Aussie Tempter

By: James Robinson, Unique Cars magazine

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1984 Holden VH Commodore 1984 Holden VH Commodore

“Only driven to church on Sundays”

The VH Holden Commodore is the third iteration of the first generation of one of Australia’s greatest automotive monikers. 

Released in October of 1981, the VH replaced the outgoing VH Commodore and stayed in production until February 1984.

Changes made over its predecessor were mostly cosmetic in nature, with the VH sporting a new front grille and a revamped headlight design.

Mechanically, the VH retained its predecessors 1.9lt inline four-cylinder and 2.85lt inline six, however, both engines were revised to improve efficiency and fuel economy.

The VH Commodore was made available to customers in two body styles; a four-door sedan and a five-door station wagon.

Power was derived from a range of engines that included the aforementioned 1.9lt four-cylinder and 2.85lt straight-six, as well as a 3.3lt inline six and a 4.1lt and 5.0lt V8.

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

This particular VH is an ’84 model sedan and comes equipped with the 2.85lt straight-six and three-speed automatic transmission.

According to the seller, the VH has travelled a low 120,000 kilometres from new and presents in original condition.

The VH is $8700 and anyone interested in this clean Aussie classic can view the full listing here

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