1962 Holden EJ Special – Today’s Tempter

By: Alex Affat, Unique Cars magazine

EJ Special side EJ Special side
EJ Special front EJ Special front
EJ Special interior EJ Special interior
EJ Special engine EJ Special engine

One family owned since new, restored with mostly original parts, 11 months rego

Holden’s EJ brought the Lion’s mainstream offering from the winged-50s into 60s modernity; arriving in 1962 with a bold new look with a lower roofline, flat boot, and overall squarer stance.

The skin was new, but under the bonnet remained the trusty old Grey motors that didn’t offer any real developments – especially in the face of Ford’s new Pursuit motors in the XL Falcon.


The cabin received numerous updates including door handles, incorporated arm rests for Special and Premier models, and improved head-room despite the lower roofline.

They remain a charming and handsome classic Aussie family classic.

This EJ Special on the market today has been in the same family ownership since new; and has its 138 Grey motor backed by the three-speed auto.


It’s described by the sellers as being in excellent condition, and has been restored with mostly original parts.

The car comes with a few boxes of spare parts, spare tyres and manuals, as well as 11 months of rego remaining.


It looks to be in good condition throughout, but does not present as ‘over restored’ with a few small blemishes to keep it honest.

The EJ is based in New South Wales and is listed for $32,500 (or nearest offer).

Check out the full listing here!


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