1992 Holden Statesman VQII – Today’s Tempter

By: Alex Affat, Unique Cars magazine

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VQII Statesman VQII Statesman

Single-family ownership since new, V8, low-kms, good condition

Holden put the Statesman name on hiatus as the WB-generation ended in 1984, with the belief that buyers didn’t really want big cars anymore.

Ford’s Fairlane/LTD continued on unchallenged in the large luxury space, with Holden returning with the all-new VQ in 1990.

The new VQ-based Statesman and Caprice resembled the mainstream VN of the time; the big prestige models differed drastically with a new floorpan needed to accommodate Holden’s first Australian-made independent rear suspension system.

The choice of V6 and V8 powerplants aided its popularity with buyers initially with Ford’s then-Fairlane/LTD powered solely by sixes before reintroducing the V8 in the following year.

As many early-90s Holdens are quickly finding their place with enthusiasts and collectors, these big Statesmans are still flying under the radar. If you’re after an affordable locally-made runabout or lazy cruiser, these things offer a lot of useability for the dollar.

This 1992 VQII Statesman comes from single-family ownership, purchased new by the seller’s father from Armstrong Holden in Brisbane back in September 1992.

Specified with the 5.0lt V8, the car has covered a low-for-its-age 127,700kms from new and is described to be in excellent condition and in fine driving condition.

Unfortunately there is only a single photo attached to the listing, however the car looks very well-presented.

The seller states that the car has never been in an accident, has no rust, and is accompanied by its original log books.

Would suit a lazy weekend cruiser or even an affordable locally-made daily driver.

The Statesman is based in the Australian Capital Territory, and is listed for $9,900.

Check out the full listing here!

 

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