This is the model that you want to be seen in. Australia has made its own Holden Statesman a model that competes with the best on the world stage. This year has seen the arrival of a 12 percent increase in fuel economy for the new V6 petrol engine-plant. SIDI Direct Injection allows for the Statesman to be efficient while remaining totally luxurious and effortless in its driving manner.
A petrol-fed high performance V8 engine is also available – and I can understand the pull these big rumbling brutes have for the Holden Statesman owner. But, if you need a power-plant that has excellent performance and awesome fuel efficiency in V6 guise, then the lure of the V8 rumble will be less taxing.
Expect premium quality and style. The Holden Statesman really turns it on! Luxury appointments in the gorgeous interior and sporty flavours on the exterior make the very roomy Holden Statesman simply stunning.
If image is everything, you need to make sure that you have the best. At work or at play, good looks and performance are paramount. The clothes you wear, the car you drive, even the pen in your briefcase. And you know the importance of keeping money turning over within Australian shores. So how can you go wrong with the new Holden Statesman?
Beautifully crafted with an attention to engineering finesse and precision, the Holden Statesman is just over five metres of power and beauty. The detailed lines and curves of the silhouette and body are clean and well-tailored, while the headlights give an impression of steely sophisticated determination. The chrome body style mouldings and the dual exhaust (quad exhaust in the V8 variant of the Holden Statesman) are another beautiful touch to the work of art that is the Holden Statesman.
Ease yourself into the eight-way electrically adjustable leather upholstered seat with lumbar support and you will be ready for a smooth and enjoyable ride. Take hold of the Holden Statesman’s leather wrap steering wheel, put the five speed automatic gears into Drive (six speeds for the V8) and let the engine purr into life as it takes you where you want to go. The Holden Statesman comes with two engine options, the 3.6 litre High Output Alloytec V6 and the 6.0 litre Generation Four Alloy V8. The V8 engine is a smooth and powerful piece of engineering, delivering a decisive maximum power output of 270 kW at 5700 rpm and the torque peaks at a titanic 530 Nm at 4400 rpm. By way of comparison, the V6 has a maximum output of 195 kW at 6500 rpm and the torque curve reaches its maximum of 340 Nm at 2600 rpm. As the Holden Statesman rides on Holden’s special Linear Control Suspension, the ride inside is comfortable and easy, but the driver is still provided with adequate feedback. A comprehensive ESP system comprising ABS, EBD, traction control and brake assist is provided to ensure the Holden Statesman has impeccable stability and grip when cornering.
Even if you know the value of taking risks in the marketplace, you’ve got the smarts to know that one should never take risks on the road. The Holden Statesman takes no risks. Along with the active safety features already mentioned, the Holden Statesman has the latest in passive safety features. Front, side and curtain airbags are provides, along with active head restraints and pyrotechnic pretensioner seatbelts with load limiters in the front seats.
But you’re not always going to be pushing the Holden Statesman to its limits. Often you will be just cruising around town: to and from work, out on a special date, or just down to the shops to pick up your daily needs. This is where all the little luxurious touches inside the Holden Statesman come into their own. The 11-speaker, 6-disc Blapunkt radio and MP3-compatible CD system will provide the background music to your drive in the Holden Statesman, and the dual zone electronic climate control will keep you cool in summer and warm in winter. Twin cup holders in the front centre console and rear seat are provided so you and your passenger(s) can have your daily java fix during your morning commute. And if you’re dropping off the kids at school, they might enjoy the optional overhead rear DVD. Climate control and sound are all controllable from the Holden Statesman’s multifunction steering wheel, along with controls for a Bluetooth mobile phone, and are displayed on the 6.5″ colour LCD display screen. The display screen also provides you with information on trip information and (if it’s installed) the satellite navigation function. And there’s so much more to enjoy inside the Holden Statesman – this is just the start.
Beautiful, luxurious, powerful – why not choose the Holden Statesman?
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