If you want to be the first owner of a Holden Commodore, you’ll have to get in quick, with just the final few unregistered examples remaining in stock.
According to a dealer database, only 26 ZB Commodores remain unregistered by Holden, giving the iconic nameplate around a couple months until it disappears entirely from new car sales charts.
Of those remaining models, 13 are Calais V sedans. Powered by a 3.6-litre naturally-aspirated V6, the Calais V wears a sticker price of $51,990.
Want one of these 235kW/381Nm sedans? Well, Victoria has the most with five in the state, three reside in Western Australia and Queensland respectively, a pair are located in South Australia, and New South Wales has a single example.
The next most common Commodore variant remaining unregistered is the RS wagon. Eight of the sporty long-roofs remain unsold, wearing a $39,490 sticker price. Again, most examples can be found in Victoria, with six in the state, while the other two are located in Queensland and South Australia respectively.
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If you want a bargain, there are four of the cheapest Commodore variants – the LT sedan – still yet to be sold.
Starting at $33,690, the LT is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder, sending 191kW/350Nm to the front wheels, via a nine-speed automatic gearbox.
Of the four remaining examples, two are located in Western Australia, one in South Australia, and one in New South Wales
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If you’ve been counting along so far, you’ll have realised that of 25 of the 26 unregistered Commodores are now accounted for, leaving just a single car remaining.
This, the rarest remaining Commodore, is a Tourer wagon, located in Victoria.
Priced at $53,990, it is the most expensive of the remaining Commodores. Like the Calais V, the Tourer is also powered by a 235kW/381Nm 3.6-litre naturally-aspirated V6, sending power to all four wheels via a nine-speed gearbox.
The Tourer differs to the regular wagons of the Commodore range thanks to its slightly raised ride-height and extra plastic body cladding, to give it a pseudo-SUV look and feel.
Those 23 remaining cars are just the unregistered vehicles still in stock with Holden. It’s likely there is a far greater number sitting on lots around the country that have already been registered – meaning they have already appeared in VFACTS sales data – waiting to be sold as dealer demonstrator models.
Holden was contacted for this story, but did not return a comment.
It’s highly likely that you’d be able to get an ace deal on any of the remaining models. Us? We’d be going for a Commodore RS wagon, with its punchy turbocharged four-cylinder engine, wagon practicality and keen pricing.
Get one, while you still can.
The remaining Holden ZB Commodores:
- 13 Calais V sedans
- 5 in VIC
- 3 in WA
- 3 in QLD
- 2 in SA
- 1 in NSW
- 8 RS Wagons
- 6 in VIC
- 1 in QLD
- 1 in SA
- 4 LT sedans
- 2 in WA
- 1 in SA
- 1 in NSW
- 1 Tourer Wagon
- In VIC