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Holden to delay VY Commodore launch

Not sure if this has been mentioned before, but I spoke to a friend on the weekend who knows someone inside Holden and mentioned that the VY Commodore is definately going to be delayed until early 2003.

The cause seems to be a problem with their V6 engines. They are apparently trying to squeeze some extra power out of them so as not to look "outgunned" as opposed to Ford's rumoured 170kw+ engine.

Can anyone else out there verify this?
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The delay should help the Falcon win even more sale unless Holden release details before the cars launch.

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maybe holden viewed the falcon before us the keen and avid falcon admirers and need to make adjustments to counter the best falcon yet !!! :)

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Holden can do what they want to that "piece" of a V6 they have.
They will never get the torque of the Ford I6.
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They may be able to get power but i doubt that it will be smooth like a Falcon or have as much torque

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They may be able to get power but i doubt that it will be smooth like a Falcon or have as much torque
Agreed. What has the automotive world come to when all people care about is power figures?

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Agreed. What has the automotive world come to when all people care about is power figures?
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Re: Holden to delay VY Commodore launch

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Not sure if this has been mentioned before, but I spoke to a friend on the weekend who knows someone inside Holden and mentioned that the VY Commodore is definately going to be delayed until early 2003.

The cause seems to be a problem with their V6 engines. They are apparently trying to squeeze some extra power out of them so as not to look "outgunned" as opposed to Ford's rumoured 170kw+ engine.

Can anyone else out there verify this?
All i can say is "HhahahahahahahahahaHAHAHAHAhahahahaHAHAHAHAHAHAHA" Suck sh!t holden.

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