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Styling changes were minor from the JD with the addition of a thin grille up front, revised bonnet, larger inch wheels and new wheel trims. Advertise your car online and in print.

Oh, and unlike any past or present Australian-made Commodore, the future one is a German migrant, courtesy of Opel. Retrieved from ” https: Many people accept the ZB will holde a transverse-mounted engine and — in the mainstream versions — front-wheel drive. The item you are attemping to add to compare is a different subtype to the items s in your list.

Holden Camira – Wikipedia

Power steering was optional from early A three-speed automatic was optional on all models. New rear muffler, suspension renewed, better headlights fitted and a camirz cooling fan thermostat, new front brakes this year. This was a result of the Button car plan introduced by the Australian Governmentwhich encouraged a reduction in the number of Australian car-makers and models. West Torrens Area Keswick. Unlike traditional Australian engines that had reserves of low down torque, the Camira required a very different driving style that involved revving the engine.

While superior to most other cars of the day in terms of ride and handlingthe 1. This engine was also used in Holden’s locally manufactured compact carthe LD Astra —a badge engineered Nissan Pulsar N13; —as well as the Pulsar itself. The Unique Cars digital edition is available now for all Apple and Android devices. The second series JD Camira, released in received a faceliftwith a more aerodynamic front-end and the absence of a conventional front grille.


Early models of the Camira suffered from a litany of quality control problems, which included smoking engines, insufficient drainage holes in the doors, poor paint quality and lack of adequate fan cooling, resulting in overheating in JB Camiras fitted with air conditioning.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. While partly true, the powerplant produced similar power levels to many of its rivals, although the actual power delivery differed. This decision was made by General Motors New Zealand as sales figures of the Camira JB were poor for this market, however the wagon version which was built and sold in Australia was retained and assembled locally.

The external engine mounts are better placed on the Pulsar, and hence result in longer engine mount life. Holden camira low mileage has only done k excellent rust free body mint original trimhas service books and receiptstotally original car will need some work to the fuel pump a true survivor car. Minimal damage to passenger side light as well. Chevrolet Porsche Jaguar Ford Holden.

Unique Cars and Parts. Byron MathioudakisPhotography by: Ultimately, Holden was forced in a model-sharing marriage with Toyota brokered by the government to help make the local industry more efficient, but the resulting Camry-based Apollo barely registered. And with a model that is the direct ancestor to the Commodore — a second-generation Opel Insignia that directly replaced three iterations of the Vectra, which in turn took over from the European Ascona line that served as the basis of the JB Camira.


Power steering Fuel injected Drives well Body and paint poor Interior clean and tidy. The Air conditioning works, The car has travelled.

The Vacationer, SLi and the Formula were sold in limited numbers and are subsequently rare today, as were cars built with power windows, central locking and automatic boot lid releases. As a result, the bonnet, front mudguards and rear screen were the only panels unique to the local version. Publications Office of the European Union. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. There was only one engine, the carburettorednaturally aspiratedtransversely mounted 1.

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Kilometres Minimum Kilometres From 5, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90,Browse Unique Car Features. Cmaira was the result of a model sharing alliance between Holden and Nissan at the time, where the Nissan body was used in conjunction with GM powertrains. JE Camira SL sedan.

Later, Holden admitted that going 1. The Used Car Safety Ratings, published in by the Monash Caimra Accident Research Centre, found that — Holden Camiras provide a “significantly worse than average” level of safety in the event of an accidentin a comparison to other “medium cars”.

Perth City Area Perth. All Camira models suffered from some common problems, which is one of hilden reasons why the car did not garner significant sales figures. Holden continued to produce the Family II engine for export well after the Camira was discontinued.