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No Torana, says Holden

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HOLDEN fans should forget about ever seeing another Australian-made Torana.

That is the view of outgoing GM Holden executive director of sales and marketing, Ross McKenzie.

"If you take the concept car the guys put together, it is a fantastic looking thing. But the cost of developing and building that car is the same cost as a VE Commodore.

"There is maybe a little bit less steel in it, but if you look at the engineering and design costs you cannot make it cheaper (than a Commodore).

"Yet the market expectation would be that it (a Torana) would be significantly cheaper."

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"If you take the concept car the guys put together, it is a fantastic looking thing. But the cost of developing and building that car is the same cost as a VE Commodore.


*wink* *wink*

Therein lies the purpose of the Torana concept: to preview the next gen Commodore design without us even knowing it.

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WTF!?!?! That car was awsome. :(

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