Search for historic Holdens heads overseas as prices rise in Australia

Search for historic Holdens heads overseas as prices rise in Australia

Search for historic Holdens heads overseas as prices rise in Australia The hunt for historic Holden cars has gone global, with some rare modern Monaro coupes selling at auction in the UK. Will they be coming home? Priced out of the local market amid recent price rises and the rush on used cars, eagle-eyed enthusiasts in Australia are now searching the world for iconic Holdens. A number of super-rare Holden Monaro coupes that were originally sold as a Vauxhalls in the UK have gone under the hammer in London. This week, a limited edition 2005 Vauxhall Monaro VXR 500 – with a 6.0-litre V8 powered by an aftermarket but factory-endorsed Harrop supercharger – sold at auction for £38,000 ($AU70,000). The vehicle showed 34,000 miles on the odometer (54,700km) and had …
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