Holden Testing Three New Colors For 2016 Commodore Series II9
We’ve received word, and photos, of three new colors Holden is testing for its upcoming final iteration of locally-produced Holden Commodore. As we round home into the end of the VF Commodore’s lifecycle, Holden plans on continuing its tradition in offering bold color choices for its iconic sedan.
The three colors are Spitfire, Light My Fire and Slipstream Blue. According to our source, Slipstream Blue will be the hero color for the 2016 Commodore Series II, much like Hazard Yellow’s role for the VE Series II.
A global Holden fan page has been slowly collecting photos of the cars, and these new colors, as they crop up in dealers across Australia, most likely to gauge public opinion on the new hues. We’ve already received information stating Slipstream Blue will translate to the 2016 Chevrolet SS, but Spitfire and Light My Fire have not been confirmed in the slightest for either car.
Along with these new color options, the 2016 Commodore Series II is expected to receive LS3 power, possibly with the addition of active fuel management, with a codenamed L99 engine. Here in the U.S., engineers are still itching to apply the Camaro 1LE components to the SS. We’re confident the 2016 SS won’t go quietly into the night, but mum is the word on new features for 2016 thus far.
How are you liking these possible color options? Spitfire would surely snap necks wherever it goes, while Light My Fire seems to stir sunset visuals with its burnt orange beginnings. Talk to us down in the comments below.
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It is hard to tell from that dark photo but I’m assuming ‘light my fire’ is some kind of bronzed, metallic orange. The last locally built Holden should definitely come with an orange of some form, as orange has for a very large part of Holden’s history (maybe most?) since the original HK Monaro been a hero colour.
I’m assuming HSV will prep some last special edition VF2 GTS as well. This should also be available in an orange.
The fastest Ferraris are red and the fastest Holdens are (or should be) orange.
That pic of the green wagon, the front on shot at the bottom, should not be credited to Holden Australia, as it was myself who took the photo in the back lot of Holden Ballarat, the day the car arived my mate bought it, that was near 2 mths ago.
I posted it on a VF Club page on facebook thats why its on the net.
Looking for other Spitfire Green owners???! EESPECIALLY if you have a SPORTSWAGON!!
Yeah I would definitely love to see that spitfire green I would buy one
Saw the LIGHT MY FIRE colour today…absolutely love it..ive got a Commy sv6 in Impulse blue, i thought that was the best colour on the road until i saw this.
is the spitfire green a solid colour if so where can i get the paint code thanx
I’m very late to reply but it’s 397A
Hi there, my names Matt and I’m from Perth W.A. I bought the slipstream blue series 1 wagon 4 years ago now but recently learned that it was the only one that was made for the trial colours. I’m hoping that this is true but is anyone able to confirm it for me?
Hey Matt we were told about the same sorta thing when we brought our MY15 Spit fire Green Wagon….. She was supposed to be the 1 and only that was coming to WA…. A year later we saw another one in Bunbury and my hubby thinks he has seen another within the last year near Bullsbrook somewhere…. back in 2016 i contacted Holden asking for numbers and they told me they didn’t know how many of each colour is painted. If you find a way to find out could you let me know?!! Cheers