2011 Holden Commodore Series II Berlina International

Holden Series II Berlina International Sedan

Holden continues the success of it’s new Series II Commodore range with the introduction of the Special Edition Berlina International sedan and Sportwagon models.

Catering for motorists seeking great value, the Series II Berlina International delivers $9,500 of extra features including leather seat trim, twin-spoke 18-inch alloy wheels and a rear-view camera.

Holden Director of Marketing Philip Brook said the updated offering has been designed to create even more demand for Australia’s best-selling car.

“We think the Series II update to Commodore has made a great car even better by introducing smart multimedia technology, improved fuel economy and the capacity for certain models to run on environmentally friendly bio-ethanol,” Mr Brook said.

“The Berlina International models really build on the success of the Series II range by offering customers yet another smart looking vehicle packaged up with a long-list of features.

“At such a competitive price we expect it to be a winner in our showrooms.”

Now on sale around Australia, the Berlina International can be purchased for the drive away price of $36,990 (sedan) and $38,900 (sportwagon) including prestige paint.

Powered by Holden’s frugal 3.0-litre SIDI V6 which now achieves economy of 9.1 litres of fuel per 100 kilometres (sedan), the Berlina International also features flex-fuel technology which enables customers to run their vehicle on bio-ethanol, known in many markets as E85; a blend of up to 85 per cent ethanol and 15 per cent petrol.

Bio-ethanol is a cleaner burning fuel made in Australia from the waste by-product of wheat and sugar, as well as sorghum, with the potential to eventually be created from household garbage.

Holden Series II Berlina International Sportswagen

Features – Series II Berlina International

190kW, 3.0 litre SIDI Direct Injection V6 engine with flex-fuel technology
6-speed automatic transmission
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) incorporating:
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Electronic Brake Assist (EBA)
Traction Control System (TCS)
6 airbags including:
Dual-stage front airbags for driver and front passenger
Side impact airbags for driver and front passenger
Side curtain airbags
Touch-screen Holden-iQ System:
Enhanced Bluetooth®
Internal flash drive – able to rip and store up to 15 CDs
Radio with RDS display
Full iPod® integration (touch-screen access for playlists, artist, albums, songs and genres)
USB input
18″ Alloy wheels (steel spare)
International badge
Rear View Camera
Decklid chrome eyebrow moulding (Sedan only)
Onyx leather appointed seat trim
4-way electric adjustment of driver’s seat
Rear cargo blind (Sportwagon only)

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  1. Just the mere thought of two of us in the one car and the smart IQ connects both our phones, E85 at 30c per litre cheaper than 98 octane was enough for me to order a sedan, I can’t wait, my HSV VY R8 will no doubt go to a good home, for me, I have an home awaiting my new car.

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