Known for its performance, class, and safety, a Holden sports car is a luxury you can afford in 2016.
Providing a mix of urban sophistication with thrilling performance and a 5-star ANCAP rating on every model,
Holden has a sports car that will deliver a driving experience guaranteed to get your heart racing.
Recognised as some of New Zealand's best and most beloved sports cars, the iconic SS Commodore will please every member of the family — and even the neighbours!
For a top rated turbocharged or V8 sports car that is engineered to handle the roads with perfect precision and control, test-drive a Holden today and begin your love affair with nice, fast sports cars.
"The SSV is incredibly easy to drive; it feels light and nimble, which to me was quite the surprise. The steering it sharp and the car felt responsive and solid on the road."
"I'm not sure which is better - the car's performance potential, or the noise it is capable of producing."
"Belting up to the top of the hill, the LS3 sounds magnificent, noise echoing off the surrounding hills, and it feels even better."
"The new look Astra just oozes sports styling and appeal."
"Muscular performance, a practical three-door layout with genuine 2+2 seating and decent load space are all VXR attributes. The price point has strong appeal and the seats are superb."
"If you've got some curvy roads round your way and want to give them a jolly good spanking then this car could be your new best friend."
"Holden's new Insignia sedan dances on Kiwi ice."
"The car is loaded with gear, including new-to-Holden active safety features of autonomous emergency braking, lane change alert, lane departure warning and adaptive cruise control."
"Insignia VXR's superb showing on Cardrona ice track rivaled only by aurora in the night sky."
"The top of the range Insignia VXR boasts stunning design, European quality and sophisticated technology, all in a true mid-sized sports car."
"Giving the Barina a sports version called the RS makes sense, it's already a fun car."
"Using the same 1.4-litre iTi turbocharged four-cylinder found in the Holden Cruze, you get 103kW and 200Nm of torque. When it comes to handling, the RS is surprisingly perky..."
"On the engine front, smaller is better. Though giving away 200cc in capacity on the Suzuki, Barina has but a three kilowatt advantage on 103kW but grunts up on torque, with 200Nm being a 40Nm advantage..."
"The RS will be available only as a hatchback with the six -speed manual priced at $26,490, with the six - speed auto $1500 dearer. That means it's cheaper than the Suzuki Swift Sport and Ford Fiesta Eco..."
Love the look of sports cars but are unsure about cost, safety, and performance? Get insider's info on sports cars in our FAQ section below before you get behind the wheel of one.
A sports car is designed to have higher performance, to suit enthusiastic drivers.
With their higher performance limits, aggressive styling and sure-footed handling, enthusiastic drivers will find sports cars fun to drive.
It ultimately depends on the size and body-style of the sports car you choose, but with sports sedans, hatches and station wagons available, sports cars can be perfectly suitable for a family.
With higher performance engines and bigger tyres, sports cars can use more fuel than lower performance models, however as with any vehicle, fuel usage depends on how you drive and the conditions at the time.
All Holden sports cars come with a 5-star ANCAP rating, as well as 6 airbags and ESC and ABS standard.
Sports cars are no more difficult to drive than any other car, but their enhanced performance can make your drive even more pleasurable.
At least 4 passengers can fit in any Holden Sports Car
Holden has a wide range of sports cars, so there may very well be one in your price bracket.