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Commodore that was sold in North America as the Pontiac G8 from 2008 to 2009, until the Pontiac brand was discontinued. In December 2013, GM announced that it will discontinue Australian production of the VF Commodore and all other Australian production in 2017. The VF Commodore is built on an altered version of the Holden designed GM Zeta platform, which was first used in the VE Commodore. The VF is an evolution of the VE, with several visual changes. The VF features new styling at the front and rear, with a more modern, sculpted appearance replacing the simplicity of the VE’s design. The interior has also undergone major changes, with switches such as the boot lid release being relocated from the glovebox to the doors and the fitting of an electronic handbrake. All models are fitted with an eight-inch touch screen in the centre console, with keyless entry and auto-park assist also being standard across all models.

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The majority of the testing for the VF was completed in Australia but it was also driven in Germany, the Middle East, North America and Sweden. Show-car versions of the SS V and the Calais V were unveiled to the public on 10 February 2013, with the first pre-production models completed in April 2013. Like its predecessor, the VF achieved five stars in the ANCAP safety ratings. On top of the ratings tests, the VF was found to have good whiplash protection for occupants, though pedestrian protection was classified as marginal, with the car scoring just 15.

41 out of a possible 36 points in this area. In May 2014, Holden recalled nearly 42,000 VF and WN Caprice models after a potential problem with the front seatbelts was identified. The VF uses the same engines as the VE, with minor alterations to improve performance and fuel efficiency, while the automatic gearbox was redesigned to give more appropriate gear selections. 10,000 less than the previous VE models.

Commodore Evoke The Evoke is the new entry-level nameplate as reflected by its range of engines, which included as standard the same 3. 0-litre SIDI V6 engine fitted to the VE Commodore Omega, and the optional 3. 6-litre LPG-powered V6, both available only with an automatic transmission. The central console display will increase in size from 6. Commodore SV6 The SV6 utilises the larger 3. 6-litre SIDI V6 engine and is available with both a manual and automatic transmission. The SV6 is also available with the 3.

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