Holden Torana is the car worked out and produced by a company Holden in Australia from 1967 to 1979. The name of model in translation from the language of the Australian aborigines means to Â«flyÂ». The first generation of Torana appeared in 1967 and behaved to the class of compact passenger cars. It was equipped by a four-cylinder motor and was Australian modification of model of Vauxhall Viva middles of 1960th.
C 1969 to 1973 were very popular long-wheelbase version with a six-cylinder engine; the buyer offers versions with eight-cylinder motor. From 1976 to 1980 modification with a 4-cylinder motor had the separate name - Holden Sunbird.
As an answer of company Ford, prevailing in Australian motorsports in 1960th, Holden produced in 1970 the sporting version of GTR XU1 Torana, that had the technical descriptions and divisibility improved as compared to a base model. After this time and up to appearance of Commodore a model of Torana was the most successful and dynamic car of company Holden.
With appearance in 1978 of model of Holden Commodore eight cylinder modification of Torana was taken off from a production in 1979, in the same year, producing and versions ceased with a six-cylinder engine. The production of Holden Sunbird ceased in 1980.
The local version of Holden Torana that was for sale in 1970 was produced in South Korea years under the names of Chevrolet 1700 and Saehan Camina.
If you search a perfectly looking car, to unseal him on the enormous piece of glossy paper and hang up on a wall, then your searches are complete. Admire on staggering Holden Torana GTR - X is a concept car from 1970, that according to plan of car manufacturer had to go out into a production. The commentators of portal of Auto evolution are surprised, why Holden it did not do.
Probably it is the most beautiful car that was some time produced in to Australia. Although he partly repeats in the design of some very successful projects of that time - Jaguar E - Type, Ferrari 308 and even Mazda RX - 7, it is perfect and indisputable unique machine.
A lateral profile is very elegant. A back-end looking very smoothly and decorated by the bent lanterns passed the time far. A machine had front pop-up headlights, very subzero coefficient of head-resistance, chrome-plated wheeled disks and one of the brightest names some time granted to the car - GTR - X. It is sorry that this Holden so not succeeded to be seen happy end of productive line.