Holden closing down: The makes and models tipped to become a 'goldmine' for owners

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Some Holden owners could have a 'goldmine' sitting in their garage as the brand's exit from Australia promises to turn classic family cars into potential serious investments. 9News

"The FBs and the EKs and the HDs – are they going to increase in value? That I'm not so sure on."

"Even though our final Commodores like the VE and the VF had a lot of similarities to a German Opel, there were nonetheless unique to Australia. Finally comes the Holden Torana in the coveted A9X – of which only 33 body shells were made – which are now worth a very cool $250,000 plus.Lou Murray, who owns a vintage Holden Torana, told 9News.com.au that it would take an inordinate amount of money "to pry it loose" from him.

Produced by Holden the 48-215 was the first fully Australian assembled car built for the Australian domestic market.

 

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The last thing this country needs is another generation of cashed up bogans. Have we learned nothing from the last mining boom? 😳

I bet all the cops crushing hoon Commodores are upset now

My dads genuine lc gtr Monza blue maybe and my uncle has a white lj gtr xu1 😉

Like a lot of people here These cars have been out of production for years

Some of them already are a goldmine

So my 2008 commodore VE omega will be worth $5000 instead of $4000? Awesome!

TweeterBrock05 Already has goldmine cars in garage.Prob worth double now.

The demise of Holden will have zero influence over the desirability of 30-40+ year old cars. History is littered with defunct car manufacturers and it doesn’t guarantee demand and therefore higher prices. Provinance, historical importance and scarcity will prevail.

What an uplifting story - not!

That Holden Cruz and Malibu you have in your garage will be a goldmine in 50 years time!!!

The cars from that era are already massively over priced, that is if you can find a good survivor. The withdrawal of the Holden brand won't impact the supply of them, so how will it make the price increase?

not my heap

I don’t understand how Holden’s demise has anything to do with the price of models that have been out of production for decades. Even with the VF, people have known for several years that would be the last RWD V8 Holden would produce.

Maybe in a hundred years time.

FFS . They're just holdens but if some fool wants to part with their money.

😂🤣😂🤣 they’re only holdens

Now the flooding of the market by people that assume all holders are worth $$$. Let's see how long till we see a $100k barina lol.

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