Holden Commodore VXR v Kia Stinger GT 2018 Comparison
Adopted son or the interloper... which is the true spiritual successor to the Commodore SS?
March 14, 2018
*Full Article at LinkCan any V6 performance sedan ever hope to match the unrivalled blend of potency and value the Australian-made VF Series II Commodore SS delivered? We were handed the names of two candidates to find out.
One of those candidates was the Kia Stinger GT, the other the Holden Commodore VXR.
The Kia has been around for a few months now, and its reputation precedes it. In flagship specification it’s powered by a handy twin-turbo V6 that outguns any Holden V8 up until the 6.0-litre Gen 4 introduced with the VE Commodore in 2006.
Its competitor in this contest is the sports flagship of Holden’s imported ZB Commodore range. Unlike earlier Commodores built in Australia, the Commodore VXR lays down its power through an all-wheel drive system. What it lacks in performance, it can make up with traction…