Commodore

On the Road: 1949 Hudson Commodore 8 Coupe

It’s hard not to wonder at the fate of Hudson Motors, an innovative company that seemed to have so much going for it during the postwar years. Here we have an example of that innovation, produced only eight years… more»

Homologation Specials: Commodore VL SS And VN SS

As the balloons and streamers flew to celebrate the start of 2021, a passionate group of Australian enthusiasts was in mourning. At that moment, Holden, Australia’s arm of the General Motors empire, ceased to exist. Not only did it… more»

The Last Australian Built Holden Commodore Is Up For Auction

When a car manufacturer chooses to replace or discontinue a particular model, there will always be a band of passionate enthusiasts who will clamor to own the last example to roll off the production line. However, the story changes,… more»

Aussie Invader: 1994 Holden Commodore VR Ute

It seems like fate that this 1994 Holden Commodore VR Ute should appear on our desks here at Barn Finds at this point. The “Coupe Utility,” or the Ute to give it the proper Aussie name, was a staple… more»

Solid Classic: 1949 Hudson Commodore

This 1949 Hudson Commodore has been in the possession of the same owner for over 24-years. The time has come for the car to move on to fresher pastures, so it has been listed for sale here on Craigslist…. more»

2-Door Classic: 1949 Hudson Commodore Club Coupe

When the 3rd Generation of the Hudson Commodore was introduced in December of 1947, it was one of the first of the new designs of cars to emerge from a US manufacturer following World War II, and its advanced… more»

Aussie Classic: 1984 Holden Commodore VH

The Commodore was introduced by Holden in 1978 as a car that fitted between its aging Kingswood and Torana models with the intention of replacing both models. This it did with success, and the Commodore spent the better part… more»