Was the first Commodore an Opel?
Initially, the Commodore was based on the Opel Commodore (C), a smaller, contemporary rear wheel drive (RWD) platform designed by General Motors’ German subsidiary.
Where was the Opel Commodore made?
Four decades ago Commodore began life as this Opel Senator
Retaining the Holden Commodore badge on an Opel-based large car from Germany perhaps could be a case of déjà vu – after all, the original 1978 VB was heavily based on this German-built Opel Senator up for sale in the UK classifieds this week.
What is a Commodore car?
The Holden Commodore was a muscle car that was only sold in Australia. The carmaker was owned by General Motors, competing with other U.S. car brands, like Chrysler and Ford, in the Australian market. Holden officially folded in 2020 after shutting down the country’s last factory near Adelaide.