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Extra goodies for Statesman


Holden has added standard equipment and interior options to its long-wheelbase limo...

Holden has bolstered its long-wheelbase Statesman limo with the addition of standard equipment for 2006.

The extra features are debuted in the new Stateman International -- a special edition of the luxury Aussie stalwart which went on sale this month.

In addition to a new "sportier" grille, according to Holden the International arrives with larger-diameter 17-inch five-spoke alloy wheels (four only, steel spare), factory-fitted electric sunroof, "sports profile" leather-wrapped steering wheel, black bezel fog and headlamps and a rear spoiler.

In addition, the Statesman International gets special interior treatment. There are two new finishes available -- an Anthracite Black interior with Neutral Pewter leather-faced seats or a two-tone interior of Anthracite Black featuring Light Reed leather-faced seats and lower trim.

In addition,the International gets body-colour door handles, special badging and Linear dark woodgrain instrument panel d├ęcor strip and accents

Two engine options are offered on the Statesman International -- the all-new Gen IV L76 6.0-litre 260kW V8 or Holden's own Aussie-built 190kW Alloytec 3.6-litre V6.

The V8 International is priced from $61,690 while the six-pack starts at $56,990.


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