2010 Shannons Melbourne Classic Auction
Lot
3

1970 Holden HG Premier Station Wagon

$9,000

Sold

Specifications

Engine 186ci, 6 cylinder
Gearbox 3 Speed Manual
Body Work Station Wagon
Colour Gold
Interior Cream
Trim Vinyl
Wheels Steel Disc
Brakes Drum

Description

This lot is no longer available

The HG was the third and final facelift of Holden's HK/HT series and was introduced in July 1970, largely to coincide with the introduction of the new Tri-matic automatic transmission. Apart from a new grille, the remaining bodywork was shared with the HK/HT models and all the same trim levels, including Belmont, Kingswood, Premier and Brougham, were offered for sale. Holden had an extensive list of six and eight-cylinder engines on offer, ranging from the 130-cid six through to the 350-cid V8, along with no less than six different transmission types, with the three-speed Tri-matic replacing the old two-speed Powerglide . Production of the last of the original shape was short-lived and the HG was replaced by the all-new HQ in 1972, making it very hard to locate good original examples, particularly in the more desirable manual Premier Wagons guise.

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