General Motor has set the trends for the vehicles of elegant and SUV with spacious chalet and externally equipped with hi-tech accessories. 21st century’s commuters are more aware of the comforts of travelling and the affordability regarding appropriate priced cars. Drivers of all ages and gender desire a car of easy-functioning and road-affable for a long travelling. The car’s age indeed contributed to an elevated number the superseding rational has the trend away from outsized passenger cars towards both medium SUVs and smaller stylish cars. The VF Commodore is the 15th model since it launched with the VB in 1978. Passing through a long era the VE series production has been in market since 2006.
There have been a variety of external styling transitions to the VF to recognize it from its forerunners, with an innovative front and rear that furnishes it a stockier look to a degree as the bonnet has been set up to incorporate new pedestrian safety features.
The re-engineering to the interior grants the new Commodore a fresher and equally contemporary look. The centre-piece is the 8” colour- touch-screen with bulky, well-spaced buttons and knobs that displays the vast array of features accessible via the Holden My-Link infotainment system. The VF has also been engineered for advanced frontal pedestrian contact function, cutting down the risk of somber injury to people both inside and outside the vehicle. Its family car characteristics are enhanced additionally by the simple-to-use ISOFIX child seat anchorages. Commodore is one of the few cars on the boulevard designed with the potential to put up three ISOFIX child seats across the rear seat.
The car has been re-engineered through an intensive procedure of feedback from the customers of Australia and US as well. The car has been categorized a sporty luxury vehicle for its more refined look. As far as the exterior of the car is concerned the sporty-designed car has headlight powers, indicator and wiper arms, the gadget binnacle and even the steering wheel powers now all sport the GM corporate visage. An additional bonus is that the indicator stalk now monitors the information displayed on the small colour screen in between the device dials and cruise power functions are stimulated to a more rational position on the steering wheel.
IQ mechanism Oriented Car
Holden advanced the IQ system for the mid-life modernization of the VE Commodore, and the momentous attraction of the vehicle is the evolvement of the car into a classy infotainment system for GM’s premium brands. Now, with the additional feature of My-Link has been an adaption of the system rolled out in the Holden Barina earlier that mobile phone connection to stream radio and music off the internet. The Commodore system has also the same smart-phone-style apps, and allows limited control over the phone from the steering wheel’s audio buttons. On the other hand, the classy advancement is the independent dual-zone climate control that displays the temperature inside the dials.
In spite of the significant list of modifications, the engineers’ teams admit the considerable cost pressures as part of the advancement program. Having driven almost the entire range of variants, the Drive team looks at the re-engineering about the VF Commodore.