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Series II New Features
With the release of the second series VE, new standard features have come across many of the models within the range. One of the more prominent standard features of the Series 2 is the inclusion of a colour touch-screen Holden-iQ system across every model in the range.
This new standard brings the audio-visual component of Holden's Commodore up to par with many of the European, and even many Japanese, automakers. The touch screen includes vital features in today's society such as MP3 compatibility, USB input, auxiliary input, integrated support for Apple's widely used iPod, and enhanced bluetooth connectivity.
It should also be noted that a virtual CD changer and 1GB flash storage drive is also standard across the entire range, with the exception of the Omega models.
New Omega Features
The Series II Omega will come standard with dual-zone electronic climate control, and flex-fuel capability. The Ute also comes with the new 3.0-litre SIDI Direct Injection V6 engine, and a 6-speed automatic transmission with active select.
New Berlina Features
New features on the Series 2 Berlina Sportwagon and Sedan include a virtual CD changer, and a 1GB flash storage drive to go with the all new touch screen, dual-zone electronic climate control, flex-fuel capability, new 17" alloy wheels, and new seats with Sportec bolsters and fabric inserts.
New SV6 Features
The SV6 now features dual-zone climate control, new 18" machined alloy wheels, a new interior colour and trim which also features new sport front seats and a new high-clarity sports instrumentation cluster.
New SS and SS-V Features
With the SS being the last of the models featured to now get dual-zone electronic climate control as standard, it also gets new features such as the high-clarity sports instrumentation, new interior trim and colour, flex-fuel capability, and new 18" machined alloys.
The Series 2 SS-V comes with new trim, navigation system with live traffic, flex-fuel capability, all new 19" alloys, rear parking assist and a rear camera (with the exception of the ute for these last two items).
New Calais and Calais-V Features
Following suit of the lower few models, the Calais and Calais-V come with new interior trim, new machined alloy wheels- with the Calais getting 18" alloys and the Calais-V getting 19".
The new Calais also comes standard with leather appointed seats, and leather wrap gear selector, whilst the Calais-V receives full colour mapping satellite navigation with live traffic alerts, and a rear camera.
Flex-fuel capability allows the vehicle to be run on bio-ethanol, E10, Unleaded, Premium or any combination in between.