This Week’s Express Wheels – 2014 Holden Commodore SS Redline V8

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Name: Eileen Brooker

From: Riverton

When and why did acquire it? One year ago. I just had to have it. For real estate

What is the vehicle’s history? It came from Otautau

Have you altered it in any way? Enhanced the exhaust system and changed the mags

Vehicle’s best feature? The heads up on the screen, as I’ve received less ticketsWhat’s it like to drive? It handles the road beautifully

What’s it worth? $42,000

Where’s your favourite stretch of road? Devil’s Staircase

Top speed? Zero to 100kmh in 4.9 seconds. Governed at 250kmh

Best driving experience? The chase on North Rd

Worst driving experience? In the snow and the road works

What other vehicles of note have you owned? Ford Anglia, Mazda RX3, Ford Falcons, Holden Clubsport, Subarus

Best music to drive to? Shania Twain

Describe your driving style: Pedal pumper

If you could go for a drive in any vehicle it would be a…? Shelby Mustang

What was the first vehicle you ever bought? Ford Anglia

Do you belong to any clubs? No

Engine: Six-litre V8

Transmission: Six-speed auto

Colour: Red hot

Photos: Janette Gellatly

 

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