Statesman 02
Holden Statesman
aka Holden Caprice
Buick Park Avenue
Daewoo Veritas
Production produced from when to when+total units made (optional)
Class Full-Size Executive / Near-Luxury
Body Style 4-door, 5-seat Sedan
Length 5160 mm
Width 1900 mm
Height Height - type here
Wheelbase wheelbase - type here
Weight 1789 kg (V6)
1844 kg (V8)
Transmission 5-Speed Automatic, RWD
6-Speed Automatic, RWD
Engine 3.6 litre Alloytec V6
6.0 litre Gen VI V8
Power 263 hp (196 kW) @ N/A rpm
N/A lb-ft of torque @ N/A rpm

362 hp (270 kW) @ N/A rpm
N/A lb-ft of torque @ N/A rpm
Similar Ford Fairlane
Chrysler 300C
BMW 7-Series
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

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  • The Los Angeles Police Department is willing to replace the fleet of ageing Ford Crown Victorias with V6 and V8 Statesmans as Chevrolet Caprices in a multi-million dollar export deal. It features state-of-the-art anti-crime technologies such as fingerprint recognising technology and CCTV access. [1]

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RECALL ALERT: V6 VE Commodores and WM Statesmans have a risk that one of the fuel lines in the engine compartment may have a rub condition with a fuel vapour hose clip. [2]

RECALL ALERT: V8 VE Commodores and WM Statesmans may have a fuel hose connecting the main fuel line and injector rails that are manufactured incorrectly. [3]

RECALL ALERT: VE Commodores and WM Statesmans built prior to 11 September 2006. May have an incorrectly manufactured back seatbelt buckles. [4]


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Overall dimensions

Length: 5193 mm

Width: 1847 mm

Height: 1444 mm

Wheelbase: 2939 mm

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Holden Statesmans have been exported to New Zealand, the Middle East and East Asia where they're sold as a Buick Park Avenue and the Daewoo Veritas for the South Korean market.

Design quirks and odditiesEdit

According to the 2003 Driving Your Dollars survey by the RACV, the WK Statesman V8 is the second cheapest prestige car to run.


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CarsGUIDE - Holden bid for 20,000 US cop cars

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