Holden Thunder SS Ute
Years 2006
Drivetrain Front / Rear
Engine 6.0L Naturally Aspirated v 8 (98 RON PULP Gas)
Power 349hp (260.4kW) @ 5600 rpm
376lb-ft (507.6Nm) @ 4400 rpm

Holden’s ever-popular light commercial range now features special edition “Thunder” models for Ute and Crewman.

Thunder special edition models represent up to $3500 in extra value and are available on S Ute, SS Ute and SS Crewman. They will be in Holden dealerships by April 2006.

The Thunder SS models are powered by Holden’s new Gen 4 V8 engine which delivers 260kW of peak power at 5600rpm and 510Nm of peak torque at 4400rpm. The Thunder S Ute boasts the advanced 172kW Alloytec V6 engine made at Holden’s Port Melbourne engine plant.

“Thunder” Ute and Crewman additional feature highlights:


· Sports Hard Tonneau – S Ute, SS Ute

· Hard Tonneau – SS Crewman

· 17-inch alloy wheels – SS Crewman (alloy spare)

· 18-inch alloy wheels – S Ute (steel spare), SS Ute (alloy spare)

· Special edition 'Thunder' badging


· Colour Coded Leather Seats – SS Ute

· Anthracite Leather seats – S Ute, SS Crewman

Recommended Retail Pricing:

Thunder S Ute Manual $33,990, automatic $34,990 (plus dealer delivery & govt charges)

Thunder SS Ute Manual and automatic $42,490 (plus dealer delivery & govt charges)

Thunder SS Crewman Manual and automatic $48,690 (plus dealer delivery & govt charges)

Exterior Colour Selection:

Devil Yellow – S Ute, SS Ute; Impulse Metallic (brilliant blue) - S Ute, SS Ute, SS Crewman; Turismo Mica (chromatic teal blue) - S Ute, SS Ute, SS Crewman; Phantom Mica (black) - S Ute, SS Ute, SS Crewman; Redhot (chromatic solid red) - S Ute, SS Ute, SS Crewman; Quicksilver Metallic - S Ute, SS Ute; Odyssey Metallic (mercury silver) - SS Crewman; Heron White - S Ute, SS Ute, SS Crewman

Source: Holden

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