When was FJ Holden released?

When was FJ Holden released?

The launch of Australia’s first locally made mass-production car was a milestone in Australian manufacturing. The FX, as it became known, was an immediate success, as was the FJ, launched in 1953. The Holden transformed suburban Australia, boosted national pride and quickly become a national icon.

What does FJ stand for in Holden?

post it on the holden section for holden to answer. ROGUE. 24-02-2005, 01:12 PM. FJ = Fooly Joyful.

What year is an FJ Holden?

The Holden FJ series is a range of motor vehicles which was produced in Australia by Holden from 1953 to 1956. The FJ was the second model of an “all Australian car” manufactured by Holden and was based upon the established 48-215 series, commonly referred to as the “FX”.

What Holden was made in 1960?

In 1960, Holden introduced its third major new model, the FB, inspired by 1950s Chevrolets. The FB was the first model for which left hand export versions were produced.

How much was a new FJ Holden?

Its typical new price of $2046 was equivalent to 64 weeks’ wages in 1953; 50 years later, a $31,000 Commodore equated to 35 weeks’ wages. Yet, the FJ sold like hotcakes, with 169,969 being built (around 50,000 more than the 48-215) in only half the time.

How many FJ Holden station wagons were made?

Melbourne’s Phil Munday and his dedicated craftsmen have built the 1955 FJ that Holden never did, a station wagon. While Holden’s Experimental division did build prototypes, just 20 FX/FJ wagons were made and most were sedans converted to wagons by Melbourne coachbuilders S. H. Cordell.

How much was an FJ Holden New?

Did FJ Holden have indicators?

It has the original 6V battery, no indicators or seat belts, many iconic holden accessories fitted to it and even the old valve radio which takes about five minutes for it to heat up and work. It still has three on the tree, drum brakes all around and is spot on to the original.

What is the rarest Holden in Australia?

Torana SS A9X
After winning the car in a competition 30 years ago, one of the rarest cars on the Australian muscle car market with significant history, a Torana SS A9X GMP&A (General Motor Parts & Accessories) has been found by Lloyds Classic Car Auctions. It could fetch more than $1 million.

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