Classic Car Catalogue

Holden 1963

EJ – discontinued in August
EH – new model in August

Australia

W modelu EH z 1963 roku wprowadzono nowsze silniki R6-2450 i 2950 cm3. Mają one moc 95, 149 lub 179 KM.


A two-door Coupé utility and a two-door panel van were added to the FJ range in January. After a production run of 154,811 vehicles, the EJ was replaced by the Holden EH series in August 1963.

 

Holden EJ

wb: 105 in. (2667mm) 6cyl.
138 cu in
(2,260 cc)
75 hp
Standard Sedan  
Special Sedan  
Premier Sedan  
Standard Station Sedan  
Special Station Sedan  

 


Premier


Premier

 

Holden EH

wb: 105 in. (2667mm) 6cyl.
149 cu in
(2,450 cc)
95 hp
6cyl.
149 cu in
(2,450 cc)
100 hp
6cyl.
179 cu in
(2,950 cc)
115 hp
Standard Sedan      
Special Sedan      
Premier Sedan      
S4 Special Sedan      
Standard Station Sedan      
Special Station Sedan      
Premier Station Sedan      
Panel van      
Utility      

 

The EH series is powered by entirely new motor featuring 7 main bearings and a larger capacity of 149ci (2400cc) or 179ci (2900cc). These engines are attached to "three speed" manual or "Hydramatic" three speed automatic transmissions with a column gear shifter; the three speed manual (column shift) gear box having no synchromesh on first gear. "Standard" models are basic with no real badging and are mostly fitted with 149 cu.in. engines, rubber floors, no radio and generally one-tone acrylic paint jobs. "Special" models come equipped with chrome strips all round, an optional carpet, a console radio, special badges and two-tone in acrylic paint. "Premier" is the top of the range model with all the trimmings; metallic enamel paint, a centre console heater, upgraded interior, deep dish rims. The Standard EH is the same price as its predecessor (EJ) at A$2102.
The "S4 Special" was introduced in September 1963 and feature a larger fuel tank, hardened gears, metal lined brake shoes and a larger tailshaft.