The new Series II Captivas from Holden of Australia has just been unveiled ahead of their scheduled launch in the later part of 2011. The Captiva 7 features a new hood, an aggressive front fascia, and restyled lighting units. The cabin received a new instrument cluster, a revised center stack, and higher quality materials. There are several packages available, with the top-of-the-line LX getting leather upholstery, GPS navigation, and a rear view camera.
Three new engines are available. The 2.4-liter four-cylinder delivers 123kW (165 hp / 167 PS), while the Commodore-sourced 3.0-liter SIDI V6 has an output of 190 kW (255 hp / 258 PS). A 2.2-liter diesel is also available; this develops 135 kW (181 hp / 184 PS).
The Captiva 5 features a modified front fascia, a revised grille, and 17-inch alloy wheels. The interior has been given additional sound deadening material, an electric park brake, and a multi-function trip computer. Like its bigger sibling, the model can be powered by a 2.2-liter four-cylinder diesel that delivers 135 kW (181 hp / 184 PS) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque. For those who prefer to use petrol, Holden offers a 2.4-liter four-cylinder that generates 123 kW (165 hp / 167 PS) and 230 Nm (170 lb-ft) of torque.