At the upcoming Australian International Motorshow that will take place in Sydney next week, Holden will showcase its all-new, small urban ride 2011 Holden Barina Spark. The athletic-styled Barina Spark will be available in two grades - CD and CDX, both fitted with a 1.2 litre DOHC four-cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and delivering the amazing figure of 5.6 litres/100 km fuel consumption.

Engineered according the latest styling cues of GM, the 2011 Holden Barina Spark boasts five-doors, sharp, aggressive character, as well as leading safety features standard across the range.

Some of the highlights of the tempting, compact ride, include: sports body kit, lightweight alloys, fog lamps, rear spoiler and high-end safety features across the whole range, such as Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and six-airbag occupant protection.

John Elsworth, Holden Executive Director of Sales, Marketing and Aftersales stated: "This is a very style-conscious market and with Barina Spark we have a really fresh and energetic design that breaks the ‘cute car' mould.  It's fun, fuel efficient and offers class-leading safety features and value for money in the best Holden tradition."

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