In 1962 Holden launched a completely new, lower-profile streamlined body with more interior space, new foam-padded seating and better all-round visibility.
The “Premier” model was introduced and the name “Premier”, was to be identified with luxury Classic Holden Cars for 16 years. The EJ Premier, first with standard metallic paint and auto transmission, offered leather trim bucket seats, heater, carpet, floor console and whitewalls. The EJ had Duo Servo brakes, strengthened front suspension, safety belt anchorages.
Base price when new:
Total built: 154,811
Holden EJ Specifications
Model: EJ Year: 1962/1963
Car Engine: 2262 ccm (137,34 cubic inches)
Car Engine type: in-line, 6-cyl
Car Max power: 65.00 PS (47,76 kW or 63,68 HP) at 4200 Rev. per min.
Car Max torque: 163.00 Nm (16,52 kgf-m or 119,60 ft.lbs) at 1400 Rev. per min.
Car Fuel: Gasoline Car Power per weight: 0.0575 PS/kg
Car Drive: Rear Car Passenger space: 4610 litres (1211,91 gallons)
Car Country of origin: Australia Car Weight: 1134 kg (2487,50 pounds)
Car total length: 4500 mm (176,31 inches) Car total width: 1740 mm (68,16 inches)
Car total height: 1480 mm (58,01 inches) Car Wheelbase: 2680 mm (104,97 inches)
Car Front brakes type: Drums Car Rear brakes type: Drums