GM V platform (1966)

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For the front-wheel drive automobile platform of the same name, see GM V platform (1987).
Main article: List of GM platforms
Opel Commodore B (1972–1977)

The V platform is a rear-wheel drive automobile platform that underpinned various General Motors (GM) vehicles from 1966 through to its final discontinuation in 2007. The V platform was developed in the 1960s by the German subsidiary of GM, Opel. However, it was not without significant revision over its lifetime. The platform's phase-out began when European production ended during 2003, while the Australian variants, produced by Holden continued until 2007, after their final replacement by Zeta-derived models. The first of these Zeta cars came in 2006, with the remaining changing over in 2007. V-cars are identified by the "V" fourth character in their Vehicle Identification Number. Although completely unrelated, the "V platform" designation was also used for a series of North American front-wheel drive personal luxury coupes (see: GM V platform (1987)).


Opel Rekord E (1982–1986)
Holden Commodore VP (1991–1992)
Opel Omega B (1999–2003)
Holden Calais VX (2000–2001)
    • 1988–1997: Holden Commodore, Holden Berlina, Holden Calais, (VN/VG, VP, VR, VS).
  • Holden Caprice
    • 1990–1999: Holden Statesman, Holden Caprice (VQ, VR, VS).
    • 1999–2006: Holden Statesman, Holden Caprice, Buick Royaum, Chevrolet Caprice, Daewoo Statesman (WH, WK, WL).
  • Opel Commodore
    • 1967–1971: Opel Commodore A, Chevrolet Commodore.
    • 1972–1977: Opel Commodore B, Opel Ranger, Chevrolet Commodore, Chevrolet Iran.
    • 1977–1982: Opel Commodore C, Vauxhall Viceroy, Chevrolet Commodore, Daewoo Royale.
  • Opel Monza
    • 1978–1986: Opel Monza A, Vauxhall Royale Coupe.
  • Opel Senator
    • 1978–1987: Opel Senator A, Chevrolet Senator, Vauxhall Royale.
    • 1987–1994: Opel Senator B, Vauxhall Senator.