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Prime Ministerial Limousine (Australia)

Prime Ministerial Limousine
Manufacturer Holden
Also called C-1
Predecessor Ford Fairlane

Australian Prime Ministerial Limousines are Australian manufactured vehicles used by the Prime Minister of Australia, the Governor-General of Australia, Cabinet and other level Ministers, other office holders, Members of the Australian House of Representatives, Senators, the Chief Justice of Australia and at times the puisne Justices of the High Court of Australia and Federal Court of Australia.

Prime Ministerial Limousines are operated by COMCAR which is a division of the Department of Finance and Administration. In recent years, Prime Ministerial Limousines have been exclusively Holden Caprice executive vehicles that have undergone extensive security modifications by defence contractor Tenix. Each car weighs approximately two tonnes and is equipped with run-flat tires. The cars are white in colour and an Australian Flag is mounted on the centre of the bonnet. The car has white "C of A" registration plates marked "C-1", the "C" relating to "Commonwealth".


See also

External links

  • The Australian, 6 August 2005.


  • Holden Caprice
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