gts monaro

I have owned this car for the last 19 years and has always been on the road. A Series 2 model debuted in early with a revised dashboard from the VY-series Commodore , a new wheel design and some colours dropped and new ones added. Retrieved 24 August Phone 07 Fax 07 Email: Mattingley, a huge Ford collector, has stated that his only Holden will not be registered, but will make appearances at auto shows. See, like a lot of hero cars from the past, they’re not actually THAT fast. This was aimed at better isolating noise and road shock and to make the car stronger.

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Two special edition CV8-R Monaros were released: Car was repainted in and had a v8 engine with T box fitted and is still quite tidy as I had some rust and paint repairs done recently. The GTS badge originally above the gills in the fenders would gtz removed and minaro now be black instead of red with the badges being placed on the passenger side of the grille and boot.

Black interiors were common but mine had a lovely pale blue.

Holden Monaro

Owning a vintage Monaro was a long-held goal for Les, who was raised in the golden era of Australian muscle cars. Some of those bodies were utilized to build HJ coupes prior to the cessation of HJ coupe production partway through and prior to the end of the HJ series. Archived from the original on 28 February Wheel arch moldings were deleted on all monafo.


Safety also got a look in with the hand-brake moved to the outside of the driver’s seat cushion many HQs were still bench-seat equipped from its traditional spot under the dashboard.

Holden, 1972 HQ GTS Monaro

In fact, even today, the quality of any HQ can be judged by how smooth and ripple-free the surface is above and below that swage-line. It not only proved that we could make a fast coupe, a Monaro has now shaken up the world of Concours. Has been sitting in the shed past 20 years. Its more aggressive appearance was achieved through the use of a large front airdam, xenon headlightsLED rear lights, active carbon fiber rear spoiler and rear diffuser.

With such a popular classic as the Monaro, he must have had a few offers on it from wide-eyed petrolheads? I loved them from when I was a kid. The base-model GTS in either two or four-door form used the cubic-inch motor there was no six-pot GTS and a four-speed manual. It could, says Les, produce plenty more than that.

Holden Monaro GTS Review

This project, however, never reached full production. Other features included carbon ceramic disc brakes, rollcage, side-exiting exhausts and inch ROH alloy wheels. All it needed to do was win Bathurst. A subsidiary of Groupe PSA.

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For the HG GTS, the “GTS” badges now featured black paint fill, received new black-out paint on rocker panels, with the GTS getting bold treatment with new “sidewinder” stripes and bonnet scoop black-outs. Retrieved 16 December Cylinder Configuration 8 cyl 6 cyl. This car is factory orchid metalicwow what a colourthe car has new seats retrimed in momaro vinal and a new black vinal roof as it had 1 from newThe motor gte and drives but brakes work but need adjustment as the car has sat for years This is a great investment as you can use the car as is and re paint it later in the factory gtss I will be having.


Views Read Edit View history. Based on a Belmont with a engine, the SS was cheap and relatively cheerful in its array of bright colours. The concept never reached production. Offer Type Offering Wanted. Still in orginal paint. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Holden Monaro. After the basic model, the next gtts up was essentially the same car with a engine. The front end styling of this pillarless hardtop resembles a smaller-scale U.

And there is plenty of horsepower in the Monaro — the turbocharged LS2 gives the car an astonishing hp at the wheels.

Finished in factory Cameo gold with factory sandalwood interior making this a fantastic combo.

Bodywork ‘go-faster’ stripe designs delete options varied for each series; HK stripes were offset to the driver’s side of the bonnet hood and bootlid trunkthe HT had two broad stripes down the centre of the car. Up again is my HJ four door monaro have a new phone so lost alot of contacts I had on the original add, Bought monari a Hj gts and has tags to prove, gts dash gts steering wheel and gts gaurds running a fuel injected five ltr v8 and a t5 manual, seats are black buckets, sitting on dished centerlines for real tuff lookwas running but not currently due to ignition barrel issue.