The Holden Monaro (/məˈnɑːroʊ/ Mon-AH-ro) is a rear-wheel drive coupé manufactured by General Motors Holden in Australia from 1968 to 1975 and later reintroduced from 2001 to 2005. It was also manufactured as a 4-door saloon from 1973 to 1977. Read more
Named after the Monaro region in New South Wales, the Monaro was introduced in July 1968 as a two-door pillarless hardtop coupe available in three models: the basic Monaro coupe, Monaro 'GTS' coupe & Monaro 'GTS 327' coupe.
The Last Holden Monaro CV8-Z was built on December 13, 2005 but was resprayed a unique colour and then auctioned for charity on e-Bay in February 2006. That car was bought by a Ford fanatic and collector, Queensland-based Darryl Mattingley.
The price range for the Holden Monaro varies based on the trim level you choose. Starting at $15,000 and going to $22,440 for the latest year the model was manufactured.
Opel is Opel, Vauxhall is Vauxhall and Holden is Holden. Each marque has their own history of vehicle manufacturing long before General Motors opted to buy them and have them all share the same designs and output the same basic vehicles, which only started about 30 years ago.
Classic Holden Monaro could sell for $1 million
'Monaro' is of aboriginal origin, meaning a high plateau or high plain. ... The coupe shares its name with the Monaro range, which is part of NSW's Snowy Mountains as well as the Monaro Shire, just south of Canberra, ACT.
Early clay models were labelled Torana and it wasn't until late 1967 that the Monaro name was chosen. It was named after a region in New South Wales, Australia and was developed to help Holden win the Australian Touring Car Championship including the famous race at Bathurst.
HQ MONARO July 1971 - October 1974
WORK on the HQ sedan, wagon and Statesman began in April 1968, with commercial and Monaro variants following soon after.
GTS (top performance model) Senator Signature (entry luxury model based on Calais) Senator Signature wagon. Grange (top luxury model based on Caprice) Maloo (VS series based utility)
There was only 12 original completely black hx monaros made.
The Holden HG is an automobile which was produced by Holden in Australia between 1970 and 1971. It was marketed under Belmont, Kingswood, Premier, Brougham and Monaro model names.
HQ coupe production numbers, according to Norm Darwin's guide, climbed to 13,872 with just 403 of the premium GTS 350 two-doors rolling off the line.
The Holden Torana is a mid-sized car that was manufactured by Holden from 1967 to 1980. The name comes from an Aboriginal word meaning "to fly". ... The Torana was subsequently discontinued in 1979, followed by the four-cylinder Sunbird in 1980.
It was renamed Holden Ltd in 1998, adopting the name GM Holden Ltd in 2005. In the past, Holden has offered badge-engineered models due to sharing arrangements with Chevrolet, Isuzu, Nissan, Opel, Suzuki, Toyota, and Vauxhall Motors.
So, to summarise, Vauxhall is called Opel in Europe because that is where the cars are manufactured. ... Yes, Vauxhall is a British brand, but the car itself is German. Still, with 250,000 sales and over 4,000 employees in the UK, there is no reason to rebrand to its continental counterpart.
The Holden Monaro 2002 is priced from $10,000 for Coupe Monaro CV8. The Holden Monaro 2002 is available in Premium Unleaded Petrol.
Monaro (/məˈnɛəroʊ/ mə-NAIR-oh), once frequently spelled "Manaro", or in early years of settlement "Maneroo" is a region in the south of New South Wales, Australia. A small area of Victoria near Snowy River National Park is geographically part of the Monaro.