Holden Monaro 2001-2006


May 16, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 29, 2015
Holden Monaro CV8 (2003)
Country
Australia
Top Speed (mph)
160+
0-60 mph
6.7
1/4 mile
14.7
BHP
315 @5200rpm
Torque lbft
339 @4400rpm
BHP per ton
192
Engine capacity CC/CU
5665/346
Engine type
V8 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.1:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
188.5
Width (in)
72.5
Height (in)
55
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3616
Additional Info: Also known in other countries as the Chevrolet Lumina, Pontiac GTO in the USA (see seperate entry) and Vauxhall Monaro (2004-2006) in the UK. The Holden Monaro has been around in Australia since 1968 with many models and engine choices. The 2001-2006 model is the 3rd generation and engine choices in Australia included a supercharged 3.8 V6, a 5.7 litre V8 and a 6.0 litre V8. HSV (Holden Special Vehicles) also built numerous high power upgrades, including a Holden Racing Team 427 V8 with over 550bhp. The UK market in 2004 first got a 328bhp 5.7 V8 (0-60 in 6 secs), this then got replaced in 2005 with a 349bhp 5.7 V8, also in 2004 the UK got a 381bhp 5.7 VXR with a 0-60 of 5.4 and then this was also replaced by a 6.0 VXR in 2005 with 397bhp and a 0-60 time of 5.2. The Last incarnation was a VXR 500 with 500bhp and 0-60 in 4.8 secs. Now replaced by the VXR8.

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