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What engine is in a Monaro VXR?

What engine is in a Monaro VXR?

With a maximum top speed of 170 mph (274 km/h), a curb weight of 3655 lbs (1658 kgs), the Monaro VXR has a naturally-aspirated V 8 cylinder engine, Petrol motor, with the engine code LS1. This engine produces a maximum power of 387 PS (382 bhp – 285 kW) at 5800 rpm and a maximum torque of 510.0 Nm (376 lb.

Is the Vauxhall Monaro VXR a GTO?

The Vauxhall Monaro VXR is a slightly modified HSV GTO, producing 297kW, where as the Pontiac GTO produces 295kW.

What is meant by VXR?

VXR is the branding for the high performance trim specification, used since 2004 for models in many of Vauxhall’s car range in the United Kingdom. Holden has also used the VXR badge for some of its high-performance cars such as the Astra VXR and Insignia VXR, and currently for the Commodore VXR.

How many Monaro models are there?

Three generations of the Monaro coupe have been produced, the first covering the HK, HT, and HG series from 1968 to 1971, the second covering the HQ and HJ series from 1971 to 1975, and the third covering the V2 and VZ series from 2001 to 2005.

What engine is in a 2005 Vauxhall Monaro VXR?

six liter V8 engine
The Monaro VXR was manufactured between 2005 to 2007 and sported a six liter V8 engine. It has a top speed of at least 170 mph (274 km/h) and could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 5.3 seconds.

What engine does a Vauxhall Monaro have?

Power for the Vauxhall Monaro is lifted from the Chevrolet Corvette in the shape of the dependable LS1 and LS2 V8 engines. For the earlier Monaro CV8 and VXR, the LS1 is a 5,667cc unit with 333hp for the standard car or 377hp for the VXR.

Is a HQ SS a Monaro?

The Holden HQ series is a range of automobiles that was produced by Holden in Australia from 1971 to 1974. The HQ was released on 15 July 1971, replacing the Holden HG series….

Holden HQ
Width 74.0 in (1,880 mm) 73.9 in (1,880 mm) (wagon)
Height 54.0 in (1,370 mm) 54.8 in (1,390 mm) (wagons) 53.1 in (1,350 mm) (Monaro)

What is a Bathurst Monaro?

The Holden Monaro 427C was an Australian built and designed GT style race car based on the Holden Monaro CV8 road car. The car ran in the Procar Australia-run Australian Nations Cup Championship and at the short-lived Bathurst 24 Hour race at the famous Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst.

Why did Vauxhall stop making the VXR?

The Vauxhall Corsa VXR and Vauxhall Astra VXR are no longer available on Vauxhall’s website, having fallen foul of the latest European emissions limits.

What BHP is a Astra VXR?

236 bhp

Power 236 bhp
Top Speed 152 mph
0-60 mph 6.2 secs
Torque 320 Nm, 236 ft-lb
CO2 Emissions 221 g/km

How much is a Monaro worth?

A classic Holden Monaro has sold at auction over the weekend for $715,000 – short of the expected $1 million. However, the car is deemed so valuable it could be banned from being exported because it is classified as a national treasure. The 1969 Holden Monaro GTS350 V8 was the company’s first factory-funded race car.

What engine does the Holden Monaro have?

Holden Monaro 427C

Technical specifications
Engine GRM designed Chevrolet LS6 7.0 L (7,000 cc; 427 cu in) 90° V8 naturally aspirated, front engine, longitudinally mounted
Transmission Holinger 6-speed Sequential shift plus reverse gear
Power 600 hp (447 kW) @ 5300 RPM, 780 ft⋅lbf (1,060 N⋅m) @ 4800 RPM torque

What engine is in a CV8 Monaro?

CV8 Monaro engine: Based on the Holden Commodore, the CV8 was introduced in 2001 with a 6.0-liter V8 engine that could deliver 350 horsepower and 563 Nm of torque.

What engine is in a 2005 Monaro?

6 liter V8 engine
VAUXHALL Monaro VXR 2005 – 2007 This new series of the Monaro is a more powerful car equipped with a 6 liter V8 engine which could produce 400 horsepower at 6000 rpm. The vehicle is able to reach a maximum speed of 270 km/h with a 0-100 km/h acceleration made in 5.2 seconds.

What does GTS stand for on a Holden?

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)

What’s a HQ Monaro worth?

A factory 350 HQ GTS Monaro is very valuable today, with a 350 sedan fetching as much as $50,000, and close to $100,000 for a 350 GTS Coupe.

How much is a HT Monaro worth?

The Monaro Bathurst Special cost about $4000 new and Michael paid $12,000 for it in 1997. Shannons auctioneer of 26 years Bill Wellwood said that before the global financial crisis HT Monaros were fetching about $250,000 but values had dropped to about $150,000.

What’s the fastest VXR?

Lightweight Vauxhall Astra VXR Extreme is the fastest and maddest street-legal Astra ever. Vauxhall has revealed its most powerful front-wheel-drive car ever at the Geneva Motor Show 2014. The Vauxhall Astra VXR Extreme uses a version of the current 2.0-litre turbo tuned to “over 296bhp”.

Which is the fastest Vauxhall car?

VAUXHALL VXR8 GTS-R is the fastest Vauxhall car ever made and will be driven for the last time at Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 29-July 2nd).

What does the VXR button do?

These can be summoned through two buttons, one marked ‘Sport’ and the other ‘VXR’ – the latter changing the binnacle lighting to red to further emphasise its sportier driving dynamics. The Sport mode stiffens the dampers whilst the VXR mode further hardens the suspension and also sharpens the throttle response.

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