ADELAIDE – Holden Ltd. Chief Designer Mike Simcoe says he prefers the original Monaro design to General Motors Corp.'s more aggressive Pontiac GTO, with its bolder, pointier twin-nostril front. "We designed the Monaro and any iteration beyond that is, in my mind, not as good as the original," Simcoe says in a published report. 2004 Pontiac GTO Based on the Monaro, the GTO is slated to hit the U.S. market late next year. It will be sold with a U.S.-sourced 5.7L V-8 engine ...
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