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 ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: or phone: (248) 799-2622

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.