2005 Vauxhall Monaro review - a brilliant back-to-basics brute

The VXR's little brother packs a solid 5.7-litre punch and handles well. It's great value, too

Evo rating
from £29,895
  • Effortless pace, poised chassis, Q-car image
  • Ponderous shift, stodgy steering, muted motor


EngineV8, 5665cc, 16v
Max power347bhp @ 5600rpm
Max torque369lb ft @ 4000rpm
0-60sub 6.0sec (claimed)
Top speed160mph+ (claimed)
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