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2002 Holden Monaro CV8 Series II

2002 Holden Monaro CV8 Series II

2002 Holden Monaro CV8 Series II

Holden has introduced an updated Series II version of its highly popular Monaro sports coupe. The dynamically designed new millennium Monaro has dominated the sports car market segment since it hit the showrooms 12 months ago.

While the sleek exterior look remains largely unchanged, the Series II Monaro CV6 and CV8 models are distinguished by fresh interior styling treatments which include a new instrument panel with binnacle-style clusters and multi-function digital displays and a new steering wheel design. In addition, body structure refinements combine with powertrain improvements to offer better-than-ever build precision, performance and safety.

The top of the range Monaro CV8 is now powered by a 235kW high output version of Holden’s Generation III 5.7 litre V8 engine, complemented by a specially tuned twin exhaust system.

Inside, the new-look cockpit features a smoothly integrated and redesigned instrument panel with updated controls and graphics, a centre console incorporating large screen readout radio fascia and smart four-spoke steering wheel.

The CV8 sports a black Anthracite centre fascia with silver-accented surrounds, colour-coded instrument clusters and alloy pedal covers. Its leather-trimmed steering wheel, new design park brake and transmission shifter feature colour-coded stitching and satin chrome highlights; door handles are also satin chrome.

Stroy by Holden Ltd

In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
engine GEN III V8
position Front Longitudinal
aspiration Natural
fuel feed Sequential Fuel Injection
displacement 5665 cc / 345.7 in³
bore 99 mm / 3.9 in
stroke 92 mm / 3.62 in
compression 10.0:1
power 235 kw / 315.1 bhp @ 5200 rpm
specific output 5200 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 192.13 bhp per tonne
torque 460 nm / 339.3 ft lbs
driven wheels RWD
front tires 235/40 R18
rear tires 235/40 R18
front brakes Discs w/ABS
f brake size mm / in
rear brakes Discs w/ABS
r brake size mm / in
front wheels F 45.7 x 20.3 cm / 18.0 x 8.0 in
rear wheels R 45.7 x 20.3 cm / 18.0 x 8.0 in
steering Rack & Pinion
f suspension MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs, Stabilizer Bar
r suspension Control Link w/Semi Trailing arm, Miniblock Coil Springs, Stabil
curb weight 1640 kg / 3616 lbs
wheelbase 2788 mm / 109.8 in
front track 1559 mm / 61.4 in
rear track 1577 mm / 62.1 in
length 4789 mm / 188.5 in
width 1841 mm / 72.5 in
height 1397 mm / 55.0 in
transmission 6-Speed Manual
gear ratios 2.66:1, 1.78:1, 1.30:1, 1.00:1, 0.74:1, 0.50:1, :1
final drive 3.46:1
0 – 60 mph ~6.7 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile ~14.7 seconds