Road Test: Vauxhall Monaro VXR

Richard Hammond at Top Gear — takes out the “Vauxhall Monaro VXR” for a road test. It sports a 6.0L LS2 V8 engine that generates 404hp and 391 ft. lb torque. Along with the new engine, virtually the entire drivetrain has been upgraded with revised suspension and bigger brakes to ensure that the latest version can […]

Richard Hammond at Top Gear — takes out the “Vauxhall Monaro VXR” for a road test. It sports a 6.0L LS2 V8 engine that generates 404hp and 391 ft. lb torque. Along with the new engine, virtually the entire drivetrain has been upgraded with revised suspension and bigger brakes to ensure that the latest version can keep the power tamed while still being thrilling to drive. With its classic front-engine, rear-wheel drive layout, the Monaro has already gained a reputation for being an enthusiastic driver’s favourite. Video clip after the jump.


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Road Test, Vauxhall Monaro VXR