Monaro Accessories. - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
The Pub For General Discussion

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-18-04, 07:02 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
casrms1450's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Brizvegas
Age: 65
Posts: 625
Monaro Accessories.

Holden cann't sell the Monaro in numbers they hoped for.
Holden have sold 100,000 Monaro model cars.
51,000 Doona covers.
72,000 Monaro underpants !!
I do like the look of the VZ Monaro .
Holden can't guarantee there will be VE Monaro in 2006.
As sales here and in America are not what they expected.
Maybe if the didn't cost $61k + on roads, they might sell better.
They didn't learn from the Adventra debacle, over price cars and they won't sell.

FairmontV8 ATPS
casrms1450 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-19-04, 01:44 AM
FPV TURBO's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 938
Re: Monaro Accessories.

You can buy them for $50,000 on the road at the moment. Its funny how cheap these cars can become when they really do need to flog them. There must be plenty of mark up in them.
FPV TURBO is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-19-04, 01:54 AM
Roll, Crash and Smash
Peuty's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Cleaning up the broken bits...
Posts: 1,748
Re: Monaro Accessories.

You're right FPVT, by the sounds of the discounts they are giving, the markups must be huge.


Peuty is offline  
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-19-04, 02:50 AM
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Bendigo,Victoria.
Age: 40
Posts: 6,039
Re: Monaro Accessories.

72,000 Monaro underpants !!
That's alot of toilet paper.LOL.

Herrod mod's,mmmn.
XW Wagon 221-2V,
Laser a maser.
galaxy xr8 is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-19-04, 03:01 AM
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: in a Russell Whyte free zone
Posts: 1,086
Re: Monaro Accessories.

You would think Munro would have sold a little better, it fills a niche being the only big Aussie tudor. Unlike Adventra which is a jacked up billy cart selling for way more than its more capable competitor Territory, munro has a definate niche and particularly with hefty discounts its affordable.

Apart from the usual GM foibles, (LS1 reputation, crook auto, and suspect front end), its an ok car and those things dont stop the 4 door commie variants from selling.

Maybe ther isn't a market for big Aussie tudors afterall. I know I giggle when the rellos CV8R has to stay in the garage and they all cram into a mitsu mirage because it has 5 seatbelts.

If there is no VE munro GM may have to license munro whizz bins for a the other munro merchandise. Monaro jocks? I mean really....
RED_EL_XR8 is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-19-04, 03:11 AM
FPV TURBO's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 938
Re: Monaro Accessories.

The Monaro was in high demand to start with, but the point is only so many people want this type of car, once the population of these types have got one they keep it, therefore sales drop off.

You very rarely see many of them around nowadays, specially not in the SERIES II or SERIES III, they were once the car to have, but most people that are looking in this sort of market end up with either a BMW 3 series coupe, an M3 or a CLK Mercedes.

For the price, the power, the features and the SS that sits next to them in the showroom, they are rather impractical for most buyers who want a sports car, I think the whole dream of owning one stops at the 1:18 scale for most people as the stats above prove. And if you went to buy one without realising what deals were available im sure the salesman will happily sell you one for about $60,000 on the road.

The key factor however to owning such a car is re-sale, the stats probarly arent that good but the prices out there do reflect a strong resale, bearing in mind that most of these cars have done less the 20,000 kms. I think they were more of a toy then anything else for most.
FPV TURBO is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > The Pub

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Monaro Set for Middle East Markets GMACK24 The Pub 0 12-12-03 08:10 AM
Monaro and jonk The Pub 11 04-09-03 01:36 PM
Went for a ride in Monaro last night Falchoon The Pub 8 02-28-02 11:42 PM
Brock and son to race in a Monaro Falchoon The Pub 5 01-31-02 04:00 AM
please read me (wheels) HSE2 The Pub 32 10-15-01 02:46 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome