Jamesd said:the Monaro is a great car, but it is no means a something that can be a GTO. It was basically like the 80-90s Mustangs, just a badge for the marketmen to push.
The GTO started out as a mere package on the lowly Tempest. Really now, this view of the GTO with rose colored glasses really has to stop. There was nothing special about the GTO especially when you look at it's numbers today and add the fact that it could never corner.
The Holden GTO was simply an extension of the GTO philosophy - more power out of a simple base car for a lot less money than poser cars. Further, if GM caves in to the die hard purists and makes the next generation GTO retro fugly, expect it to flop. Baby Boomers think they are the center of the universe, but they are aging and are in no way the future. Harley will find that out soon enough.