The (Vauxhall/Opel) Holden Monaro was pretty awesome anyway but now in VXR guise with 6 litres, 400 BHP and a 0-60 of 5 seconds the 170mph Monaro VXR is a real beast.
In the same mould as the Manta, the rear-wheel drive Monaro is a proper driver's car - the exterior has a few "modifications" but who is interested in air dams, body kits, "phat" wheels and big exhausts? Well the Saxo crowd can stay in their play pen with all that plastic, because the Monaro is a real man's car!
Apart from that monster V8 there's LSD, traction control, a 6 speed manual gearbox, a max torque of 530Nm @ 4400 rpm... you get the picture.
Oh and a strut brace ;)