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1981 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Review
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Turbo Car — Great car fast and fun to drive very rare turbo car. Attracts lots of spectators at cruise nights and shows. People don't believe it is what it is. Lots of looks when i'm out driving some good and some bad for how I drive.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Fast stylish car

Cons: Fuel economy sux but i didn't buy it for this

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You Can Only Go One Way With This Car, Done Out With A Big Engine And Clean Looks. — Acceleration i Ok. New master brake cyllinder so braking is exellent. Handling is a bit loose. Drove it from BC to Alberta to BC to Alberta with no problems except gas. Few rattles in the door from the stereo other than that pretty smooth ride. Exterior is Sexy, mettalic blue Sparkling paint and Nice chrome. Interior could use some plush! few dash cracks. Payed $2500. This car is Amazing to drive, So beautiful, definatly a head turner.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: She a beautiful classic.

Cons: Commuting for an hour or two to work and back (gas)

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Sturdy Car — I've been driving a 1981 Monte Carlo for just over two years. It never lets me down, but the gas mileage always gets me. The driving is excellent, and it has little to no problems. Couldn't ask for a more sturdy car. If you are looking for a car that gets from point a to point b, this works great. Don't exxpect much on the racy side though. It's acceleration is poor, but that is to be expected from the tall gears.

Pros: Little to no hastle, dependable

Cons: Gas guzzler, slow acceleration

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My First Car — This car is not much to look at, but it will always hold a special place in my heart. This car started with a weak 229 cid engine. The old 229 was replaced with a 305cid high output motor from a 85' Pontiac Trans Am. Since then, I added: dual 2.25" exhaust, chrome wheels, Edelbrock intake manifold, Holly 600cfm carburator, Hooker headers, Accel ignition system and a high-flow catalytic converter. With this car is the start of my love for American V8s & muscle cars.

Pros: My first LOVE

Cons: Bottomless money pit

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Needs Constant Repair — I'd like it better if I could find information on the 1981 MONTE CARLO LANDAU TURBO not just the standard production model. Information is so hard to find, if I didn't own one I would think someone just made it up!

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2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Reviews

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2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Reviews

One Of The Best Monte Carlo's Ever! By DarianHunter

I wished I could get more speed out of this vehicle, but highway wise it was the best Monte Carlo SS I have ever driven. I will purchase this car again, and I hope it's the 2007. Looks great with stoc... Read More

Your Own Personal Race Car! By 98daytona

This car is so much fun to drive, handles great, plenty of power and looks good too. This car is a pleasure to drive around town, and terrific on the highway. We have taken great care of this car, it'... Read More

2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Reviews

Great Car! By Lisa

Performance is amazing, even with a V6 engine and 180HP this machine really has a great pick up. 0-80 in a matter of seconds. It's a fun drive with a great design, really gets you noticed on the road... Read More

Its Ok For Now By Mike

its got style and sound and the right look at night. looks good with some nice 22 inch rims on it gets good mpg and easy to fix and an awesome ride all it need is that candy paint put on. Read More

2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Reviews

Average But Respectful Car To Have In You Driveway By cholo33

This car has never failed me once, little things here and there but nothing mechanically wrong. It has some style to it but lacks the power off the supercharged SS. It does however have a lot of the s... Read More

Sporty By CamaroGirly

I love my car! It's fast, reliable and sporty all in one. It can be used for more than just a sporting event - it can hold all your son's baseball equipment in the trunk and your cooler! It's a WIN. Read More

2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Reviews

Love It By Randyracer

just recently got the car and havent had too much time behind the wheel but being a GM driver this is one of their nicer mid range sports cars, doesnt compare to my 93 camaro but still love it none th... Read More

Stylish, Comfortable Car. By migration_keegroup

I haven't had any major problems; a few small ones-radiator, oxygen sensors, ABS sensor harness. The latter is a problem that could end up costing a ton if you don't know any better. Also, don't skimp... Read More

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