This final coupe was exceptional and exclusive enough
to ensure that the original Monaro concept had an appropriate
Although the limited edition LE coupe did not
carry the Monaro nameplate, Holden fans regard it as a
true blue member of the breed. The LE arrived in August
1976, almost two months after the HX series release.
The run of just 580 LE coupes was produced at Holden's
Pagewood plant in Sydney, which specialised in the exacting
low volume assembly of luxury Statesman and Caprice models.
It was a fine tribute to the Monaro heritage that these
last coupes were custom-built as top-shelf Holden models.
The LE appeared with gold pinstriping and lettering over
an arresting shade of metallic crimson and sported unique
gold-finished 14x7-inch polycast wheels.
It came with
a 308, Turbo-Hydramatic and Salisbury limited slip differential
only, all high-performance Monaro hardware.
featured the four headlight (quartz halogen) HX Premier
front and integrated, color-keyed front and rear spoilers.
The passenger compartment combined GTS features with a
walnut finish dash fascia and centre console, with crushed
velour and cloth trim.
Its comprehensive equipment listing
included power windows, power steering, power aerial,
integrated air conditioning, heated rear window, quadraphonic
eight track cartridge player and tinted windows.