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| front_image = GTAV_Monroe.jpg
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| front_image = PegassiMonroe-Front-GTAV.png
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| rear_image = PegassiMonroe-Rear-GTAV.png
 
| image_size = 300
 
| image_size = 300
| caption = The Monroe as it appears in GTA V
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| caption = A Monroe in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]].
 
| manufacturer = [[Pegassi]]
 
| manufacturer = [[Pegassi]]
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| price = $490,000 <small>([[Legendarymotorsport.net]])</small>
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| vehicle_class = Sports Classics
 
| vehicle_type = Civilian car
 
| vehicle_type = Civilian car
 
| body_style = [[:Category:Sports Cars|2-door sports car]]
 
| body_style = [[:Category:Sports Cars|2-door sports car]]
| capacity = 2 (driver and passenger)
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| capacity = 2 <small>(driver and passenger)</small>
| appearances = [[Grand Theft Auto V]]
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| appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''
|related = [[Bullet]]
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| related =}}{{Quote|Remember Italy's glory days before feminism and the Euro ruined everything? When a suitcase full of Lire would buy you an espresso and a pack of cigarettes, if you were lucky? Produced by old-money Italians in the 1960s, driven by new-money guidos in the 2010s, the Monroe is a classic supercar that has been making douchebags look stylish for over 50 years.|[[Legendary Motorsport]] webpage.}}
[[Bullet GT]]}}
 
   
{{Quote|Remember [[Italy|Italy']]s glory days before feminism and the Euro ruined everything? When a suitcase full of Lire would buy you an espresso and a pack of cigarettes, if you were lucky? Produced by old-money Italians in the [[HD Universe Timeline|1960s]], driven by new-money guidos in the 2010s, the Monroe is a classic supercar that has been making douchebags look stylish for over 50 years.|[[Legendary Motorsport]] webpage}}
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The [[Pegassi]] '''Monroe''' is a rear mid-engine sports classic car featured in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]] ''and ''[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''.
   
The [[Pegassi]] '''Monroe''' is a rear mid-engine super-car featured in [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
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==Design==
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The overall design of the Monroe is heavily inspired by the [[wp:Lamborghini Miura|Lamborghini Miura]], bearing the distinctive aerodynamic shape and the chromed skirts. It also shares some elements from the [[wp:Ford GT40|Ford GT40]] , notably when it comes to the headlights and the relatively wide shape. The tailights are derived from the [[wp:Chevrolet Corvette (C3)|1969&nbsp;Chevrolet Corvette Stingray]].
 
==Description==
 
The design of this car seems to be inspired from the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamborghini_Miura Lamborghini Miura] with elements from the Ford GT40 and Lancia Stratos.
 
   
 
==Performance==
 
==Performance==
The Monroe is quite fast, able to contend with cars such as the [[Vacca]] and [[Cheetah]].
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The Monroe is one of the fastest classic cars in the game, with its top speed only being matched by the [[JB 700]], achieving about 207 mph unlike the in-game [[legendarymotorsport.net]] site state. Acceleration was once best in class, now being bested by the [[Coquette Classic]], reaching 60 mph in the 5 second range. Before the addition of the [[Pigalle]], the Monroe also had superior braking and handling to all sports-classics.
   
{{Vehicle Stats
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Even so, despite having been outmatched in braking and traction by DLC cars, the Monroe is still well kept as a nonetheless competitive car, probably having the most balanced combination between top speed and handling on the class. Being a relatively old vehicle, the braking was not very good even before the Pigalle, but it will still stop from its top speed faster than all other non-DLC classic cars.
|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time = 7 seconds
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|Top speed = 165 mph
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==== GTA V Overview ====
|Engine = 3.7l V6
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{{Vehicle Stats2
|Drivetrain = rear-mid rear engine, rear wheel drive
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|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time defined = 7 Seconds <small>(Website)</small>
|Gears = n/a
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|Top speed defined = 165 / 265 <small>(Website)</small><br>150 / 241 <small>(handling.dat)</small>
|Mass = n/a}}
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|Engine defined = 3.7 Liter <small>(Website)</small>
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|Drivetrain defined = RWD
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|Gears defined = 5
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|Mass defined = 1200 / 2646
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|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time observed = 5.2 Seconds
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|Top speed observed = 120 / 193
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|Engine observed = RMR V6
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|Drivetrain observed = RWD
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|Gears observed = 5
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}}
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
<gallery position="center">
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<gallery>
Pegassi Monroe (Rear&Side)-GTAV.jpg|A rear quarter view of the car
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Monroe Gta V Under Front Bonnet.jpg|Monroe under the front bonnet.
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Monroe,Pegassi.jpg|Engine close-up in GTA V.
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Monroe_GTAVe_Interior.jpg|[[Vehicle Features#Working Dashboards|Interior]] [[first person view]] in the [[Grand Theft Auto V#Next-Gen & PC Versions|enhanced version of GTA V]].
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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==Locations==
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===GTA V + Online===
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*Can be bought for [[Money|$]]490,000 from [[Legendarymotorsport.net]].
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*A silver Monroe can be found rarely driven by the [[Sentinel XS Driver]].
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
===Cultural references===
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*In the beta it shared its rim design with the [[Willard]] from [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]].
*In the mission [[Pack Man]], the yellow Monroe that had been stolen by Lamar featured a license plate reading "FAST 66", this would be an indication of the year of the car's manufacture (1966). This reflects the first appearance of the Lamborghini Miura P400 Prototype, occuring in 1966 in the Geneva motor show.
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*The default radio station of this car is [[Los Santos Rock Radio]], [[Vinewood Boulevard Radio]] or [[Radio Mirror Park]].
*The Monroe is also a reference to the film Italian Job because at the start of the film the car it is based of           (Lamborghini  Miura) is seen driving through italy with the music in the background called "on days like these" which is being sung by matt monro of which where the cars name comes from.
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* The tires seem to be modern high-performance tires, while the spare tire is a space-saver with wire wheels.
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* If given the right paint job (and possibly the right crew emblem) from , it will resemble the [[Yakuza]] [[Miara]] from GTA 2.
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* The Six Gun muscle rims are as close as you can get to the rims like on the Lamborghini Miura.
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* It is possible this vehicle was named Monroe after the singer, [[wikipedia:Matt_Monro|Matt Monro]], who sang the song at the beginning of [[wikipedia:The_Italian_Job|The Italian Job]], which featured an orange Lamborghini Miura (which this vehicle is based on).
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===Cultural References===
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*It is possible this vehicle was named Monroe after the singer, [[wikipedia:Matt_Monro|Matt Monro]], who sang the song at the beginning of [[wikipedia:The_Italian_Job|The Italian Job]], which featured an orange Lamborghini Miura.
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*Curiously, a real life Lamborghini Miura was bought for $490,000 (The same price as the Monroe in Legendary Motorsports) in an auction by the actor [[wp:Nicolas Cage|Nicolas Cage]], being the highest price the model was ever sold for (Excluding the S, SV, and SVJ) .
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*In the mission [[Pack Man]] the yellow Monroe that had been stolen by [[Lamar Davis|Lamar]] features a [[Custom Vehicle License Plates|license plate]] reading "FAST 66". This references the first appearance of the Lamborghini Miura P400 Prototype, occurring in 1966 in the Geneva motor show, and maybe also implying the in-game car was manufactured the same year. It could also be a reference to 'Fast 6' aka. the film Fast and Furious 6.
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*This is one of four cars that share their names with former US Presidents, the other three being the [[Jefferson]], the [[Washington]] and the [[Roosevelt]].
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==See Also==
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*[[Itali GTO]], a car in [[GTA 1]] based on the Lamborghini Miura.
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*[[Miara]], the [[Yakuza]] gang car in [[GTA 2]] based on the Lamborghini Miura.
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== Locations ==
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=== Grand Theft Auto V ===
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[[es:Monroe]]
* Can be bought for [[Money|$]]490,000 from [[Legendarymotorsport.net]].
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[[pl:Monroe]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles in GTA V]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles in GTA V]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles manufactured by Pegassi]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles manufactured by Pegassi]]
[[Category:Sports Cars]]
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[[Category:Vehicles in GTA Online]]
[[Category:Supercars]]
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[[Category:Sports Classics]]
[[Category:2-door coupés]]
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[[Category:Classic Cars]]

Latest revision as of 02:49, April 15, 2015

VEHICLE
Monroe
PegassiMonroe-Front-GTAV
A Monroe in GTA V.
(Rear quarter view)
Vehicle class
(GTA V)
Sports Classics
Vehicle type Civilian car
Body style 2-door sports car
Capacity 2 (driver and passenger)
Appearance(s) Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto Online
Manufacturer Pegassi
Price $490,000 (Legendarymotorsport.net)
"Remember Italy's glory days before feminism and the Euro ruined everything? When a suitcase full of Lire would buy you an espresso and a pack of cigarettes, if you were lucky? Produced by old-money Italians in the 1960s, driven by new-money guidos in the 2010s, the Monroe is a classic supercar that has been making douchebags look stylish for over 50 years."
Legendary Motorsport webpage.

The Pegassi Monroe is a rear mid-engine sports classic car featured in Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online.

DesignEdit

The overall design of the Monroe is heavily inspired by the Lamborghini Miura, bearing the distinctive aerodynamic shape and the chromed skirts. It also shares some elements from the Ford GT40 , notably when it comes to the headlights and the relatively wide shape. The tailights are derived from the 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray.

PerformanceEdit

The Monroe is one of the fastest classic cars in the game, with its top speed only being matched by the JB 700, achieving about 207 mph unlike the in-game legendarymotorsport.net site state. Acceleration was once best in class, now being bested by the Coquette Classic, reaching 60 mph in the 5 second range. Before the addition of the Pigalle, the Monroe also had superior braking and handling to all sports-classics.

Even so, despite having been outmatched in braking and traction by DLC cars, the Monroe is still well kept as a nonetheless competitive car, probably having the most balanced combination between top speed and handling on the class. Being a relatively old vehicle, the braking was not very good even before the Pigalle, but it will still stop from its top speed faster than all other non-DLC classic cars.

GTA V Overview Edit

Source Acceleration
(0 - 60mph / 0 - 100km/h)
Top Speed
(mph / kph)
Engine
(Capacity + Layout + Fuel)
Drivetrain
AWD / FWD / RWD
Gearbox
Number + Type
Mass
(Kg / lb)

Defined/Claimed
(i.e. Game data definitions, or claimed in-game.)

7 Seconds (Website) 165 / 265 (Website)
150 / 241 (handling.dat)

3.7 Liter (Website)

RWD

5

1200 / 2646

Observed/Tested
(i.e recorded on Speedometer)

5.2 Seconds 120 / 193

RMR V6

RWD

5

Mass cannot be observed.

GalleryEdit

LocationsEdit

GTA V + OnlineEdit

TriviaEdit

  • In the beta it shared its rim design with the Willard from GTA IV.
  • The default radio station of this car is Los Santos Rock Radio, Vinewood Boulevard Radio or Radio Mirror Park.
  • The tires seem to be modern high-performance tires, while the spare tire is a space-saver with wire wheels.
  • If given the right paint job (and possibly the right crew emblem) from , it will resemble the Yakuza Miara from GTA 2.
  • The Six Gun muscle rims are as close as you can get to the rims like on the Lamborghini Miura.
  • It is possible this vehicle was named Monroe after the singer, Matt Monro, who sang the song at the beginning of The Italian Job, which featured an orange Lamborghini Miura (which this vehicle is based on).

Cultural ReferencesEdit

  • It is possible this vehicle was named Monroe after the singer, Matt Monro, who sang the song at the beginning of The Italian Job, which featured an orange Lamborghini Miura.
  • Curiously, a real life Lamborghini Miura was bought for $490,000 (The same price as the Monroe in Legendary Motorsports) in an auction by the actor Nicolas Cage, being the highest price the model was ever sold for (Excluding the S, SV, and SVJ) .
  • In the mission Pack Man the yellow Monroe that had been stolen by Lamar features a license plate reading "FAST 66". This references the first appearance of the Lamborghini Miura P400 Prototype, occurring in 1966 in the Geneva motor show, and maybe also implying the in-game car was manufactured the same year. It could also be a reference to 'Fast 6' aka. the film Fast and Furious 6.
  • This is one of four cars that share their names with former US Presidents, the other three being the Jefferson, the Washington and the Roosevelt.

See AlsoEdit

NavigationEdit

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