The Holden Monaro was a rear-wheel drive car manufactured by General Motors Holden in Australia from 1968 to 1975 and later re-introduced from 2001 to 2005.
Billed as Australia's first fully home grown sports coupe, the HK series was the first generation of Monaro that was released in 1968.
With a pillarless hardtop design in three model variants - base, GTS and GTS 327.
Base model Monaros had straight 6 engines, whereas the GTS verions could be optioned with 307ci or 327ci V8s. All 327ci variants came with a 4 speed manual transmission.
The HK Monaro GTS 327 gave Holden its first victory in the 1968 Hardie-Ferodo 500 and Norm Beechey drove a HK Monaro GTS 327 to third place in the 1969 Australian Touring Car Championship.
In early 1969, the HK Monaro range was awarded the Wheels car magazine's Car of the Year Award for 1968.