The Chevrolet Monte Carlo is a four-seat coupe and was - presented at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2005 - in the current seventh generation. Like its predecessor, the Chevrolet Monte Carlo is based on the platform of the four-door Impala. In comparison to the sixth generation of the Chevrolet Monte Carlo externally only slightly revised current version has a completely new interior, a modified suspension and is also available with an eight-cylinder engine. This 5.3 liter V8 engine has a cylinder deactivation (ie, four cylinders are switched off when not needed) and a maximum output of 303 hp. Alternatively, the Chevrolet Monte Carlo is available with a 3.5 liter V6 engine with 211 hp or a 3.9 liter V6 with 242 hp. Depending on the features of the Monte Carlo rolls up to 18-inch aluminum wheels.