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  Ford Falcon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ford Performance Vehicles (commonly abbreviated to FPV) is the official high-performance arm of Ford Australia, replacing Tickford in this role with the introduction of the BA Falcon platform in 2002.
The Ford Territory is a crossover SUV built by Ford Australia and based on the EA169 platform of the Falcon, released in April 2004.
Falcon sedans are commonly used as police vehicles in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory, and the Northern Territory.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ford_Falcon   (4270 words)

  
 Ford Falcon (North American) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert McNamara, a Ford executive who became Ford's president briefly before being offered the job of U.S. Defense Secretary, is regarded by many as "the father of the Falcon".
McNamara left Ford shortly after the Falcon's introduction, but his faith in the concept was vindicated with record sales; over half a million in the first year and hitting over a million sold by the end of the second year.
Later in 1964, Ford's new offering for that market was launched: the Ford Mustang, based heavily on the Falcon but with no compromises about its youthful, fun intention.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ford_Falcon_(North_American)   (937 words)

  
 Ford Falcon GT
Ford Falcon XR GT In 1968 the XR model began the legend that was to be the GT.
Ford Falcon XT GT The XT GT was more refined and faster than it's predecessor.
Ford Falcon XW GT Ford upped the ante with the XW by fitting the 351 cubic inch (5.8 litre) Windsor V8 with an output of 290 bhp (217KW) and 385 ft/lbs of torque.
www.uniquecarsandparts.com.au /car_info_ford_falcon_gt.htm   (517 words)

  
 1970 1/2 Ford Falcon
It was almost a year later, with the help of the Ford company, that the cars true identity was revealed.
The biggest difference between the two models is that the Falcons were a 2 door sedans (post sedan).
Ford produced just over 26,000 of this model Falcon, which included the 2-dr, 4-dr, and station wagon variants.
www.classiccar.com /70_Falcon.asp   (211 words)

  
 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo is a vehicle produced by Ford Motor Company of Australia.
After the ill-fated Ford Falcon AU series, which many speculators thought would spell the end for local Ford content in Australia, the BA range was developed on a shoestring budget.
Ford offer the XR6 Turbo, and the entire Falcon range, primarily to New Zealand and South Africa (until 2003).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ford_Falcon_XR6_Turbo   (721 words)

  
 Ford Falcon History and Production Figures
During these years, the Falcon was offered in many shapes and sizes to include two and four door sedans, two and four door station wagons, two door hardtops, convertibles, sedan deliveries and Rancheros.
The initial Ford Falcon platform was designed to provide the family with enough room to store the groceries and the kids, roomy enough to seat six, but still maintaining the fuel economy and savings that were being sought after the gas guzzling beauties of the fifties.
The popularity of the Falcon body style continued and Ford introduced a new finned body design for 1964 and continued this style through 1965 on both the Falcon and the Rancheros.
www.dearbornclassics.com /falcon.html   (747 words)

  
 The Ford Falcon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Ford spearheaded the Total Performance campaign during the spring of 1963, with big-brother Galaxie benefiting from the performance attitude with a fastback roofline and abundant power.
Another terrific midyear addition was the Falcon Sprint package for fastback-hardtops and convertibles, the result of research and development conducted by Holman-Moody on a ’62 Falcon two-door sedan test mule known as the Challenger.
The Falcon Challenger was going to be built by Holman-Moody and marketed through Ford dealers, similar to the Shelby Mustang two years later.
www.mustangandfords.com /thehistoryof/25798/index4.html   (673 words)

  
 CanadianDriver: Motoring Memories - Ford Falcon
Ford's Falcon was a plain vanilla large car made small.
Ford's conservatism could be traced back to the end of the Second World War when the Ford Motor Co., under recently appointed president Henry Ford II, was badly in need of new management.
By the mid-1950s McNamara became president of the Ford Division, and it was under his tutelage that the Ford Falcon was developed.
www.canadiandriver.com /articles/bv/falcon.htm   (792 words)

  
 Media.Ford.com: Falcon SR ... Take a Look
The exterior of the Falcon is enhanced with a rear single wing spoiler, sporty side skirts, body coloured mirrors, body coloured side protection mouldings and a body coloured grille.
Falcon SR is available in a range of colours, including Silhouette, Organza, Narooma Blue, Liquid Silver, Monsoon Blue, Meteorite, Congo Green, Winter White, and Venom.
Falcon SR will be available at Ford dealerships from April until the end of July, 2001.
media.ford.com /article_display.cfm?article_id=8263   (249 words)

  
 LOVEfords - 1961 Ford Falcon
Falcon gives you power, stamina and economy in a choice of engines - standard Falcon Six or optional new high-performance Falcon 170 Special Six.
Falcon sold over 400,000 the first year, becoming the world's most successful new car.
People everywhere are proving with their preference for Falcon that it measures up with more of everything Americans want in a compact car.
www.lovefords.org /61ford/falcon/default.htm   (324 words)

  
 FORDMUSCLE webmagazine: Australian Falcon UTE
Ford has actually been selling cars in Australia since the early 1900's, with many US models being slightly altered (right hand drive, etc.) for sale in Australia.
In the '60s the Falcons and Fairlanes were introduced to Australia, and have since become the backbone of the Ford line up in that country.
A Ford Racing cam was thrown in the mix.
www.fordmuscle.com /archives/2000/05/falconute/index.shtml   (929 words)

  
 Specialty File: Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo - Specialty Files - Car and Driver - July 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Haul a steer to town with the “one-tonne” Falcon Ute flatbed, and then have the town over for steaks with the “BBQ Ute” edition, a Falcon fitted with a broiler and companion esky (a beer cooler) housed in an aluminum cylinder the size of God’s own septic tank.
The Falcon XR6 and XR8 are the swaggering road burners of the family.
Compared with Ford’s main Australian rival, the Holden Commodore (the basis for the Pontiac GTO) with its semi-trailing-arm rear suspension, the Control Blade is space-age stuff.
www.caranddriver.com /article.asp?section_id=26&article_id=8210&page_number=1   (937 words)

  
 Ford Falcon GT351
For "Total Performance" fans, Ford's big news was a new "XR-GT" offered in advance of 1967's Production Series event at Bathurst.
Ford had already seen great success there, with factory-team Cortinas winning three of the last four years' races.
With stakes so high and increased publicity, Falcon GT would be expected to continue Ford's winning ways at Bathurst.
www.gt351.com.au   (162 words)

  
 62 Ford Falcon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The photo of the Falcon next to the Kenworth T-600A semi tractor was taken at the beginning of the journey and was noteworthy due to the fact that I would be attending Diesel Mechanics at a yet-to-be-determined location that following fall.
This time it was a 1963 Falcon that I had found up in Tower City, ND while on one of my many railfan photo trips.
The Falcon had been laid up over the summer and fall for some massive repair work to the suspension/brakes/frame at the rear of the car.
www.sd40.com /62_ford_falcon.htm   (2052 words)

  
 HipoFutura Ford Falcon
I attached it to the Falcon vent tube.
I kept the Falcon dash cluster, but used an aluminum plate to hold the new gauges and indicator lights.
The large chrome Falcons on the side of the front fenders have been re-plated.
home.maine.rr.com /fordfalcon   (1336 words)

  
 Ford Falcon information, specifications, history, and images.
One of the biggest selling names in worldwide automotive history, the Ford Falcon has been sold since 1960.
Ford Falon variants have been designed to race in touring car races held in Australia for many years.
Making up the majority of Australian state police fleets, the Ford Falcon (along with its rival the Holden Comodore) are modified and upgraded to accommodate this popular trend.
www.conceptcarz.com /vehicle/z1661/Ford_Falcon/default.aspx   (590 words)

  
 Ford Falcon Parts - Partstrain.com
The Ford Falcon was a compact car by American standards, although it was considered a mid-size car on other countries.
Considering that the Ford Mustang was basically designed after the Ford Falcon only means that the Ford Falcon is an equally capable and powerful car.
The Ford Falcon, however, is old and no matter how capable it is, you can’t help but worry that something would go wrong while you are driving it.
www.partstrain.com /ShopByVehicle/FORD/FALCON   (450 words)

  
 Ford Falcon Registry - Contact: Story (NM)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Our family eventually moved to Salt Lake City, UT where the Falcon was parked in 1973 due to valve and front suspension problems.
I am a purist Falcon guy, original equipment only for me. Spent all my money on this car and gathering NOS parts from Ford dealerships (on a teenagers meager income).
Falcon is a registered trademark of Ford Motor Company.
www.falconregistry.com /info/story_non.html   (514 words)

  
 Features Review: 2006 Ford Falcon FPV GT Boss 290, Falcon XR6 Turbo, Focus ST, and Territory Ghia AWD - Features - Car ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Ford subsequently said it would padlock 14 factories and pink-slip 30,000 workers, gutting one-quarter of its carmaking capacity.
The 2006 Falcon BF (so designated after the local habit of assigning new models a two-letter code name) also comes with a wide choice of performance upgrades and a fresh palate of blazing colors.
This year, uplevel Falcons also shed their old four-speed automatics for a new ZF 6HP26 six-speed — a state-of-the-art autobox fitted to BMWs and to a seven-seat sport-utility called the Ford Territory, launched into the Australian market on the Falcon platform in 2005.
caranddriver.com /features/11036/features-review-2006-ford-falcon-fpv-gt-boss-290-falcon...   (829 words)

  
 1974 XB Falcon - Featured Vehicles - Popular Hot Rodding Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The XB Falcon was the first of the primarily home-grown Ford Falcon designs; previous iterations were based almost entirely on their American Falcon namesakes, with only differences for local customs (right-hand drive, kilometer speedos etc).
Ford was finally shifting units, gaining on GM's dominant Holden brand, so when news filtered out of Dearborn that the Falcon was going away, Ford Australia wasn't pleased.
There is no mistaking this Falcon as anything but a Ford: while you can pick out elements of early '70s Torino (primarily the rear quarters and roofline) and Mustang (the aggressive stance and hood on some models), it shares body and chassis components with neither model and is indeed a unique all-Oz creation.
www.popularhotrodding.com /features/0405phr_1974_xb_falcon   (1453 words)

  
 Ford Falcon 4WD
Ford Australia had a fairly serious try at a four wheel drive with a 4WD based on the Ford Falcon XY ute of the early 1970s.
The 4WD Falcon XY ute was an official Ford project, but from time to time enthusiasts have had similar ideas.
Ford's main rival, General Motors Holden does not seem to have seriously entertained a home-grown four wheel drive but the GM Holden Overlander conversion was produced in modest numbers for a while.
www.4wdonline.com /Ford/Falcon.html   (590 words)

  
 Vehicle of the Week Archives - Ford Falcon UTE XR8 Tickford
No, it has nothing to do with the old Ford Falcon available in the US back in the 1960’s.
The XR designation is the nomenclature that Ford of Australia uses to indicate its highest performance models.
Ford says it can’t import the Falcon Ute because it’s a truck-type vehicle that would get hit with a 25% import tax.
theautochannel.com /mania/industry/votw/ford_falcon/ford_falcon2.htm   (256 words)

  
 Features Review: 2006 Ford Falcon FPV GT Boss 290, Falcon XR6 Turbo, Focus ST, and Territory Ghia AWD - Specs - Car and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Of course, Ford cries cost, but Mazda seems to be able to import small cars from Japan and make a profit.
Ford offers a crew-cab Falcon ute, and aluminum flatbeds are a popular option.
Used utes are often a young driver’s first car, and the cheapest Falcon is a ute, starting at $19,286 and ranging up to $30,000 for a V-8 with leather seats, navigation, and an aero kit.
www.caranddriver.com /features/11036/features-review-2006-ford-falcon-fpv-gt-boss-290-falcon-xr6-turbo-focus-st-and-territory-ghia-awd-page4.html   (496 words)

  
 Ford Falcon, Ford Motorsports, Ford Scholarships, Ford Mustangs, Ford Trucks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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 The Ford Falcon Web Ring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Inside are ideas he and I have for "restomoding" early falcons and the evolution of my 64 falcon project car.
These are Falcon pictures that you have not seen before because they belong to my dad and members of our local Falcon club and some others.
Falcon GT My Falcon GT site has lots of info & pics about all the falcon gt's, falcon xr's, tickfords and every model falcon made, including heaps of stuff about the new falcons.
w.webring.com /hub?ring=fordfalcon   (974 words)

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