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    Official: Ford brings FPV Falcon production in house [w/video]
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    For the first time since 1976, Ford of Australia is bringing the assembly of its stonking Ford Performance Vehicle line back in-house to the company's Broadmeadows and Geelong facilities. That's a point of pride for FPV, which builds high-performance versions of the Australian Falcon model like ...

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    Report: Bentley SUV given green light by VW board
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    The "will they, won't they" saga over Bentley's SUV plans appears to finally be over. They will. That's according to the German business newspaper Handelsblatt, which is reporting that the controversial SUV will be built after receiving the go-ahead from Volkswagen's board. Known internally as ...

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    Rumormill: Bentley EXP 9 F to be redesigned, renamed Falcon?
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    In concept form, the Bentley EXP 9 F had neither the styling nor the name to impress us when we first saw it earlier this year at the Geneva Motor Show, and while we already knew some sort of design change was imminent, we're unsurprisingly now hearing that a name change is also in the cards. ...

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    Official: FPV announces 450-HP supercharged GT RSPEC
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    Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) is the Australian equivalent to Ford's SVT division here in North America. Its high-performance sedan, the GT, is based on the Ford Faclon saloon. FPV has unveiled the most hardcore version of the GT yet – the FPV GT RSPEC. The machine was developed by FPV ...

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    Video: Jay Leno shows off the BaT Falcon of his dreams
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    Jay Leno owns all kinds of cars: Steam powered, 100-year-old electric and modern-day supercars. His legendary garage is teeming with millions of dollars of iron. But his dream car has always been the 1963 1/2 Ford Falcon Sprint. So when he saw exactly the car on BringATrailer.com, he plunked ...

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    Report: Falcon future unsure as Ford expected to cease AU manufacturing in 2016
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    Ford hasn't said anything about it, but those who predict and those who do business with Ford in Australia expect The Blue Oval to cease production there as of 2016. The primary reason cited is the arrival of Euro 5 emissions standards on November 1, 2016, which are too stringent for the ...

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    Report: HSV sales strong despite Aussie slump, around 20% of Ford Falcon sales
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    The economic doldrums are having a hard time sullying the teflon-coated sales numbers of Holden Special Vehicles, the division that serves the same purpose within Holden that AMG does within Mercedes-Benz. Despite a slump in purchases of large sedans that has affected General Motors' standard ...

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    Report: Jay Leno's garage grows by one thanks to BaT
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    It turns out Jay Leno shops for classic cars just like the rest of us do: by wasting untold hours drooling over occasionally perusing BringaTrailer.com. The comedian and host of The Tonight Show recently took a shine to a memorable 1963 Ford Falcon Sprint shown on the site, and it wasn't long ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: '64 Ford Falcon "Tiki Taxi"
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    All summer, I make it a point to hit the local cruise nights, and while there are plenty of regulars on hand week to week, a few cars make just one appearance and vanish. Way back in May, the car you see above, a surf-themed 1964 Ford Falcon Squire dubbed "Tiki Taxi", showed up. Immediately ...

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    Report: Rear-wheel drive Falcon gets five-year committment from Ford
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    Fans of the rear-wheel drive Ford Falcon can breath easy, at least until 2016. According to Australia's CarAdvice.com, Ford has announced that automaker will invest $103 million to sustain both the Falcon and Territory SUV through the next five years. The news came courtesy of Ford Australia ...

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    Official: Ford displays two Mad Max Interceptor Concepts in Australia [w/video]
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    If you were unlucky enough to find yourself in the middle of a post-apocalyptic dystopic world where gang violence and a complete lack of any real human society were the norm, there's only one vehicle you'd want the keys to: a matte black Ford Falcon coupe. Don't believe us? Apparently you've ...

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    Official: FPV shows off sinister GT-based concept with supercharged 5.0
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    Ford of Australia's performance arm, Ford Performance Vehicles, always unveils machines that cause our drool to drip all the way down to the Outback – and we're not talking gimmicky steakhouses here. A new FPV showcar has just been revealed for the Australian International Auto Show in ...

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    Video: V8 Supercar driver celebrates win by drifting entire victory lap
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    Racing is racing. Drifting is drifting. The two don't generally cross over, for one simple reason: drifting is slow, and racing is fast. Unless your name is Gilles Villeneuve, the general rule is that drifting through a corner isn't as fast as braking on the way in, clipping the apex and ...

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    Two Wheels: Falcon Motorcycles Black Falcon is the epitome of the art [UPDATED w/video]
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    One of these days, we're going to make it down to the Quail Motorcycle Gathering. Aside from being a Mecca for the two-wheel set, the venue also serves as the backdrop for numerous debuts. This year, Falcon Motorcycles pulled the sheets back on its latest creation – the Black Falcon. The ...

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    Report: 2013 Ford Taurus design points the way for next Falcon, Mondeo
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    If you've been wondering exactly what Ford has in mind for the next-generation Falcon, look no further than the recently revealed 2013 Taurus for a few clues. Ford design guru J Mays has officially made it clear that the look of the sedan will be transposed onto several of the automaker's other ...

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    Video: Ford FPV Boss 335 GT makes us wish we were Australian
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    Ford claims that the 2011 Boss 335 GT packs the most-powerful V8 ever offered in an Australian sedan. And after seeing four-time Australian Touring Car champ Allan Moffat at the wheel, we're inclined to believe them. The Boss 335 GT squeezes 450 horsepower from a supercharged, DOHC 5.0-liter V8 ...

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    Video: The making of the Falcon Kestrel
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    Building the Falcon Kestrel – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We've set about ticking off the days of 2011 with a little help from the ever-luscious Bike Exif calendar. Along with some of the best photography on two wheels, we've also been treated to a quick history of the ...

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    Ford shows Aussies who's Boss with special FPV Falcon
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    FPV Boss 335 GT – Click above for image gallery
    There's no shortage of similarities to be found between Australia and the United States. Both are former British colonies flying red, white and blue flags; both are big masses of land divided into states; both have Top Gear spinoffs and share ...

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    Introducing the Kestrel from Falcon Motorcycles [w/video]
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    Falcon Motorcycles Kestrel – Click above to watch the video after the break
    Despite our best attempt to harbor a deep-seated loathing when it comes to the hoards of under-thought and over-raked custom motorcycles, and by default one-off bikes as a whole, rare occasions arise when we feel ...

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    DetNews: New Ford Police Interceptor to be Taurus-based
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    Will the new Police Interceptor be a toughened Taurus SHO? - click above for high-res image gallery
    Just a quick note: The Detroit News is reporting that the next Ford Police Interceptor will be based on the same platform as the Taurus. For you platform geeks out there, that's the Ford D3 chassis ...

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