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    Official: Ford Australia launches Falcon GT F 351, last of its line [w/video]
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    It's always best to go out with a bang rather than a whimper, and Ford Performance Vehicles is doing just that in Australia with the Falcon GT F 351. It's the most powerful road car the Aussie performance brand has ever made with a supercharged 5.0-liter V8 pumping out 471 horsepower (351 ...

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    Video: Aussie Ford Falcon GT shows its rear end to Lamborghini Gallardo
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    When Ford Australia announces, as it did recently, that it wants to celebrate the end of its Ford Performance Vehicle division with a Falcon FPV GT-F that celebrates big-bore origins of the nameplate, it's talking about the kind of car in this video. At some point the classic Falcon GT – ...

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    Report: Ford planning Falcon GT final edition for Australia
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    To ring out the end of the Ford Performance Vehicle division in Australia, the demise of Ford production Down Under, and to celebrate the history of iconic racing Falcons of yore, The Blue Oval is building a limited run of 550 FPV GT-F sedans, based on the current Falcon GT. The F, depressingly ...

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    Official: Ford celebrating 80 years of Aussie utes as it prepares to shutter Oz manufacturing
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    Ford is ending Australian production after 90 years in 2016, and with it may go perhaps the most iconic vehicles in its auto market – the ute. Car-based pickup trucks like the Ford Ranchero and Chevrolet El Camino were always more of a curiosity than a true market force here, but in ...

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    Video: Watch these Australian Ford and Holden muscle cars duke it out
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    Australia's Motoring has put together a little video on two of the great performance vehicles available down under - the Holden VF Commodore HSV GTS and the Ford Falcon FPV GT R-Spec. And while both FPV and the Falcon might be on their way out, there's still plenty of time for a little ...

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    Read This: Alan Mulally talks about why Ford's Falcon had to die
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    When Ford made the decision to end production of the Falcon sedan and Territory CUV in Australia, it wasn't a popular move Down Under. The large, four-door Falcon had been in production for 50 years, and while Ford has reaffirmed its commitment to the Australian market, it's understandable that ...

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    Report: Ford Australia to kill off FPV by 2014 in advance of Mustang return
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    Ford seems to be having a good time yanking our friends in Australia about. First, there was the news that after 90 years, the Blue Oval would be ending Australian production, effectively killing the legendary Falcon sedan. Then, yesterday came the announcement that Oz would be getting the ...

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    Report: Ford Mustang to replace Falcon in Australia's V8 Supercars?
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    The US just got its first taste of the Australian V8 Supercars Series this month at the Circuit of the Americas, but it seems that big changes are in store for the exciting series from Down Under. Following reports earlier this month that Ford will be ending production in Australia in 2016, ...

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    Report: Ford to cease Australian automaking operations after 90 years
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    Ford began manufacturing cars in Australia in 1925 with the Model T. In 2016, Ford will stop manufacturing cars Down Under, including the Falcon and the Territory SUV. Ford Australia CEO Bob Graziano has reportedly confirmed the closure of the company's Broadmeadows assembly plant and the Geelong ...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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: Australian man discusses his affair with The Squire
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    A person's love for his or her car is a beautiful thing. Some people realize that an automobile can be more than just a means of transportation. Kyle from Australia, the man behind this video, is one such person, and his 1963 Ford Falcon Squire is one such beautiful thing. Filmmaker Tom ...

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    Prodrive develops supercharged Ford V8 for Falcon
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    Prodrive turns the Falcon into a real Boss – Click above to view high-res image gallery
    The latest news from Oz comes courtesy of Prodrive, which has a close relationship with Ford Performance Vehicles. Starting with a Coyote V8 engine block, Prodrive has created a supercharged V8 that's ...

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