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Ford Falcon

Ford XD Falcon with 894kW 4.0 Barra turbo – Australia’s best sleeper?

Apr 24, 2017

To build a sleeper car that looks completely innocuous with no external hint that something monstrous is hiding underneath is a clever achievement. To build an eight-second sleeper that looks like an ordinary grandpa-spec XD...

Editorial: How to Resurrect the Australian Car

Apr 12, 2017

Once Holden and Toyota shutter their Australian production facilities this coming August and October, the Australian-built motorcar is dead, taking with it tens of thousands of jobs in the component sector. Australia will be the...

For Sale: Unique Mad Max themed Ford AU Falcon

Apr 10, 2017

Mad Max is an iconic Australian film, thanks largely to the Ford Falcons featured; the XB ‘Interceptor’ Coupe with its GM 6-71 blower sitting out of its bonnet and Peter Arcadipane designed shovel-nose bodykit, and...

Ford EA Falcon inline-6 with massive 4-71 supercharger (video)

Apr 10, 2017

Summernats 30 was an absolute hoot and PD was there to bring you some of the craziest and coolest modified cars in the country. One that escaped our attention was captured by the boys at...

Ford Falcon to be revived with new model inspired by original

Apr 01, 2017

Fans of the Falcon rejoice as Ford could be in the process of a revival, but not as you know it. It is well publicised that Ford Australia’s design and R&D departments are being retained...

For Sale: Original 1975 Ford XB Falcon GT

Mar 09, 2017

Today’s Cool Find is a rare piece of Australian muscle car folklore. 1970s Ford Falcons are getting thin on the ground, especially hardtops and GTs – and we have found one of the latter, ready...

CSIRO & Deakin University team up for carbon manufacturing

Feb 21, 2017

With Ford having already ceased production last October, and Holden, Toyota set to do the same a year on, the Australian motor-manufacturing industry is by-and-large condemned for the scrapheap. That hasn’t stopped the vast supplier...

NSW Police offended by Grand Theft Auto mod (video)

Feb 20, 2017

A mod for the computer version of Grand Theft Auto has caused hysteria and furrowed eyebrows among mainstream media and senior ministers. The mod sees the familiar boys-in-blue patrolling San Andreas, faithfully copied in digital...

Ford Australia gets increased investment for global R&D

Dec 23, 2016

Ford will be increasing its expenditure for its Australian-based Asia Pacific Vehicle Development Centre by 50 per cent to $450 million starting next year. The move is a bit of good news after true blue...

Last Ford Falcons sold at auction, Sprint fetches over $120,000

Oct 15, 2016

The final Ford Falcon FG X models have been sold at auction, with the highest bid going to the XR6 Sprint special edition. Ford’s last-ever Falcon models rolled off the production line last week. Although...

Top 10 TV & movie scenes featuring a Ford Falcon

Oct 10, 2016

In its 56-year career, the Ford Falcon became a cultural icon for many obvious reasons before local production sadly came to an end last Friday. The Falcon was the taxi of choice for decades for...

Ford Australia signs off auto manufacturing after 91 years

Oct 07, 2016

A poignant moment in Australia’s manufacturing history as the last ever Ford Falcon completes production, drawing the Broadmeadows and Geelong manufacturing facilities to a halt for the first time in 57 and 91 years, respectively....

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