Ford Falcon

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....

Last Ford Falcon & Territory roll closer to extinction

Oct 07, 2016

Another image of the final ever Ford Falcon has emerged on a Facebook fan page, joined ominously by its Territory SUV brother. The final cars will apparently finish assembly by 9:30am Friday morning, October 7....

Ford Falcon production comes to end, last to be sold at auction

Oct 05, 2016

The fate of the final Australian-built Falcons and Territorys has been revealed by the company, with two charitable initiatives benefiting from an auction of the last saleable models. The very last examples of Falcon, Falcon...

Ford Australia produces last I6 & V8 engines

Sep 26, 2016

Pictures of the last 5.0-litre ‘Miami’ supercharged V8 and last ‘Barra’ 4.0-litre inline six ever to be built at Ford’s Geelong plant are circulating social media, ahead of the planned October 7 shutdown date. This...

Saying goodbye to LPG with Falcon/Commodore – why isn’t it a popular fuel?

Sep 15, 2016

LPG is a locally-sourced fuel which is dwindling into insignificance now that the abolition of government incentives and subsidies has condemned it to sales extinction. A cursory look over the sales charts reveals total LPG...

Last ever Ford Falcon ute rolls off the production line

Jul 30, 2016

The last-ever Ford Falcon ute has rolled off the production line, some two months before overall Falcon production comes to an end, forever. Manufacturing at the Broadmeadows factory near Melbourne, Victoria, will cease on October...

Election 2016: What lies ahead for the Australian auto sector?

Jun 29, 2016

The 2016 Australian election result is less than a week away. One area which hasn’t received much coverage is the automotive industry, and its component supplier sectors. Could this be because the public by-and-large accepts...

Dashcam captures near-miss with idiot Falcon driver (video)

Jun 02, 2016

Dashcams have served a number of purposes in the modern motoring landscape. Their widespread adoption has made for plenty of amusing footage on YouTube, particularly when it originates from Russia. But rest assured, Australia is...

For Sale: Original 1971 Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase III

Apr 28, 2016

Shannon’s upcoming Autumn Auction on May 2 will feature plenty of pristine Australian history and motorsport legends, including an original Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase III. Maintained in original condition since being built in 1971, this...

Ford Mustang fails NSW Police test, out of running for Falcon replacement?

Mar 22, 2016

With the Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore going out of production very soon, police forces around the country will soon be looking for a new highway patrol vehicle. Are we about to welcome a Ford...

2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint & XR8 Sprint images & video released

Mar 15, 2016

Ford has just released a batch of detailed Falcon XR6 Sprint and XR8 Sprint images to media leading up to its market debut. This is the first time we’ve all been able to see the...