It's here, the new FG Falcon!!

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And don't it look stunning!

What I predicted about the G-Series was right, the Futura and Fairmont names are dead, replaced by G6, G6E and G6E Turbo.

UPDATE:

XR8 = 290kW 5.4L Boss V8 with semi active exhaust system :D

XR6 Turbo = 270kW Turbo I6

Regular Falcon = 195kW


UPDATE:

Base 4 speed auto replaced by new 5 Speed. ZF 6 Speed auto stays on in the good stuff, New Tremec 6 speed manual replaces both the old 5 speed and the old Tremec T56.

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argatoga

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Front end looks like a Terminator SN95 Mustang.

I don't see that as a bad thing.

It looks great, I wish Ford had decided to import them here.
 

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Oh my...this is awesome! You aussies really are insane :p I would take this XR6 Turbo any day. 270KW!!!
 

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They can't easily, it was designed only to be LHD.

it's to do with the location of various components in the engine bay that would mean alot of re-engineering. AFAIK the HVAC is dead-on where the steering components has to go.
 

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Looks alright, and the XR6 Turbo continues having what I'd say is the best engine ever made here. (shame it's being killed off in 2010)

I reckon it looks more like an evolution of the old BA-BF design. That's not such a bad thing though.

Overall, not bad, looks alright.
 

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I would drive an RHD car here. There aren't many situations where it would be terrible that I can think of other than overtaking on a single carriageway but those are few and far between.
 

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I would drive an RHD car here. There aren't many situations where it would be terrible that I can think of other than overtaking on a single carriageway but those are few and far between.

could you actually register one though?
 

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The grill is a classic EU ford, the headlamps and the bonnet are a bit different, the back is more like an Opel/Vauxhall :p And the ute just looks gross..
 

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The grill is a classic EU ford, the headlamps and the bonnet are a bit different, the back is more like an Opel/Vauxhall :p And the ute just looks gross..

some shit about global design langauge that all the manufactures seem to be hooked on at the momment
 

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A somewhat subtle face lift with new alloys. The interior is good, but somewhat boring. It's good to see the transmissions get the upgrade they deserved -- that base 4 speed auto needed to go.

I'm sure they could've gotten more power out of that 5.4L V8. But I guess 394 BHP will have to do. :p
 

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