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A short history of Aussie Olympic cars

With the games of the 32nd Olympiad in Tokyo upon us, and with Brisbane confirmed this week as the host city of the 35th Olympiad, it’s timely to look back on a couple of Aussie-built cars with an Olympics theme. First on track (ha!) is the Ford Falcon Olympic Classic which, in Ford’s own words back in the day, “It doesn’t matter how good you are...

How the humble Falcon ute became a Ford Ranchero

We love uncovering stories of little known Aussie exports. Last month, we discovered how the HQ Holden ute served time in South Africa as a rebadged Chevrolet El Camino. South Africa’s love affair with utes is almost as fervent as ours. Utes, or Bakkies as they are called in the Rainbow Nation, enjoy a dominant position on new car sales chart, much like they do here in Oz...

Australian Modern Classic: 1974 Ford Falcon XB GT Hardtop

It's our annual look back at an Aussie Classic, and this time we focus on one of the best looking cars ever built in this country - a 1974 XB GT Falcon Hardtop.

Rusty's Garage celebrates milestone with Eric Bana

Renowned broadcaster Greg ‘Rusty’ Rust celebrates a milestone with the release of his 50th Rusty’s Garage podcast. The wildly successful automotive and motorsport themed podcast has racked up over three million downloads since launching in 2018, Rust’s blend of knowledge and his warm and unassuming interview style hallmarks of its success...

The Holy Grail of Ford Falcons

A modern version of the iconic Falcon GTHO has been revived by a team of former Ford Performance Vehicles engineers.

2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Review

The last Ford Falcon has rolled down the Broadmeadows production line. But are we sad to see it go?

Humans of Broadmeadows: As Ford's plant workers finish up, we hear their stories

Ford's manufacturing facility in the northern Melbourne suburb of Broadmeadows celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2009, making it 57 this year. Today, the birthplace of the iconic Falcon, and the surprise-package Territory, will close its doors for good...

Forza Horizon 3 for real: super cars, muscle cars and the 12 Apostles

Forza Horizon 3 is one of the most anticipated video games to be released this year, and – thanks to Xbox – CarAdvice got a sneak preview of the game and some one-on-one time with one of the key people behind it, all while taking in the gorgeous views and divine roads of Victoria's surf coast in a selection of performance-car perfection...

2016 Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint Review

It's the last iteration ever of the Falcon V8, and it may be the best yet...

2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint Review

This is the last time you'll ever see a new Falcon launched in Australia. What a perfect way to send it off — with almost 400kW of power on overboost, it's the epitome of torque and thrust.

2016 Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint Review

It's the final Ford Falcon. Does the Falcon XR8 Sprint have the goods to offer a fitting sign off?