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2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint Review

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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.

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2016 Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint, XR6 Turbo Sprint Revealed: Limited build run, big power hikes
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2016 Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint, XR6 Turbo Sprint Revealed: Limited build run, big power hikes

Full details on the new limited-edition 2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Sprint and XR8 Turbo Sprint sedan models have been revealed this morning, just hours after first leaking onto the internet. As confirmed yesterday afternoon, the returned Sprint badge brings more power and some sharp price hikes for both variants, along with upgraded brakes and a subtle graphics package...


2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Sprint, XR8 Sprint performance upgrades leaked
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2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Sprint, XR8 Sprint performance upgrades leaked

Falcon XR6 Turbo Sprint, Falcon XR8 Sprint: big power, big premiums XR6 Turbo Sprint boosted beyond 320kW The six-cylinder model will be the star of the upcoming 2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Sprint and 2016 Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint show, according to leaked details that surfaced online over the weekend...


2015 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute Review
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2015 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute Review

Maintaining its role as the Falcon's flagship performance two-door, the latest Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute is entertaining but far from sharp...


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V8 Supercars and the real world

The end of the 2014 V8 Supercars season is almost upon us, following a cracking (and controversial) Bathurst 1000 that saw Ford win for the second year in a row and Nissan claim its first podium finish in the great race since the Skyline GT-R’s infamous 1992 victory...


Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Review
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Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Review

Value for money and fun to boot - a winning combo Model Tested: 2011 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo; 4.0-litre, six-cylinder, turbocharged petrol; six-speed automatic; four-door sedan: $50,990 CarAdvice Rating: 4 out of 10 We who live in the land down under have it so good - automotively speaking, of course...


2008 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Review
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2008 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Review

2008 Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo Review & Road Test Weapon of mass production Model Tested: 2008 Ford FG Falcon XR6 Turbo 4.0 litre auto - $46,990 (RRP) Options Fitted: Prestige Paint $400; XR Luxury Pack $5000 Power & Torque; Predictable Handling; Sweet Exhaust Note Brake Pedal Feel; Road Noise; No Seat Heaters on Leather CarAdvice Rating: - by Matt Brogan It's not often when road testing a car that you're confronted with "nice car mate" at the lights...


Falcon XR6 Turbo launch control demo

In this video we see a performance demonstration of the launch control feature on the new Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo manual model. The launch control system works by holding the revs at 3500rpm and deactivating two of the cylinders which are instead used to spool the turbo to reduce lag at take-off.


2008 Ford Falcon Ute and XR6 Turbo Sprung!
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2008 Ford Falcon Ute and XR6 Turbo Sprung!

Unlike Holden, Ford seems to be preparing their Falcon Utility to coincide with the release of their new model - codename Orion. Our spy photographer has sprung the Falcon Ute during testing in an undisclosed location in Victoria's bushy countryside. Although the photos aren't quite crystal clear, there is an obvious indication that body size will remain similar to Ford's currently successful utility range...