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FPV GT F 351 : iconic badge returns for 351kW V8-powered final Ford Falcon GT

The last ever Ford Performance Vehicle, the FPV GT F Sedan, will wear Ford's iconic 351 badge and be powered by a 351kW/570Nm supercharged 5.0-litre V8 engine...

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FPV GT F: Ford to farewell Falcon GT with $77,990 limited edition
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FPV GT F: Ford to farewell Falcon GT with $77,990 limited edition

Ford Australia will farewell its iconic high-performance sedan with the release of the limited edition FPV GT F by the middle of this year. Created “out of respect for past Australian Ford GTs and their racetrack-honed heritage”, the FPV GT F (for ‘Final’) will be the last GT-badged Falcon, and promises to take design and engineering inspiration from the Broadmeadows-based brand’s performance sedans of the previous five decades...


FPV prices cut by more than $15K
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FPV prices cut by more than $15K

Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) has slashed more than $15,000 from the price of select models in its range as it enters its final year on the market. Confirmed to close at the end of 2014, Ford Australia's homegrown go-fast division is offering remaining 2013-build FPV F6 models with leather upholstery and satellite navigation for $54,990 driveaway...


FPV GT assembly shifts to Ford's Broadmeadows plant
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FPV GT assembly shifts to Ford's Broadmeadows plant

The first fully Ford-built FPV has rolled off the production line at the company's Broadmeadows assembly plant, returing the famous GT badge to the line for the first time in 37 years. The FPV GT sedan in Silhouette black paint became the first completed GT to leave the Broadmeadows factory since the Ford Falcon XB GT in 1976, and follows last year’s restructure that saw the high-performance division move in-house after then co-owner Prodrive severed ties with the brand...


FPV GT RSPEC Review
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FPV GT RSPEC Review

RSPEC: the limited edition with less limited traction and suspension improvements.


Ford Australia to take full control of FPV
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Ford Australia to take full control of FPV

Ford Australia will take full control of Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) after UK-based partner Prodrive announced it is cutting ties with Australia's declining large car market. Ford Australia and Prodrive today signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see Ford purchase the assets of FPV to independently engineer, produce and market the homegrown performance car brand's vehicles in Australia...


FPV boss 'couldn't be happier' about company's prospects
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FPV boss 'couldn't be happier' about company's prospects

Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) has confirmed that it couldn't be happier with its current product range regardless of the noticeable decline in general large car sales. Speaking with the Australian automotive media in Melbourne today, FPV managing director Bryan Mears said “the appeal and popularity of these (Falcon-based) cars continues and while we don’t release exact numbers, I can tell you that our sales have remained steady and in the current market we remain realistic when setting our targets”...


FPV GT RSPEC: 'best car of its kind'
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FPV GT RSPEC: 'best car of its kind'

Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) has produced what it calls the best performance car ever made in Australia: the $76,990 FPV GT RSPEC. The FPV GT RSPEC is powered by the same all-alloy supercharged 5.0-litre V8 as the previous GT cars, which produces 335 kW of power and 570 Nm of torque...


FPV GT RSPEC: fastest ever Falcon launches
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FPV GT RSPEC: fastest ever Falcon launches

Ford Performance Vehicles has unleashed its quickest model yet: the FPV GT RSPEC Limited Edition Series. Just 350 examples of the GT RSPEC special edition will be produced, with each one benefitting from retuned suspension, wider rear wheels and tyres and launch control that promise to make it faster off the line than any FPV before it...


Ford Falcon GT: quicker model due September
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Ford Falcon GT: quicker model due September

The fastest version yet of the Ford Falcon GT will be unleashed in September. Ford Performance Vehicles, the local performance arm joint owned by Ford Australia and British engineering company Prodrive, has yet to officially confirm the model but a media launch set for mid August is understood to be for the new model...


FPV GT-H intercooled supercharged GT caught testing
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FPV GT-H intercooled supercharged GT caught testing

Edit - 28/01/2011: After posing the question to FPV, Rod Barrett, General Manager, Ford Performance vehicles, had this to say about the photographs: "The vehicle shown undertaking testing in Sweden is an engineering mule vehicle used as part of the Miami engineering development program. During this program the vehicle was based in Europe, and other parts of the world...


FPV announces pricing for FPV GS and GT range
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FPV announces pricing for FPV GS and GT range

Ford Performance Vehicles has today announced pricing for its FPV GS and GT range, with the cheapest coming in under $52,000. The FPV GS sedan, with its 315kW supercharged V8, will be priced from $56,990, while the GS ute, which shares the same drivetrain, is priced at $51,990...


FPV Coyote GT & GS Review
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FPV Coyote GT & GS Review

FPV’s new Coyote-based force-fed V8 drivetrain is brilliant. It cost the Prodrive/Ford joint venture – small moment of silence – $35 million to develop.


Video: FPV GT supercharged Coyote V8 spied
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Video: FPV GT supercharged Coyote V8 spied

A keen-eyed reader has sent in this video via our Facebook page of what looks to be the new 5.0-litre supercharged ‘Coyote’ V8-powered FPV GT cruising down the streets of Melbourne. At first glance it looks no different to the current FPV GT, although it sports the same quad-exhaust pipes seen in previous spy shots when Alan Moffat took the car for a test drive...