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  • 2014 FPV 351 GT F

    Ford’s Australian division is working on a major update for its Falcon rear-wheel-drive sedan before production ceases for good in 2016, but the updated Falcon will no longer wear the famous GT badge that has signified hot Falcons since the original XR Falcon GT launched in 1967. At present, Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] hottest Falcons are built by FPV, but the performance division will cease to operate with the arrival of the updated Falcon later this year and so ends the legacy of the GT-badged heroes. To mark the end of that legacy, FPV has built the 351 GT F. The...

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    2014 FPV 351 GT F Is Ford’s Final GT-Badged Falcon Muscle Sedan

    Ford’s Australian division is planning a major update for its Falcon before production of the rear-wheel-drive sedan finally ceases in 2016, but the updated Falcon will no longer wear the famous GT badge that has signified hot Falcons for the past several decades—the first was the XR...

  • Ford starts production of FPV Falcon sedans at its own plant
    Ford Announces Final Falcon GT Muscle Sedan

    Ford’s Australian division is working on a facelift for its Falcon rear-wheel-drive sedan before production ceases in 2016, ending an almost 60-year run. However, production of the GT-badged performance Falcons is ending much sooner, with the last example due to roll off the line just prior...

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    Ford To Relaunch Falcon XR8 In Australia While Winding Up FPV Performance Division

    Ford’s final Falcon rear-wheel-drive sedan for the Australian market will see the return of an ‘XR8’ performance variant in lieu of the current lineup offered by in-house tuner FPV. Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F], which has announced plans to end production in Australia by 2016, will...

  • 2012 FPV Falcon GT RSpec
    FPV Range Of Hot Ford Falcons To Be Culled Early: Report

    Following May’s sad announcement from Ford that it will be ending production in Australia in 2016, and in the process seal the fate of the local Falcon sedan as well as its ute and SUV spinoffs, reports have emerged claiming the FPV performance brand will be disbanded even earlier. FPV is the...

  • Ford starts production of FPV Falcon sedans at its own plant
    Ford Starts Production Of FPV Muscle Sedans

    With all of the excitement surrounding the launch of the new 2014 Chevrolet SS, a performance variant of the Australian Holden Commodore, it’s easy to forget that Holden’s arch rival Down Under, Ford, also has some formidable performance sedans of its own. Unfortunately, the Blue Oval...

  • 2012 FPV Falcon GT RSpec

    In August, motorsport and engineering firm Prodrive announced it was selling its majority stake in Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV), the official tuning arm of the Blue Oval in Australia, back to the automaker. This would see Ford handle all future development programs as well as manufacturing for FPV’s limited line of cars and engines from 2013 onwards. Unfortunately for a large majority of staff at FPV, Ford decided that it would move production of FPV vehicles to its own factory, with FPV engines to be built at Ford’s Geelong engine plant and the cars to be built at the...

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    Ford Australia Moves FPV Tuning Division In House

    The official tuner for Ford in Australia, Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV), will be moved completely in house now that major shareholder Prodrive has decided to sell its stake to the automaker. FPV was operating under a joint venture agreement between Prodrive, which owned a 51 percent stake, and...

  • 2012 FPV Falcon GT RSpec
    Forbidden Fruit: FPV Launches Ford Falcon GT RSpec Muscle Sedan

    First teased as a concept in 2011, Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV), the official tuner to Ford in Australia, has released a new special edition model based on its line of Falcon GT muscle sedans. Though not as extreme as the sinister looking concept, the production version, labeled the Falcon GT...

  • 2011 FPV GT Concept
    Aussie FPV GT Concept Gets Production Green Light

    While the production version of the FPV GT Concept doesn't get any serious performance mods, future models from the Ford tuner certainly may.

  • 2011 FPV GT Concept
    FPV Reveals Falcon GT Concept Powered By Supercharged Boss V-8

    Today, the most exciting engine in Ford’s global lineup is not found in some high-priced Lincoln or a stylish Euro hatch. No, Ford’s most exciting engine can be found in a limited edition sports sedan sold in Australia by the local division’s in-house tuner Ford Performance...

  • Ford Falcon FPV GT-H spy shots
    Spy Shots: Supercharged And Intercooled Aussie Ford Falcon FPV 'GT-H'

    When Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV), the official in-house tuner for Ford’s Australian division, first announced plans for a supercharged version of the 5.0-liter Coyote V-8 found in the Mustang GT, thoughts of 500 horsepower monsters with mountains of torque filled the imaginations of Blue...

  • Walkinshaw Performance Series II Commodore

    Walkinshaw Performance, the inimitable tuners of all things Holden, recently took the wraps off their WP Series II Supercar, a supercharged 617-horsepower monster. But Ford Performance Vehicles, the in-house tuning arm for Ford's Aussie division, has its own beast: the Falcon Boss 335 GT, which we detailed for you a couple weeks ago. Both cars use superchargers to make the most out of their V-8, four-door platforms. But the FPV car comes up a bit short on power from its blown 5.0-liter V-8 at "just" 450 horsepower. Both cars also get a handful of performance upgrades to brakes, suspension...

  • Supercharged FPV GT range
    Australia's FPV Launches Supercharged 5.0 GT Range

    Australia’s Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) today launched its range of supercharged Falcon sedans, with the cars coming fitted with the Blue Oval’s new 5.0-liter V-8 and a custom Eaton supercharger. The engine isn’t identical to the one fitted to the Ford Mustang GT in the U.S...

  • 2011 Ford Mustang GT
    Report: Ford Working On Supercharged Coyote V-8, Down Under

    In its current application, the 2011 Ford Mustang GT, the new ‘Coyote’ 5.0-liter DOHC V-8 musters up a healthy 412 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque--decent numbers, but still far short of the figures General Motors is achieving with its LS7 and supercharged LS9 range of V-8 engines. Some...

  • Ford FPV GT
    FPV Celebrates 5th Anniversary With Special Edition Falcon GT

    Australia’s Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) recently celebrated its 20th anniversary with the unveiling of the 505hp (375kW) W427 LS7-powered saloon at February’s Melbourne Motor Show. At this week’s Sydney Motor Show, its closest rival, Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV), marked its...

  • Ford Australia reveals new FPV Falcon range
    Ford Australia Reveals New FPV Falcon Range

    Ford Australia has revealed a range of new high-performance six-cylinder and V8-powered muscle sedans and utes based on its recently launched FG Falcon. Two different engines are available: an entry-level 4.0L turbocharged straight-six with 415hp (310kW) on tap and a 5.4L ‘Boss’ V8 with...

  • Ford debuts FPV Falcon GT and F6 sedan and ute
    Ford Debuts FPV Falcon GT And F6 Sedan And Ute

    Not to be outdone by the Holden camp’s Coupe 60 and HSV W427 concepts, Ford has released full details about its new performance FPV range at this week’s Melbourne Motor Show. Making their official debut at the show is the new performance GT and F6 sedans, packing high-output V8 and...

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