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post #1 of 17 Old 10-22-2007, 02:46 PM Thread Starter
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Ford kills left-hand-drive Falcon for U.S.

Well I guess the US Falcon is not gonna happen. At least it won't be happening for sure untill the Falcon goes on a global platform in 2012-2013.

http://blogs.motortrend.com/6219331/...-drive-falcon/

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Man..can Ford ever make a GOOD decision?



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Wow, that blows. That car would do well here.
Well, at least they're not saying that it's never gonna happen.

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By then the Camaro/G8 combo would be raping the roads and the falcon would have little to no shot.
Atleast right now they have a shot.



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Wasn't the Falcon the two door Galaxy? Didn't the Mustang replace the Falcon, so in essence, a four door falcon now would be the equivalent of a 4 door Mustang?
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Wasn't the Falcon the two door Galaxy? Didn't the Mustang replace the Falcon, so in essence, a four door falcon now would be the equivalent of a 4 door Mustang?
I think the global Flacon there talking about for 2011-12 is going to be the architecture for the new mustang just like Zeta is G8 and Camaro and just like challanger and charger.

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Look what I just found:

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Interceptor: Ford is exploring the development of modern rear-drive sedans for Ford and Lincoln. Ford executives are interested in a sedan resembling the Ford Interceptor concept that debuted at the Detroit auto show. They could tap a global rwd platform being developed in Australia. But new corporate average fuel economy rules expected to be enacted could dampen enthusiasm for rwd products.

Mustang: Ford continues to plan special-edition models. The Shelby GT500 KR will go on sale in spring 2008. A Bullitt model also is planned sometime in 2008.

A reskinned Mustang is planned for the 2010 model year. Interior upgrades and improvements in ride and handling are slated.

A redesigned Mustang is likely around the 2012 or 2013 model year. Ford could put the next-generation Mustang on the global rwd platform being developed in Australia.


I think this would make Mustang = Camaro Intercepter = G8/impala

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I actually LIKE the Interceptor concept. Which is a pretty much 100% guarantee that Ford will radically change it to make it look like ass. :p



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I actually LIKE the Interceptor concept. Which is a pretty much 100% guarantee that Ford will radically change it to make it look like ass. :p
I like it too.
Let's hope they build it and keep it true in design to the concept.
Unlike the Mustang.... the Concept was hot, but the production car is dumbed down alot.

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Unlike the Mustang.... the Concept was hot, but the production car is dumbed down alot.
Pics of said Mustang?

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