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Ford Falcon EcoBoost review

 

Garry Fabian test drives and reviews the new four cylinder Falcon… Will having two less cylinders help increase Falcon sales? That is the $64 thousand dollar question. The long term love affair Australian drivers have had with large six cylinder cars has cooled considerably in recent years as the trend to small, more economical cars [...]

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Mid-Year review

 

We’re just about halfway in another year of car reviews. After testing out about 50 models already this year Behind the Wheel’s Joel Helmes caught up with Paul Maric to compare notes and look at some of the cars that have really stood out so far in 2012… Our 2012 Car of the Year will [...]

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Ford Falcon G6E Review

 

Garry Fabian test drives and reviews the 2012 Ford Falcon G6E. It’s been around for half a century, but the Ford Falcon is still looking pretty hot. Some people who are the same age and have been through practically the same bodywork changes, costing about the same price, are no longer in as good a [...]

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The unloved and unappreciated

 

Throughout the history of motor cars there have been dozens of models which just never received the recognition or the sales they deserved. We’re talking vehicles that in their own way were very good, but for one reason or another they never developed a strong following, or reached the heights they should have. A few [...]

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New four cylinder Falcon

 

Joel Helmes looks under the bonnet of the new four cylinder Falcon… I never thought I would see the day when the big Falcon had an engine with less than six cylinders, but that day has now come. Ford has released the details of the new Falcon engine option - it’s called EcoBoost, a 2.0 [...]

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Dark shadow over Falcon future

 

Blue Oval boss leaves the Aussie sedan out of the picture. The nails show no sign of being removed from the coffin of Ford’s flailing Falcon, with the brand’s international president all but confirming there is no long term future for the Australian large car. While remaining guarded with his comments, Ford boss Allan Mulally [...]

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Ford Falcon F6 and G6E Turbo Reviews

 

Paul Maric reviews two hot new Falcons’ - the F6 and G6E Turbo. Aside from giving us a good look at the big Ford’s this week’s chat with Joel Helmes also included opinions on the future of the Falcon and whether it and its Holden counterpart the Commodore have an image problem. Have a listen… [...]

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Skills of Defensive Driving

 

We thought we would share this terrific short video filmed on the streets of Sydney in the early 1970′s. The video, produced by Film Australia, and Directed by Peter Johnson was the first in a series on defensive driving techniques. The cars, fashions and hairstyles may be dated but the message is just as relevant [...]

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Ford Falcon EcoLPi Review

 

Paul Maric recently had a drive of the new EcoLPi Ford Falcon. EcoLPi or Liquid Phase Injection is a new technology developed by Ford which produces more power and torque and fewer CO2 emissions over traditional LPG systems. Paul was very impressed and believes the extra outlay for the EcoLPi is worth the investment…

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Best TV and Movie cars ever

 

Edmunds is a great US based car info service, recently the team there put their heads together to list the 100 greatest-movie-and-tv-cars-of-all-time. We can’t really disagree with the vehicles that made the list and where they ranked. 100. The Monkees 1966 Pontiac GTO 99. Cannonball 1970 Pontiac Trans Am 98. Easy Rider Captain America Harley-Davidson 97. [...]

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