Ford Falcon

Newton, Bruce; Carey, John
December 2005
Wheels;Dec2005, p20
The articles features the BF Falcon Orion automobile from Ford to be introduced in Australia in 2007. Ford Australia invested $100 million in drivetrain and refinement enhancements for the automobile. The automobile will have technical similarities with Territory sports utility vehicles. Ford Australia president Tom Gorman commented on adjustments being planned for Orion. INSET: J. Mays says....


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