I made this video about replica of the (at least for me) greatest car on the planet earth. This car is Australian Ford Falcon and it is costumized in Mad Max style.
P.S.: some jackass was rude to me by PM and now i'm just informing any missdirected viewers of this movie that this v8 is not mine and clips shown here were found on google. I'm sorry for missleading you.
2015 Ford Falcon XR8 FG X 0-100km/h & engine sound
2015 Ford Falcon XR8 FG X 0-100km/h & engine sound. Head over to
for the full review.
2015 Ford Falcon XR8 FG X
5.0-litre supercharged V8
335kW and 570Nm
Six-speed manual, rear-wheel drive with LSD
0-100km/h in 4.9 seconds (as tested)
Mad Max - Last V8 Interceptor Ride-Along
A quick 5 minute ride-along in the Interceptor during a regular weekend run
(at Xmas-time, hence the hat). Feel free to leave comments, I do try to
answer all questions. There's some burnout action at
Ford Falcon 200 six cylinder engine build
Thanks for all the encouraging comments! If you'd like to keep up with the
1963 Ford Falcon Wagon build, check out all the stories here:
http://www.MyRideisMe.com builds a six cylinder Ford engine, step by step.
With guidance from my pops, a retired Ford mechanic, he shows me how, then
I give it my best shot, not always successful the first time, I hope
everyone interested in building their own engine can learn a little
Mad Max, Big Bopper
A few clips of my replica of Big Bopper from the 1979 film Mad Max
Thanks to Matt for the footage
2600hp Ford Falcon??? The DIRTY BIRD
One badass bird! This 1968 Ford Falcon running on 275 Drag Radials lays
down around 2600hp through its 449ci Small Block Ford with a pair of 88mm
turbos, watch it tear down the track at
the North Star Dragaway x275 race.
Mad Max - Last V8 - Just Damned Cool!
March 22, 2008 - Met up with Justice again for some patrolling around the
mean streets of Lewisville.
Another fine film by Justice, who runs Maxrockatansky.org.
Ford Falcon XR8 v Holden Commdore SS V Redline Track Review
http://www.caradvice.com.au/326189/?yt_desc - Read the article here.
In the great Australian V8 war, the Holden Commodore SS in recent years has
been consistently victorious. Not only has it defeated the Ford Falcon on
the motorsport battlefield, it has also wounded its arch enemy both on the
road and in the showroom.
The Blue Oval, however, is going back on the offensive with a new weapon:
the first Ford Falcon XR8 since 2010.
The Ford FG X Falcon XR8 and Holden Commodore SS V Redline cost the same
$54,690 in automatic form as we have them here, but the eight-cylinder
approach under the bonnet is different.
Ford has the on-paper advantage. The XR8 has seized the supercharged
5.0-litre V8 out of the GT that’s no longer on sale, giving it 335kW and
The Holden opts for capacity over forced induction, with a 6.0-litre V8
producing 260kW and 517Nm.
Ford Falcon XR8 review : supercharged V8 hero unleashed
http://www.caradvice.com.au/321745/?yt_desc - Read the article here.
The Ford Falcon XR8 is back after a four-year sabbatical. With the Ford
Performance Vehicles brand now discontinued, with the GT along with it, the
XR8 is now the great blue hope against the V8 Commodores.
If XR8s of the past decade have been on the underwhelming side, the latest
version has impressive on-paper credentials. Loaded with the 5.0-litre
supercharged V8 from the FPV GT under its bonnet, there’s 335kW of power
and 570Nm of torque.
The XR8 has also pinched the uprated suspension from the GT RSPEC, which
includes stiffer springs and dampers, thicker anti-roll bar at the rear,
and Brembo brakes up front.
That all bodes well for a great-handling V8 Falcon, though the XR8 already
sounds like a tremendous buy when you consider its $52,490 price tag
undercuts the GT RSPEC by nearly $25,000.
Time to find out, then, if what is the last ever Ford Falcon XR8 is also
Mad Max Interceptor Replica with REAL Blower & Scott EFI Unit
Unlike the actual film car, which had a non-operational Supercharger system, this replica has both a
functional 6-71 Blower & Scott EFI unit, atop a 351 Cleveland specifically
designed for Supercharger application. I
imported this XB GS Falcon in 2001 after being located in Australia in a
less than desirable condition.It was then restored/built to the first Mad
Max Interceptor specifications and is located in New York.
More about the Interceptor/Pursuit Special can be found at madmaxmovies.com
Original Movie Interceptor
The original movie Interceptor began life as a standard 1973 XB GT Ford
Falcon Coupe. In 1976, film makers Byron Kennedy and George Miller began
pre-production on Mad Max, a futuristic police movie. For the film, they
needed a vehicle to feature as the "Black on Black, Pursuit Special Police
Interceptor' - the sleek, mean and powerful high performance Police car of
the Main Force Patrol.
Murray Smith was hired as part of the Mad Max crew and one of his tasks was
to design and build the Interceptor. The project began with his acquisition
of the XB Falcon, mentioned above, and with Peter Arcadipane, Ray
Beckerley, and various others, proceeded to modify the car to film
specifications. The key modification was the Concorde Show Van front end,
roof and trunk spoilers, fender flares and the Supercharger equipped with a Scott fuel injector
hat ( which was for appearance only and non-functional ). The Concorde
front was a fairly new accessory at the time, designed by Peter Arcadipane
at Ford of Australia as a showpiece. The car also received quite a few
other minor modifications to complete the package such as, an on/off blower
switch, Max Rob steering wheel, interior blue police light, siren, and a
custom roof mounted police radio. There was only ONE Black Interceptor ever
built for the first Mad Max film.
Following the production of Mad Max, the car was no longer needed, and was
modified once more to make it suitable for use as a standard road car
(basically by removing the blower and the side pipes). It was then toured
around Melbourne to shopping centers and car shows as part of the promotion
done for the film. Following this promotional work, the car was put up for
In the mean time, this low budget Australian film had gained worldwide
success, prompting a sequel, Mad Max 2 or The Road Warrior, as it was
released as in the US. The Black Interceptor was then reacquired by
Kennedy-Miller Studios for use once more. The blower and side pipes were
reinstalled, although different to the originals, along with changing the
rear wheels. The car was further modified to fit the setting of the new
film, with large gas tanks fitted in the trunk, it's general appearance
given a more used and stressed look and the front end was also modified by
removing the bottom spoiler. In addition to modifying the original car, a
duplicate car was built for Mad Max 2 for filming of driving sequences,
while the original car was used for all the close ups and interior shots.
When the story eventually required the Black Interceptor to be destroyed in
a spectacular crash and burn up sequence, the duplicate car was used,
leaving the original more or less intact. However, it's use for the
filmmakers was over, and the car was collected by a used metal dealer from
Broken Hill for scrap, along with several other vehicles from the film.
Although it was supposed to be scrapped, the new 'owner' was reluctant to
destroy this important car, and it was ultimately passed on to a colleague,
Ray Evans, from Adelaide. The car then sat outside Ray Evans' junk yard for
more than three years, and was the subject of much interest. After
negotiations, Bob Forsenko, a fan of this film series, purchased the
Interceptor and sent it to Franklin Side Crash Restorers where Tony and
Mario Romeo restored it to it's original glory however, retaining the tanks
fitted in the sequel. Eventually Forsenko contacted Murray Smith, and
confirmed that this was, in fact, the original car which Murray built for
In 1993, Mr. Forsenko sold the Interceptor to Dr. Peter Nelson, the
director, curator and owner of the "Cars of the Stars Motor Museum" in
In 2012, the entire "Cars of the Stars" collection, including the
Interceptor, was sold to Miami, Florida Real estate developer and
collector, Michael Dezer, of The Dezer Collection Auto Museum. The one and
only original Mad Max Interceptor is now on display at the museum, located
at 2000 NE 146th St., North Miami, Florida 33181, with other famous film
and TV cars.
Ford Falcon XB John Goss Special. JGS
John Goss Specials were based on an XB Falcon 500 Hardtop 302ci with the GS
Rally Pack added. This included a GT dash and steering wheel, GT style '12
Slotter' wheels, GT style bonnet with lockdowns, and GT side vents. Colour
choice was limited to either Apollo Blue over white or Emerald Fire (green)
over white Actual production numbers of these cars were never released by
Ford, but media reports of the day place the total numbers of John Goss
Specials produced at somewhere between 260 and 800.
thanks to Anna & James -(the Vegemite King) for helping make the vid.