Excerpt from History Of The Ford Falcon (posted on my 'grubcomedia' channel in full), this segment shows a real life Ford Falcon GT HO Phase 4, one of only 4 surviving examples (at least back in 1998).
$1,000,000 XY GTHO Phase 3
$1,000,000 1971 Ford XY Falcon GTHO Phase 3 currently owned by Paul Carthew
who also owns one of the four XA GTHO Phase 4 race prototypes. Is this the
best original unrestored PH3 in the world?
Dick Johnson drives Tru Blu after 25 years in hibernation.
Gasolene TV visited the big Longford Revival meeting and did this great
segment on Dick Johnson in his famous Tru Blu Bathurst winning Falcon.
Which was only recently refurbished by Bowden's Own after being in
hibernation for over 25 years. You can find the full clip from this
Longford event on the Gasolene TV YouTube account.
falcon GTHO PHASE 4 CATCHER XA 351 INTERCEPTOR
Well lets introduce you to the the fastest REAL POLICE HIGHWAY PURSUIT
INTERCEPTOR was the FORD Australia falcon XA 3rd GENERATION.The falcon
already ceased production in the USA the XY shape was their LAST. This is
the FIRST ALL AUSTRALIAN model.THE V8 falcon XA INTERCEPTOR 1972 HIGHWAY
PURSUIT 351 V8 4 SPEED MANUAL SEDAN All GT drive train with modest falcon
500 interior plus HANDLING OPTIONS (H.O) some say High Output is HO. The
falcon GT HO PHASE 4 catcher this was purpose built Regular Production
Order (RPO 36) for VICTORIA POLICE to catch the fastest cars if needed. In
APRIL 1972 coincidently in MAY 1972 3 brambles red falcon GTs were being
transformed into HO PHASE 4.The POLICE INTERCEPTOR external appearance was
an unpretentious unmarked white falcon 500 this was the 1972 falcon 500
5th GENERATION aust. XA interceptor PSUEDO falcon GT HO PHASE 4 VICTORIA
POLICE HIGHWAY CAR by FORD MOTOR COMPANY AUSTRALIA in 1972 a few months
THE SUPERCAR SCARE HEADLINES 160 MPH+ (miles per hour) cars on the street
killed the advent of 200 PRODUCTION falcon GT HO PHASE 4s maybe beside four
models accounted in our history how about the XA VICTORIA POLICE
INTERCEPTORS PRODUCED as falcon 500 351 that were out to catch any of these
that may break the road rules...enter THE falcon VICTORIAN POLICE HIGHWAY
PURSUIT XA 351 CARS the ones built around early 1972 too were such a BEAST
and later the CANDY CARS with candy stripes front and sides although some
were an unmarked white colour with simple 351 badges on the lower front of
the front fenders..with saddle trim and rubber moulded floors this SUBJECT
car may have had the blackout bonnet and plain rear it had siren on the
bonnet and at least a roof ariel ..THIS IS my oh my one fast road car This
one after 36000 miles of duty as an Victoria police interceptor I was lucky
enough to have in NOVEMBER 1973 when POLICE TRAFFIC SECTION finished with
it ..BUILD DATE in APRIL 1972
SOLD by B.S. STILWELL $3,800
Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase III - with John Bowe
The Unique Cars magazine Phase III, built byGrand Tourer Restorations in
Melbourne, gets the tumbs up from V8 Supercar legend John Bowe. See
uniquecarsmag.com.au to enter the comptition to win it.
1971 Ford GT Falcon - Start up and Drive
1971 Ford GT Falcon 393 Cubic Inches of engine and 700 horses to blow the
road apart. Just listen at the end to the roar of the engine - sorry about
the shaking my son was taping!!!
enjoy ,rate, and comment!!
NZV8TV Ep11 - Ford Falcon GTHO, Nurburgring, drag racing, muscle car racing - part 1
More at http://www.v8.co.nz. Feature Car: Nick Kale's genuine GTHO Phase II
Ford Falcon. This is the real deal with a prestigious racing history, now
restored to perfection.
Andy's back from the 24-hour around Nürburgring, so look out for a full
report from him.
Young Achievers: Speaking of successful racing, we catch up with Anthony
Marsh, as seen in the current issue of NZV8 Magazine, Anthony has been
having huge success at the dragstrip in the Metalman Dragster.
Muscle Car Racing: We caught up with Shane Moore and his ex Super
GT-winning Commodore at Taupo recently, and were amazed with the vehicle.
Shane tells us all about it on this week's show.