CarAdvice.com.au - Aussie V8 Dyno Shootout. Ford XR8 vs Holden Commodore SS AFM
CarAdvice.com.au drops Ford's FG Falcon XR8 into the box against Holden's
VE Commodore SS (equipped with Active Fuel Management (AFM)).
The end results are surprising, with one of the two producing healthy power
figures. Visit the site to also see how they fared on our performance tests
(0-100km/h, 1/4-mile and 100km/h-0 braking).
The Ford Motor Company: Moving America Proudly Since 1903 ( Brief History )
This is a small dedication to the Ford Motor Company. Ford was founded in
1903 by Henry Ford. It is the fourth largest car company in the world. It
was the first company to use the mass assembly line for the Model T. Ford
remains one of America's proudest automakers in the world. I myself and my
entire family drive Ford and we are proud to support Ford. They are
durable, stylish, powerful. What more can a car have? I will always drive a
Reinventing the Wheels of the World
This is an All-American story of which all Americans should be proud. It is
a story born in the century old words of its founder, Henry Ford, who after
overcoming all the odds, after many failures and false starts,
prophetically stated that: "When everything seems to be going against you,
remember always that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."
- Henry Ford
Today, the new pioneers at the Ford Motor Company are again defying the
odds and, going it alone in the midst of an unprecedented economic crisis,
are continuing an historic turnaround. With the passion, perseverance,
imagination, and entrepreneurial spirit of the company s remarkable
founder, they are, today, reestablishing American automotive leadership and
reinventing the wheels of the world .