GTHO Ford Falcon Phase III
Phase III Falcon WY GTHO Vermillion Fire. 351 Cleveland powered. One of 300 made, only 100 or so are left!
falcon GTHO PHASE 4 CATCHER XA 351 INTERCEPTOR
over-40_YEARS_ AGO Before the road warrior before MAD MAX who drove the MPF INTERCEPTOR the YELLOW 1973 XB model 351 V8 sedan FORD Australia.
Well lets introduce you to the MOTHER the fastest REAL POLICE HIGHWAY PURSUIT INTERCEPTOR was the XA 3rd GENERATION falcon 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 the falcon GT HO PHASE 4 catcher this was purpose built Regular Production Order (RPO?) 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 later
THE SUPERCAR SCARE HEADLINES 160 plus 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 one 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 VICTORIA POLICE finished with it ..BUILD DATE in APRIL 1972
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Trying to catch the XY GT
The XY pulled out to avoid a slower car and I had to lift off the throttle, he got away from me but I got most of it back under brakes.
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.
XY GT warming up
Check out this hot XY GTHO replica in wild violet, warming up. White interior with 4 speed top loader, globe wheels, fresh 351 Cleveland and all the best and original running gear. What dreams are made of...