The Falcon GTHO Phase 4 is one of the rarest muscle cars ever built by Ford. Only 4 were ever made and 3 are beleived to still exist. 3 were purpose built for production car racing and only one made it through the production line before the program was cancelled due to the "muscle car scare" in Australia.
It is to Australia, what the Mustang Boss 429 is to the USA - The ultimate muscle car.
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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Building a Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase III - Project HO (ep.1)
Join Unique Cars Magazine for the first instalment of restoring a Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase III; with nationally recognised experts Grand Tourer Restorations, restoration parts suppliers Rare Spares and Insurance for motoring enthusiasts Shannons.
When it's done, you could end up owning it!
See Unique Cars magazine #302 (released Ausgust 19, 2009) for all the details.
FORD FALCON GT 351 v's 327 chevy
Racing The GT Falcon i Let The Ford Win in The End you Can See at The End Of The Video it Wasent Verry Quick Of The Mark. its Not The Fastest GT ON The Streets ive Raced More Than one and This one wouldent of even made 14 seconds.
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.
Top gear Clarkson HSV VT GTS series1 5.7 stroker
This vehicle is a series 1 VT commodore variant produced by HSV (Holden special vehicles). Fitted with a factory stroked 5.7 litre version of the Aussie 5 litre 16 valve pushrod iron block v8.
Another video of this car can be found here= http://www.streetfire.net/video/top-gear-19990513_586264.htm
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...
GTHO Ford Falcon XY Phase 3
Red 351 phase 3 XY HO GT Falcon, original running gear, engine and Bathurst wheels, has been restored for practical use. Available in Sydney
History of the Ford Falcon GT (part 5 of 6)
1998 video documentary on the Australian Ford Falcon GT & GTHO (phases 1-4), its success on the showroom and at Mount Panorama. In 1998 video documentary on the Australian Ford Falcon GT & GTHO (phases 1-4), its success on the showroom and at Mount Panorama. Includes interviews with Ford personnel, racing celebrities, and rare archive footage.