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1965 FORD FALCON XP – FORD 50TH ANNIVERSARY – right hand drive

$80.00

  • USD: $62.47

DDA COLLECTIBLES IS PROUD TO PRESENT THIS ONE OF 1250 LIMITED EDITION 1:18 1965 FORD FALCON XP SEDAN. THE FALCON XP WAS FORDS FIRST SERIOUSLY BUILT FALCON DESIGNED FOR THE HARSH AUSTRALIAN CONDITIONS. THE FALCON XP LAUNCHED THE BASIS OF ALL TOUGH BUILT FORD FALCONS FOR ALL CONDITIONS AND STILL TODAY IS ONE OF THE MOST COLLECTIBLE EARLY FALCONS.

Description

This is part of the Greenlight Artisan so no doors, hood or trunk opens. This is serialized limited to 1250.

The Australian population was 11.3 million people with each household having 4 members at an average, one in every 4 families had an XP falcon. That was a fantastic achievement. The XP was Fords first seriously built falcon (designed for the harsh Austrialian conditions under the supervision of Jim Martin from the USA). The XP launched the basis of all tough built Falcons for all conditions and still today is one of the most collectible early Falcons to buy.

Specifications:

Engines (6 cylinder 144 and 200 cubic inch engines

Power (212 BHP (200ci)

Transmissions (3 speed manual or 2 speed Automatic)

Total Number of XP built was 70,998

Some of the achievements were: 70,000 mile challenge at 70 mile per hr average over the whole distance. Suspension to breaking ratio for better ride. Breaking pressures to resist the brake fading that plagued the early falcons. First Austrailian built car to have power assisted brakes. Selected as Wheels of Car of the Year in 1965

Dimensions

Weight 1.5 kg
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