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The XP Falcon was introduced in March 1965 replacing the XM Falcon which had been in production since 1964. It was the final series of the first generation Falcon which had been introduced as the XK Falcon in 1960. The main change from the XM was the 'torque box' steel subframe which added structural rigidity to the car. This was a key in improving the public perception of the car as the early models were considered flimsy and were unpopular with Australian fleet buyers.
The running gear and most other components stayed the same from the XM through to the XP. The Utility and Wagons models had five-stud wheels for additional strength and a lower ratio differential for better low speed performance. The high end Falcon Futuras and Fairmonts came with 14 inch wheels whereas other models had 13 inch. Fairmonts featured bucket seats, the 200ci Super Pursuit engine and a padded dash as standard. Vacuum assisted brakes were standard in the Fairmont and Hardtop models.
January 31, 2013
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Jan 31, 2013 12:30:49 am
That´s the boy! What a great car, even color is excellent. usually prefer red, but in this case, orange is perfect.

by netot Homepage »

Jan 31, 2013 12:32:33 am
Nice work, cool car.

by bebopdlx Homepage »

Jan 31, 2013 12:43:30 am
You love your cars I see, I don't blame you they are wonderful.

by midnightmum Homepage »

Jan 31, 2013 12:53:12 am
Nice capture Andrew and interesting information. My room mate in the Air Force had a Falcon in 1964 but I don't know much about it, except that it took us to all the places we wanted to go!

by junge1 Homepage »

Jan 31, 2013 1:21:52 am
Stunning capture my friend.
God Bless.

by kgb224 Homepage »

Jan 31, 2013 1:30:51 am
This is SO not the Falcon I've seen here in the US--I knew another person from Australia who had one of these; they are pretty cool!!

by beachzz Homepage »

Jan 31, 2013 1:46:36 am

by bernieloehn Homepage »

Jan 31, 2013 2:52:18 am
Nice shot! A friend of mine was restoring these and had or has a fairly large quantity of them around still.

by whaleman Homepage »

Jan 31, 2013 4:04:12 am
Sweet looking ride & photo!

by stnaper Homepage »

Jan 31, 2013 5:54:50 am
Brilliant photography Andrew.

by jayfar Homepage »

Jan 31, 2013 6:33:59 am
Excelent !!!

by Cyve Homepage »

Jan 31, 2013 7:47:31 am
Just fell off my chair!!!!

by Maxidyne Homepage »

Jan 31, 2013 8:08:42 am
Electrifying colors and detail. Way to go Andrew. Falcons here were wimpy cars...not so this!

by bmac62 Homepage »

Jan 31, 2013 8:23:51 am
Great looking car

by Faemike55 Homepage »

Feb 1, 2013 10:29:28 pm
I really liked the US version and had the chance to drive a 64. beautiful example and capture

by Richardphotos Online Now!   Homepage »

Feb 3, 2013 9:53:57 am
That IS a great looking car! Stunning engine, really well restored!
Not 100% sure about the colour but it would get you would that engine lol

by debbielove Homepage »

Mar 5, 2013 9:47:40 pm
Excellent set of photos and a must zoom for the engine compartment!

by danapommet Homepage »


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