biggest selling falcon - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
» Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > The Pub
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

The Pub For General Discussion

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-02-2003, 02:25   #1 (permalink)
wanna be burn out king
 
460cixy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: canberra australia
Age: 35
Posts: 965
biggest selling falcon

haveing a discussion on the way home from shopin with me mum :) we was talkin about how many ea/eb falcons we had seen today and were wondering what was the biggest selling falcon model to date?
460cixy is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-02-2003, 02:33   #2 (permalink)
BSR Twin System (tm)
 
smciner1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: The TQE (tm) Plant.
Age: 40
Posts: 4,751
Unfortunatly, it was the uninspiring XF that was the most popular with 278101 being produced, followed by the EA with 223612 and the XB with 220765
__________________
Falcon G.T. Club of Geelong Inc.
Deakin University Formula SAE Car PHANTOM ENGINEERING
LSUG (Leaf Spring Users Group) Twin System Engineer
Official BSR Website - www.bsrcorp.com
Poster of the 150,000th post!
BSR "DARTH HELMET (tm)"
Marcos Ambrose & SBR, 2003 & 2004 V8SUPERCAR Champions

****ADSLSUPERFASTP0RNPIPE (tm)****
smciner1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2003, 02:52   #3 (permalink)
Registered User
 
slothman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Australia
Posts: 131
hey

Thats pretty good for the old Xb ,, how long did they run for ,, what 73 to 76 or 77 ,, then Xc , i dont no , just having a punt ,,
slothman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2003, 03:38   #4 (permalink)
BOFH
 
Casper's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Giving the finger to speedcams
Age: 43
Posts: 7,777
Re: biggest selling falcon

XC started in 76

Cheers,
__________________

Casper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2003, 06:30   #5 (permalink)
351 - What a magic number
 
XD 351 Ute's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Central Queensland Coast
Age: 45
Posts: 772
Re: biggest selling falcon

The legend XD clocked up 197,000 odd from memory. If you were to consider that the XD and XE built a good solid reputation for Ford, then it's no wonder the 'uninspiring' XF holds the record.
I agree that the XD - XF cars have thier faults, but if it wasn't for their no-nonsense approach to motoring, then Ford would have disappeared LONG ago.

Ed :)
__________________
Original XD 351 Ute - I got one!!

HSV - I just don't want one....EVER!

My XF 3 on the tree ute is ALWAYS stuck in third......
XD 351 Ute is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2003, 18:29   #6 (permalink)
BSR Twin System (tm)
 
smciner1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: The TQE (tm) Plant.
Age: 40
Posts: 4,751
Re: biggest selling falcon

Quote:
Originally Posted by XR8ED
The legend XD clocked up 197,000 odd from memory. If you were to consider that the XD and XE built a good solid reputation for Ford, then it's no wonder the 'uninspiring' XF holds the record.
I agree that the XD - XF cars have thier faults, but if it wasn't for their no-nonsense approach to motoring, then Ford would have disappeared LONG ago.

Ed :)
The XD sold 206974 all told, not too bad really. Yes, the XD and XE built a solid reputation for the XF to build on, it was just unfortunate that the XF was the Worlds Best Taxi (tm) at the time with no performance options or V8.
__________________
Falcon G.T. Club of Geelong Inc.
Deakin University Formula SAE Car PHANTOM ENGINEERING
LSUG (Leaf Spring Users Group) Twin System Engineer
Official BSR Website - www.bsrcorp.com
Poster of the 150,000th post!
BSR "DARTH HELMET (tm)"
Marcos Ambrose & SBR, 2003 & 2004 V8SUPERCAR Champions

****ADSLSUPERFASTP0RNPIPE (tm)****
smciner1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2003, 20:53   #7 (permalink)
400 kg ego
 
Troutman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 6,188
Re: biggest selling falcon

It's interesting that the XF and EA so convincingly outsold the VK and VL despite having few 'image leading' models like turbos, Walkinshaws etc.
__________________
Jack Travis, E-Series Acting President

1989 Ford Fairmont Ghia turbo/GL replica (underway)
1994 Eunos 800M
1990 Ford Laser S
Troutman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2003, 21:09   #8 (permalink)
Registered User
 
subsbligh35's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Brisbane
Age: 31
Posts: 499
Re: biggest selling falcon

HOW dare you call the XF uninspiring!! I love my XF and so many other love XFs too. The best selling Falcon ever and arguably the toughest built. They go forever like Volvos, parts are cheap as, they're hella light (1330kg odd) and they look good too.
subsbligh35 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2003, 21:29   #9 (permalink)
BSR Twin System (tm)
 
smciner1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: The TQE (tm) Plant.
Age: 40
Posts: 4,751
Re: biggest selling falcon

Quote:
Originally Posted by subsbligh35
HOW dare you call the XF uninspiring!! I love my XF and so many other love XFs too. The best selling Falcon ever and arguably the toughest built. They go forever like Volvos, parts are cheap as, they're hella light (1330kg odd) and they look good too.
I am sure you like you XF, and I think they are quite a nice looking car. By uninspiring, I mean that they were a very boring car from the factory. No high performance (let alone vaguely sporting) versions were made available from the Factory. At least the XD and XE had the option of a two V8s and European Sports Pack. If you think a 120 kW EFI 4.1 is inspiring, then maybe you should get out more.
__________________
Falcon G.T. Club of Geelong Inc.
Deakin University Formula SAE Car PHANTOM ENGINEERING
LSUG (Leaf Spring Users Group) Twin System Engineer
Official BSR Website - www.bsrcorp.com
Poster of the 150,000th post!
BSR "DARTH HELMET (tm)"
Marcos Ambrose & SBR, 2003 & 2004 V8SUPERCAR Champions

****ADSLSUPERFASTP0RNPIPE (tm)****

Last edited by smciner1; 08-02-2003 at 22:46.
smciner1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2003, 22:43   #10 (permalink)
Just give me an excuse...
 
Night_Lurker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: struct melbourne hallam;
Age: 34
Posts: 3,949
Re: biggest selling falcon

I agree with smincer1 they were boring but jeez i have seen a few done up and . I think it was one of the better looking recent falcons. I wouldn't mind havng one as a project car!!
__________________
Truly the deepest kiss one can feel, and the one most sought after, is the one you will not survive....
Night_Lurker is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > The Pub



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
BA Falcon Interior Reveal RPO83 Ford Worldwide News 5 09-16-2003 19:12
Falcon is ... Hobbes The Pub 26 08-05-2003 07:14
BA Falcon helps Ford bridge the gap TurboMan6 The Pub 4 04-30-2003 19:43
Falcon XR8 to Continue Sales Momentum RPO83 Australian Falcons 22 01-24-2003 05:40
V8 Supercars Practice 1 & 2 JEM Ford Racing Across the Globe 1 04-26-2002 22:54

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 23:56.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.