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View Poll Results: What new car would you buy if Ford went under?
Holden/HSV 57 28.50%
Toyota 12 6.00%
Mistsubishi 12 6.00%
Nissan 17 8.50%
Honda 7 3.50%
VW 3 1.50%
BMW 24 12.00%
Mercedes 9 4.50%
Porsche 13 6.50%
Hyundai 1 0.50%
Daewoo 0 0%
Dihatsi 1 0.50%
Other 37 18.50%
Jaguar 7 3.50%
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If Ford went under, what new car would you buy?

If Ford went under tomorrow, or if they decided to replace the Falcon in Australia with the Taurus or some equally hideous thing, and you were in the market for a new car, what would you buy? I think it would be a tough choice and I am not sure I could do the Holden/HSV thing and my budget wouldnt stretch to expensive Euro gear.... I think I'd be stuck.

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Re: If Ford went under, what new car would you buy?

Holden for sure.
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I voted other, as I'm keen to see how the Chrysler 300C goes when released in Australia late 2005. choice of V6 or hemi V8 in a large rearwheel drive sedan.

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Re: If Ford went under, what new car would you buy?

As much as it hurts me to say this it would be a Holden for sure.
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Re: If Ford went under, what new car would you buy?

Easy, Merc. Hell, if I had the funds I'd buy one now.


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Re: If Ford went under, what new car would you buy?

Call me weird if you want, but I'd be going for a Lotus Elise... But hey, I doubt I'll be buying any new car for a few more years yet...

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if ford went under... the only ford i would buy is already 30 years old. dont like new falcons only mustang

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This is just too horrible to contemplate. Probably a Liberty, but I'd have to start wearing thick glasses driving it.
Most likely my new car would be an old Ford.
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If it had to be new it would be a Holden/HSV. If the budget would stretch to it would be a Volvo S40 Turbo.

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If it had to be a new car................probably a HSV variant.

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