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New Falcon takes flight

The first production car from the new Ford BA Falcon family – Job 1 in manufacturing terminology - rolled off the line at the company's Broadmeadows plant this morning to the cheers of a crowd of happy employees.

The bright blue XT Falcon was in the hands of a smiling Geoff Polites, president Ford of Australia.

"This car is the culmination of many years planning and development," he said. "We've been progressively revealing details of the new range to the media and the public, but nothing beats the feeling of having the first production vehicle roll off the line."

"The depth of newness in the BA range is such that today is a very special day for every single employee in the company," he said. "This is a very significant day for us all."

The national media drive programme for BA Falcon will take place next week and the cars will be in dealer showrooms by month end.
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post #2 of 82 (permalink) Old 09-10-02, 12:37 AM
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Excellent stuff!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WELL DONE FORD!
Look at all the happy faces. Only a minority compared to the number of happy faces around Australia!!
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brings a tear to your eye, doesnt it?

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Great news.

Isn't that picture so much better than the one where all the people are standing around the 'last V8' XE ESP I think.
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HAVE YOU GOT ANYMORE

YAY I WANT ONE, GOT ANYMORE PICS OF THE CAR???
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what will happen with this car?

It's better to remain quiet and let people think you are a fool then to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
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BA pics

Attached are a couple of XR pics
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BA pic

Attached is the front view of the XR.
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can we see anymore pics from the factory car?
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Thankyou for the Job #1 picture FordComms.

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what will happen with this car?
The car is a the first production vehicle that will be sold to a customer. All previous BAs that have been built were Field Evaluation Units (FEUs). From now on, there will be no more AUs built at the plant, only BA production vehicles.
 
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