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Old 04-26-2003, 03:54   #1 (permalink)
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SS Wagon due soon

http://newsmotoring.news.com.au/hera...E21825,00.html

I'm surprised Ford hasn't done a hot wagon with the BA range ... I guess it's almost too niche for most manufacturers (Holden incl)
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I guess Ford are concentrating more on the AWD wagon and Territory. Hmm an AWD XR6T wagon......Forrester GT competitor!!
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Old 04-26-2003, 04:14   #3 (permalink)
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Re: SS Wagon due soon

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http://newsmotoring.news.com.au/hera...E21825,00.html

I'm surprised Ford hasn't done a hot wagon with the BA range ... I guess it's almost too niche for most manufacturers (Holden incl)
This is what Geoff Polites had to say about it in 2001 - "Our problem is that engineering a performance wagon takes resources and money, for what is effectively a very small volume. When you see what we have done at Barra you will understand why we needed to rationalise some of the potential options."
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Old 04-26-2003, 04:21   #4 (permalink)
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How right he was RPO83!!
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Old 04-26-2003, 04:55   #5 (permalink)
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so whats to stop them releasing one in 12 months ? how much further effort is envolved ?
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Old 04-26-2003, 04:57   #6 (permalink)
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don't forget ford did the XR wagon thing a while ago and it didn''t sell so hot. Maybe holden can make it work but ford have been there and I think the territory will be the future of anything performance orientation.
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i reckon ford should do the XR wagon again, they look sweet real low i reckon
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Hmm an AWD XR6T wagon......Forrester GT competitor!!
I wouldn't worry about forrester GT, it went bye bye for AUS
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I see quite a lot of VX SS Wagons around Auckland, people must just option up their Berlina's & stick the badges on them. They look bloody great though.
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mmmmmm BA XR with AU rear end? i dont think so :)
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