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Old 07-10-2002, 20:53   #1 (permalink)
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why barra

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Im just woundering about the new falcon,its called and people call it the "barra" why is it called the barra ?

with a name like this it should be a top seller in new zealand,sounds more like a sheep than a car:s6:

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Baaaaaaaaaa

Oi !!!

It's not gonna be called the Barra (whats wrong with Barra?!) - Barra is the codename for it.
It could be AV, AX, anything; just wait 'till September.
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it just sounds gay Barra and no need for people to get upset over it,thats just what i think,
working with kiwis and sheep jokes soon as you hear the barra you think its a sheep calling out

what about the AV Falcon ?
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I'm not afended, far from it! - But the AV (or whatever it's gonna be called) should in no way be related to sheep!
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Barra is just a name picked out by Ford, they tended to use Australian bird names previously, Ibis, Osprey..etc
Raptor was used for the crossover vehicle, Barra seemed to break the mould of using bird names, may break a few other moulds too....
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so what is a barra ?
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its a fish ... Barramundi. (could also be a Barracuda??)
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so that why its ganna be the smartest falcon it can swim like a fish,so if ya stuck in a triffic jam to go over the bridge you can just drive across the river.Now thats a car with class

Go da 'Barra" falcon
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If you think about it, it had to be named 'barra' for a reason, and somebody named it. So somebody knows why it is 'barra', and I want to know too!

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Thats it hey,thats my point sundeep what does it all mean ?

maybe it was name after a fish the Barramundi i belive thats a aussie fish and this is a aussie car

or maybe there is a NZ person at ford and named it and that was the first thiing he said........... baaarrrraa

does anyone know out there ?
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