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Question Will the BarrA be COTY

Given that Wheels mag has a history of NOT giving COTY to Falcons (since the XR/XT wasnt it?) and given the gushing they have been doing over the new Camry. I predict Camry will be COTY, unless they do something bizarre like the year they gave it to a top-of-the-line super-expensive Mercedes. (Anything to avaid a Falcon!)

Besides we already KNOW Toyota "bought" Wheels mag, last month the cover and partial articals in return for sales (=$$$)

MInd you last time they gave COTY to Falcon was in the time of theXR/XT i believe... now we got Falcon XR and XTs again heheheheheeee

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I certianly think the new Falcon deserves the COTY award as it is looking to be a new standard in aus manufactuing and if the bias wheels morons can't see that then thats there problem the very fact that they run cash for comment regarding the Toyota totally writes them off in my opinion.

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Ford have had bad luck in past COTY's (Subaru in 94 and 98).....

BUT, Ford are fighting for survival with BA, because of this it appears they have turned out an exceptional car. I think BA Will definitely win.

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I am not sure if it will win but what I am sure of is that it is good enough to deserve to win.

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I believe the BA has a chance to win, what other model has came out in the past year that has got the goods, ok there are some, and im not talking all wheel drive. All I hope is that it gets in to the test this time atleast, and then takes a prize.
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For Wheels to give the Falcon Car of the Year, in one word " NO". Why? It has a Ford badge on it!
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Just wait and see.

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post #8 of 26 (permalink) Old 09-24-02, 04:51 PM
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The EF Falcon got COTY. so did the EB Falcon
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didnt the barina win last year? What made that so special ....... do i hear nothing? I dont think the BA will have any problems with getting COTY.....

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What else can win, the BA practicly shits on everything else. Oh whats that i hear. a cheque for 10,000 wheels mags in the mail from toyota. Caugh Caugh Camry Caugh Caugh
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