XR8 beats SS AGAIN - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
The Pub For General Discussion

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 63 (permalink) Old 04-03-02, 02:16 AM Thread Starter
Australian Ford Member
 
ayman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: sydney
Posts: 1,442
XR8 beats SS AGAIN

http://www.racq.com.au/03_car/review..._SS_Vs_XR8.htm
MUAAAHHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHA
No hardfeelings holden boys, you're still more than welcome to TRADE IN your SS for a better XR:)
ayman is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 63 (permalink) Old 04-03-02, 02:47 AM
Australian EB Fairmont Ghia Member
 
eb_5litre's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Newcastle NSW
Posts: 1,151
"The 220kW XR8 offers more on-road poise, more V8 noise and is the better driver’s car by a healthy margin. In short, the XR8 is the more aspirational performance car. "

I like that bit..

Signatures are for poofs !!

1993 EBII Fairmont Ghia 5.0L Wagon,
Lowered, Tinted, 17" Speedy Ravens & 2.5" Sports Exhaust.
( 1 of 26 built )

AND

1985 Telstar TX5 Turbo, stock as a rock.
eb_5litre is offline  
post #3 of 63 (permalink) Old 04-03-02, 03:20 AM
Dual Exhaust Warrior™
 
XWJG34's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Sydney
Age: 39
Posts: 1,172
No offence but i reckon just by looking at the pics of the 2 .. i'd know which id pick... XR8 MATE :D

LSUG (Leaf Spring Users Group) Durability Tester and Restorer.
Delete striped BAGTs look like (*)(*)less models!!!!
XWJG34 is offline  
post #4 of 63 (permalink) Old 04-03-02, 04:02 AM
goooone
 
Mr Jucy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: beyond caring
Age: 37
Posts: 2,708
I was driving a VX2 SS all day for work today & I wasn't very impressed it was better then the Magna tho
Mr Jucy is offline  
post #5 of 63 (permalink) Old 04-03-02, 10:26 AM
Registered User
 
snavy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: mebourne
Posts: 1,969
the Xr looks beasty in that pic, makes the Ss look like a excel!:)
snavy is offline  
post #6 of 63 (permalink) Old 04-03-02, 01:33 PM
Don't be a sheep
 
ELXR8's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: out there
Posts: 186
cool

With the AV set to be be a great inprovment over the current XR series III, it's all looking good for Ford,
Roll on September

Holdens are made to keep dickheads out of Fords
ELXR8 is offline  
post #7 of 63 (permalink) Old 04-03-02, 01:48 PM
Don't be a sheep
 
ELXR8's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: out there
Posts: 186
Wink

One thing they did forget to mention in the running costs, was all that extra engine oil for the SS:oo1:

Holdens are made to keep dickheads out of Fords
ELXR8 is offline  
post #8 of 63 (permalink) Old 04-03-02, 06:39 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: sydney
Posts: 134
But not in the sales figures.

P.S. Holden & HSV have a surprise for Ford, can`t wait until year`s end.
ls1vx is offline  
post #9 of 63 (permalink) Old 04-03-02, 06:42 PM
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Rocklyn
Posts: 7,750
Quote:
Originally posted by ls1vx
But not in the sales figures.

P.S. Holden & HSV have a surprise for Ford, can`t wait until year`s end.
nothing like the surprise Ford have for Holden!!:s6:
HSE2 is offline  
post #10 of 63 (permalink) Old 04-03-02, 06:50 PM
Registered User
 
Jerry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Perth
Posts: 73
Quote:
Originally posted by ls1vx
P.S. Holden & HSV have a surprise for Ford, can`t wait until year`s end.
What's that? a R7 look alike, nothing surprising about that, in fact it would surprise me if they didn't so blatantly copy Ford..........................again.

EB2 SXR6
Jerry is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > The Pub
Gear in this thread - Powered by O'Reilly Auto Parts


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Drive article: XR8 vs SS FPRXR-6 Australian Falcons 32 02-22-05 03:48 AM
XR8 full tyest at carpoint/Go Auto FalconIV Australian Falcons 47 01-31-03 05:44 AM
XR6 beats XR8 in the looks department mavss Australian Falcons 13 01-25-03 07:11 PM
XR8 beats SS Brendan The Pub 72 08-02-01 12:46 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome