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Old 09-05-2002, 03:37   #1 (permalink)
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Question Awd Gtho?

Is there any possibility of, say, a 350kw+ AWD GTHO or variant, going into production. Keep in mind that Prodrive has extensive knowledge of this technology and also the development of the 4WD system for the Raptor
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I think AWD option for all FPV Falcons (and standard on GTHO) is almost inevitable, but how far down the track?

Barra & Raptor share too much architecture for it NOT to happen somewhere down the track!
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barra 4x4

barra's gone in 2004, and so is the platform. if 4x4 is coming its in the next two years
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The platform has a life beyond Falcon in the Raptor vehicle. You don't spend that much money on 2 years of product. Isn't the all-new next gen Falcon an 06 model anyway?
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Re: barra 4x4

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barra's gone in 2004, and so is the platform. if 4x4 is coming its in the next two years
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I think I read 06. A four year life cycle is probably the average in Oz.
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Holden is reportedly set to unveil an AWD system for sedans/Monaro within 18 months, to which Ford has no response. But as has been the case in the past, Ford may be forced to follow suit.
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Holden is reportedly set to unveil an AWD system for sedans/Monaro within 18 months, to which Ford has no response.
How do you know this JT? Ford have suprised us before...
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Old 09-06-2002, 00:55   #9 (permalink)
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Hmmm

Well i cant see barra being dropped after 4 yrs, 500,000 million dollars is alot of money to play with just for 4yrs.

i think 1/2 has gone into AWD stuff anf the other 1/2 into barra and beoynd.
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Holden is reportedly set to unveil an AWD system for sedans/Monaro within 18 months, to which Ford has no response...
You might be proven wrong there young JT. I'll have a quiet tenner with you on this one..
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