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View Poll Results: Of the following options, which would be your prefered purchase choice...
FPV Falcon Turbo 6 56 51.38%
FPV Focus (Australian designed & developed model) 24 22.02%
FPV Focus RS (Imported Euro model) 4 3.67%
FPV R7/Raptor (after E265 release in 2004) 25 22.94%
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Old 10-22-2002, 02:55   #1 (permalink)
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FPV T6 / Focus / Raptor

I created a thread a little while ago asking everyone what they thought FPV should add to their model line-up.

Based on the feed-back from that thread, I'd like to pose a poll style question.


If we remove the GT-HO from the equation for a moment - because let's face it (and to quote a famous ad), it won't happen overnight but it WILL happen - of the following cars, which would be your FIRST choice for purchase if they were potential future FPV Products....

FPV Falcon Turbo 6

FPV Focus (Australian designed & developed)

FPV Focus RS (Imported Euro model)

FPV R7/Raptor (when the car is released in 2004)



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I'd have to say an FPV Focus. I'd love to see what the Engineers at Ford Performance Vehicles & Prodrive could do with the Focus.. Then line up a test with the Focus RS.. My monies on the FPV product..
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turbo six... little cars..no matter how they go or handle... are ... little cars!
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The Front Wheel Drive RS Focus has won a couple of recent head to heads against the WRX in European car mags. And this is the FWD model?!?!?! There is also the Cosworth verison being developed that is more of an STi / Evo ?? Competitor!! A perfect car for FPV.

And the Raptor?? Turbo six in that FPV tweaks.........Hmmmmm Who needs an a Porsche 4WD wagon??????????
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FPV Focus would certainly get my vote. Out of all the options above, Ford and FPV would have the most to gain from it for a number of reasons:

Being developed in Australia keeps cost down

Plumbs directly into the SPEED Magazine/ZOOM etc market which is inhabited by propeller heads in the Jap grey import market (which should be banned as it does absolutely nothing for the Australian market)

Open up options for singles that want a Hi-Po Ford but not the size of the Falcon

Probability of it being used as a Privateer car in the Australian Rally Championship (capitalises on that market 'owned' by Subaru and Mitsubushi and highlights the Aussie Car class with the Falcons and Commodores)

Gives a hero car with a Ford badge for the young ethnic community that are into the fast fours and bodykits scene.
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I chose the FPV Focus. Firstly, the Focus RS would be a low volume import and would cost dearly. 2nd Turbo6... hmmmm... theres already a turbo 6 in the Ford range... I say let the aftermarket tuners do it... XR6T is already good enough as it is...

An FPV Focus would be good (for me to see) because as FM said:

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I'd have to say an FPV Focus. I'd love to see what the Engineers at Ford Performance Vehicles & Prodrive could do with the Focus.. Then line up a test with the Focus RS.. My monies on the FPV product..
I really do think FPV would be able to tweak a Focus better than what the RS is already. Think Subaru Impreza Prodrive... and think something better than the STi... =)
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FPV Focus would certainly get my vote. Out of all the options above, Ford and FPV would have the most to gain from it for a number of reasons:

But promise me no shaker on Focus, Plonky!!
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Vote 1 high boost xr6T.

A big ford with the rear and only the rear wheels driven and an aussie I6, whats not to like???

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Vote 1 high boost xr6T.

A big ford with the rear and only the rear wheels driven and an aussie I6, whats not to like???

/me comes back to reality now
Aftermarket tuners are here for a reason... =)
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/me needs something he can fit into...
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