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Old 11-27-2001, 14:37   #1 (permalink)
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Thumbs up 250kw Pursuit Ute!!!!!

Just heard of the 250kw pursuit ute - 5.6l. Orders taken now. GREAT STUFF.
Ford Aust gets it right again.
The fightback gain momentum.
Hmmmmm...wonder if its destined for the XR8 too?
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Old 11-27-2001, 15:07   #2 (permalink)
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Heres some more news.....

WHAT A BEAST....I NEED ONE NOW!!!!!

The XR8 Pursuit 250 Ute is the ultimate in ute power and performance.
In addition to the standard XR8 features such as Supercab, air conditioning, cruise control, ABS, LSD and 6-stack CD, Pursuit 250 features the following:

Tickford enhanced 250kW 5.6 litre V8 engine
Heavy duty Tremec 5-speed manual OR optional 'adaptive shift' automatic transmission
Premium brakes with huge grooved front and rear discs and Bosch ABS
18 X 8 inch alloy rims with high performance Dunlop SP9000 tyres
Unique bodykit including front airdam spoiler, side skirts and rear bumper
Optional hard tonneau cover with rear spoiler
Optional Brembo brake package
Leather seats, Momo steering wheel and gear knob
With features like these, there'll be no mistaking the XR8 'Pursuit 250' Ute on the road.
View press release.

XR8 'Pursuit 250' Ute will be on sale in dealer showrooms from February 2002. Pricing will be available December 1, 2001 and numbers are strictly limited. So don't hold back, because your XR8 'Pursuit 250' Ute sure won't. Contact your local Ford dealer today.
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Old 11-27-2001, 15:41   #3 (permalink)
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Only one - its on the Ford Aust site in the 'Whats New' section.
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Sweet! Now we neen a comparo between the Maloo and the Pursuit 250 to see where it stands..

Might be time to upgrade the work ute.. I Wish!!!!
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I just hope they make them in "UNLIMITED" numbers (ie not like the Rebel/200 Pursuit)
The more I see these on the streets the better.
hmmm... maybe if they made the 250 a 'delete' option and lesser motors as an alternative if you didn't want such a beast...

The maloo will mooo like a cow
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Old 11-27-2001, 16:06   #6 (permalink)
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excellent. great to see FORD are getting their act together with a heap of different types of performance vehicles for all the different tastes we all have.
With the new attitude adopted by Ford/Tickford I guess only makes sense to throw in a HIPO Ute.
Now the Ford ute will out sell the holden ute by even more...:s3 :s6:

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Old 11-27-2001, 16:11   #7 (permalink)
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i find it hard to believe you would use this as a work ute. more like hosing off some dill in a maloo.
Hehe it's all work mate. If I had the brass I probably would use this for work too.. It'd be the best ute on the site for sure!
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Let me say that the bodykit on this is WAY better than Rebel type. I can see one of those nosecones on my XR8 if sideskirts etc are available.

The Azzurros are on the way so that would top off the package!
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I would be too scared to put stuff in the back!
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The Ford trayliner can take some rough treatment mate. A much better idea then the plain tray I had in my XH..
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