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Old 10-29-2003, 14:43   #1 (permalink)
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is there such thing as an XT coupe?????????

hey, i was just wondering if there was an XT coupe, and if so, has anyone got any pics????????
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Re: is there such thing as an XT coupe?????????

There were no XT coupes officially in Australia although in the American version of the XT there was a coupe
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Re: is there such thing as an XT coupe?????????

I saw one last saturday. There are a few in the country
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Re: is there such thing as an XT coupe?????????

I've seen a Zircon Green one with the gold GT stripe in a mag and at a show once.
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there is an awesome one in a street machine a few months ago. bright orange and done over by the hillier people.

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Re: is there such thing as an XT coupe?????????

You should start reading Australian Muscle Car (AMC)Magazine. This mag re-visits all the muscle cars of yester year and is very informative. In one of their early editions I'm sure they talked about an XT coupe that was built on the American design. Not many were made and they didn't take off.

AMC issue 8 (Cobra on front cover) in the mail section Keith Taylor from SA sent in an article he photocopied from 'Australian Hot Rod' August 1971 about an XR GT 'hatchback'. This was a modified XR Falcon but the concept was certainly different and would turn a few heads today. As for them being a factory option, who knows. There didn't seem to be too many restrictions back then.
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Check these out

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That look's like the one I've seen Ghia5L.
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Re: is there such thing as an XT coupe?????????

ford in aust. bought a couple(?) in from the states for concept cars at the 1968 motor shows. Ive seen 1 in magazines it was candy apple red with xw gt stripes and was the first falcon to ever where the superoo logo. I'll endever to find out wat magazine it was in
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thanks, it looks awesome. i had never seen one before, so i didnt know if they existed
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