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XR8 Ute

7792 Views 36 Replies 10 Participants Last post by  Donut King
Is it wrong to want an XR8 ute when your not a tradesman??? I see the performance value of a ute more than its practical value and I realise they are a real work horse when compared to the show pony SS ute.

Someone please put me on the straight and narrow - am I crazy for wanting an XR8 ute????

I just want one!

Also found this cool 6 minute video of a red AU XR8 ute doing the rounds in a carpark in the US!!!!

And to quote the article "...Ford says it can’t import the Falcon Ute because it’s a truck-type vehicle that would get hit with a 25% import tax. But Toyota got around this tax on its pick-up truck for years by making the pick-up bed in California, importing the truck from Japan, and assembling the two in the U.S. Since local assembly was involved, it avoided the import tax. We think Ford could do the same thing..."
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I was stuck behind an VU SS ute ysterday and i realised how FUGLY they are (everyone else also says they are fugly).

They just look sh!t, expecially the back. (I dont mind the look of the VX SS sedans).

About 10 minuts later, I had the pleasure of sitting behind an White AUII XR8 Pursuit ute, [email protected] WHAT ONE HOT BABY!!! OOH YEAH... :)

Ok I am calm now.. :) :cool:
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