Why was the Ford Falcon discontinued?

Why was the Ford Falcon discontinued?

Ford announced the plan today, including its intention to cease its local manufacturing operations in October 2016. The decision on local manufacturing was driven by increasingly challenging market conditions – including market fragmentation and the high cost of manufacturing.

Are Ford Falcons legal in the US?

Ford Falcon Ute If you want to get an alternative, possibly slightly more authentic take on this segment, then the Ford Falcon XH ute becomes legal to import into the US in 2021. If you’re patient wait a year until the 1997 model year is available to import and get one with a 5.0-liter V8.

What year is a FG Falcon?

The Ford Falcon (FG) is a full-sized car that was produced by Ford Australia from 2008 to 2014. It was the first iteration of the seventh and last generation of the Falcon. Its range no longer featured the Fairmont luxury badge, replaced instead by the G Series.

Can I import a ute to the USA?

Thanks to our strict import laws, you can’t bring something like a Nissan Skyline R-34 or a newer Holden Ute into the country, since vehicles not originally sold here must be 25 years or older before they can be legally imported. Basically, you get a Pontiac G8, which is a rebadged Holden Commodore sedan.

When did the Ford Falcon FG X come out?

The Ford Falcon (FG X) is a full-size car that was produced by Ford Australia. Introduced in 2014, it is a restyled second and final iteration of the seventh generation Falcon FG. While external and drive train changes were significant, the interior was carried over from the 2008-2014 FG model.

Are there any problems with Ford Falcons fitted with LPG?

Running problems with Ford vehicles fitted with LPG can be tricky, especially for those who don’t do a lot of work on LPG vehicles. This diagnostic article attempts to help workshops that may not be familiar with issues in AU, BA, BF and FG Ford Falcons.

How many FG X Falcons were made in Australia?

The FG X Falcon was produced from October 2014 until the end of Ford vehicle production in Australia in October 2016. During this time, it only sold a little over 11,100 units. Including Utility sales made throughout the same duration, this would bring the tally to approximately 16,100.

What are the problems with the BA-FG Falcon?

A problem for all models of BA – FG Falcon are failed front ball joints. The double wishbone front suspension is designed with an upper and lower arm that work in conjunction with a spring and shock absorber to provide stable handling characteristics at all speeds.