With the hype beginning to settle down, it has been confirmed that the new FG Falcon range will be a feature at this months Melbourne Motor Show, as expected. On display will be the new sedan, Ute and the Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) range.
For those that have missed the recent articles, the new FG Falcon range introduces a new model line-up incorporating the new sports luxury G Series sedan range, along with three different exterior front end treatments and a significant realignment of models and specifications.
Falcon sedans will come as the mainstream Falcon XT, the new G Series comprising G6, G6E and G6E Turbo, plus the XR family of XR6, XR6 Turbo and XR8.
A new body structure delivers greater structural integrity for improved refinement and enhanced occupant protection and crash performance.
Standard safety equipment on all petrol Falcon sedans will include driver and front passenger airbags, front side head/thorax airbags, driver and front passenger Beltminder? system, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Traction Control (TC), and Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Emergency Brake Assist (EBA).
Side curtain airbags are standard on premium sedan models and an option on other sedans.
The Ute will go on sale soon after the mainstream sedans, available in Cab Chassis and Styleside Box styles with a choice of engines and transmissions plus R6 and XR performance models.
For more detailed information tap the following link ? 2008 FG Falcon press release and image gallery.
The Melbourne International Motor Show runs from 5pm on 29 February to 10 March at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.