Ford Falcon G6E Turbo review *pics*

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  1. Mitchj

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    Full review here

    http://www.caradvice.com.au/17031/2008-ford-g6e-turbo-review/

    • Engine: 3984cc DOHC six-cylinder (24 valve)
    • Power: 270kW @ 5250rpm
    • Torque: 533Nm @ 2000 - 4750rpm
    • Induction: Intercooled turbo & multi point
    • Transmission: Six-speed automatic
    • Differential/Driven Wheels: 2.73:1 / Rear
    • Brakes: Disc with ABS, EBA & EBD
    • Top Speed: Not Tested
    • 0-100km/h: 5.18 seconds
    • 0-400m: 13.43 @ 173km/h
    • Fuel Consumption: 11.7 litres/100km (ADR)
    • Fuel Tank Capacity: 68 litres
    • Fuel Type: 98 RON petrol
    • ANCAP Rating: Five star
     
  2. bradj

    bradj give him the stick...DON'T GIVE HIM THE STICK!!

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  3. mild83

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    reminds me of a cross b/w the first and second gen TSX, but w/ adequate hp.
     
  4. notaniceperson

    notaniceperson -I'm an ASSHOLE!

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    20MPG?

    I get 30 with 405HP on tap.
     
  5. Mitchj

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    i doubt you get 30 combined. Maybe on a highway. Or maybe in a 405hp CRX
     
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    notaniceperson -I'm an ASSHOLE!

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    19/30 You do the math.

    avg about 25.
     
  7. Mitchj

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    what car?
     
  8. deusexaethera

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    I'm not surprised at the MPG, as much as I'd like to see it better than that. I can commute in my Passat for 2 weeks on a tank of gas, which adds up to about 25 miles per day, or 250 miles per 14-15 gallons. That works out to 16.7-17.9mpg.

    If you want more MPGs, you gotta get a smaller car -- or a hybrid that can recapture its momentum and use it over again.

    In other news, that's a phenomenal amount of torque for an engine that small. Long live forced-induction.
     
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    I'm drooling. I wonder what ford can do to compete with the likes of the Pontiac G8, Charger SRT 8 etc. Maybe they are just sitting that segment out.. :(
     
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    No money to invest in exporting it and no real business case for it I'm afraid.
     
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    I figured that was the case. Ugly times of uncertainly we're in. :ugh:
     
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    This is how a modern American car SHOULD look/be like.
     

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