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2008 Ford's FPV 5th Anniversary edition


Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) revealed today the FPV 5th Anniversary Edition at the Australian International Motor Show in Sydney. FPV is the high-performance arm of Ford of Australia (like the U.S. Ford’s now defunct Special Vehicles Team.) This special edition of Aussie Ford’s full-size Falcon GT will be limited to only 200 units priced at $71,890 (Australia).

Power comes from Ford’s 5.4-liter quad-cam 32 valve Boss 315 V8 making 432 hp. Transmission choices for the sedan are a six speed manual or ZF six speed high torque automatic transmission with Sequential Sport Shift. To stop all this power, Ford upgraded the brakes to a 6-piston Brembo brake package.

Because this is an Australian car made for the Australian market in left-hand drive only, there are no plans from Ford for this to come to America. But who knows, someday your mailman may just get a little cooler.

Press release after the jump.

Press release

Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) today celebrated its fifth year of production with the release of the FPV 5th Anniversary model at the Australian International Motor Show in Sydney.

"In only five short years, FPV has grown to become an icon in Australian performance motoring," said FPV General Manager Rod Barrett.

"In recognition of this milestone we are launching a vehicle which will ensure this tradition continues."

With only 200 units available, the FPV 5th Anniversary will join an iconic stable of collector’s vehicles, including the 40th Anniversary GT and the Cobra.

Featuring a new 19-inch multi-spoke Alloy wheel design in Alpine Silver, the FPV 5th Anniversary is also equipped with a premium 6-piston Brembo brake package.

Available in Lightning Strike or Silhouette with a unique 5th Anniversary striping package, the 5th Anniversary also features an original rear decal.

The traditional sports seats are finished in Nudo Leather as standard with a 5th Anniversary logo embossed into the front headrests.

Unique 5th Anniversary floor mats also feature along with an exclusive build badge number mounted on the centre console.

The FPV 5th Anniversary features all the luxuries expected from an FPV, including dual-zone temperature control air conditioning, a sports leather steering wheel with cruise control mounted switches, power front and rear windows, alloy pedal covers and a premium audio system with six-disc in-dash CD with iPod** integration.

The FPV 5th Anniversary offers over $9,600^ worth of additional features for a premium of only $5,300 over the Recommended Retail Price of an FPV GT sedan.

The Recommended Retail Price for the FPV 5th Anniversary is $71,890.

This pricing reflects $4,353 of net customer value for the FPV 5th Anniversary Limited Edition.



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