|2014 FPV GT F 351|
2014 FPV GT F 351 Ford formally launched its celebration FPV models in Australia, the restrained-edition FPV GT F sedan and Pursuit Ute.
The maximum powerful GT sedan ever produced through Ford Australia, the FPV GT F is powered by means of a 351 kilowatt supercharged five.Zero-litre V8 engine. The GT F's output became specifically chosen as a reference to the iconic 351 cubic-inch five.8 litre V8s that powered the authentic Falcon GTs.
The beating heart of the GT F has gone through specialised development with the aid of the Ford Product Development crew and associate Prodrive Premcar to satisfy client expectancies of each overall performance and driveability.
"Our intention was to create the excellent car we may want to; a vehicle that pays admire to Ford GTs of antique but celebrates all that is right approximately Ford's performance credentials," FPV Chief Program Engineer, Peter de Leur, said.
Apart from growing a man or woman-crammed 351 kW of strength, the V8 engine in the GT F sedan has a temporary overboost characteristic in the engine management gadget that will permit drivers to get entry to 15 consistent with cent extra electricity, if the winning situations are favourable.
The GT F 351's power curve has been calculated to supply a totally sizeable sense to the automobile's overall performance. This is added in every gear above 4000 rpm, other than first equipment.
"When we started out this program we had an opportunity to have a look at a overall performance growth for the engine so we evolved a method around the calibration that allowed for a overall performance upgrade with out impacting the all-round driveability of the car. In doing so, we had been also able to make this automobile special for our FPV GT F clients. We had been also able to add such things as rear camber bolt adjustment at the rear suspension so it can be adjusted for song days, if a patron wishes," de Leur said.
Developed to rejoice Ford's performance logo, the brand new FPV GT F also can pay homage to the legendary Falcon GTs of the late Nineteen Sixties and early Seventies.
Each will bring an person construct wide variety, with many specific numbers reserved with the aid of creditors and Falcon GT enthusiasts.
Customers have rushed dealers Australia-wide to comfortable the birthday celebration run of FPV GT F sedans and Pursuit utes. Very few GT F sedans stay available and there is powerful hobby in the Pursuit utes.
Just 500 of the FPV GT F sedans will be constructed for the Australian marketplace, with an extra 50 built for New Zealand. Ford will build simply 120 Pursuit Utes.
In taking the covers off, Ford discovered for the primary time the GT F's unique bonnet 'black out', which harks again to the unique Falcon GTs.
The 'black out' panel extends over the roof and rear deck lid, giving the remaining FPV a completely unique look.
Exposed too become the version's specific 'stealth' outdoors striping package deal, collectively with gloss black accents on the 'raccoon eyes', grilles, appliques, door handles, mirrors and rear diffuser, ensuring that the GT F is unlike something that has come earlier than it.
'GT orange' detailing is every other feature of this most up-to-date and celebratory FPV, which used on the version's unique '351' badging, instrument dial faces, seat sewing and embroidery, build quantity and guide transmission plaquette and the ICC start-up display screen.
Ford's designers have given the indoors finishes an excellent more modern-day look with darker tones and extra lustrous finishes, inclusive of to the device panel spears, which have a look new to preceding FPV models.
Available in 5 coloration variations from the Ford palette, FPV GT F buyers were given the choice of 3 color tonings that convey either a ambitious and modern appearance, tone-on-tone elegance or a feel of historical past that recreates the authentic appearance of the first Falcon GT.
Ford additionally announced that each FPV GT F proprietor will be capable of purchase a tailor-made car cowl in dark gray and with version brand and stripe print.