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Car reviews - Ford - Falcon - XR8

*price excludes on road costs and dealer delivery fees

Price:

$53,490

Top^The Basics

  • Body Type: Sedan
  • Seats: 5
  • Series: FG X
  • Warranty (kms): 100,000km
  • Warranty (years): Three years

Top^Engine

  • Aspiration: Supercharged
  • Bore: 92.2mm
  • Capacity: 4951cc
  • Compression Ratio: 9.3:1
  • Cylinders: 8
  • Engine type: V
  • Fuel type: Premium Unleaded 95
  • Litre: 5.0
  • Location: Front
  • Orientation: Inline
  • Valve desc.: DOHC VVT
  • Valves: 32

Top^Transmission

  • Drive train: Rear-wheel drive
  • Shift position: floor
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual

Top^Weight and Capacities

  • Fuel tank size: 68 litres
  • Towing capacity (with brakes): 1600
  • Towing capacity (without brakes): 750

Top^Performance/Statistics

  • CO2 Emissions: 325 g/km
  • Fuel usage: 13.6 l/100km
  • Fuel usage (City): 19.4 l/100km
  • Fuel usage (Highway): 10.3 l/100km
  • Greenhouse rating: 3
  • Kerb to kerb: 11.0m
  • Power (kW): 335
  • Power (RPM): 5750
  • Power to weight (kW/tonne): 115
  • Range: 624km
  • Stroke: 92.7
  • Torque (Nm): 570
  • Torque (rpm): 2200-5500
  • Torque to weight (Nm/tonne): 230
  • Weight (kgs): 1858

Top^Wheels and Tyres

  • Front tyres: 245/35
  • Front wheels: 8/19
  • Rear tyres: 245/35
  • Rear wheels: 9/19
  • Spare: Temporary
  • Type: Alloy

Top^Dimensions (Exterior)

  • Boost type: Normal
  • Doors: 4
  • Ground clearance: 121mm
  • Height: 1494mm
  • Length: 4949mm
  • Track front: 1583
  • Track rear: 1598
  • Wheelbase: 2838
  • Width (without mirrors): 1868mm

Top^Dimensions (Interior)

  • Headroom front: 1012mm
  • Headroom rear: 989mm
  • Hiproom front: 1486mm
  • Legroom front: 1073mm
  • Legroom rear: 989mm
  • Luggage volume: 535
  • Shoulder room front: 1523mm
  • Shoulder room rear: 1518mm

Top^Basic Features

  • - Anti-lock brakes
  • - Cruise control
  • - Electronic brake force distribution
  • - Limited slip differential
  • - Power mirrors
  • - Power steering
  • - Sports suspension
  • - Traction control
  • - Vehicle stability control

Top^Interior

  • Air-conditioning:
    • - climate control
    • - rear
  • Ford SYNC connectivity system:
    • - automatic phone book transfer
    • - digital music player support
    • - text messaging support
    • - voice activated hands free calling
  • Multi-function display:
    • - average fuel consumption
    • - average speed
    • - distance to empty
    • - speed warning
  • Premium audio system:
    • - 6 speakers
    • - am/fm radio/single cd player
    • - digital broadcast radio
  • Cruise control: with steering wheel switches
  • Human Machine Interface: with interior command centre
  • Satellite navigation system: with traffic message channel
  • Other:
    • - 3.5mm auxiliary audio input
    • - 4 way electric driver seat
    • - 60/40 split fold down rear seatback
    • - 8” colour touch screen
    • - Adjustable front seats lumbar support
    • - Alloy pedal covers
    • - Bluetooth mobile phone integration
    • - Bluetooth wireless technology
    • - CD player
    • - Cloth trim sports seats
    • - Driver sider carpet mat
    • - Electric windows front & rear
    • - Front scuff plates
    • - iPod integration
    • - Leather trim
    • - mp3
    • - MP3 capability
    • - Multi function steering wheel
    • - Power windows
    • - Powered drivers seat height adjuster
    • - Remote central locking
    • - Reverse camera
    • - Single zone auto climate control
    • - Sports leather steering wheel
    • - Sports seats
    • - Steering wheel audio controls
    • - Trip computer
    • - USB integration (2 ports)
    • - Wi-Fi feature

Top^Exterior

  • Projector headlights: automatic on/off feature
  • Sports body kit: includes rear bumper
  • Other:
    • - Alloy wheels
    • - Body kit
    • - Electric door mirrors
    • - Fog lights
    • - Front & rear parking sensors
    • - Front fog lights
    • - Front LED daytime running lights
    • - Rain sensing wipers
    • - Rear LED tail lights
    • - Rear spoiler
    • - Sports rear spoiler

Top^Safety

  • - Advanced restraints module
  • - Beltminder system
  • - Childproof rear door locks
  • - Crash severity sensor
  • - Curtain airbags
  • - Driver & front passenger front airbags
  • - Driver fatigue warning
  • - Driver seat position sensor
  • - Dual front airbags
  • - Front seat side/thorax airbags
  • - Intelligent Safety System
  • - Seat belt buckle pre-tensioners
  • - Side airbags
  • - Side front airbags
  • - Window airbags

Top^Security

  • - Central locking
  • - Remote keyless entry

Top^Tech

  • Power rack & pinion steering:
    • - turning circle (kerb) 11.0 metres
    • - variable ratio
  • 4wheel disc brakes: front vented
  • Front suspension: virtual pivot control link
  • Rear suspension: control blade irs
  • Other:
    • - ABS with EBD
    • - Dynamic stability control
    • - Emergency brake assist
    • - Luxury sports tuned suspension
    • - Traction control system

Top^Extra Features

  • Front disc brakes:
    • - brembo 4-piston callipers
    • - cross-drilled & ventilated
  • Premium audio system:
    • - 150watt amplifier & subwoofer
    • - 9 speakers
    • - am/fm radio/single cd player
    • - digital broadcast radio
  • Rear disc brakes:
    • - cross-drilled & ventilated
    • - single piston callipers
  • 5 spoke 19” alloy wheels: 8” front & 9” rear shadow-line
  • Electric door mirrors: with turn indicators
  • Perforated leather seat trim: with grey inserts
  • Other:
    • - 5.0litre 335kW petrol engine
    • - Dual zone auto climate control
    • - Kerb weight 1861kg
    • - Limited slip differential
    • - Matching spare wheel
    • - Performance brakes
    • - Performance tuned suspension
    • - Power bulge
    • - Quad tipped exhaust system

*pricing as of November 2014 ( Manual transmission pricing unless specified )

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