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Ford Performance Vehicles gives its updated MkII GT sedan range a makeover

8 Nov 2004

NOT quite the radical change HSV has introduced with its 6.0-litre LS2 V8-powered Z-Series ClubSport range, Ford Performance Vehicles' updated MkII GT range is nonetheless a worthwhile, if evolutionary, improvement to Ford's top-shelf sports sedan line-up. While power remains pegged at a still competitive 290kW, FPV has added a little more attitude, a new six-speed manual transmission, enhanced suspension and a subtle equipment upgrade to mark the latest version of this century’s Falcon GT.

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Model release date: 1 November 2004 to 1 October 2005

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FPV GT sedan

Released: March 2003
Ended: November 2004
Family Tree: GT

Launched in March 2003, the newly formed Ford Performance Vehicles' next generation GT sedan range was the long-awaited successor to the original 1970s Falcon sports sedan of the same name that has since become legend, and followed a succession of luke-warm Tickford-engineered T-Series vehicles. A direct rival to HSV's ClubSport, GT shocked all with its standard 290kW 5.4-litre V8 and ride/handling previous generation Falcon GT owners would die for.

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