2017 Ford Falcon xr8 Review

The 2017 Ford Falcon xr8 is a new model of the Australian full-size car that’s that’s been a favorite among car owners for over fifty years. This new edition of the Falcon has a revamped design, looking different from previous models and taking cues from the Ford Mustang for a dynamic, sporty aesthetic. It offers a powerful engine and a high-quality interior and is a great choice for both style and utility. Unfortunately, this is the last generation of the Falcon, because the Ford closes its Australian factory in November 2016.

2017 Ford Falcon Exterior

This sedan is constructed using a four-door platform, identical to that of the Mustang. The car weighs around 3500 lbs (1585 kg), and 211.9 inches long, 74.4 inches wide, and 59 inches tall. The front end of the car has been redesigned to create a more “sporty” visual appearance, with a trapezoid-shaped chrome honeycomb mesh grille. The colors on the bumpers are different from previous models, and the vents are slightly smaller.

In the front, dual LED lights are designed with chrome frames and chrome strips beneath the lamps and fog lights are contained within a separate box. In the rear of the car, the LED lights are thinner and more elongated than before. Overall, the front of the car has been given a revamped visual design that has sharper lines and a more dynamic look than previous models.

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2017 Ford Falcon Interior

The interior of the  Ford Falcon 2017 is spacious enough to fit five people comfortably and features premium leather seats. The center console’s touch screen features a newly improved edition of the MyFord touch system, making it easier to use for information and entertainment than ever before.

It offers convenient connections including a USB port, Bluetooth connectivity, and an SD card slot. Audio systems are high-quality, and the car responds to voice commands.


Ford Mondeo Interior

Engine Specs

The new Ford Falcon sedan has a powerful petrol 5.0-liter V8 engine, offering 462 hp and over 424 pounds per foot of torque. It accelerates from 0-60 in around 4.9 seconds, and its fuel efficiency is approximately 17 miles to the gallon. Will be offered 6-speed automatic transmission, along with an optional 6-speed manual transmission. This Falcon is capable of achieving a top speed of 141 mph. It may not be the most fuel-efficient vehicle on the market, but it’s certainly powerful and fast.

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Price and Release Date

The new 2017 Falcon should cost around $60,000. According to the announcements, on the market will appear in mid-2016.There are rumors that the new Falcon will not be a model just for the Australian market, but will be sold in the market of Asia. A limited number of copies has significantly increased the demand and price on the market.

The 2017 Ford Falcon reaches an interesting point between utility and luxury, offering a spacious 5-person interior great for families, along with a powerful engine that appeals to drivers who like to experience the thrill of fast driving. It’s high-quality interior includes an improved touch-screen system, great for entertainment via USB and Bluetooth connections, and leather seats and steering wheel.


The Australian branch of Ford closes its factories in November this year because he has prepared a limited series model 2016 Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint and 2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint Turbo. On the markets of Australia and New Zealand will be replaced by the Ford Mondeo.

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  1. T. Saroch July 17, 2016
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