1974 Ford Fal­con XB GT saloon

Classic Cars (UK) - - Ford Falcon Xb Gt -

Engine 5752cc V8, ohv, Ford Au­to­lite ‘4300’ 605cfm four- bar­rel down­draught car­bu­ret­tor Power and torque 300bhp @ 5400rpm (400bhp @ 6000rpm as tested); 380lb ft @ 3400rpm Trans­mis­sion Four-speed man­ual, rear-wheel drive Steer­ing Power-as­sisted re­cir­cu­lat­ing ball Sus­pen­sion Front: in­de­pen­dent by dou­ble wish­bones, coil springs, anti-roll bar. Rear: live axle, leaf springs, ra­dius rods (anti-tramp) Brakes Ven­ti­lated discs all round Weight 1587kg (3500lb) Per­for­mance Top speed: 120mph; 0-60mph: 8.1sec Fuel con­sump­tion 18-23mpg Cost new $5200 AUD (around £3300) Clas­sic Cars Price Guide £25,000-£35,000

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