Charles Schultz Helps Move '62 Falcons Off The Showroom Floor

While looking for info on the Ford Thriftpower Six engine, I stumbled across this brochure for the 1962 Ford Falcon. What a find! » 12/06/09 8:30pm 12/06/09 8:30pm

Mad_Science Brings Us A Los Angeles DOTS-O-Rama!

Über Bird team captain and PCH Poster Child Mad_Science has vast quantities of photographs of old and interesting street-parked SoCal machinery for us. » 12/06/09 10:00am 12/06/09 10:00am

The Cars Of Mad Max 4: First Look

After we revealed yesterday Mad Max 4: Fury Road is green-lit, director George Miller's provided a sneak-peak at two cars from the new movie. One is the Max's iconic supercharged Interceptor, the other, a monster-motored hot-rod pickup. » 10/27/09 1:30pm 10/27/09 1:30pm

Ford FPV Falcon GS Sedan And Ute Go Retro

Australia's Ford Performance Vehicles has updated their Falcon lineup by resurrecting the GS trim for both the large Falcon sedan and Ute. Retrohoonanism anyone? » 9/04/09 4:00pm 9/04/09 4:00pm

Pair Of Early-60s Ford Rancheros Will Go To Crusher As A Team

Would you believe that the same junkyard with matching white Volvo Amazons also boasts a pair of matching white Ford Falcon Rancheros? » 8/30/09 12:00pm 8/30/09 12:00pm

Got Six Cylinders And Uses Them All: NASCAR's Falcons, Valiants, and…

When we think of NASCAR in the early 60s, we think of big cars. Impalas. Furies. Galaxies. But for two glorious years, Detroit's new compacts took to the tracks in NASCAR-sanctioned events. » 8/15/09 8:00am 8/15/09 8:00am

Nine Great Bare-Necessity-Mobiles

Yesterday, GM announced a return to basics. That's good because sometimes, mobility alone is all we can afford. Few bare-bones cars had something making them more than basic transportation. Some, starting with the Model T, did. Here's our favorites. » 8/12/09 1:00pm 8/12/09 1:00pm

Google Street View Catches Mad Max V8 Interceptor

Google Street View traveled into the future to a post-apocalyptic, dystopian Australia to catch Mad Max and his Pursuit Special V8 Interceptor at the Silverton Hotel in New South Wales, Australia. » 3/13/09 4:00pm 3/13/09 4:00pm

1965 Ford Ranchero

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Rancheros qualify for Truck Monday, too!
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An Open Letter To Ford: Give Us The Falcon Ute

Hey, Ford! Are you paying attention? Come in here. We want you to read something. GM wouldn't listen to us. But we need this. We crave the Falcon Ute. » 1/08/09 12:00pm 1/08/09 12:00pm

PCH, Twin Turbos Versus Twin Frenchmen Edition: Twin-Turbo Ford Falcon…

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Yesterday, the Humber Super Snipe got out-prestiged by the Aston Martin DBS, according to the Choose Your Eternity poll, and you'd think we'd follow up Britain-on-Britain and Italy-on-Italy » 12/10/08 5:30pm 12/10/08 5:30pm

1965 Mercury Comet Caliente

Welcome to Down On The Street » 10/21/08 8:30am 10/21/08 8:30am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Today we're going to head over to the former Naval Air Station Alameda, where the , , and have been replaced by companies that make movies and absinthe. While the ex-base (now…

Love The Beast Trailer Details Eric Bana's Touching Love Affair With…

Although Eric Bana only publicly mentioned he was working on a documentary about his '74 Ford Falcon » 10/20/08 9:20am 10/20/08 9:20am for the first time at the Bathurst 1000 race this past weekend, we've got an exclusive first look at the trailer for the movie, titled "Love The Beast," set to appear in Aussie theaters in February, 2009. We've known…

Special Ford Falcon GT Celebrates FPV's 5th Anniversary

The special-anniversary-edition Aussie muscle keeps rolling out at the Australian International Motor Show » 10/10/08 11:20am 10/10/08 11:20am. First it was the and now we have this, a special FPV Ford Falcon GT that commemorates the five years of Ford Performance Vehicles. The 5.4-liter V8 still delivers the same ground-pounding 422 HP through a…

Top Gear Australia's Ratings Slump Despite Holden Vs. Ford Shootout

If we lived down under, we would have tuned in to SBS » 10/07/08 12:43pm 10/07/08 12:43pm on Monday at 7:30 to watch the Top Gear Australia shootout between the iconic Holden Commodore and Ford Falcon...but we don't. Watch the clip and judge for yourself, but we think that even though it may not be quite as polished as the UK original, this segment…

1964 Ford Ranchero, Plus Bonus Favorite Ford Cartruck Poll

Welcome to Down On The Street » 10/06/08 9:00am 10/06/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. is with us once again, and today we're going to check out a vehicle that qualifies as both truck car: a '64 Ford Falcon with truck bed, aka Ranchero! Then, because polls lessen…

Aussie Ford FG Falcon Supercar Debuts, Kangaroos Unimpressed

Despite claims that the car wouldn't be ready to race this year, Ford Australia's new FG Falcon "FG01" race car is scheduled to make its initial public appearance during the Sandown V8 Supercar Championship in Melbourne. The Falcon XR8-based race car will be making several appearance laps at Sandown, but won't be… » 6/06/08 1:40pm 6/06/08 1:40pm

1963 Ford Falcon

Since we started off the week with a Falcon cartruck, we might as well take a look at an early Falcon with no truck bed. This '63 usually parks on the same block as the '69 VW Beetle, not far from where a Navy A7 crashed in the early 70s and became a grim Alameda legend. We've seen a couple of Falcons in this series,… » 5/22/08 9:00am 5/22/08 9:00am

1965 Ford Ranchero

We've seen a late-60s Torino-based Ranchero and a Malaise Era Thunderbird-based Ranchero so far in this series, but how about the Falcon-based Ranchero? I found this cartruck parked next to the '69 Buick Electra 225, and I suspect they were owned by the same person (the Buick has since departed, presumably sold).
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Full Details On Ford Australia's Multi-Flavored FPV Falcon Lineup

When Ford of Australia first announced their lineup of F6 FPV lineup we didn't pay too much attention to the various minor differences in the F6 Falcon lineup. Little did we know how far the Ford Performance Vehicle group was going to go in order to meet the needs of anyone with the cash to throw around $60,000+ USD… » 5/14/08 10:20am 5/14/08 10:20am