This week it has been announced that Ford Australia will reduce its funding of Ford Performance Racing in 2015 and will offer no funding in 2016.
That’s a big deal, folks. But it’s happened before and a lot of people are hoping Ford will come back bigger and better when the Mustang takes over V8 Supercar duties in 2016.
If you’re new to the Aussie cars, you’re going to need a quick education in the models of the Holden Commodore and the Ford Falcon. Here’s one in picture form, with some accadacca behind it for good measure.
Are they right? Have your say in the comments.
A bit of argy-bargy errupted between the two manufacturers over a Holden commercial showing their Kingswood outperforming its competition in a witches hat slalom challenge. Ford fired back with its own footage of a slalom test. Check out the footage:
The Holden versus Ford battle is Australian folklore. A head-to-head battle that has played out in schoolyards, on the roads and, of course, at the mountain for decades.
The answer to the question “Are you a Ford man or a Holden man?” has been used as a way of determining friend from foe millions of times over around this big, beautiful country, and started more than the occasional debate over the merits of Falcon versus Commodore. People have even spilled their blood in defense of their preferred Aussie make and model!
We’re here to celebrate this ongoing rivalry, right back from where it started and into the future, however it shifts and changes.
What’s your flavour? Is Bathurst all that matters in this argument or is it all about the street cars? Get in and have your say on it while we provide you with all the best Ford versus Holden material we can find.
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