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BFII Fairmont Ghia evolves into Ford's new FG Falcon G6E, but is it still relevant?

9 Oct 2008

FORD'S G6E is the most luxurious non-turbo six-cylinder Falcon you can buy in the re-invented FG Falcon range. Effectively a replacement for the Fairmont Ghia, this is the car that user-chooser executives and company fleets will elect to buy - or not - over a vast sea of imports, so this is a vital car for Ford. The question is: does the G6E retain enough elements of the ‘big car, big country’ formula the Falcon has cultivated for almost 50 years and match the sophistication, style and efficiency offered by imports for buyers to believe that a big local car - with a Blue Oval badge - is still the right one to buy?
Model release date: 1 May 2008 to 1 October 2014

Previous model

BFII Ford Fairmont

Released: October 2006
Ended: April 2008
Family Tree: Falcon

WHEN Ford introduced the BF MkII upgrade in October 2006, it was trying to create some interest in a design that was starting to reach the end of its shelf life, which started with the BA back in October 2002 and now faces a brand-new competitor from Holden in the VE Commodore. The BFII had some minor styling and equipment changes, but brought no mechanical improvements over the BF, which introduced a more efficient DOHC inline six-cylinder and the ZF six-speed automatic.

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