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Ford Falcon (XD)

Index Ford Falcon (XD)

The Ford Falcon (XD) is a full-size car that was produced by Ford Australia from 1979 to 1982. [1]

34 relations: Allan Moffat, Allan Moffat Racing, Australian Touring Car Championship, Automatic transmission, Bathurst 1000, Confederation of Australian Motor Sport, Coupé utility, Dick Johnson (racing driver), Did Not Finish, Dry sump, Ford Australia, Ford Falcon (Australia), Ford Falcon (XB), Ford Falcon (XC), Ford Falcon (XE), Ford Granada (Europe), Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout, Full-size car, Group C (Australia), John French (racing driver), Manual transmission, Panel van, Sedan (automobile), Spoiler (car), Station wagon, Straight-six engine, Tachometer, ThyssenKrupp, V8 engine, Wind tunnel, 1980 Hardie-Ferodo 1000, 1981 Australian Touring Car Championship, 1981 James Hardie 1000, 1982 Australian Touring Car Championship.

Allan Moffat

Allan George Moffat OBE (born 10 November 1939 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada) is a Canadian-Australian racing driver known for his four wins in the Australian Touring Car Championship, six wins in the Sandown 500 and his four wins in the Bathurst 500/1000.

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Allan Moffat Racing

Allan Moffat Racing was an Australian motor racing team owned by multiple-championship winning Canadian-Australian racing driver Allan Moffat.

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Australian Touring Car Championship

The Australian Touring Car Championship (ATCC) is a touring car racing award held in Australia since 1960.

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Automatic transmission

An automatic transmission, also called auto, self-shifting transmission, n-speed automatic (where n is its number of forward gear ratios), or AT, is a type of motor vehicle transmission that can automatically change gear ratios as the vehicle moves, freeing the driver from having to shift gears manually.

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Bathurst 1000

The Bathurst 1000 (currently branded as the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 for sponsorship reasons) is a touring car race held annually on the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia.

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Confederation of Australian Motor Sport

The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS), is the official governing body of motor sport in Australia.

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Coupé utility

In the 1930s, the term coupe utility (or coupé utility) was used to distinguish passenger-car based two-door vehicles with an integrated cargo tray from traditional pickup trucks.

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Dick Johnson (racing driver)

Richard Johnson (born 26 April 1945) is a part-owner of the V8 Supercar team DJR Team Penske and a former racing driver.

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Did Not Finish

In racing, Did Not Finish (DNF) denotes a participant who does not finish a given race, either because of a mechanical failure, injury, or involvement in an accident.

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Dry sump

A dry-sump system is a method to manage the lubricating motor oil in four-stroke and large two-stroke piston driven internal combustion engines.

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Ford Australia

The Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited, known by its trading name Ford Australia, is the Australian subsidiary of United States-based automaker Ford Motor Company.

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Ford Falcon (Australia)

The Ford Falcon was a full-sized car manufactured by Ford Australia from 1960 to 2016.

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Ford Falcon (XB)

The Ford Falcon (XB) is a full-size car that was produced by Ford Australia from 1973 to 1976.

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Ford Falcon (XC)

The Ford Falcon (XC) is a full-size car that was produced by Ford Australia from 1976 to 1979.

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Ford Falcon (XE)

The Ford Falcon (XE) is a full-size car that was produced by Ford Australia from 1982 to 1984.

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Ford Granada (Europe)

The European Ford Granada is a large executive car manufactured by Ford Europe from 1972 until 1994.

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Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout

In automotive design, an FR, or front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout is one where the engine is located at the front of the vehicle and driven wheels are located at the rear.

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Full-size car

"Full-size car" is a marketing term used in North America for an automobile larger than a mid-size car.

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Group C (Australia)

In relation to Australian motorsport, Group C refers to either of two sets of regulations devised by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) for use in Australian Touring Car Racing from 1965 to 1984.

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John French (racing driver)

John French (born 28 November 1930) is an Australian retired racing driver.

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Manual transmission

A manual transmission, also known as a manual gearbox, a standard transmission or colloquially in some countries (e.g. the United States) as a stick shift is a type of transmission used in motor vehicle applications.

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Panel van

A panel van (or panelvan) is a form of solid (rigid-bodied, non-articulated) van, smaller than a lorry or truck, without rear side windows.

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Sedan (automobile)

A sedan (American, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand English) or saloon (British, Irish and Indian English) is a passenger car in a three-box configuration with A, B & C-pillars and principal volumes articulated in separate compartments for engine, passenger and cargo.

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Spoiler (car)

A spoiler is an automotive aerodynamic device whose intended design function is to 'spoil' unfavorable air movement across a body of a vehicle in motion, usually described as turbulence or drag.

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Station wagon

A station wagon, also called an estate car, estate wagon, or simply wagon or estate, is an automotive body-style variant of a sedan/saloon with its roof extended rearward over a shared passenger/cargo volume with access at the back via a third or fifth door (the liftgate or tailgate), instead of a trunk/boot lid.

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Straight-six engine

The straight-six engine or inline-six engine (often abbreviated I6 or L6) is an internal combustion engine with the cylinders mounted in a straight line along the crankcase with all the pistons driving a common crankshaft (straight engine).

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Tachometer

A tachometer (revolution-counter, tach, rev-counter, RPM gauge) is an instrument measuring the rotation speed of a shaft or disk, as in a motor or other machine.

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ThyssenKrupp

thyssenkrupp AG is a German multinational conglomerate with focus on industrial engineering and steel production.

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V8 engine

A V8 engine is an eight-cylinder V configuration engine with the cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two sets (or banks) of four, with all eight pistons driving a common crankshaft.

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Wind tunnel

A wind tunnel is a tool used in aerodynamic research to study the effects of air moving past solid objects.

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1980 Hardie-Ferodo 1000

The 1980 Hardie-Ferodo 1000 was the 21st running of the Bathurst 1000 touring car race.

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1981 Australian Touring Car Championship

The 1981 Australian Touring Car Championship was a CAMS sanctioned motor racing title for drivers of Group C Touring Cars.

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1981 James Hardie 1000

The 1981 James Hardie 1000 was the 22nd running of the Bathurst 1000 touring car race.

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1982 Australian Touring Car Championship

The 1982 Australian Touring Car Championship was a CAMS sanctioned Australian motor racing title open to Group C Touring Cars.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Falcon_(XD)

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