Falcon Collector Cars 1940-1970
The Ford Falcon became an instant it after it rolled off the assembly line in 1960, and it's become a favourite amongst collectors in the time since. With numerous body types and models available, this versatile car has even been used for Australian taxis and police cars for decades, turning it into a familiar sight.
What Are Some Ford Falcon Models?
One of the most popular Ford Falcon models, the Ford Fairmont, was released in 1965, and the company later launched the Ford Fairlane in 1967. The first generation of Ford Falcon vehicles included models such as the XK, XL, XM and XP, while the second generation that ended in 1972 encompassed the XR, XT and XW. The first Falcon, the XK, was a sedan, with a station wagon added shortly after. After the XL rolled out of production, it introduced car owners to a larger station wagon with wood panels, which was a hallmark of 1960s vehicles.
What Are Some Features of Ford Falcon Collector Cars?
Some standout features of Ford Falcon vehicles include a heavy-duty suspension, a hatchback design, disc brakes and three speeds. As models were upgraded and Ford added more benefits, options like a V8 engine and a wider colour range became available. Chrome wheel trim, an updated instrument panel, and racing stripes were also added to late-1960s models.