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Old 01-09-2007, 08:29 AM   #1
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May become Aussie owned soon. Deal worth over $1bn with Ford.
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Old 01-09-2007, 10:01 AM   #2
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May become Aussie owned soon. Deal worth over $1bn with Ford.
will that mean anything? like, more powerful engines or more cars???
its like Jaguar might be owned by JCB but i think the deal has gone down the plughole!
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Old 01-10-2007, 01:03 AM   #3
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will that mean anything? like, more powerful engines or more cars???
its like Jaguar might be owned by JCB but i think the deal has gone down the plughole!
Shouldn't chage much I guess, given that Ford UK is already (part?) owner of them. I suppose it means that the company is changing to more of an Aussie company....maybe we'll have parts of Falcon switchgear this time round, instead of old Mondeo switchgear, lol. Also, I would bet that the engine range will stay the same.....in the V12's it'll be two Ford V6's bolted together, lol.
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Shouldn't chage much I guess, given that Ford UK is already (part?) owner of them. I suppose it means that the company is changing to more of an Aussie company....maybe we'll have parts of Falcon switchgear this time round, instead of old Mondeo switchgear, lol. Also, I would bet that the engine range will stay the same.....in the V12's it'll be two Ford V6's bolted together, lol.
and next year in the Aussie V8 series, A.M join the Holdens and Fords! (i wish )
so what car brand is England left with?
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If aston built a limited production uber duber super car like the carrera GT, Enzo Ferrari or Ford GT, I'm sure it could be pretty darn profitable for whoever owns it.
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so what car brand is England left with?
None, lol...there's probably a small Brit car maker somewhere...but even then it would more than likely use Ford parts or something, like Noble. Arguably Ford UK is a Brit car company....so is Vauxhall, but niether are proper British companies, as Ford is American and Opel is German I believe
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Old 01-10-2007, 04:39 PM   #7
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How about javan!!!!


It uses a honda k20 engine, though


Oh how about TVR?

I am buying a TVR sagaris some day

How much does it cost? Their website doesn't say.
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