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The Ford Falcon is an automobile that was first manufactured in 1960 in North America. It continued production in North America until 1970. In 1962, production also began in Argentina, and continued through 1991. The Falcon also had the body style of a van for a while in the 1960's. The Falcon is slated to be in production until 2016 in Australia, where it has been manufactured since 1960.
Choosing the Ford Falcon
When choosing to purchase either a new or used Ford Falcon, consider the age of the vehicle being purchased and the changes that have been made over the years to the mechanical components and to the body style and structure. Older, used Ford Falcon vehicle were available as a compact car or as big as a full sized, 5 door station wagon. In Argentina, the Falcon had just s many different body styles, ranging from a two door coupe to a four door sedan. The full sized Falcons have been manufactured in Australia and are still manufactured there today. Though it was announced in 2013 that production would cease in 2016, and the Falcon would be retired.
Purchasing a Ford Falcon
When thinking of purchasing a second hand Ford Falcon, age has to be a consideration, as well as condition. New Ford Falcon cars can be purchased for the base price of around R494 341. A used Ford Falcon can be purchased for much less. The average price for a used Ford Falcon is around R48 000, depending on age and condition. If purchasing used, an inspection is recommended either by the purchaser or a qualified mechanic. Things to look out for include metal shavings around engine components, signs of leaking fluids and cracked or bent hoses.
The Ford Falcon started production in 1960 in both North America and Australia. The Falcon is still being manufactured in Australia, with production slated to end in 2016. The price of a new Ford Falcon, base model is around R494 341. A used Ford Falcon can be purchased for the average price of R48 000. Used Falcons's need to be inspected for leaks and wear and tear on the engine and mechanical components as well.
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