FG X Falcon model line-up revealed

Ford has released details about its FG X Falcon model line-up and equipment levels of each variant.

Standard across the range will be new alloys, front and rear parking sensors, a reversing camera and Ford's latest SYNC2 connectivity system, which includes voice activation, digital radio, emergency assistance and more.

Engines will carryover, offering buyers a choice of the 179kW/353Nm 2.0-litre EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder or 4.0-litre inline six in 195kW/391Nm (petrol), 198kW/409Nm (EcoLPI) or 270kW/533Nm (turbocharged) forms.

Power and torque figures for the new XR8 will not be released until early October.

Externally, the cars receive new front and rear styling treatments and 10 colours will be available, though not all colours will be available on all models.

For a detailed rundown on the specifications of each model, see below:

FALCON SEDAN

The Falcon sedan includes the following features:

MECHANICAL

Standard engine:

  • 4.0-litre DOHC DI VCT I6 petrol engine (195kW, 391Nm)

Optional engines:

  • 2.0-litre 16V TiVCT EcoBoost petrol engine (179kW, 353Nm)
  • 4.0-litre EcoLPi DOHC DI VCT I6 LPG engine (198kW, 409Nm)
  • 6-speed automatic transmission with sequential sports shift
  • Control Blade Independent Rear Suspension

EXTERIOR change vs. FG Mk II Falcon

  • Michelin low-rolling resistance tyres with improved fuel economy new
  • 16" x 6.5" alloy wheels new design
  • LED tail lamps new
  • Projector headlamps new
  • Body coloured bumpers, side mirrors and door handles new design bumpers

INTERIOR

  • Light limestone upper environment new
  • 4-way power adjustable driver's seat
  • Single zone automatic climate control
  • Power windows and side mirrors
  • Cruise control with steering wheel mounted controls
  • Single CD audio system with 4 speakers
  • DAB+ radio new
  • Interior Command Centre with 8" colour touch screen new for Falcon sedan
  • SYNC 2 with Voice Control and Emergency Assist new
  • iPod integration
  • Bluetooth® mobile phone integration
  • Two USB music ports additional USB port
  • SD card slot new
  • 3.5mm auxiliary audio jack
  • Dual antenna system new
  • Wi-Fi hot-spot new

SAFETY

  • Front and rear parking sensors new front sensors
  • Rear view camera with overlays new
  • Dynamic Stability Control
  • ABS with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and Traction Control
  • Driver and front passenger airbags
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Side Thorax Airbags
  • Emergency Brake Assist
  • Beltminder™ system (for driver and front passenger)

FALCON G6E SEDAN

The Falcon G6E sedan includes the following features in addition to those of the Falcon sedan:

MECHANICAL
Standard engine:

  • 4.0-litre DOHC Di VCT I6 petrol engine (195kW, 391Nm)

Optional engines:

  • 2.0-litre 16V TiVCT EcoBoost petrol engine (176kW, 340Nm)
  • 4.0-litre DOHC Di VCT Turbo I6 petrol engine (270kW, 533Nm)
  • Luxury Sports suspension

EXTERIOR change vs. FG Mk II Falcon

  • 18" x 8.0" alloy wheels new design for G6E
  • 19" x 8.0" alloy wheels new design for G6E Turbo
  • Unique front LED day time running lamps L shape new
  • Fog lamps new
  • Rain sensing wipers new
  • Front fender badge feature new design
  • Unique G6E front bumper
  • Front grille with chrome trim
  • Power Side Memory mirrors with integrated turn indicators

INTERIOR

  • Light limestone upper environment new on G6E only
  • Perforated Leather wrapped steering wheel, stitching with new accent colour thread
  • Black upper environment new on G6E Turbo only
  • Optional tan interior environment
  • Electrochromatic rear vision mirror (auto-dimming)
  • Premium Sound system with 9 speakers including Amplifier and Subwoofer
  • 8-way power adjustable driver's seat with 3 position memory
  • Puddle/courtesy lamps on inner door trims
  • Leather wrapped handbrake handle
  • Satellite Navigation with Traffic Message Channel
  • Leather trimmed seats
  • Cloth Covered Sunvisors
  • Dual zone climate control
  • Sunglasses holder incorporating map reading lamps

FALCON XR6 SEDAN

The Falcon XR6 sedan includes the following features in addition to those of the Falcon sedan:

MECHANICAL
Standard engine:

  • 4.0-litre DOHC Di VCT I6 petrol engine (195kW, 391Nm)

Optional engines:

  • 4.0-litre EcoLPi DOHC Di VCT I6 LPG engine (198kW, 409Nm)
  • 4.0-litre DOHC Di VCT Turbo I6 petrol engine (270kW, 533Nm)

Standard transmission:

  • 6 speed manual transmission (not available with 4.0-litre EcoLPi engine)

Optional transmission:

  • 6-speed automatic transmission with sequential sports shift
  • Sports Suspension

EXTERIOR change vs. FG Mk II Falcon

  • 18" x 8.0" alloy wheels new design for XR6
  • 19" x 8.0" alloy wheels new design for XR6 Turbo
  • Unique front LED day time running lamps W shape new
  • Rain sensing wipers new
  • Unique XR front bumper new design
  • Unique Sports Grilles with accent colour surrounds new design
  • Front fog lamps

INTERIOR

  • Black upper environment new
  • Perforated Leather wrapped steering wheel stitchingnew colour accent thread
  • Prestige six-speaker audio sound system
  • Cloth sports seats
  • Sports Instrument cluster gauges and blue backlighting

FALCON UTILITY

The Falcon Utility model includes the following features:

MECHANICAL

Standard engine:

  • 4.0-litre DOHC Di VCT I6 petrol engine (195kW, 391Nm)

Optional engines:

  • 4.0-litre EcoLPi DOHC Di VCT I6 LPG engine (198kW, 409Nm)
  • 6-speed automatic transmission with sequential sports shift (floor or column shift)
  • Leaf Spring Rear Suspension

EXTERIOR change vs. FG Mk II Falcon

  • 16" x 6.5" steel wheels
  • Body coloured front bumper and door handles new bumper design

INTERIOR

  • Single Zone Climate control now standard
  • Interior Command Centre with 8" TFT screen new
  • SYNC 2 with Voice Control and Emergency Assist new
  • SD card slot new
  • Dual antenna system new
  • 4-way power adjustable driver's seat
  • Power windows and side mirrors
  • Single CD audio system with 2 speakers
  • Cruise control with steering wheel mounted controls
  • iPod integration
  • Bluetooth® mobile phone integration
  • Two USB music ports
  • 3.5mm auxiliary audio jack

SAFETY

  • Dynamic Stability Control
  • ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Traction Control
  • Driver and front passenger airbags
  • Side Head/Thorax Airbags
  • Emergency Brake Assist
  • Beltminder™ system (for driver and front passenger)

FALCON XR6 UTILITY

The Falcon XR6 Utility includes the following features in addition to those of the Falcon Utility:

MECHANICAL

Standard engine:

  • 4.0-litre DOHC Di VCT I6 petrol engine (195kW, 391Nm)

Optional engines:

  • 4.0-litre EcoLPi DOHC Di VCT I6 LPG engine (198kW, 409Nm)
  • 4.0-litre DOHC Di VCT Turbo I6 petrol engine (270kW, 533Nm)

Standard transmission:

  • 6 speed manual transmission (not available with 4.0-litre EcoLPi engine)

Optional transmission:

  • 6-speed automatic transmission with sequential sports shift

EXTERIOR change vs. FG Mk II Falcon

  • 18" x 8.0" alloy wheels new design for XR6
  • 19" x 8.0" alloy wheels new design for XR6 Turbo
  • Unique front LED day time running lamps W shape new
  • Rain sensing wipers new
  • Unique XR front bumper new design
  • Unique Sports Grilles with accent colour surrounds new design
  • Front fog lamps

INTERIOR

  • Perforated Leather wrapped steering wheel, stitching with new accent colour thread
  • Black upper environment new
  • Prestige six-speaker audio sound system
  • Cloth sports seats
  • Sports Instrument cluster gauges and blue backlighting

SAFETY

  • Same as Falcon Utility

Colour Palette

The Falcon and Falcon XR range will be available in 10 colours. All colours except Winter White are prestige paint colours.

Exterior Body Colour Falcon XR6 G6E XR8 Utility XR6 Utility
Winter White (solid paint) x x x x x x
Lightning Strike x x x x x x
Smoke x x x x   x
Vanish x x x x x x
Silhouette x x x x x x
Archon Bronze x   x      
Kinetic   x   x   x
Emperor   x x x   x
Fine Alloy     x      
Victory Gold   x   x   x

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DISCUSSION

2 Comments
  • What is the recommendation going forward for us tradies when our utes are phased out?
  • Looking forward to seeing the new XR8....much talk about it so hopefully Ford deliver for the last one in Oz