It’s game on in the GM-Ford battle, this time with all-American pony car iron
Red versus blue.
Holden versus Ford.
A tribal, time-honoured war, that’s been waged on Australian roads, tracks and dealer forecourts since well before Holden launched its first homegrown car, the 48-215 ‘FX’, in 1948.
The GM v Ford battle ramped up a notch when Ford Australia released its first Falcon in 1960, and hit top gear when Holden’s first Commodore arrived in 1978.
Now, after 40 years of Commodore versus Falcon rivalry, both Aussie automotive icons are dead. And for those of us bred on a diet of rear-drive and at least six cylinders, the clash between imported, front-drive four-cylinder Holden Commodores and Ford Mondeos doesn’t quite have the same attraction.
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