What does Gtho stand for Falcon?

What does Gtho stand for Falcon?


Acronym Definition
GTHO Get the Hell Off
GTHO Grand Touring Handling Option (Australian Ford Falcon)
GTHO Get the Hell On!

How much is a Gtho Phase 4 worth?

Ford Falcon GTHO Phase IV sets new price record for an Australian-made road car. One of Australia’s rarest cars – a 1972 Ford XA Falcon GTHO Phase IV – has reportedly sold for $1.75 million, overtaking the previous record of $1.15 million paid for a pristine 1971 Ford XY Falcon GTHO Phase III earlier this year.

How much is a XA GT Falcon worth?

1972 Falcon XA GTs can sell for $95,000 in good condition and in excess of $140,000 in excellent condition, according to Trade Unique Cars.

What is the most expensive Ford Falcon?

A classic Ford Falcon has fetched well over $1 million at auction, setting a record price for iconic Australian cars. The Yellow Glo Ford GTHO Phase III Falcon sold on Saturday for $1.3 million, making it the most expensive road registerable Australian classic sold under the hammer.

What is a GTHO Phase 3 worth?

$1.3 million
UPDATED 27/09/2021 11:00am: This Yellow Glo 1971 Ford Falcon GTHO Phase III set a new price record for an Australian-made production car on Saturday, going under the hammer for $1.3 million plus auction fees.

What is the difference between a GT and a Gtho?

Visually, there are really only two external differences between the GT and the GT-HO. That’s the front and rear spoilers. The GT had the shaker and it had everything else bar that plastic front air-dam and the fibreglass rear wing.

What does HO stand for in GT-HO?

The HO suffix on the GT simply means “high output” and the first variant in the series was – among other changes – powered by a Windsor engine fitted with a larger carburetor and an updated intake for an output of 300 bhp.

What is the rarest car in Australia?

Ford XY Falcon Wagon
A 1970 Ford factory-built 6-door XY Falcon – the only one ever made – is said to be rarer than one of the 3 surviving GTHO Phase IV’s. “This Ford XY Falcon Wagon embodies collectability and could be the rarest car ever manufactured in Australia.

How much did the XA GT sell for?

A rust-filled rare Aussie muscle car has flown the coop for a huge sum. The 1973 Ford Falcon XA GT sold at auction for $300,909, more than three times original estimates.

What does rpo83 mean?

(Regular Production Option)
The XA RPO 83 soon arose from the ashes of the Phase IV and would become the basis for Ford’s 1973 Bathurst-winning XA GT. 10. The name comes from the production option code RPO (Regular Production Option) 83 which was available on the XA GT and included a number of components from the stillborn Phase IV program.

How many XC Cobras were made?

400 Cobras
The XC Cobra was a smart piece of marketing conceived by Edsel Ford II, then the assistant managing director at Broadmeadows, to sell the last remaining coupe body shells. They built 400 Cobras in total and released them in celebration of the great one-two win at Bathurst in 1977.

What happened to the Ford Falcon GTHO Phase IV?

While the Phase IV program was canceled, the final Ford Falcon GTHO was well underway at the time. And being essentially a turn-key race car, this example is in race-ready condition. Besides the 5.8-liter V8 and four-speed transmission, the Falcon GTHO Phase IV packs upgraded suspension and brakes compared to the Phase III.

What does ‘Ford Falcon GTHO’ mean?

The ‘HO’ in ‘Ford Falcon GTHO’ technically stands for ‘Handling Option.’ However, it could’ve stood for ‘High Output’ just as easily. Instead of a 5.0-liter V8, the Falcon GTHO Phase 1 and Phase 2 have a 290-hp 5.8-liter V8. Yet the best was still to come, courtesy of the racing going on at Bathurst.

What kind of engine does a Ford Falcon GTHO have?

Instead of a 5.0-liter V8, the Falcon GTHO Phase 1 and Phase 2 have a 290-hp 5.8-liter V8. Yet the best was still to come, courtesy of the racing going on at Bathurst. In 1971, Ford released the Falcon GTHO Phase III.

How many Phase 5 Falcon’s did cams sell?

In the end, CAMS took pity on the shoestring outfit, and said it would allow the Phase 5 Falcon to race if as few as 25 road examples were sold. The eventual number may have been just 22, but close enough.

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