The XW GT has Bill Bourke written all over it. Lurking under his charismatic personality and slick backed hair beat the high octane heart of a hot rodder. Bourke transformed the conservative and somewhat unreliable Falcons of the early to mid 1960s into the reliable race winning Falcons of the late 60s and 1970s.
And nothing spelled Bill Bourke more than the XW GT Falcon. With it's bright colours, bold Super Roo stripping, big 351 Cleveland V8 horsepower, bullet proof running gear and huge options list, Bourke was onto a winner!
2,287 XW GTs were sold by Ford. Nearly 3,000 if you add in the GTHOs. And Diamond White proved particularly popular with the buyers. The bonnet black outs, gold side stripping, chrome and metal badges, bonnet air intake and bonnet locking pins all adding to the masculine image of this high performance sports sedan.
For sale is this stunning example of the XW GT Falcon sold originally through the famous McLeod Ford dealership in Rockdale, NSW. Having just undergone a bare metal nut and bolt rotisserie restoration, this 1970 Diamond White XW GT Falcon features all the original running gear including the matching numbers D block 351 Cleveland 4V engine, FMX automatic transmission and 9" LSD.
The panel beater/painter owner has end-rusted and cavity waxed the entire car and had the engine fully refreshed by renowned high-performance engine builder Ivan Walker and includes quality internals, Edelbrock Performer manifold, Holley carby and new Hurricane ceramic coated 4 into 1 extractors through to an all new 2.5" exhaust including H-pipe. The car drives through a Stage 2 shift kitted FMX Auto built by J.J Automatics in Sydney.
The interior is all new, with new vinyl seat coverings, door cards, hood lining, rechromed dash and new steering wheel, carpets and seat belts. All the original chrome has been restored and every nut and bolt has been either cad plated or adonised. The underside is fully detailed and the car is riding on genuine Kelsey Hayes 12 slot rims and brand new red walled tyres.
Based in Western Sydney for your inspection. (Ref: 5486)
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