2002 Ford Ba Falcon Xr8
Ford BA Falcon XR8
The sensational new Honcho 260 V8 locomotive in the Crossing BA Falcon XR8 is the offset fusillade in a new onslaught of mellow yield engines highly-developed by Crossing Australia’s operation cooperator – Crossing Operation Vehicles.
“The new locomotive is not alone alone in the Crossing humanity, but is reinforced hither in Australia – start from fair plain blocks and heads,” aforesaid Crossing Execution Vehicles Manager, David Obdurate.
“We sustain retained and reinforced upon the measure antecedently set by Tickford to develop a bounty functioning locomotive that specifically meets Australian requirements.
It is the commencement V8 locomotive always offered in an Australian exemplar with quadruplet smash camshafts and 32 valves, an sophisticated spec more open of authorship a new chapter in the Emboss and the GT legends.
The Fording BA Falcon XR8 – comparable its GT sib due after this class – boasts a particular Foreman mightiness excrescence cowling that is factory-styled, tooled and stamped as a individual nerve gore.
This ensures that the locomotive’s office in the locomotive bay and lively operation equipment are not determined by low cowling elevation. It besides helps beget the requisite primer headway for the cesspool and allows extra airflow round the locomotive bay.
The original and the new
The 260kW reading of the new Chief locomotive starts with the fixed iron blockage and gamey torsion of Crossing’s proved 5.4-litre V8, with bad blade crankshaft and cross-bolted principal comportment caps as manufactured by Fording in Windsor, Ontario. The blocking is from the like all new V8 locomotive category that powers the BA Falcon orbit.
The identical up-to-the-minute ontogenesis of the Cobra R admixture cylinder heads, with duplicate smash camshafts, foursome valves per cylinder and gamy functioning admixture intake multiplex, are the Twenty-first 100 tantamount of the Cleveland heads. They are added to the up-to-the-minute reading of the 5.4-litre blockage to produce a new Gaffer that is eventide more unnerving than the pilot.
The pilot Trans-Am race-bred Honcho 302 featured an aluminum high-rise multiply, four-spot bbl carburetor, 4-bolt heart primary charge caps, bad crankshaft and peculiar pistons. It delivered 215 kW (290 bhp) at 5800 rpm on a densification proportion of 10.5:1.
The new Foreman 260 delivers 260 kW (350 bhp) at 5250 rpm and 500 Nm at 4250 rpm.