Falcon AU 1998-2002


May 11, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 29, 2015
Ford Falcon AU XR8 (2000)
Country
Australia
Top Speed (mph)
N/A
0-60 mph
Under 7 secs (est)
BHP
280 @5000rpm
Torque lbft
310 @3750rpm
Engine capacity CC/CU
4942/302
Engine type
V8 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
9.0:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
193.2
Width (in)
73.6
Height (in)
56.6
Additional Info: AU series 1 from 1998-2000, series 2 from 2000-2001, series 3 from 2001-2002. Prior to 2000 the XR8 made 248bhp. A Ford Tickford Experience model was also built with a 335bhp 5.6 litre engine called the FTE TE50, it had many upgrades and trim changes over the XR8 and gets to 60mph in around 6 secs. Also an even more rare TS50 was built. The XR6 has a Straight 6, 4.0 litre engine making 220bhp or 231bhp with the XR6 CVT engine 0-60 comes around in 7.5 secs. A Falcon S was also built with a 4.0 litre 211bhp engine and was much cheaper than the XR6.

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