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Ford : a Kiwi obsession / Steve Holmes.

By: Holmes, Steve, 1971-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : David Bateman, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 208 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 22 x 29 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781869539702; 1869539702.Subject(s): Ford automobile | Automobiles -- New Zealand -- History | Automobiles -- Collectors and collectingGenre/Form: Photobooks.DDC classification: 629.2222
Contents:
Andy's MkII Zephyr -- Ken's Anglia 105E -- Brian's XK Falcon -- Kevan's MkIV Zephyr -- The Group 5 Escorts -- The Shaker Run Capri -- Rob's Falcon GTHOs -- Mitch's XY GT Fairmont -- Pete Geoghegan's Super Falcon -- Gary's XA Falcon 500 -- Blair's XA Falcon GT -- Conrad's Transit vans -- Darryl's XC Falcon Cobra -- Glenn and Marianne's XD Fairmont Ghia -- The Kiwi group A Falcons -- The racing Prime Minister.
Summary: "This book traces the Ford story from the development of the company in Australia, and its subsequent expansion into New Zealand, right through to the final Falcon to roll off the assembly line. It features some proud Kiwi owners and their Fords, plenty of images of Fords at work and play, as well as memorabilia that will appeal to Ford owners of every age." -- Back cover.
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Ford A Kiwi Obsession, describes the history of the Ford Australia motor company, from its early beginnings, its production of the Falcon model, expansion into New Zealand, right through to the final Falcon to roll off the assembly line. It features stories on several interesting Fords and their proud Kiwi owners, mixed with old photographs showing Fords being used in everyday life, Ford race cars, customized Fords, as well as Ford car sales brochures, old magazine features, and even Ford memorabilia.

Andy's MkII Zephyr -- Ken's Anglia 105E -- Brian's XK Falcon -- Kevan's MkIV Zephyr -- The Group 5 Escorts -- The Shaker Run Capri -- Rob's Falcon GTHOs -- Mitch's XY GT Fairmont -- Pete Geoghegan's Super Falcon -- Gary's XA Falcon 500 -- Blair's XA Falcon GT -- Conrad's Transit vans -- Darryl's XC Falcon Cobra -- Glenn and Marianne's XD Fairmont Ghia -- The Kiwi group A Falcons -- The racing Prime Minister.

"This book traces the Ford story from the development of the company in Australia, and its subsequent expansion into New Zealand, right through to the final Falcon to roll off the assembly line. It features some proud Kiwi owners and their Fords, plenty of images of Fords at work and play, as well as memorabilia that will appeal to Ford owners of every age." -- Back cover.