FPV unleashes new GS Sedan and GS Ute

FPV unleashes new GS Sedan and GS Ute

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It’s great news for Ford fans with Ford Performance Vehicles launching an all-new GS Sedan and GS Ute this week. The new models mark a reinventing of a badge that goes back 30 years to the XW GS of 1969.

Like that earlier GS, the new limited-edition model is to provide a lower price entry-point into FPV’s performance models.

Priced in Australia at $54,950 AUS for the Sedan, and $49,950 AUS for the Ute, the GS variants are priced to sit between Ford’s XR range and FPV’s GT and F6.

Developed specifically for the GS Series, the recalibrated FPV 5.4 litre V8 GT engine from the FG-model now produces 302kW of power and 551Nm of torque, driving through a standard six-speed manual transmission.

“We aimed to provide the GS Series owner with a GT driving experience with this engine. AT 302kW, it’s the perfect entry to our range, which steps up to the turbocharged F6 at 310kW and the full GT-spec V8 at 315kW,” FPV General Manager Rod Barrett said.

The GT-based V8 under the bonnet runs the twin-throttle bodies and intake system of the GT, but with a recalibrated ECU taking the top-edge off the power output but matching the GT’s 551Nm of torque.

Featuring GS graphics, FPV chassis enhancements and interior updates, and sitting on 19-inch rims (Graphite for the Sedan, Alpine Silver for the Ute), there is a hefty dollop of ‘bang for the dollar’ value loaded into the GS.

Every FPV GS Series also comes standard with unique GS striping graphics, charcoal cloth interior, FPV GT instrumentation, gear knob, starter button and badging, premium sound system with iPod and Bluetooth integration, and dual zone climate control.

With just 250 Sedans and 75 Utes to be released, buyers may need to be quick off the mark.

FPV is banking on the new limited edition GS to excite buyers, and it may do that being a smart car at a smart price.

“People are still out there to buy fast Fords. There is always going to be a market for FPVs,” according to Rod Barrett.

FPV GS sedan s

It’s great news for Ford fans with Ford Performance Vehicles launching an all-new GS Sedan and GS Ute this week. The new models mark a reinventing of a badge that goes back 30 years to the XW GS of 1969.

Like that earlier GS, the new limited-edition model is to provide a lower price entry-point into FPV’s performance models.

Priced in Australia at $54,950 AUS for the Sedan, and $49,950 AUS for the Ute, the GS variants are priced to sit between Ford’s XR range and FPV’s GT and F6.

Developed specifically for the GS Series, the recalibrated FPV 5.4 litre V8 GT engine from the FG-model now produces 302kW of power and 551Nm of torque, driving through a standard six-speed manual transmission.

“We aimed to provide the GS Series owner with a GT driving experience with this engine. AT 302kW, it’s the perfect entry to our range, which steps up to the turbocharged F6 at 310kW and the full GT-spec V8 at 315kW,” FPV General Manager Rod Barrett said.

The GT-based V8 under the bonnet runs the twin-throttle bodies and intake system of the GT, but with a recalibrated ECU taking the top-edge off the power output but matching the GT’s 551Nm of torque.

Featuring GS graphics, FPV chassis enhancements and interior updates, and sitting on 19-inch rims (Graphite for the Sedan, Alpine Silver for the Ute), there is a hefty dollop of ‘bang for the dollar’ value loaded into the GS.

Every FPV GS Series also comes standard with unique GS striping graphics, charcoal cloth interior, FPV GT instrumentation, gear knob, starter button and badging, premium sound system with iPod and Bluetooth integration, and dual zone climate control.

With just 250 Sedans and 75 Utes to be released, buyers may need to be quick off the mark.

FPV is banking on the new limited edition GS to excite buyers, and it may do that being a smart car at a smart price.

“People are still out there to buy fast Fords. There is always going to be a market for FPVs,” according to Rod Barrett.

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