Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase 1-3/XC Cobra - market review 2017-18

By: Cliff Chambers, Unique Cars magazine

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GT-HO values are a roller coaster where one wild sale result can change the game.

Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase 1-3/XC Cobra

It's hard to rule a line under GT-HO values and be definitive because the next car auctioned could skew the market this way or that.

Phase 3 values still rule the Australian performance car market and any significant shift will have tsunami-like consequences.

Prices paid of late have remained stable; $500,000 confirmed for a Phase 3 and the same figure reported for an exceptional Phase 2.

The possibility of owning one of the XW-based cars for less than $250K still exists.

It was only late 2016 that a good Cobra 5.8-litre was knocked down for just $100,000 but since then prices have soared.

$150K now represents realistic money for an outstanding 5.8 manual, with auto-trans and 4.9-litre cars below $120,000.

GT-HO Phase 1/2 $283,200  [5] 

GT-HO Phase 3 $460,000 [3]

XC Cobra 4.9 $117,000 [2] 

XC Cobra 5.8 $124,875 [4]

[*] = number of recorded sales.

(Note: concours & special cars may demand more.)

Numbers from our 2017-18 Muscle Cars Value Guide.

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