Ultimate sleeper - GT-HO Phase III cop car

By: Andrew Britten, Unique Cars magazine

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If you were a cop way back then, this Ford Falcon would have been the ultimate work car.

From the cover feature out now in issue 401:

With the numbers of XY Phase III GT-HOs locked in at 300 and with around a third to half of that number still in existence, there seems to be a burgeoning market for other high performance variations that snuck out of the factory in various guises. And they’re adding an interesting addendum to the whole GT-HO phenomenon.

One such variant was a police special, basically a disguised Phase III. Actually a Falcon 500 with all the running gear of a Phase III. There was plenty of precedence, with high performance police Falcons being custom built even before the XR GT...

See issue 401 of Unique Cars magazine for the full story.

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