When LPG costs under half that of unleaded petrol, why not consider the advantages of running an LPG car instead of the petrol equivalent? Your savings with a Ford EcoLPi Falcon compared to its petrol equivalent could be quite substantial. Take a look at Ford’s information, here. Right now a $2000 rebate is being offered from the government for new vehicles purchased prior to June 30, 2014 that are fitted with LPG. This means that the incremental cost of buying the Ford Falcon EcoLPi model could be offset before you even visit the pump! You can see why the Ford Falcon EcoLPi is a Smart choice. LPG is available at more than 4000 outlets Australia wide.
So what’s the Ford Falcon EcoLPi like to drive? Power and torque are like the petrol versions – as solid as you would expect from any modern Ford Falcon. This gives the driver awesome acceleration and towing ability. Underway and on the road, the ride inside the new Ford Falcon EcoLPi is quiet, very comfortable and relaxed. Designed specifically to suit Australian conditions and roads, the Virtual Pivot Control Link front suspension combines precise steering control and manoeuvrability with excellent levels of comfort. The Control Blade Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) is one of the most advanced suspension systems offering superb handling ability.
The vast improvement (27% better power and 10% more torque) over the outgoing Ford Falcon’s LPG system is due to the new LPi technology which enables the injectors to deliver the LPG liquid into the intake port as the engine sucks in the air/fuel mix. As the LPG liquid is released from the injector, because it is no longer under pressure, it expands approximately 250 times into gas and almost freezes the incoming air. This creates the ideal condition for maximum fuel burning efficiency. Heaps more power and greater torque link with even better fuel economy. In fact, the economy of the Ford Falcon EcoLPi is better than the petrol equivalent, so you should expect an average fuel consumption of around 12 litres/100 km.
Now I’ll let you in on a secret! Boasting 198 kW at 5000 rpm and 409 Nm at 3250 rpm, the Ford Falcon EcoLPi is quicker than the standard petrol equivalent. Now more powerful, quicker and more economical…which model would you want? In the real world, you’ll find that the 0-100 km/h sprint times for the Ford Falcon EcoLPi are around the mid-seven second bracket. Ford has equipped the Falcon models with a six-speed manual or six-speed ZF automatic.
Inside the Ford Falcon EcoLPi there are many modern features. Of course, the class-leading interior space ensures that you are going to be comfortable on any journey whether it’s to the office or across States. Being comfortable is important, that’s why the Falcon EcoLPi has seating that is cosseting, and leg, head and shoulder room which is as good as it gets for any large sedan or wagon. The Ford Falcon EcoLPi has a modern finish, and the detailing and trim looks beautifully put together. The readable layout betters that of most luxury cars because it is Smart and user-friendly. Onboard are thoughtful features like child night lighting and ipod integration. Satellite navigation is clear and accurate. You can see the display on a large screen in the centre of the dash. Dials and switchgear look balanced and uniform in their layout. The easy-to-read multi-function display allows you to check everything from speed, journey distance, temperature, vehicle warnings and more at an easy glance. Remote keyless entry, a powered driver’s seat, a four-speaker stereo and Bluetooth communications come as standard items on any of the Ford Falcon range.
Firmly planted on the road, the new Ford Falcon EcoLPi is a pleasure to drive feeling very nimble for such a big car.
It’s nice to find that the big Australian made Falcon has all the leading-edge safety features. A range of airbags, Dynamic Stability Control and a driver fatigue warning system have helped earn the Ford Falcon EcoLPi with the coveted five-star crash testing result from ANCAP. There is an intelligent Safety System which has the ability to detect which airbags to deploy in an instant.
A beautiful array of exterior colours are available for the Ford Falcon EcoLpi. This is a car that is rewarding to drive and satisfying over the long term. Ford offer the new-car buyer with an extensive warranty and servicing package, too.
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For any more information on the Ford Falcon EcoLPi, or for that matter any other new car, contact one of our friendly consultants on 1300 303 181. If you’d like some fleet discount pricing (yes even for private buyers!), we can submit vehicle quotes requests out to our national network of Ford dealers and come back with pricing within 24 hours. Private Fleet – car buying made easy!
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