A uncommon Ford XB Falcon John Goss Particular has been found in an Australian farm shed and is sure to get native fans speaking.
Ford Australia launched the John Goss Particular to have a good time John Goss’ win on the Bathurst 1000 endurance race in 1974. It was based mostly on the XB Falcon 500 Hardtop of the time and whereas Ford has by no means mentioned what number of examples it constructed, manufacturing is assumed to have solely run from July 1975 to November 1975. Estimates recommend that between 260 and 800 models have been constructed.
This explicit Falcon John Goss Particular was present in South Australia by The Muscle Automobile Store. Apparently, the automotive had been sitting in a shed since 1988 and has by no means been began since.
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The outside of the automotive is completed in Polar White that’s contrasted by Emerald Inexperienced throughout the hood, entrance bumper, rocker panels, wheel arches, rear bumper, and rear fascia. Varied brilliant orange accents are additionally discovered throughout the outside.
Photographs shared to Fb of the automotive present that it was lined in a thick layer of filth however apparently doesn’t have any rust, one thing that can little doubt make it a lot simpler to promote. No point out is made about any work that the automotive may have to ensure that its engine to begin and for it to be pushed, though The Muscle Automobile Store is open to affords for these wanting to purchase it.
Powering the Ford is a 302 cubic-inch (4.9-liter) Cleveland V8. This V8 was good for roughly 240 hp and 305 lb-ft (414 Nm) of torque when it was new and got here coupled to both a four-speed guide transmission or a three-speed computerized driving the rear wheels. It’s unclear which transmission this explicit John Goss Particular has however the automotive is definitely invaluable. Actually, a restored instance not too long ago bought for AU$250,000 ($172,000).