1971 Ford Falcon GT Replica

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Vehicle: 1971 Ford Falcon GT Replica

Engine: 351 Cleveland

Transmission: Auto

Colour: Green and black

Name: Keith White

From: Gummies Bush, Riverton

When and why did you buy it? In Riverton. I wanted more horsepower

What is the vehicle’s history? Not sure. V8 was put in it in Blenheim; replicated in Invercargill

Have you altered it in any way? Taken out some rust and painted it

What’s it like to drive? Good, except in town, as it has no power-steering

What’s it worth? Don’t know, it’s not for sale

Where’s your favourite stretch of road? Any open road

Top speed? Don’t know, haven’t got there yet

Best driving experience? Doing laps in a Mustang at Highlands Park, Cromwell

Worst driving experience? Truck driver for many years… too many to name

What other vehicles of note have you owned? Vauxhall

Best music to drive to? 60s

Describe your driving style: Cruisy… mostly

If you could go for a drive in any vehicle it would be a…? Real GT

What was the first car you ever bought? 1962 PASX Vauxhall

Do you belong to any clubs? Riviera Touring Cars

EVENT: Riverton Show Day, hosted by Riviera Touring Cars, Saturday, October 14, 11am-3pm. Vehicle preregistration, $10, or on the day $20, rivieratouringcars@gmail.com. Admission, $5 adults, children under 12, free. Inquiries: Ant, 27 405 7642, or Donna, 0273 816 753

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