2012 Ford FPV GT

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Vehicle: 2012 Ford FPV GT

Engine: 5-litre Supercharged Coyote

Transmission: Six-speed SF

Colour: White and Black

Name: Taylor Brown

From: Invercargill

When and why did acquire it? Late 2017, because I fell in love with the power

What is the vehicle’s history? Originally from Auckland, two previous owners

Have you altered it in any way? Not at this stage, but I do have plans for it

What’s it like to drive? Very driver-friendly for the amount of power the car has, it’s great

What’s it worth? A pretty penny

Where’s your favourite stretch of road? I’m happy with any road trip as long as it’s a pleasant day

Top speed? Can’t tell stories

Best driving experience? Would have to be the drags, it’s always good fun

Worst driving experience? Driving to work on an icy morning is never a good time

What other vehicles of note have you owned? I’ve owned four other Falcons, most of them being V8s

Best music to drive to? Country or old school rock

Describe your driving style: Pretty casual, but put the foot down when I’m in the mood

If you could go for a drive in any vehicle it would be a…? 2017 Dodge Demon

What was the first vehicle you ever bought? 06 WR6 Falcon

Do you belong to any clubs? FPV FT Community NZ and Southern Dragways

Event: Southern Dragways final point score round, Sunday, April 22, at Teretonga Park. Racer entries, 10am-noon, with racing to begin from 1.30pm. Includes a Have-A-Go class for new racers. Spectator admission $15, with under-13 free; family pass $45. For more information, go to the Southern Dragways Facebook page.

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