Ford puts SVT on hold: No Ford SVT of anything for 2005

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  1. mucky

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    Not a suprise at all, given SVT's history.

    But what you also need to know is that ford is putting more money into svt right now than ever before :big grin:
     
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    SVT always takes a break to produce new models. There's a new Lightning AND Cobra to develop, so this isn't a shock to anyone.
     
  6. I am already lubing up in preparation for the :wackit: when both of those come out.
     
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    "a more premium position"?

    say goodbye to performance fords and hello to factory rice and bling :down:
     
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    They have to make sure the hp is correct. ;)
     
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    premium brand?

    I read that as a $40k+ Lightning and Cobra...
     
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    After finally getting the cobra right and making the one mustang in history worth buying, I think it's a little odd they're only making it for two model years.
     
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    Ford Division, planning to take the SVT performance brand to a more premium position, will drop the SVT Focus after the 2004 model year, the company says.

    is this basically saying we are going to make the SVT lineup more expensive?
     
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    yep
     
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    I knew there wouldn't be anything out of SVT until 2006 model year.
     
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    meh ... im just waiting for the 2006 cobra (shelby :x: )
     
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    I bet asking price will be around 50k not including dealer markup.
     
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    What really sucks is it's gonna be a longer time before the current ones start depreciating to where i can afford em :mad:
     
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    it might be worth it :eek3:
     
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    I blame Dodge and GM for this. Dodge's SRT-10 Ram is in the mid to upper $40k price range, and the lightning is looking to be there as well, as opposed to the sub $40k price it carries now. And once GM axed the F-bodies, Mustang Cobra aimed a bit higher at the vette, which is also in the $40k+ range. Thank you Dodge and GM for upping the price of Fords.

    IMO...
     
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    I doubt it.
     
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    Hey, when there are $50k mustangs and F-150s, maybe people will stop being all pissy about $30k mitsus and subarus.
     
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    There's no cheap competition because chevy and dodge are gay. :( If they pulled their heads out of their asses we could have continued to a new golden age.
     

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