Feb 4th 2009 3:59PM When the police were asked to comment, I definitely got the feeling they thought they had better things to do. They said something along the lines of "if we got a complaint we'd investigate, but no one has complained to us yet about it"
It's mainly a beat up by a newspaper. Blizzard don't think the game needs to be classified, and maybe they are wrong. If they had to, it would just get classified without too many problems.
Feb 4th 2009 3:53PM I had no problem buying WoLTK in stores in Australia when it came out.
Jun 23rd 2007 11:41PM How is seizing a car any different in principle from giving someone a very big fine. I'd hope there was some sort of process, and court oversight for a fine this size, and it wasn't just reliant on the police deciding to do it.
One good thing about seizing cars as a punishment is that it makes the punishment more effective for people with more money. A fixed fine of a $200 is going to have a much different deterrent effect on someone on minimum wage than a millionaire- at least this evens it up a bit.
May 31st 2007 4:46PM The next Falcon will definitely have IRS. The current sedan already has it. (Although the Ute and Wagon use leaf springs)
May 3rd 2007 4:52PM The Falcon is Ford Australia's vanilla car. It's available in high performance types, but it and the commodore also have basic 6 cylinder ones that are mostly sold to fleets.
Jan 29th 2007 8:43PM It's a brand new design. The VE is a cleansheet design that replaced the 8-year old commodore that the GTO was based on.
Dec 17th 2006 8:23PM There are a range of cars built by Holden on this platform- the Caprice is on the Long Wheel Base one, but there is also a SWB one that has models including a base model V6 ones for fleets that sell for a little bit more than a Camry, as well as V8 sports and luxury models.
I think the Monaro was about $55-60k in Australia, so if you base it on that, it would probably sell for a bit more than a GTO.
Nov 25th 2006 6:08PM The ones you saw testing were probably destined for the Middle East. Commodores are sold as Chevs in the Middle East and maybe a couple of other places.
Oct 30th 2006 8:39PM Tony- wages are a lot better in Australia then America.
Car prices are a little bit cheaper in the US compared to wages, but it's probably not huge by the time you look at the wages.
Aug 22nd 2006 9:25PM There are Ford competitors for these in Australia- http://www.fpv.com.au/cars/overview.aspx. There is a long history of four door performance cars in Australia.