Classic looks and character, modern performance and handling — what more could you ask for in a 1966 XP Falcon?
There are many ways to own your dream machine. The simplest method is to wait for the car you’ve always lusted after to come up for sale, write out the cheque and walk away with the keys. Apart from the tear as your bank account gets drained, you wouldn’t really work up a sweat going about it in this manner.
Then there’s the option of buying a car and babysitting it as it bounces from workshop to workshop, with the hardest part for the owner being to push it on and off the trailer.
At the other end of the scale is the way Ross McLennan went about building his gorgeous 1966 XP Falcon coupe. That way involved spending thousands of hours on the car and performing almost all of the work himself.
Stick With The Plan
Where many people start with a plan then deviate from it, Ross stuck fast to what he set out to do. The results speak for (more…)