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1973 Ford Falcon: Mad Max (1979) and Mad Max 2 (1981)

Appearing in the first two Mad Max movies the car is a 1973 Ford Falcon Coupe XB GT V8. As the model was exclusively sold in Australia it is the perfect choice for the film and is essential to the film even though it is only really used in the second half of the first film and the first half of the second film. Unlike big budget films for the first movie they only made one black interceptor that was used for all filming including stunts. This car was the real deal (except the supercharger was a fake!), when it came time to make the second film they took the same car and modified it further.


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