Australia 1983: Ford Falcon reigns
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While the Holden Commodore managed to grab the Australian pole position as early as for its first full year of sales in 1979 riding on the energy crisis, with the effects of the crisis fading away, the larger Ford Falcon takes the commands of the market in 1982 and would hold the pole position for 7 consecutive years until the arrival of a bigger Commodore in 1988 that would reclaim the annual lead in 1989. If you have access to detailed data for the Full Year 1983 please ensure to get in touch by commenting on this article or clicking on the Contact tab at the top of the page.
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