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11-11-2007, 08:53 AM
Caradvice.Au: New Orion Ute Shot

After spending time away on other projects, our spy photographer is back into the swing of things, bringing you the latest developments from Ford’s ‘Orion’ project.
Despite what it may look like, thisXR8 prototype is not driving around with training wheels on…
The small wheel attached to the rear is used to check the accuracy of the on-board trip computer under varying loads and driving conditions. In this instance, the rear of the vehicle appears to have been filled with heavy material, increasing weight and making acceleration a slightly harder task.

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