Joining the local introductions and even some world premieres like the Lexus LF-LC II at the 2012 Australian International Motor Show in Sydney this October will be a unique muscle car build from the Land Down Under.
Australia is known for its love of muscle cars and has a long tradition in the category with vehicles such as the classic 1970s Ford FalconGTHO Phase III, Holden Monaro and ToranaV8s, and Valliant Charger R/Ts (Chrysler Group), as well as the contemporary offerings from Holden's HSV and Ford's FPV performance divisions.
Now, an Australian has come up with a green muscle car build – and we're not referring to its beautiful, rich exterior shade.
Named the ZERO'D and billed as the "world's first elite eco-friendly custom-built muscle car", the four-door saloon is based on a 1967 Ford XR Falcon. It's the brainchild of Mick Fabar, owner of Green Homes Australia, who wanted to create a muscle car with a green footprint – not only when it came to power, but it's construction as well.
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