Ultimate Australian Sh Ute Out!

2008 Holden Ve Ute Ss And 2008 Ford Falcon Xg Ute Xr8

With the rebirth of Aussie muscle, we said there's no better time to vacation in Australia - and PickupTrucks.com proved us right.; They've sent a correspondent down under for the ultimate ute comparo:; Holden's VE Ute SS versus Ford's new Falcon FG XR8.

For the ultimate Sh-Ute-Out, both muscle trucks were flogged across highway, dragstrip, and some good ol' fashioned outback dirt.; It's not too surprising to see these descendants of the El Camino and Ranchero, respectively, take to street and strip, but seeing them doing some mild off-roading - even fording some water - is a bit peculiar. So who's the winner?; Although that answer depends mostly on your brand allegiance, we do know the loser:; the North American market.; Although we're getting the VE Ute in the form of Pontiac's G8 Sport Truck (official name still forthcoming), we won't be getting the Falcon anytime soon. Source: PickupTrucks.com

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