CANBERRA – Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd. has suspended sales of its limited edition Falcon Typhoon due to a clutch failure problem. Ford is recalling the XR Falcon-based cars, some 80 of which already are in customers’ hands. Owners will be given loaners to drive while repairs are being made. Typhoon clutches failing. Ford’s 50% owned affiliate Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV) builds the Typhoon, boosting Ford’s 322-hp XR6T model to 362 hp. The torque is increased to 405 lb.-ft. ...

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