Utes in the Outback
Aussie ute owners have taken brand loyalty into the twilight zone. You’re either a Ford man or a Holden man
Posted: 23 Apr 2013
"Oh. My. God. That's the new HSV. You've got to take a photo of me in it," yells Marco Morrol, beer in one hand, cigarette in the other. Then he spots the FPV.
"What the hell is that doing here? And what the hell happened to the bonnet?" he asks. I tell him a cow fell on it. "Fair enough, then," he replies, as if I somehow did it on purpose to punish the Ford.
TopGear snapper Thomas begins negotiations to have the pub's crowd star in a photo. It's not easy. "I'll stand in front of the Holden, but I ain't standing anywhere near that Ford," someone yells.