Scotty, meanwhile, had a ball with one of motorsport’s nicest fellas, John Bowe (below), who was drafted in to drive The Real Deal, a proper Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase III.
Not for us is a dolled-up lookalike; this ’71 stormer is worth every bit of $900,000, so getting his hands on it was no mean feat.
“The owner shall remain a mystery,” said Scott.
Did he get to drive it?
“Yes, I did take the opportunity to get behind the wheel, but I drove it extremely slowly and extremely carefully,” he confirmed. “Not that the owner does likewise!”
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Scotty did grab the keys of the spiritual successor of the GT-HO, in the form of the Premcar-fettled Holy Grail. "The best Falcon I've ever driven," he reckoned.