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This page is incomplete, so please check back again soon.

In the meantime, you may wish to check out one of these archived copies of the www.fte.ford.com.au web site from the T2 era (2001).  At the time, this award winning web site was cutting edge and contains some great detail about the T-Series II vehicles.

Choose by clicking on one of the below images…

Pandora - Australia's Web Archive

Pandora - Australia's Web Archive

A reasonably complete site, however it does have some broken links and navigation problems.

View on Pandora

Web Archive - Wayback Machine

Web Archive - Wayback Machine

This site is not very usable at all.  The archive does contain multiple copies of the site as at various dates, some more usable than others.

View on Wayback

'Fan' built site - Painstakingly Recreated

'Fan' built site

This site is generally fault free and very usable.  Be sure to delve into the different options within each model, particularly the ‘Technical Details’ area buried within Specs, Options & Accessories.  Web site navigation was still evolving in 2001!

View Fan’s Site

For those interested in details of what was new with the T2, see the below Ford Australia press release, taken from here.

AUII T-Series – What’s New

October 25, 2000

Mechanicals

  • Revised 220kW ‘Synergy 5000’ standard on TE50 (produces 220kW @ 5250rpm/ 435Nm at 4000rpm) – new camshaft delivers a small increase in bottom end torque
  • Optional 18″ ‘Azzurro’ wheels with P245/40ZR18 Dunlop SP 9000 tyres
  • Unique ‘T-series’ engine cover with TE/S/L50 badging
  • Laminated steel firewall
  • 5-speed manual transmission for 220kW engine
  • Traction control (Auto only)
  • Twin piston brake system (as per AUII XR8)
  • Optional Premium Brake Package – Consists of 329mm unique design grooved front discs with twin pot front calipers – 15% larger than standard. 287mm unique design grooved rear disc. Red calipers with silver ‘Tickford’ logo

Interior

  • Choice of leather interior with red/blue seat inserts and embroidered ‘TE50’ logo. Matching Momo sports steering wheel, gear knob and matching door trims
  • Prestige audio – security coded, 100 watt, AM/FM stereo radio, 6-disc in-dash CD with 6 speakers, one hour keyless play
  • Optional ‘Premium Sound’ system 250 watt, AM/FM/cassette stereo radio, 6-disc in-dash CD with 11 speaker elements, separate amplifier, sub-woofer
  • Roof liner-mounted sunglasses holder
  • Optional Satellite Navigation system (Premium sound mandatory)
  • New boot carpet with T-Series logo

Exterior

  • Side skirts with ‘TE50’ insignia
  • Standard accent insert on front and rear bumpers
  • Two new colours – ‘Venom Red’ and ‘Meteorite’ (replaces Liquid Silver)
  • Rear spoiler alternatives – Delete rear spoiler, single plane rear spoiler (as per XR8), or carryover T-series spoiler
  • Optional sunroof

TS50

Mechanicals

  • Revised 220kW ‘Synergy 5000’ standard on TE50 (produces 220kW @ 5250rpm/ 435Nm at 4000rpm) – new camshaft delivers a small increase in bottom end torque
  • Optional 18″ ‘Azzurro’ wheels with P245/40ZR18 Dunlop SP 9000 tyres
  • Unique ‘T-series’ engine cover with TS50 badging
  • Optional 5-speed manual transmission
  • Laminated steel firewall

Interior

  • ‘Premium Sound’ system 250 watt, AM/FM/cassette stereo radio, 6-disc in-dash CD with 11 speaker elements, separate amplifier, sub-woofer
  • Roof liner-mounted sunglasses holder
  • Optional Satellite Navigation system

Exterior

  • Side skirts with ‘TS50’ decal
  • Optional accent insert on front and rear bumpers
  • Two new colours – ‘Venom Red’ and ‘Meteorite’
  • Rear spoiler alternatives – Single plane rear spoiler (as per XR8), or original T-series spoiler
  • ‘Meteorite’ replaces Liquid Silver
  • New boot carpet with T-Series logo
  • Optional sunroof

TL50

Mechanicals

  • Revised 220kW ‘Synergy 5000’ standard on TL50 (produces 220kW @ 5250rpm/ 435Nm at 4000rpm) – new camshaft delivers a small increase in bottom end torque.
  • Optional 18″ ‘Azzurro’ wheels with P245/40ZR18 Dunlop SP 9000 tyres
  • Unique ‘T-series’ engine cover with TL50 badging
  • Laminated steel firewall

Interior

  • ‘Premium Sound’ system 250 watt, AM/FM/cassette stereo radio, 6-disc in-dash CD with 11 speaker elements, separate amplifier, sub-woofer
  • New boot carpet with T-Series logo
  • Optional Satellite Navigation system

Exterior

  • ‘Meteorite’ replaces Liquid Silver
  • Optional sunroof