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Ford Probe

(1988 model)

Brief specs of 1988 Ford Probe

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2184 cm3 / 133.3 cu in / 133.3 cu in, 82.0 kW / 110.0 hp / 110.0 hp @ 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm, 176.0 N·m / 129.8 lb·ft / 129.8 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, front wheel drive, 190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FordIssued from1988
ModelProbeIssued until
SerieProbeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFord Motor CompanyCountryUS,AR,AU,BR,DE,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4496 mm / 177.0 in / 177.0 inTotal (curb) weight1232 kg / 2716 lb / 2716 lb
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1316 mm / 51.8 in / 51.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2515 mm / 99.0 in / 99.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.304Frontal area (A)1.95 m2 / 21.0 sq ft / 21.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.59 m2 / 6.4 sq ft / 6.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.7 kW / 19.7 hp / 19.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke94.0 mm / 3.70 in / 3.70 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2184 cm3 / 133.3 cu in / 133.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity546.00 cm3/cylinder / 33.319 cu in/cylinder / 33.319 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power82.0 kW / 110.0 hp / 110.0 hp at 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque176.0 N·m / 129.8 lb·ft / 129.8 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)32.8 kW / 44.0 hp / 44.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output37.5 kW/l / 0.825 bhp/cu in / 0.825 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque80.6 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio89.3 kW/ton / 67.7 bhp/ton / 67.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ford Probe

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