Is the Ford Probe rare?

Is the Ford Probe rare?

Ford Probes themselves are really rare. Especially the well maintained or tastefully tuned ones. Once a year there is a Probe fan meeting in Osterode (Ford Probe Treffen) where you can spot like up to 50 Probes at once but that’s it, as far as I’m concerned.

Will Ford Probe be a collectible?

Despite their status as “economy” cars, they are very much collectible. We suspect the Probe will exceed the expectations of collectors for the same reasons.

How many Ford Probes are left on the road?

2021 2019
FORD PROBE 16V 121 144
FORD PROBE 24V 191 224

Are Ford Probes fast?

The Probe hit 60 mph in 7.0 seconds, 0.2 quicker than the MX-6. Its quarter-mile clocking of 15.5 seconds at 89 mph also edges out the MX-6’s 15.6-second/88-mph performance. And the Probe’s 133-mph top speed is 4 mph faster than the MX-6’s. Credit the Probe’s wider and taller tires for the improved performance.

Are Ford Probes bad?

Probe owners have made 58 complaints over 8 model years. Using our PainRank™ system we’ve ranked it 8th in overall reliability out of 42 Ford models , with some engine and electrical concerns.

Is a Ford Probe RWD?

The Ford Probe is a liftback coupé produced by Ford, introduced in 1988 and produced until 1997. The Probe was the result of Ford’s collaboration with its longtime Japanese partner Mazda, and both generations of Probe were derived from the front-wheel drive Mazda G platform that underpinned the Mazda Capella.

Is the Ford Probe RWD?

Enter the Ford Probe, a front-wheel drive sports car that was also meant to replace the European Ford Capri.

How long was the Ford Probe made?

The first generation Ford Probe was based on the Mazda GD platform, and was powered by a 2.2 L SOHC 4-cylinder Mazda F2 engine. It debuted in 1988 for the 1989 model year and was produced until 1992 in the United States in Flat Rock, Michigan.

Does a 1989 Ford Probe have cup holders?

Although Ford was not named in the suit, the auto industry was likely spooked by the possibility that they could have been held liable. After all, the Probe had no cup holders.

Are Ford Probes FWD?

Enter the Ford Probe, a front-wheel drive sports car that was also meant to replace the European Ford Capri. On the outside, there doesn’t seem to be anything wrong with the car, and it had some decent racing chops. However, the Ford Probe was a spectacular failure in both the United States and Europe.

Is a Ford Probe a sports car?

The Probe is a global sports coupe, introduced by Ford in 1989 to replace the EXP model in the United States and to succeed the Capri in Europe. It was sold in two generations until 1997.

What was wrong with the Ford Probe?

Problem: The Probe is known to suffer from rear brake calliper problems. If you have noticed that the rear brakes are sometimes sticking or ceasing up then you have rear calliper problems.

What is the speed of a 1995 Ford Probe?

FORD PROBE 1995 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 55 mph. ’95 ford probe Automatic Transmission Blows 1 Qt. Fluid/100 Miles On Long Trips. *la

What kind of transmission does a Ford Probe have?

Two automatic transmissions were available in the Probe. At first both engines shared the same automatic transmission, the Ford F-4EAT transmission, but from 1994 onwards this changed. The V6 engine continued to use the 4EAT, but the 2.0 L I4 engine used a different automatic transmission, the Ford CD4E transmission.

What happened to the Ford Probe?

When Ford rolled out the Probe in ’89, they expected it to be a smashing success, but it fell flat for several reasons.

What is the SE package on a Ford Probe?

For 1993 and 1994, Ford offered a “SE” appearance package on the base model Probe. The package offered 3 spoke swirl-style alloy wheels, the GT model’s ground effects, and the GT model’s front bumper. Unlike the base, you were able to opt for power windows and mirrors on the SE package.