How much are Ford Probes worth?
A: The average price of a Ford Probe is $5,205.
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.
Are Ford Probes 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.
Was Ford Probe a good car?
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.
How many Ford Probes are left?
|FORD PROBE 16V||121||144|
|FORD PROBE 24V||183||224|
Is the 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.
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.
Is a Ford Probe a classic?
An all-time classic, its sales petered out in the 1980s due to a drop in demand for traditional coupes and its archaic Ford Cortina underpinnings. But despite calls for a replacement, a new Capri wasn’t forthcoming. Perhaps the biggest mistake that Ford made was to pitch the Probe as a Capri successor.
Is the Ford Probe a sports car?
One such machine was the Ford Probe GT, a front-wheel-drive sports car built on a Japanese platform with a silly name that was originally meant to replace the Mustang. Unlike the Mazda, it had pop-up headlights (and a sillier name), but both cars were engineered to perform largely the same.
Was the Ford Probe FWD or RWD?
Used 1996 Ford Probe Specs & Features
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|Drive Type||Front wheel drive|
|Combined MPG||25 mpg|
What was the top speed of a Ford Probe GT?
|Engine Family||Mazda F2||Ford Vulcan engine|
|1/4 mile||18.5s @ 75 mph (120.7 km/h)||17.8s @ 79 mph (127.1 km/h)|
|Top speed||115.8 mph (186.4 km/h)||132.2 mph (212.8 km/h)|
|Fuel Delivering||Mazda with port-fuel injection||Ford EEC-IV|
Is the Ford Probe GT Turbo?
Ford Probe I GT Specs With a maximum top speed of 131 mph (211 km/h), a curb weight of 2934 lbs (1331 kgs), the Probe I GT has a turbocharged Inline 4 cylinder engine, Petrol motor. This engine produces a maximum power of 147 PS (145 bhp – 108 kW) at 4300 rpm and a maximum torque of 258 Nm (190 lb. ft) at 3500 rpm.
Does the Ford Probe have an automatic transmission?
Similar to the Thunderbird Turbo Coupe we just featured, this sport compact Ford is also saddled with an automatic, but perhaps the slushbox spared it from a boy-racer fate. The seller lists no major faults and notes that the Probe starts, runs, and stops as it should.
How much does a Ford Probe cost on eBay?
The seller lists no major faults and notes that the Probe starts, runs, and stops as it should. Find this survivor-grade GT here on eBay with a $5,500 Buy-It-Now and the option to submit a best offer.
Is the Ford Probe a good replacement for the Mustang?
Though Ford’s initial plans to have this be the Mustang replacement were torpedoed by enthusiasts, the Probe in GT form was still a formidable performer and could compete head-to-head with other sport compacts. These days, finding one this nice is next to impossible, and it has me looking up DIYs for manual transmission swaps.
What is a Ford GT spec car?
The GT spec cars were more than just a turbocharged 2.2L four-cylinder – they also featured an adjustable suspension, four-wheel discs with ABS braking, and “VAP”, or variable-assist power steering.