1988 Ford Probe

The Probe is an automobile from Ford, with front wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door coupé body style. The 2.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that produces 110 bhp (112 PS/82 kW) of power at 4700 rpm, and maximum torque of 176 N·m (130 lb·ft/17.9 kgm) at 3000 rpm. The Ford Probe weighs a claimed 1232 kg at the kerb. Top stated speed is 190 km/h (118 mph).

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Key facts

1988 Ford Probe information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4496 mm
How heavy?
1232 kg
What size engine?
2.2 litre, 2184 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
112 PS / 110 bhp / 82 kW @ 4700 rpm
How much torque?
176 Nm / 130 ft.lb / 17.9 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How fast?
190 km/h, 118 mph

Ford Probe models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2986 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1315 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2184 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1331 kg

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1988 Ford Probe data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2515 mm 99 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4496 mm 177 inches
Width 1740 mm 68.5 inches
Height 1316 mm 51.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1232 kg 2716 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.304
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.2 litre
2184 cc
(133.276 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 94 mm
3.39 × 3.7 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
3 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 112 PS (110 bhp) (82 kW)
at 4700 rpm
Specific output 50.4 bhp/litre
0.83 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 176 Nm (130 ft·lb) (17.9 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 80.59 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.6:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1012.7 kPa (146.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 546 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 190 km/h (118 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 90.53 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
66.58 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
89.29 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.02 kg/kW
25.09 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout unknown
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID11484
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 18.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1988 Ford Probe added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.