1988 Ford Probe GT

The Ford Probe GT is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted powerplant which delivers the power to the front wheels. Power is supplied by a single overhead camshaft, 2.2 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder powerplant, with 3 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 145 bhp (147 PS/108 kW) at 4300 rpm and 258 N·m (190 lb·ft/26.3 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a claimed 1331 kg at the kerb. The Ford Probe GT is claimed to achieve a top speed of 211 km/h (131 mph).

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Key facts

1988 Ford Probe GT information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4496 mm
How heavy?
1331 kg
What size engine?
2.2 litre, 2184 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
147 PS / 145 bhp / 108 kW @ 4300 rpm
How much torque?
258 Nm / 190 ft.lb / 26.3 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.3 s
How fast?
211 km/h, 131 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 2184 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1232 kg

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1988 Ford Probe GT data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2515 mm 99 inches
Track/tread (front) 1455 mm 57.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1466 mm 57.7 inches
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 1331 kg 2934 lb
Weight distribution 63 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.32
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged 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 147 PS (145 bhp) (108 kW)
at 4300 rpm
Specific output 66.4 bhp/litre
1.09 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 258 Nm (190 ft·lb) (26.3 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque 118.13 Nm/litre
1.43 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7.8:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1484.5 kPa (215.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 546 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.3 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 15.6 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 211 km/h (131 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 110.45 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
81.24 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
108.94 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.31 kg/kW
20.56 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 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.71
Final drive ratio 4.10
general
Carfolio.com ID23518
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 18.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1988 Ford Probe GT added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.