History of creation of Probe is very original. A car is the fruit of designer idea of two auto giants of Mazda and Ford. But at the beginning of 80th nobody and could not suppose, that embodiment of this idea would be named Probe, but not Mustang. Because in beginning of the project the Japanese-American tandem put an aim to present to the world of Mustang of fourth-generation. But, unfortunately, when to wide public rumors reached about new Mustang, the enormous wave of criticism rose.
Reasons of dissatisfaction were a front drive, Japanese heritage and absence of V- of vivid eight. The company Ford, heaped up by letters from the numerous admirers of Â«veritableÂ» Mustang, forced to revise the plans and begin the prosecution of new Mustang from a clean sheet. Sporting a compartment before applying on a right for possessing of label with rushing a stallion was renamed in Probe.
A premiere took place on an auto-show in Chicago in 1988, where Probe appeared as a model 1989 year. Stuffing the car different options, creators made an effort please even to the demanding clients. The system of conditioning of salon, cruise-control, side computer and complete electro-package, was included in options.
Probe was offered in three acquisitions: GT, LX, GL.
GT in standard acquisition possessed: by disk brakes on all wheels, by sporting seats with the large number of regulations, electro mechanic of mirrors, alloy by the wheeled disks, regulation of steering column and steering booster.
Signaling; CD- radio-recorder, with MP3; strengthener of steering management; central lock; color of salon: black; overlays: summer winter; disks: cast, size R15; conditioner; side computer; salon: velourâ€™s; cruise-control; managed steering column: a 1 position; electro mechanic: driving seat, glasses (all), mirrors
On modification of GT shock absorbers were set with changeable inflexibility (from a salon, by the button). Three positions - soft, normal, sport.
If you do not think the existence without a hydro, you would have to choose between the models of GL and LX. At these models of suspension was more soft, rubber - more narrow, and basket - stricter. As compared to GL, LX could boast more luxurious finishing of salon. As well as GT, the models of LX and GL could be equipped by different options.
Main motive body a 4-cylinder engine plays role of by volume of 2,2 L. of mounted with 5-step manual transmission.
A base model got 2nd with a capacity of one the liter 4th cylinder Mazda engine with 16th valves and giving 115 hp at 5500 rpm and 168 N/of m of twisting moment at 3500 rpm Model of GT was Â«chargedÂ» new 24th valvular Mazda 2,5-with a capacity of one the L. six-cylinder V- by a vivid engine with a multidrug injection and computer system of variable timing. V6 gave out 164 hp at 6000 rpm and 211 N/of m of twisting moment at 4000 rpm.