The Truth About Cars » ford probe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:51:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » ford probe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Junkyard Find: 1993 Ford Probe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/junkyard-find-1993-ford-probe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/junkyard-find-1993-ford-probe/#comments Wed, 04 Feb 2015 14:00:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=992026 I’ve noticed that you don’t see many Grateful Dead stickers on stereotypical hippie-type vehicles in junkyards. No, you see such stickers all over stuff like big ol’ GMC pickups (though I did find this thoroughly Steal Your Face-ized Vanagon a couple years back). Last week, while looking for a suitable speedometer for the Kustom Korona, […]

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I’ve noticed that you don’t see many Grateful Dead stickers on stereotypical hippie-type vehicles in junkyards. No, you see such stickers all over stuff like big ol’ GMC pickups (though I did find this thoroughly Steal Your Face-ized Vanagon a couple years back). Last week, while looking for a suitable speedometer for the Kustom Korona, […]

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Mustang by Mazda? When Ford Probed The Possibility http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/mustang-by-mazda-when-ford-probed-the-possibility/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/mustang-by-mazda-when-ford-probed-the-possibility/#comments Fri, 10 May 2013 16:17:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=487819 In the early 1980s, as the economy continued to slump and gas prices soared, American car makers were desperate for a way forward. The good old days were gone forever. Under pressure from the Japanese, whose small cars had gone from rolling jokes to serious, high quality competition in little more than a decade, the […]

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In the early 1980s, as the economy continued to slump and gas prices soared, American car makers were desperate for a way forward. The good old days were gone forever. Under pressure from the Japanese, whose small cars had gone from rolling jokes to serious, high quality competition in little more than a decade, the […]

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Junkyard Find: 1989 Ford Probe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/junkyard-find-1989-ford-probe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/junkyard-find-1989-ford-probe/#comments Thu, 07 Jun 2012 13:00:35 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=447734 Here’s the new 1989 Ford Mustang! Well, that was the original plan for this cousin of the Mazda 626, but Mustang fans would sooner have accepted Leonid Breznhev’s face on the $20 bill than tolerate the sacred pony’s nameplate on a front-wheel-drive, Mazda-based car. So, the Mustang continued to be based on the increasingly elderly […]

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Here’s the new 1989 Ford Mustang! Well, that was the original plan for this cousin of the Mazda 626, but Mustang fans would sooner have accepted Leonid Breznhev’s face on the $20 bill than tolerate the sacred pony’s nameplate on a front-wheel-drive, Mazda-based car. So, the Mustang continued to be based on the increasingly elderly […]

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And The Winner Is… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/and-the-winner-is-4/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/and-the-winner-is-4/#comments Sat, 01 Jan 2011 08:05:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=379239 Yes, somehow a Ford Probe— one of the least reliable cars in 24 Hours of LeMons history— has taken the overall win at a 24 Hours of LeMons race. Not only that, the BoomPowSurprise Probe won by a commanding 32-lap margin, meaning the car could have nuked its engine with nearly an hour to go […]

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Yes, somehow a Ford Probe— one of the least reliable cars in 24 Hours of LeMons history— has taken the overall win at a 24 Hours of LeMons race. Not only that, the BoomPowSurprise Probe won by a commanding 32-lap margin, meaning the car could have nuked its engine with nearly an hour to go […]

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Curbside Classic: 1986 Ford Tempo – A Deadly Sin? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/curbside-classic-ford-tempo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/curbside-classic-ford-tempo/#comments Thu, 28 Oct 2010 16:13:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=370427 From the blooming tree in the photo, it’s obvious that I didn’t just shoot this Tempo recently. But then it wasn’t just this past spring either; it was a year and a half ago. Why have I been temporizing? Few cars leave me feeling more conflicted than the Tempo: is it a Deadly Sin or […]

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From the blooming tree in the photo, it’s obvious that I didn’t just shoot this Tempo recently. But then it wasn’t just this past spring either; it was a year and a half ago. Why have I been temporizing? Few cars leave me feeling more conflicted than the Tempo: is it a Deadly Sin or […]

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Capsule Review: 1995 Probe SE and the Foxy Stone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/capsule-review-1995-probe-se-and-the-foxy-stone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/capsule-review-1995-probe-se-and-the-foxy-stone/#comments Tue, 19 Oct 2010 14:00:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=369315 Count on Rodney to ruin a fine romance. “I just thought you should know,” he said as I opened up the lockbox to find the keys for our only four-cylinder, five-speed Probe, “that I screwed your up.” “You screwed me up?” It wouldn’t be the first time; he’d recently driven a new Taurus headfirst into […]

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Count on Rodney to ruin a fine romance. “I just thought you should know,” he said as I opened up the lockbox to find the keys for our only four-cylinder, five-speed Probe, “that I screwed your up.” “You screwed me up?” It wouldn’t be the first time; he’d recently driven a new Taurus headfirst into […]

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