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The Worst Car Names: 2017 Tournament Finals

The Worst Car Names: 2017 Tournament Finals

By Brian Normile on March 31, 2017

CARS.COM — Lots of cars have bad names. They may be great cars to drive, have luxurious interiors, or be rolling works of art, but they've still been burdened by horrendous monikers. ... Read More
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chicagotribune.com's view

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on December 25, 1994

Thank goodness that reason and sanity won out and Ford didn't give in to those who had planned to replace the venerable Mustang with the Mazda-designed Probe sport coupe. The Probe has gr... Read More
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Orlando Sentinel's view

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Richard Truett on September 10, 1992

With its elongated roof and unrefined road manners, the first-generation Ford Probe built from 1988-'92 was a clunker. It got off to a fast start but soon fizzled. And since 1990 the Probe ha... Read More
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IndyStar.com's view

IndyStar.com's view

By George Moore on August 23, 1992

Ford Motor Co.'s 1993 Probe is one of the better examples of a cooperative automobile venture between Ford and Mazda Motors.As a front-drive sports coupe that was introduced in May, 1988, the... Read More
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Los Angeles Times's view

Los Angeles Times's view

By Paul Dean on July 20, 1992

Ford was first with the sassiest when it introduced the Probe in 1988. This lean sport coupe became the bestseller in its class of athletic, affordable cars dedicated to returning ginger and joy ... Read More
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chicagotribune.com's view

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on July 19, 1992

Great expectations may have worked for Charles Dickens, but not for FordMotor Co. Introduced in the 1989 model year, it took only about a year for the Ford Probe to vacate the penthouse in favo... Read More
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Orlando Sentinel's view

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Richard Truett on May 17, 1990

The original Ford Probe came out nearly three years ago and until recently sold like hot cakes. Sales have slowed somewhat because there's more competition now in the sporty car segment of th... Read More
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chicagotribune.com's view

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on January 15, 1990

A year ago, the Ford Probe was one of the hottest cars on the market. Consumers scoured dealerships, trying to find one of the 2-door sport coupes. When they did, salesmen were demanding full ... Read More
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chicagotribune.com's view

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on August 21, 1988

The Ford Probe is one of the success stories of the year. Everyone wantsone, but few can find one. When they do, they pay top dollar. The Mazda MX-6 is Probe`s cousin. Not everyone wants one be... Read More
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washingtonpost.com's view

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on May 6, 1988

THE LOBBY of Mazda Motor Corp.'s assembly plant in Flat Rock,Michigan, tells much of the story. On the left sits a gleaming, white1989 Mazda MX-6 sports coupe. On the right, there's a st... Read More