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1988 Ford Splash Concept Car


1988 Ford Splash Concept Car Specifications
Ford turned to young design students to create the 1988 Ford splash concept car, a vehicle that would appeal to their peers.
Ford turned to young design students to create the 1988 Ford splash concept car, a vehicle that would appeal to their peers.
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Aimed directly at the coveted 18- to 25-year-old demographic, the 1988 Ford Splash concept car was a design -- and marketing -- exercise. As the 1988 Ford Splash concept car specifications below show, Ford believed a lightweight and sporty vehicle was one wave of the future.

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI and Autodynamics Corp. of America, Detroit, MI; student design, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit

Body design: 4-passenger, 2-door roadster

Powertrain layout: all-wheel drive

Wheelbase: 93.0 inches

Overall length: 143.0 inches

Overall width: 70.0 inches

Overall height: 58 inches

Track, front: 53.0 inches

Track, rear: 53.0 inches

Weight: 3100 pounds

Approximate price: not available

Engine type: none

Displacement (liters/cubic inches): not available

Horsepower @ rpm: not available

Torque (lbs./ft.) @ rpm: not available

Fuel delivery: not available

Transmission: not available

Suspension, front: adjustable ride height

Suspension, rear: adjustable ride height

Brakes: not available

1988 Ford Splash Concept Car Performance

Top speed: not available

0-60 mph: not available

Quarter-mile: not available

mph @ quarter-mile: not available

NOTE: The Splash was a design exercise only, with no engine.

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