ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT OF THE PROBE IV ADVANCED CONCEPT VEHICLE

The application of aerodynamics to the automobile in the last several years has grown considerably. Ford Motor Company, a forerunner in the use of this technology in both their production and concept vehicles, recently unveiled its latest advanced concept vehicle--Probe IV. This paper discusses the various engineering developments which made this vehicle a reality. Specifically addressed are those engineering developments which were necessary to accommodate the unique styling and aerodynamic functions.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vehicle Aerodynamic Developments SP-545; Passenger Car Meeting, Dearborn, Michigan, June 6-9, 1983.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • Peterson, L D
    • Holka, T C
  • Publication Date: 1983

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  • Accession Number: 00381768
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 831002, HS-035 563
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 29 1984 12:00AM