ESSEXV6ESSEX wrote: would we have not bought into it?
D366Y wrote:I definitely think it would have been interesting to see how the capri would have fared if it had been made a FWD car.
Caprifan Rob wrote:It wouldn't be for me. After the Capri came to an end I've had a few coupe's, all RWD. I've test driven FWD ones like the Celica & Cougar but they never did it for me. To me, a sports coupe should be RWD like the Toyota GT 86, that's what it's all about. Don't get me wrong, there's nothing wrong with front drivers, there are some great sports hatches out there, most of which I'd like to own. As for a FWD Capri, not for me thanks, the Mustang is still rear driven & I think Capri would only have a modern following if it was too.
Well, that's what I think anyway
Major_Tom wrote:D366Y wrote:I definitely think it would have been interesting to see how the capri would have fared if it had been made a FWD car.
The Ford Cougar pretty comprehensively answers that question good sir.
Andrew 2.8i wrote:I hear that cougars are growing in popularity amongst the younger male population. Or have I misunderstood? ........
Noel wrote:The Probe didn't set the world on fire either, and that was so polite as a car it couldn't possibly offend anyone.
I think the mass-market for a medium sized coupe was very much reduced by the late 80s.
Hence however good the Probe / Cougar / Calibra had been, they were destined to be niche sellers.
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