The name “Capri” is remarkable for the American company Ford that in different years under this name were produced different models of cars. Therefore, the name Capri appeared in Britain in 1961 for the first time. This name got the model version of the Ford Consul Classic with a two-door compartment in body. Production of this modification that was equipped with 1.3 and 1.5 liters petrol motors had been produced for four years - until 1964. Also under the Ford brand, this model was produced from 1989 to 1994 in Australia in the cabriolet body. The car was equipped with 1.6-liter petrol engine in two versions - atmospheric and turbocharged.
Ford Capri model had outlasted three generations: 1969-1974, 1974-1978 and 1978-1986. The first generation was comfortable to choose engines with the four speeds mechanical transmission. The second-generation produce were equipped with a manual gearbox with four speeds. The third generation’s production was the best one. It is possible to say that cars of this generation were the most popular in Europe. Technically cars differed in speed, dynamics and reliability among other US’s cars. The other distinction was that they offered an automatic and mechanical transmission at choice. Cars with the 2.4-liter petrol engine and the manual gearbox were successful offers. Nowadays variation of Ford Capri has improved and has the alarm system, remote controlled central lock on and the steering booster.
Until 1981, the model was equipped with the 1.3, 1.6, 2.0, 2.3 and 3.0 liters carburetor petrol motors. Then Ford started setting new 2.8-liter petrol unit with an injector on cars that allowed the company to attract new buyers. The same year there was the turbocharged modification of this motor - it was equipped in the charged version of . 4-staged "mechanics" which steadily had worked with motors of the previous generations was changed with a 5-staged manual gearbox. Order the 4-staged automatic transmission was optional.
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