Showing posts in the category of Ford Taurus

Ford Taurus SHO: 1989 vs 2016 Comparison Chart

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When we think about how far cars have come in general in the past couple of decades, it's easy to forget that all that added tech also translates into extra weight.

Explorer Appears In "X-Files" Reboot, More Fords To Follow

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The six-part revival of the '90s megahit bowed on Sunday with a Ford Explorer Platinum used to carry FBI agent Dana Scully.

Ford Issues Two Recalls, Nearly 10,000 Vehicles Affected

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Ford has just announced two recalls affecting just under 10,000 cars across the United States.

Ford Wants You to Buy A Fusion or SUV So It Axes The Taurus

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The Ford Taurus is recognized all over America as one of the country's mainstream sedans, so it may come as a surprise Ford looks set to kill it off – again.

2017 Ford Taurus RS Looks Cool But Is Unlikely To Happen

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It’s safe to say that the recently-revealed all-new Ford Taurus will not be scrutinized by the folks at Ford Performance for a possible RS version.

Ford's All-New Taurus Reveals Its Rear Assets In Shanghai

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When Ford released the first press photos of the all-new Taurus, there was no image showing the sedan’s rear end. Thanks to the live photos from the Shanghai Auto Show, we can now take a look at the back of the Taurus.

All-New 2016 Ford Taurus Previewed ahead of Shanghai Auto Show Debut

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Ford has unveiled the all-new Taurus at a special event in Shanghai ahead of the car’s formal debut at the auto show held in the Chinese metropolis next week.

Future Cars: Putting The SHO Into Ford’s All-New 2016 Taurus

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Ford’s Taurus is one of those vehicles that has seemingly slipped from the automotive writers circuit - a vehicle you don’t hear about much, because, well no one really needs to. Sure, it’s still selling away in the background over the past few years, however its success is not a patch on the glory days of the 1st generation Taurus.

All-New Ford Taurus to Be Unveiled at the Shanghai Auto Show

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Ford has announced it will unveil seven new vehicles for Asia Pacific at Auto Shanghai 2015 (April 22-29), including the new Taurus, which was developed with Chinese customers in mind.

How Do You Explain This to the Cops? Fire Up Your Meme-Generators…

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Um…we know what you're thinking, because the same thought crossed our minds too, but don't cry fake yet. We can assure you, this a legit photo of a real incident because more images of this bizarre traffic stop surfaced online.

Next Ford Taurus Planned to be Lighter, More Efficient, Based on Fusion

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If you look at the current Ford Taurus, it seems a bit bulky and disproportionate from some angles (especially from the back), and nowhere near as modern as its smaller brother, the sleek Fusion.

Ford Boasts About its Police Interceptors Beating Dodge, Chevy in Michigan Speed Tests

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Automakers love to boast about their police vehicles: last month we had Dodge tell us about the Charger Pursuit AWD setting the fastest lap for an all-wheel-drive test sedan at Grattan Raceway, now Ford has news regarding its police vehicles.

Ford Launches New Taurus Police Sedan with 2.0-liter Turbo for Special Non-Pursuit Needs

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Not all police officers need a speeding bullet to complete their daily chores, which is why Ford opened its ears and listened to the requests of a number of different law enforcement agencies looking to reduce fuel costs, and developed its first non-pursuit-rated “special service police” sedan based on the Taurus with a 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine.

Ford Issues 3 Separate Recall Actions, the Biggest of Which Concerns 465,000 Cars

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The Blue Oval has been hit with three different recalls over problems with engine block heaters, missing steering gear parts and a fire risk caused by fuel delivery modules, The Detroit News reported.

The biggest recall action is for fuel tanks that may leak. It covers more than 465,000 vehicles worldwide, 390,000 of which in the United States and about 23,000 in Canada, including the 2013 Ford Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion and Police Interceptor crossovers and sedans, and Lincoln MKS, MKT and MKZ models.

Ford Sued by Owners Over Allegedly Defective 3.5-Liter V6 EcoBoost Engines

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Car engines have become incredibly reliable, and you really can’t buy a bad car from a mainstream manufacturer these days, in the true sense of the word, because most have been in service in one form or another for many years and have had their flaws ironed out. However, when a manufacturer launches a new series of turbocharged engines that are not based on any previous variant, reliability and durability may prove tricky to master at first.

This is why a lawsuit has been filed against Ford by three vehicle owners from Ohio. They say the source of their displeasure is the 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost, which caused the vehicles to “shake, misfire and rapidly lose power” while at highway speeds, this making the problem a serious safety threat.

Hennessey Gives the Ford Taurus SHO a Good Power-Kick in the Back

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The Ford Taurus SHO is a very unlikely performance car to arouse interest with enthusiasts, because it’s anything but light and sporty, according to the multitude of reviews available online.

Still, its 3.5-liter turbocharged V6 EcoBoost engine has lots of tuning potential, which has been exploited by Hennessey Performance, which has raised the car’s power output figure from 365 hp to 445 hp, this having a significant impact on the performance.

Fun Times: How 'Yoopers' Turn Left on a Frozen Road

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Those of us who live in the so-called snow-belt regions, where roads often resemble ice-skating rinks during the winter months, have become accustomed to mishaps – so much so, that some people venture out with a camera in hand and just wait for something to happen.

The Upper Peninsula of Michigan, whose residents are frequently referred to Yoopers, which is derived from "U.P.-ers", is one of those regions where winters tend to be long, cold, and snowy – not the best combo for driving around anything on wheels.

Ford Bolsters Police Interceptor Sedan Range with New 305HP 3.7-Liter V6

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Police departments across the States now have one more engine option for a total of three when it comes to Ford's Taurus-based Police Interceptor sedan, as the Blue Oval is introducing a 3.7-liter twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) V6 engine to the car's range.

Ford Confirms Fuel Economy Figures for 2013 Taurus 2.0 Turbo and V6 Models

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With only weeks left before the refreshed 2013 Taurus lands in dealerships across the U.S., Ford has released the official EPA fuel economy ratings for its refreshed full-size sedan.

The Blue Oval notes that all three engine options of the 2013 model have now been certified at 25 mpg or higher in EPA highway estimates.

Ford Taurus and Dodge Charger Cop Cars Chase Down a 2013 Ford Shelby GT500

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With 662 SAE-certified ponies kicking under its hood, the revamped 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 promises to be the meanest pony car on the road offering Ferrari (straight-line) performance for Ford prices (the coupe starts at US$54,200).

When the crew over at Motor Trend magazine got their hands on the new Shelby GT500 in, they wanted to do something out of the ordinary so they assembled the new 2013 Ford Taurus Police Interceptor and 2012 Dodge Charger Police Pursuit, to create a short film of sorts.