Posts Tagged ‘Taurus’


New York 2011: Taurus Mid-life Update Unveiled…

April 20, 2011

Ford has taken the covers off its refreshed Taurus for the 2013 model year, with the big differences being the addition of MyFord Touch to the interior and a 2.0 litre 4 cylinder EcoBoost engine to non-SHO models.

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SEMA 2010: Ford Turns P.I. Stealth…

November 1, 2010

Ford has only fairly recently unveiled its new-for-2012 Police Interceptor and already they have decided it needs a new look – cue in the ‘Stealth’ edition headed for SEMA 2010…

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Suprise, Suprise…? 2012 Ford Police Interceptor Taurus-based…

March 13, 2010

We have known for a while that Ford has been developing a police interceptor to combat Chevrolet’s new Statesman-based Caprice for quite a while. But this morning in Las Vegas, Ford has taken the cover off it’s replacement for the aging Crown Victoria – the 2010 Taurus.

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The Fords of SEMA 2009…

November 4, 2009

Here is – just for you – a compilation of all the Ford news from SEMA 2009…

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Ford perfecting side impact airbag sensors…

May 14, 2009

One of the cool things about being an engineer is that in addition to designing innovative new features, you get to develop novel ways to test those features. The 2009 Ford F-150 and 2010 Taurus both feature a new airbag deployment system that incorporates sensors to measure the pressure of a side impact in order manage the inflation rate of the bags. The pressure-based system provides more precise data than typical accelerometers and allows the system to better resist false positives that come from incidents like rolling shopping carts in parking lots and flying basketballs.

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2011 Ford Explorer set to replace Taurus X…

April 1, 2009

Source: Jalopnik

The 2011 Ford Explorer will likely be built in Chicago at the same factory currently producing the Taurus X, supporting the conventional wisdom that the new Explorer is going car-based.

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Hennessey Performance to start on the SHO???

February 17, 2009
Source: Hennessey Performance*

So you’ve got your new Taurus SHO and think that it isn’t fast enough for your liking. What to do? What to do… Well Hennessey Performance has the answer for you!

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