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    About Ford Taurus


    Ever since its 1986 debut, the Taurus has been one of the most important models under the Ford banner. The first generation of the Ford Taurus was in some ways groundbreaking. Offering rear-wheel drive, top-quality parts, and an aerodynamic body, the Taurus effortlessly replaced the Ford LTD. A driver-friendly dash along with the cozy interior accessories were also a high point of the Taurus's first series. The choice of engines were a V6 or inline 4-cylinder. Drivers also had the option of an automatic or manual transmission. The car received plenty of mainstream attention right away, proving to be a bigger success than Ford had anticipated. After the model's first year, it had already racked up Motor Trend's Car of the Year (1986) and was also named to Car and Driver's Ten Best list.

    During its second generation, Ford dropped the manual transmission and 4-cylinder engines as optional Ford Taurus parts. The Taurus also became longer by several inches and heavier by a couple of hundred pounds. A slight redesign of the Ford Taurus accessories was evident on the exterior, as well. Come 1992, the interior was overhauled. Most controls were placed towards the left, allowing easy access for the driver to reach them. An optional passenger's side airbag was also introduced for the Taurus but come 1994, Ford made it mandatory. The Ford Taurus now became the first model in its class to have dual airbags as a standard feature. The fourth generation of the car was not as successful. ABS rear disc brakes were now a dealer upgrade, the dual exhaust was left out, and the interior was scaled back and seen as less user-friendly. After slumping sales persisted throughout the beginning of the decade, Ford (controversially) decided to halt production of the Taurus.

    Alan Mulally took over as the CEO of Ford and promptly began plans to revive the model. After months of speculation, the Five Hundred and Freestyle were revealed as the Taurus and Taurus X at the 2007 Chicago Auto Show. Now equipped with the Five Hundred's 3.5L Duratec V6, 6-speed automatic transmission, and a sportier front-end, the Taurus is back and better than ever. Trim levels include the Limited, SE (base model), SHO, SEL, and X. The Ford Taurus SHO is the high-performing version of the model and houses an Ecoboost 3.5L V6 capable of 365 horsepower. Both the SEL and Limited offer a variety of luxury applications and parts including keyless entry, Bluetooth, a power passenger seat, leather upholstery, and ambient lighting.

    One of Ford's homestead models, the Taurus is like a champion boxer that can take a few punches before delivering a knockout of its own. The Taurus is still a mainstay and offers a wide range of options to drivers, depending on how they intend to use their version. Package it to luxury or intense style, it doesn't matter-this model is an open template that welcomes individuality. The Taurus is backed by a comfortable level of performance that has been raved about for years. Back and better than ever, the Ford Taurus is poised to make even more news in the years to come.

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    Whether you plan to improve your vehicle's performance or simply want to add some flare to its style, we store an exhaustive collection of accessories and parts designed specifically for your vehicle. Whatever product you choose, you are guaranteed to get nothing but the premium quality, unrivaled performance, and unique style. Understanding that your vehicle deserves only the top accessories and parts, we carefully handpicked each single item. And be sure all of them are manufactured by the most reputable companies in the industry, so the quality is beyond any doubts. If you still are not sure what product to choose, you are welcome to check 205 reviews with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, and define what accessory or part perfectly fits both your vehicle and your pocket.



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    Ford Unveiled Powerful, Smart and Elegant 2013 Taurus
    Ford Unveiled Powerful, Smart and Elegant 2013 Taurus

    The 2013 Taurus was introduced by Ford at the 2011 New York International Automobile Show. The very first Taurus was unveiled in 1986. With a bench of awards, gained during its generations, the Taurus continues to surprise the enthusiasts and conquer the new peaks. The 2013 Taurus is another successful formula, presented by Ford. The new model comes with muscular hood, hexagonal-style grille, modified bumper, new air intakes and raised rear quarter panels. These changes in general add a distinctive blend of aggressiveness and elegance to the model exterior. The experiment with trapezoidal shape is the idea of J Mays, Ford Global VP of Design and Chief Creative Officer. “So we’re talking very closely as a global design team about finding a recognizable face for Ford that we could spread around the world,” explained J Mays.

    The 2013 Taurus will be offered in two variants: base model and SHO model. Both models will have best of everything, Ford has to offer its devotees. The new Ford's flagship sedan is powerful, smart and what is more important it delivers the increased fuel economy. The 2013 Taurus will deliver a choice of power. A 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine is a combination of a turbocharger with gasoline direct injection. This power unit is designed to produce 237 hp and 250 lb.-ft. of torque and to return 31 mpg on the highway. A 3.5-liter V6 engine with 290 hp will be also available. The all-wheel-drive SHO model will be equipped with the EcoBoost V6 engine, ready to produce 360 hp.

    The new Taurus will be offered with MyFord Touch, the latest innovative technology, that connects the driver with the vehicle. The Taurus listens carefully to the commands of its owner via voice control. The new sedan can park itself, using the Active Park Assist. The driver-aid technologies of the 2013 Ford Taurus also include MyKey technology to limit the audio volume and top speed, Blind Spot Information System to inform the driver about another vehicle, driving in a potential blind area, Adaptive Cruise Control with radar technology and, as usual, a list of safety systems. The Ford's flagship sedan will be delivered to the dealership in spring 2012.