Test Drive: 2013 Ford Taurus SHO Sedan

?Ford?s 2013 Taurus SHO AWD: More dynamic than before? To many automotive journalists, it seemed to be a major error for Ford to drop the highly successful Taurus nameplate from the Blue oval lineup, only to replace it with the somewhat obscure 500 Series. In retrospect, it seems that many of us were right on…

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Test Drive: 2010 Ford Taurus

After spending hundreds of millions of dollars over a 21-year period building the Taurus brand, and selling about 7.5 million cars with that name, Ford decided to dump it.? Someone reasoned the name should start with an ?F? like the most of their other model names, so the fifth generation became the Five Hundred and…

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He said/She said: Ford Taurus SHO

She ? The Ford Taurus SHO will likely get a mixed reaction from consumers.? The SHO is a very big sedan, about the same size and weight as cars like the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7 Series and Chrysler 300, and at that size, it goes against the ?smaller is better? attitude that seems to be…

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Test Drive: 2008 Ford Taurus X

The term ?Crossover SUV? or ?CUV? gets a lot of play these days. It means whatever you want it to mean, and it?s a hot market segment right now. People expect a Crossover to get better fuel mileage, handle better, and generally be less work to drive than a full-on SUV, and in general they?re…

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Test Drive: 2008 Ford Taurus

Ford is bringing back the Taurus nameplate for the 2008 model year, replacing the Ford Five Hundred. The Taurus has been one of Ford?s biggest selling models of the last several decades, and they?re clearly banking on the familiar name to boost sales in the mid-large sedan segment. Also new for 2008, Ford has discontinued…

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