Lincoln. Because we need to get back on top again.

This last couple of years have not been all that good for Lincoln..err… the Lincoln Motor Company as they are now encouraging everyone to call it. » 11/02/14 6:49pm 11/02/14 6:49pm

For $2,500, Get The Fastest Third Row In America

Rip Van Winkle was a sleeper, as apparently are certain cells of creepy terrorists. Neither of those however, is as sleeperiffic as today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Taurus Wagon with an SHO motor. But will its price prove worth losing sleep over? » 8/21/12 8:00am 8/21/12 8:00am

2013 Ford Explorer Sport: It SHO Is Heavy

I'm torn over the new Ford Explorer Sport, announced earlier today. I don't particularly like the new Explorer, but if you've got to get a three-row crossover for some terrible reason a 350-hp, twin-turbo V6 one with decent handling and sporty looks is probably the one to get. » 3/28/12 3:00pm 3/28/12 3:00pm

2013 Ford Taurus: A turbocharged four-banger and a SHO-y new grille

This is the 2013 Ford Taurus, a swarm of tweaks on the current model lineup that runs from a four-cylinder turbocharged EcoBoost engine to this "Superman" grille on the SHO. Forget the Chevy Impala — Ford's aimin' to intercept the Audi A6. » 4/19/11 7:00pm 4/19/11 7:00pm

What is your favorite factory built sleeper?


One of the only things cooler than a fast car that looks fast is a fast car that doesn't look fast. While it's hard to pinpoint exactly why sleepers are so cool, their appeal to car lovers in undeniable. What is your favorite factory built sleeper? » 4/16/11 4:00pm 4/16/11 4:00pm

Taurus SHO-powered Faux-rarri limo is as weird as it sounds

What has the motor from a Ford Taurus SHO, a stretched body that very vaguely resembles a Ferrari and a slightly musty smell from sitting? If you guessed this Taurus based Faux-rarri limo currently on Ebay you are correct, and possibly psychic. » 4/16/11 11:00am 4/16/11 11:00am

An SHO-powered grape built to run at Lemons

What's purple, costs less than $500 and has box flares like a Renault 5 Turbo 2? Yes, it's a trick question because you haven't yet seen how this 24 Hours of LeMons racecar went from Geo Metro to SHO-powered sicko. » 4/13/11 3:30pm 4/13/11 3:30pm

Ford website advertises “Explorer SHO”

The 2011 Ford Explorer's currently only available with a naturally aspirated 3.5-liter V6, with a 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine on the way. But a page on Ford's website is hinting at a Ford Explorer SHO with the 3.5-liter turbocharged EcoBoost engine. » 2/22/11 2:00pm 2/22/11 2:00pm

For $990, Taurus! Taurus! Taurus!

Today is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and to show our respect, our Nice Price or Crack Pipe contender is an all-American icon that has benefitted from its Japanese invasion. » 12/07/10 8:00am 12/07/10 8:00am

2010 Mobsteel Ford Taurus SHO: First Drive

The thing with the 2010 Ford Taurus SHO is that, while it's pretty fast, it's also pretty docile. Mobsteel set out to fix that with an extra 90 hp, 147 lb-ft of torque, and a mess of billet aluminum. » 6/10/10 3:30pm 6/10/10 3:30pm

Ford's Super-Rare Taurus SHO-Powered Aluminum Super-Sable

Ford hand-built 20 second-generation Mercury Sables with lightweight aluminum bodies and potent Taurus SHO V6 engines. The few of these rare rolling all-aluminum technology testbeds still around are now potentially headed for a Ford crusher. This is their story. » 4/26/10 1:00pm 4/26/10 1:00pm

The Upside Of A Sissified Explorer Is A Badass Taurus SHO

We've been in a huff about the 2011 Ford Explorer going from body-on-frame SUV to questionably-necessary, Taurus-based crossover. But we've had our thinking backwards. An emasculated Explorer means the possibility of an easily made high-clearance light off-road Taurus SHO! Discuss. » 4/16/10 10:30am 4/16/10 10:30am

SHOtus Me the Money for $10,000!

The Esprit's handling was always leading man material, but its engine was little more than a walk-on extra. Today, Nice Price or Crack Pipe has an S2 that's had a cast change, and it says the SHO must go on. » 4/02/10 8:00am 4/02/10 8:00am

Conan O'Brien Tweets, Still Loves His Taurus SHO

Conan O'Brien has apparently been keeping busy during his unemployment. He joined Twitter last week, and one of his first tweets was about his Ford Taurus. Somebody wrote "ew" in the dust on the car's hood. Nice. » 2/27/10 6:30pm 2/27/10 6:30pm

The Top 122 Lemons of the 24 Hours of LeMons Texas

The third race of the '10 LeMons season took place at MSR Houston last weekend, and we witnessed an impossible Taurus SHO victory, four rollovers, two MGBs, and our first Renault Le Car racer. » 2/27/10 1:00pm 2/27/10 1:00pm

LeMons Torture Test Results: Ford Taurus SHO

OK, Taurus fans, we're not saying the SHO isn't fast. It's very fast, we're the first to acknowledge. The problem is that your beloved Yamaha V6 tends to 'splode on a race track, and if it's not the engine it's the transmission. Still, we love LeMons SHOs, so keep it up! » 1/17/10 10:00pm 1/17/10 10:00pm

Wards Ten Best Engines For 2009: A Closer Look

Wards has once again named its ten best engines. Surprise-surprise things are getting smaller. Diesels and four-cylinders are well represented, many a-turbocharger, hybrids, some V6's and only one, lonely V8 engine and that's Korean. Let's take a closer look. » 12/09/09 9:00pm 12/09/09 9:00pm