Put Some Adventure In Your Life With Adventure Car!

You there! Are you feeling bored? Tired? Weary of the daily grind and life's constant stream of little, soul-killing indignities? What you need is more adventure. And according to this craigslist ad, Adventure Car is what you need to make that happen. » 7/22/12 5:00pm 7/22/12 5:00pm

Ford Police Interceptors get their badges

Thanks to the extensive tests done by the Michigan State Police, the forthcoming Taurus-based Ford Police Interceptors have won a "pursuit rating," meaning they're ready for law enforcers across America to trade in their Crown Vics. Tick tick tick... » 9/21/11 12:30pm 9/21/11 12:30pm

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 Stealth Police Interceptor Is A Badass Blacked-Out Cruiser

Ford brought a stealth version of its Police Interceptor to SEMA, sporting blacked-out lenses, a one-inch suspension drop and wider tires. Perfect for undercover work, except for, you know, the chrome-rimmed wheels and bright-red brake calipers. » 11/02/10 12:30pm 11/02/10 12:30pm

This Is What Happens When You Give Australians American Fords

Australia's the land of hoontastic rear-wheel drive Fords like the Ford Falcon. Give them a crappy front-wheel drive American Ford like a 3G Taurus and bad things happen. It's like mixing baking soda, vinegar and LSD. (H/T to 7Shades!) [eBay] » 10/05/10 12:00pm 10/05/10 12:00pm

GM Claims Victory In Cop Car Shootout By Ignoring Ford

General Motors just claimed victory in the Great American Cop Car Shootout, saying it swept three categories, including two won by the Ford Police Interceptor. How does GM back up its claim? By excluding the new Ford Police Interceptor. » 9/21/10 5:30pm 9/21/10 5:30pm

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

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

The 1986 Ford Taurus, Car Of The Damn Year!

We've had 25 years to get accustomed to the look of the first-generation Ford Taurus, especially since so many others emulated its "melted bar of soap" look soon after, but we all did double-takes the first time we saw one. » 4/04/10 11:00am 4/04/10 11:00am

A Taurus Concept You Ride Like A Bull

Since the GM EN-V debuted today, here's another balancing act which has caused furled brows over its necessity. The Taurus Concept is a compact, urban-targeted, open-top, saddle-ridden vehicle balancing on two wheels. Wait, isn't that a motorcycle? » 3/24/10 3:30pm 3/24/10 3:30pm

Buy The Robocop Cop Car For $19,000

We called the Taurus-based Ford Police Intereceptor "Robocop's replacement." Buy why have the sequel when you can have the original? Be part-man, part-machine and all awesome and buy the original Robocop Ford Taurus for around $19K. » 3/23/10 12:00pm 3/23/10 12:00pm

2012 Ford Police Interceptor: The Crown Vic's Robocop Replacement

Ford's Crown Victoria-based police interceptor will finally end production late next year. This is its replacement — the 2012 Ford Police Interceptor. Other than the movie Robocop, it's the first time Ford's Taurus has served as a purpose-built patrol car. » 3/12/10 9:30am 3/12/10 9:30am

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

We Call Bull: Ford CEO Uses Wrong Word For Plural Of "Taurus"

At a Fortune magazine interview with Ford's Alan "Boeing! Boeing!" Mulally, the always-smilin' CEO used "Taurii" as the plural for Ford's Taurus car model. Unfortunately, according to Ford and the New York Times, he's wrong. » 1/11/10 5:17pm 1/11/10 5:17pm

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