The Greatest Ford Taurus Ever Made Is Ridiculously Cheap

The 1989 Ford Taurus, was anything but fun. However, the engineers at Ford made a version that didn't include such a tragic drivetrain, and instead installed a 220 HP Yamaha V6 and gearbox that was - get this - manual. This was the purest driving Taurus ever - and it's now yours for next to nothing. » 7/19/14 2:54pm 7/19/14 2:54pm

Keep "them" guessing with the 1990 Ford Taurus SHO

"They" say by a certain age you fall into a certain pattern of statistics that include ownership of a typical four door sedan, like say a Ford Taurus. Ford had a surefire way to prove "them" wrong—the 1990 Ford Taurus SHO. » 12/17/11 9:00am 12/17/11 9:00am

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'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

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

Be Very Quiet, The Taurus SHO's Sleeping

We know the Ford Taurus SHO's historically been called a sleeper, but this is ridiculous. In all seriousness, at least the "O" didn't almost kill someone. » 2/11/10 1:00pm 2/11/10 1:00pm

Mobsteel Bags 400HP Taurus SHO

The new Ford Taurus SHO is a pretty sweet ride, but the fellas at Mobsteel have gotten their hands on one and blacked it out, smoothed things over and slammed it to the ground. We're not sure about this one. » 11/05/09 12:30pm 11/05/09 12:30pm

Ford Taurus, SHO Ad Campaign More About Toys, Less About Driving

Ford kicks off their new ad campaigns for the 2010 Ford Taurus and the 2010 Ford Taurus SHO August 4th. The campaign targets "discerning customers" focused on "technology, innovation and style." They're so tech-focused they've embedded tech in their ads. » 7/30/09 11:00am 7/30/09 11:00am

First Smashed-Up 2010 Ford Taurus SHO In Chi-Town

This 2010 Ford Taurus SHO was spied by a member of ChicagoSVT at his local dealership for demo rides. We'd say they demonstrated perfectly how not to treat your brand new EcoBoost-equipped Taurus SHO. Full gallery below. » 6/22/09 6:00pm 6/22/09 6:00pm

2010 Ford Taurus SHO: First Drive

Normally, when we review an exciting new performance car, we like to use a dramatic burnout shot. Unfortunately, the 2010 Ford Taurus SHO barely chirps its front wheels on its 5.2-second trip to 60 MPH. » 6/19/09 2:30pm 6/19/09 2:30pm

New Taurus SHO's Torque-gasmic EcoBoost Engine, Exploded!

Ford's exploded the 365 HP, 350 lb-ft o' torque 3.5-liter EcoBoost powerplant underneath the hood of the new 2010 Ford Taurus SHO to show us the bits n' pieces creating this sick torque curve. More details below. » 6/17/09 10:00am 6/17/09 10:00am

2010 Ford Taurus SHO, Driven

Esquire's gotten the scoop on every automotive outlet, getting Ezra Dyer behind the wheel for an exclusive test drive of the 2010 Ford Taurus SHO. So, what's everyone's favorite hired driving gun think? » 6/12/09 11:30am 6/12/09 11:30am

Ford Designers Get Musically Inspired During 2010 Taurus Design Process

The "Mozart Effect" is a term used by Alfred Tomatis for his belief listening to Mozart's melodies can make you smarter. Ford's designers apparently took this approach, with a modern twist, while designing the 2010 Ford Taurus. » 6/08/09 3:30pm 6/08/09 3:30pm

2010 Lincoln MKS EcoBoost: First Drive

Rather than a pedestrian 3.7-liter V6, the 2010 Lincoln MKS EcoBoost provides a rip-roaring 355 HP twin-turbo V6 that'll get 24+ MPG. Minus tweaks, it's the same setup we'll see in the Ford Taurus SHO. » 5/15/09 9:30am 5/15/09 9:30am

2010 Ford Taurus SHO: Live And With A Ridiculous Torque Curve

We showed you the reborn 2010 Ford Taurus SHO early this morning. Now it's debuted here in Chicago. Also, the power chart has debuted. Consider our fragile little minds blown. » 2/11/09 3:30pm 2/11/09 3:30pm

2010 Ford Taurus SHO: The Sleeper Awakens!

You saw it here first. Now it's official, the Ford Taurus SHO is back. The new Super High Output's equipped with a twin-turbocharged 365 HP Ecoboost V6 to turn this $37,995 sedan up to eleven. » 2/11/09 12:00am 2/11/09 12:00am