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.
"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.
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.
The North Dallas Hooptie 24 Hours of LeMons is finished, and a driven-to-the-track Ford Taurus SHO has won its second race!
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.
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.
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.
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?