2013 Ford Taurus and Taurus SHO unveiled in New York

One of the most important news of the 2011 Motor Show in New York is definitely the Ford Taurus, which has received a light facelift and technical updates to debut on the market where last year found 68,000 American clients.

DESIGN: The new Ford Taurus highlights its still dynamic design with a new hexagonal grille, redesigned hood, new bumper with integrated daytime running lights, new rear lights with Led and bigger alloy wheels. The interior offers the multimedia system MYFORD Touch with 8-inch screen, voice control with activation by the steering wheel, which is heated as well as front seats, those offer a massage function with ActiveMotion.

OPERATION DOWNSIZING: engines choice is a minor dispalcement which now involves all car manufacturers and also affects the Detroit downsizing. New Taurus is available with a 2-liter basic engine EcoBoost turbo by 237 hp and 338 Nm of torque, which to many Americans could seem not very powerful, then can opt for a classic 3.5-liter V6 with 290 hp. Both engines comes with a six-speed automatic transmission. The SHO version with the 3.5-liter engine delivers 365 hp  and 475 Nm of torque.
In any case, the new Ford Taurus boasts a reduction in consumption and exhaust emissions, due to a different battery management, electric power steering and air conditioning compressor with variable load.

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