2018 Ford Taurus SHO Redesign

Thursday, June 9th 2016 | Ford


After reaching a notable success with previous versions, Ford team is now ready to release the next seventh generation of 2018 Ford Taurus. The full-sized sedan has been most awaited by the all fans who expect the new vehicle with important improvements. According to recent information, the upcoming Taurus will be coming as luxurious sedan with captivating design and stunning with powerful performance. The company does work hard to build up this sedan to meet the buyers’ expectation.

New Ford Taurus

Exterior and Interior

Keeping an eye to the sedan external body, we could see the platform similar to the Ford Fusion. Compared to its previous models, the new Taurus will have longer, stronger and lighter body streamline. In the outer part, there will be a new hexagonal grille and bigger bumper. Additionally the headlights will support LED system and fog lights. Around the body, we might see a 20-inch wheels and refreshed mirrors. In its back end, LED taillights, a dual exhaust system and a sport spoiler will be enhanced. Along with these upgraded features highlighted with chrome details in the rear side, the 2018 Ford Taurus looks so impressive.

First to see in the internal side is more spacious room comfortable to carry passengers and the luggage. Highlighting high leather seats and dashboard upholstery makes the sedan cabin look elegant. The car seats are advanced with the heated and ventilated adjustment. Moreover, a new vertical gear selector as well as a new paddle shifters are equipped. To offer a full infotainment system, some high-tech features such as LCD screen, navigation unit on the center, a dual-zone climate control, a modern Sony audio system, 4G LTE connections, USB port and Smartphone integration are ready to install. For the security system, the automaker will enhance cross traffic alert, rearview camera, advance cruise control, seatbelts, lane keep assistance, blind-spot monitor, airbags and parking assistance.

Engine

Under the hood, the engineer is going to prepare three different engine options. First will be a 2.0-liter V6 engine with the output of 240 hp and 268 lb-ft of torque, second will be a 2.7-liter V6 with the energy of 325 hp and 375 lb-ft of torque and the last will be a 3.5-liter V6 engine with the output of 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. All these engine versions will be paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission system for a two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. For the maximum speed, the 2018 Ford Taurus could reach 6.0 seconds to go from 0 to 60 mph. As the Taurus operate the EcoBoost system, we might expect that this sedan will have better fuel consumption and friendly environment.

2018 Ford Taurus Release Date and Price

While waiting for the official confirmation, some speculations predict that the Taurus sedan will hit the auto market at the end of 2017 or early 2018. The price estimation for the 2018 Ford Taurus sedan could start from $28,000 for the base model and around $40,000 for the premium model.

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