The Taurus from Ford is one among the vehicles, which has apparently slipped from the automotive journalists circuit. This is the automobile that most people have not heard about it, but the fact is that it has still been under sale for the past few years, but its achievement is not a scrap on the splendor days of the first generation Taurus. However, Ford has been striving with putting the concluding touches on its next-generation big family sedan for the 2016 model year with the SHO apparel. The 2016 Ford Taurus SHO, like its predecessor is expected to be a magnificent vehicle with its attractive interior and exterior designs, and with powerful engines, it will be a high performance and better fuel saving vehicle, as well.
2016 Ford Taurus SHO Redesign, Exterior
The major external modification would be done on the front fascia of the next gem Ford Taurus SHO. Its front part is expected to be equipped with a honeycomb grille and Shelby-enthused front bumper. The attractively designed large wheels with high performance tires would boost the external charm. Except these major external modifications, there will not be much notable tweaks in the external styling of the new vehicle. What actually Ford has done is the reproduction of its Chinese-spec 2015 model Escort sedan and expanded it into grand, squared-off, and more or less brawny proportions.
The higher end models are equipped with LED headlamps and a chrome bar front grille, similar to that of the 2015 model Escort sedan, at the same time as most basic models will probably share a complete-width lower air ingestion bumper design. The vision from the back of the new SHO is incredibly nondescript, by means of the taillights, similar to those of the 2015 model Escort sedan and a trunk-installed, horizontal chrome bit spanning amid the light clusters.
New Ford Taurus SHO 2016 Interior, Changes
Sitting upon an extended and broadened edition of the MKZ and Fusion platform, probably shared its platform with the future Lincoln Continental consistent with some resources, it takes on a traditional approach to the interior styling. By opting for the increased supposed quality with first-class materials and lavishness features helped by improved ergonomics.
Apart from enhanced interior space, buyers can expect the new SHO with some opulence goodies chucked in, too. These include heated and ventilated seating, cue massaging, the next-generation Sync-3 infotainment system of Ford, a complete set of driver assist skills and a Jaguar-imitating revolving gear selector.
Specs, 0-60, Engine
2016 Ford Taurus SHO engines cames with three options, and buyers can also expect high-capacity engines, as the buzz-word about Ford is all EcoBoost. Though the engine array is not yet confirmed by Ford, it is expected that the new Taurus SHO would come equipped with a range of force-nourished engines, varying from an Inline-4, 2.3-liter, V6, 2.7-liter and V6, 3.5-liter engines.
Whether it will utilize the all-fresh, V6 3.0-liter EcoBoost engine of the future Lincoln Continental remains to be observed. In terms of velocity, the 2016 Taurus SHO is expected to reach the velocity from 0-60 mph within 5.2 seconds and to attain the maximum velocity of 160 mph .
The V6, 2.7-liter is capable of producing a maximum power of 350 HP an utmost twist of 370 lbs per foot.
All the engines would transmit the power to the front wheels of the vehicle through an eight-rated mechanical transmission with paddle shifters for better driver control. Though the all-wheel drive mode comes as an optional feature on some vehicles, it comes as a standard feature. It is expected that the new SHO will use the Drivetrain of the future Focus RS because it has the skill to drive 70 percent of its power to the back wheels.
Price and the release date
The 2016 Ford Taurus SHO release date is expected to be during the last part of 2016 with the starting price of $ 35,000.