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2013 Ford Taurus SHO

By luanpa in | April 20, 2011 | (1) Comment

Ford unveiled a facelifted flagship family sedan: 2013 Ford Taurus SHO. Ford Taurus SHO fills a unique niche in being one of the few affordable sport sedans built by a domestic manufacturer. The closest competition is the Dodge Charger SRT8.thousands more.

2013 Ford Taurus SHO gets a Performance Package, which adds bigger brakes With its unique blend of the award-winning, 20-inch wheels wrapped in summer performance tires and enhanced driving dynamics, performance-inspired design and more.

Interior, the 2013 Ford Taurus SHO communicates its sporty characteristics with a perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather-trimmed sport seats with embroidered SHO graphics, unique woven aluminum trim and adjustable aluminum pedals with memory.

The base models of 2013 Ford Taurus SHO is powered by a new 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, which proves 237 bhp and 250 lb.-ft. of torque that promises to deliver 31 mpg. Not bad for a car weighing 4000 lb. The optional engine on standard Taurus models is a normally aspirated 3.5-liter V-6 producing 290 bhp, a gain of 27 bhp over the stock engine. Torque is expected to be 255 lb.-ft. The big dog SHO uses a turbocharged 3.5-liter engine to make 365 bhp and 350 lb.-ft. of torque, thanks to the use of direct injection and twin turbos. All 2013 Ford Taurus models are equipped with a 6-speed automatic transaxle, although the SHO features a beefed-up gearbox with sequential paddle shifters.

2013 Ford Taurus SHO is able to put that power with a standard all-wheel-drive system that incorporates a limited-slip diff and large wheels and tires. The SHO comes with 19-in. wheels fitted with V-rated P255/45 rubber, while 20-in. wheels are optional. The suspension is tauter and the brakes are also upgraded.

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  1. 2013 Ford Taurus SHO looks great with all excellent characteristics.