It’s about time we discuss about the great cars that will be released soon. Lots of great cars will be released and the 2017 Ford Taurus certainly seems to be a strong contender and lately the SHO variant i.e. the Super High Output variant has managed to grab a lot of attention. Equipped with Fords latest Eco-Boost engine under its hood, this luxury sedan is expected to bring some revolutionary changes to the existing lineup that has been there since 1989. Even though the 2017 variant is a part of the fourth generation but it is way ahead of its time. Lot of enhancements are expected in terms of design and output. Initially it will be unveiled in the Shanghai Auto Show and that will be followed by its worldwide release.
2017 Ford Taurus – Engine Options
As we have mentioned earlier, 2017 Ford Taurus will feature it is amazing Eco-Boost engine. Other than that it is most probable that it will be offered in multiple options. Before going into other variants, let us discuss about the main engine that the 2017 Ford Taurus is supposed to carry under its hood. To add to that these engines will be more eco-friendly and offer a greater mileage. This engine will be a V-6 3.5 L Eco-Boost engine. Other variants are likely to feature a 2.0 L engine for the base variant and another 3.5 L for Taurus SHO version. Its power output is going to be around 365 HP. These engines will be paired with Ford’s brand new 9 speed gear system or a six speed one and will only be available in Front Wheel Drive option.
2017 Ford Taurus – Redesign Exterior and Interior
2017 Ford Taurus’s exterior & interior redesigns might appear to be a bit extra vacant but this is what this car needed. With original, unique and futuristic features this car will offer a lot of interior upgrades. As far as the exterior is concerned, Ford has decided to stick to its traditional look. However there will be some generic tweaks that all Ford cars are going through. The new head lamps will be powered by LED and the grill be we sleeker and chrome coated. There haven’t been many changes in terms of dimensions but this new variant comes with slightly reduced body-weight, around 500 lbs less.
Engineers at Ford have tried to implement the design that offers maximum space and comfort without changing the predefined parameters. Leather upholstery and the lumber work is simply mesmerizing and the seats have been made keeping comfort as the number one priority. In addition, they are foldable and provide extra space for luggage. That is all for the global variants, the Chinese variant will be modified.
2017 Ford Taurus – Release Date, Price and Competition
Now 2017 Ford Taurus’s specifications are pretty amazing and the estimated price tag is very reasonable too. But the scenario will be a little different if we add contenders like new Genesis G90, Chevy Impala and Nissan Maxima. So to sum up this car will have to fight for a respectable place in the market. Cost is likely to be around $40,800 for the SHO variant and basic variant are going to be available for a $28,000. No officials news is available regarding the release date of this car but could be available around second quarter of 2016.