The main highlight of this sporty Taurus is obviously the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine it features, with maximum power achieving 365 hp at 5,500 rpm. Also know as Ford's most powerful EcoBoost engine, the 3.5-liter unit is mated to a six-speed transmission for enhanced fuel economy and a smoother ride, as the American automaker explained in a press statement.
“The new Taurus SHO delivers on the authentic sleeper sedan formula but adds all-new luxury-appointments, convenience features and technologies to an unsurpassed balance of power and fuel economy,” said Mark Fields, Ford’s president of The Americas. “This new sport derivative answers enthusiasts’ calls for a premium Ford flagship sedan with even more attitude.”
In terms of features, the 2010 Taurus SHO has a wide range of standard equipment, including electronic power-assisted steering, sport-tuned suspension, Intelligent Access with Push Button Start, Belt-Minder safety belt reminder, Easy Fuel Capless Fuel Filter System, Ford SYNC and Ambient Lighting.
There are also several optional features available as it follows:
- Reverse Camera System
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic Alert
- Cross Traffic Alert
- Multi-Contour Seats with Active Motion
- Voice-Activated Navigation System with 10 GB HDD and CD/DVD player
- Sony Audio System with 12 speakers and a digital amplifier