Ford Taurus X (2008)

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Ford Taurus X

Unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show, the Ford Taurus X is a full-size that offers three of seating, a powerful 3.5-liter V-6 with six-speed automatic and a long list of standard equipment — including curtain air bags and AdvanceTrac® stability control.

Innovative features on the Taurus X include flip-and-fold second-row seating and an power rear liftgate.

The Taurus X will reach showrooms in late summer

The three-row Taurus X is a key element in o ur crossover lineup and is a great to the popular, two-row Ford says Cisco Codina, group vice president of America Marketing, Sales and Like Edge, the new Taurus X confident design, good and handling, and plenty of standard equipment. With Taurus X, get a roomy, interior that is functional and comfortable — in all rows.

Bold, new look by the Ford Edge

The exterior of the Taurus X picks up design from the Ford Edge, the

step-up headlamps and distinctive three-bar chrome grille. The X also features a restyled newly shaped front and fascia along with and fog lamps mounted in new chrome

Taurus X sports a new rear Fusion-inspired taillamps, chrome exhaust tips and an available sensing system. A new roof up top features a tougher, more design.

2008 Ford X

Also available for the first on Taurus X is an Eddie Bauer series. Ford’s relationship Eddie Bauer over the two decades has proven to be very with customers with a 40 percent take rate of the on both the Ford Explorer and The Eddie Bauer series a unique two-tone paint standard 18-inch, five-spoke wheels, wiper activated and an Eddie Bauer badge.

improve an already versatile

The 2008 Taurus X delivers the space and convenience features customers shopping for a three-row are known to prioritize. Two new features set X apart: one-touch, flip-and-fold row seats that provide access to the third row and an available rear liftgate. Controls for the liftgate are located on the center rear cargo area and on the key

With the Taurus X, the interior is as and comfortable as it is flexible. It is available in 5- and configurations and offers exceptional and space for all passengers because of the style seating that the third row higher than the row.

It can haul cargo as With the second and third row flat, Taurus X offers cu. ft. of cargo space behind the row. Fold the front seat flat and Taurus X can items up to nine feet

Must-have features include an voice activated DVD-based system and SIRIUS satellite For entertainment, rear seat can enjoy an available DVD player a large, eight-inch screen and a brighter picture.

Taurus X is one of 12 new Ford, Lincoln and Mercury to offer Ford Sync™ a voice-activated, hands-free, in-car and entertainment system. Developed in with Microsoft, this system fully integrates phones and digital media into the vehicle.

New powertrain transforms Taurus X

At the of the 2008 Taurus X is Ford’s Duratec 35 V-6 engine. It delivers an 260 horsepower — an increase of 30 percent over the previous To manage the additional power and sharper performance, the continuously transmission has been replaced a six-speed-automatic gearbox that was in tandem with the Duratec 35.

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with the increase in power and the 2008 Taurus X is expected to real-world fuel economy similar to the 2007 Freestyle, to a more efficient powertrain and like a fuel-saving electric steering system. Final measured under the new-for-2008 EPA will be released closer the on-sale date.


Taurus X’s available all-wheel-drive system, new for 2008, is complex than the system it and similar to the Ford Edge AWD It incorporates an active, on-demand center coupler to allocate a amount of torque from to rear, up to 100 percent to either This system can also wheel slip before it

Under heavy acceleration, for the system will proactively torque to the rear wheels the front wheels begin to

Taurus X features a long of standard safety features

X is expected to earn five ratings in all four categories of crash tests, giving it in passive safety. In terms of safety, every 2008 X has standard anti-lock brakes and electronic stability control, a nearly 70 percent of car shoppers are in according to Ford customer

The AdvanceTrac system can predict the path using a sensor to and measure oversteer and yaw by monitoring the speed, throttle position and wheel angle. When the senses wheel slip or the of traction, the system reduces torque and applies braking needed to keep the car tracking on its intended path.

The 2008 Taurus X features dual-stage driver and passenger air bags, seat-deployed side air for driver and front passenger and Safety Canopy™ side air bags for all three rows. The side air curtains feature technology to enhance protection an extended crash event. New in the foot well area for better crash protection, side impact protection is with pressurized crash in the doors and redesigned interior panels.

The rise of the crossover

Crossovers are part of the fastest-growing segment in the United States, even the remarkable growth achieved in the 1990s. CUVs traditional SUV sales for the first last year, and they are on the way to 3 sales annually by the decade’s

Two distinct consumer trends helped fuel the explosive of the CUV segment: car buyers seeking spacious and flexible interiors with the security of all-wheel and traditional SUV buyers seeking maneuverable and fuel-efficient vehicles still make an active possible.

The three-row Taurus X will the sporty and popular two-row, Ford Edge in the lineup. To underscore Ford’s commitment to the two crossovers will be joined by yet large Ford crossover based on the Ford Fairlane vehicle — which debut later this and go on sale in 2008.

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Ford Taurus FWD Electric Cars
Ford Taurus FWD Electric Cars
Ford Taurus FWD Electric Cars
Ford Taurus FWD Electric Cars
Ford Taurus FWD Electric Cars
Ford Taurus FWD Electric Cars
Ford Taurus FWD Electric Cars

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