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2019 Ford Taurus: Here's What's New For The Full-Size Sedan  Ford Authority

The 2019 Ford Taurus is getting a few changes and updates for what will be its final model year in North America prior to being discontinued.

Ford Authority
Man, 41, shot during possible road-rage attack in Fuller Park  Chicago Sun-Times

Someone inside a white Ford Taurus pulled up next to him and fired gunshots at 12:21 a.m. in the 4400 block of South Princeton, police said.

Chicago Sun-Times
‘Victim’ of grand-theft auto in Riverside winds up in jail  Press-Enterprise

A police investigation in Riverside on Saturday that had as many twists as a pretzel resulted in the man who was originally believed to be the victim instead ...

Pedestrian sustains minor leg injury after being struck by car downtown  Sioux City Journal

SIOUX CITY -- A woman was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon with minor leg injuries after she was struck by a car downtown.

Sioux City Journal
Cottage Grove woman seriously hurt in Dakota County crash  KSTP

According to the incident report, Kaitlyn Jo Nielsen was traveling south on Highway 316 at Bauer Circle when her 2011 Ford Taurus crossed the center line and ...

How job loss, illness and eviction drove this family to homelessness  New York Post

Job loss, illness and eviction has left a once six-figure-salaried sales exec homeless and living in his car with his wife and brain-damaged adult son.

New York Post
Review: Winners and losers of the Detroit auto show  CNBC

The Ford exhibit is shown at the 2018 North American International Auto Show January 16, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. More than 5,100 journalists from 61 ...

February 14, 2019  Shore Daily News

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Shore Daily News
Icy road conditions lead to collision on IL 57  McDonough Voice

ADAMS COUNTY — Ice covered roadways on IL 57 led to a crash with injuries in Adams County Thursday afternoon.The collision involving a Blue 2012 Ford ...

McDonough Voice
Police vehicle proposal tabled at Crowley council meeting  KATC Lafayette News

Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard's proposal for police cruisers has been tabled. That proposal will go back to the committee next month. Broussard was ...

KATC Lafayette News
Athens Police investigate stolen car with precious cargo - an infant  11Alive.com WXIA

ATHENS, Ga. — Police are looking for the suspect who stole a woman's car with her 11-month-old daughter in it. The incident was first reported on Sunday ...

11Alive.com WXIA
Manslaughter suspect back in court after mental evaluation  Baxter Bulletin

Michele Wood is back in the Baxter County jail after a stay in a mental health facility.

Baxter Bulletin
Mother’s car stolen with baby inside, Athens police say; suspect on the run  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Athens police are searching for the person they say stole a woman's sedan Sunday evening with...

Atlanta Journal Constitution
Body camera video shows Arizona police Taser man at least 11 times during 2017 traffic stop  Fox News

Body camera footage from a 2017 traffic stop in Arizona shows police officers deploying their stun gun on a man at least 11 times – including once in the testicles ...

Fox News
Teenager killed in vehicle crash on Indiana 57  Evansville Courier & Press

The Vanderburgh County Coroner's Office has identified a teenager killed in a vehicle crash as 17-year-old Joshua S. Schaefer.

Evansville Courier & Press
Felony charges filed against driver in Feb. 3 crash that killed Lyft driver  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Rochester Police have filed criminal charges against a woman they say killed a Lyft driver on Feb. 3 when she ran a red light and slammed her car into three ...

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Penzone: Officers are often 'premature in choosing' tools like stun guns  KTAR.com

PHOENIX — Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone says officers often turn to tools such as stun guns too quickly these days. He told KTAR News 92.3 FM's Mac ...

Husband, wife killed in Southeast Nebraska crash blamed on slick roads  Lincoln Journal Star

Crash investigators have blamed slippery road conditions for a two-vehicle crash Sunday that killed a husband and wife northeast of Murray, Cass County ...

Lincoln Journal Star
One dead in head-on crash west of Alexandria  Grand Forks Herald

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - A 77-year-old Hoffman man was killed in a head-on crash on Highway 27 west of Alexandria early Wednesday morning, Feb. 6. A Subaru ...

Grand Forks Herald
Baby home alone while dad nets 7th OWI in Kansasville  Journal Times

KANSASVILLE — A Kansasville man was arrested Sunday after he was allegedly caught driving drunk for the seventh time and it was discovered he had left his ...

Journal Times
Snow may be factor in fatal crash near Murray; today could be treacherous, too  Sand Hills Express

Sunday's snowy weather is believed to have contributed to three traffic deaths in eastern Nebraska. And forecasters are warning that conditions could be ...

Sand Hills Express
Police Unknowingly Sped Past Jayme Closs' Kidnapper While She Was in the Trunk of His Car  The Drive

According to a criminal complaint filed against alleged kidnapper Jake Patterson, Barron County Sheriff's Department officers unknowingly sped by him and his ...

The Drive
Heroin, Crack Found At Riverhead Home  Hamptons Independents

An East End Drug Task Force investigation allegedly found that drugs were being sold out of a Riverhead house. Police said when they raided the place on ...

Hamptons Independents
3 injured in Hardwick crash  Worcester Telegram

HARDWICK - Two people were seriously injured in a crash at Barre Road and Lower Road at about 3:10 p.m. Thursday, police said.Police said they believe the ...

Worcester Telegram
Teen killed in crash that had shut down part of Hwy. 610 in Maple Grove  Star Tribune

One vehicle was involved in the crash at Elm Creek Boulevard about 3:25 a.m..

Star Tribune
Sentence reduced in kidnap, assault of woman  The Columbian

A man who taped a woman's hand to a steering wheel, forced her to drive and repeatedly punched her had his sentence reduced Wednesday.

The Columbian
Goodbye to the Ford Taurus, the Chariot of my Childhood  Fortune

The venerable, family, four-door Ford Taurus is joining a list of sedans that Ford plans to phase out. On Wednesday, the automaker said it would discontinue ...

The Jayme Closs case: A chilling tale of murder, kidnapping and escape in rural America  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Jake Patterson lasted only two days as a temp at the Saputo cheese factory in Almena, Wisconsin, a largely forgettable stint but for a brief stop behind a school ...

KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis
After death of Ford Taurus, Fusion, Fiesta, will Ford fans buy a Chevy?  USA TODAY

Ford families drive Fords. Chevrolet families drive Chevys. And they often refuse to switch. If the Fiesta, Fusion and Taurus are gone, what to do?

For 2020, Ford redesigns the Ford Explorer, its popular mobile family room  Boston.com

In some ways, the 2020 Explorer is a return to its roots. Read more on Boston.com.

Robin Pemberton joins Andretti Autosport  ESPN

Pemberton was NASCAR's Vice President of Competition until he left the organization in 2015.

Authorities examine cellphone of alleged Wisconsin kidnapper  KTUU.com

Wisconsin authorities have examined call logs, photos and videos stored on the cellphone of the man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old girl and killing her ...

Consumer Reports: How to protect yourself when buying a used car  WPVI-TV

A lot of people don't realize that many of the used cars on dealership lots come from rental car companies. So if you're in the market for a used car, make sure ...

Police say E. Moline suspect left behind wallet, ID  KWQC-TV6

EAST MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) – Sometimes investigators find shoe prints at a crime scene, and then sometimes they find the actual shoes. Such was the case ...

Prosecutors: No criminal charges filed for driver, 93, in 2018 fatality  Ocala

A 93-year-old Ocala man was ticketed for careless driving and no proof of insurance in connection to a wreck that claimed the life of an Ocklawaha woman last ...

The 20 Fastest Ford Cars Ever...For Under $12000  HotCars

Let's take a look at 20 of the fastest cars Ford has made that anyone can get for $12000 or cheaper.

1995 Ford Taurus SHO for Sale - Budget Sleeper Sedan on eBay Motors  RoadandTrack.com

If you like the idea of a sleeper sedan with some real performance under the hood, but don't want to shell out for something like a new M5 or Mercedes-AMG E63 ...

Escambia deputy found justified in nonfatal shooting of suspect who hit him with car  Pensacola News Journal

Escambia Deputy Matthew Housam deemed justified in shooting and wounding suspect who hit him with car.

Pensacola News Journal
Lehigh Acres girl, 14, charged with grand theft auto after stealing Papa John driver's car  The News-Press

A 14-year-old Lehigh Acres girl, whose father said she had fallen in with a bad crowd, is facing grand theft auto charges after she made off with the car of a man ...

The News-Press
Rock Slide In Malibu Injures 1, Destroys Car  CBS Los Angeles

Live Storm Updates | Latest Evacuations and Closures. MALIBU (CBSLA) – Heavy rain Wednesday night triggered a rock slide in Malibu that injured one person ...

CBS Los Angeles
Waite Park Police Still Searching for Missing Teen, Son  WJON News

Waite Park Police continues to ask for your help in finding a missing teen and her 9-month-old son.

DOCUMENT: Florida Girl, 14, Makes Like A Florida Man  The Smoking Gun

JANUARY 31--Needing a ride to her boyfriend's house, a Florida Girl yesterday ordered pizzas to a neighbor's house and then popped out of some nearby ...

The Smoking Gun
2019 Ford Taurus Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos  The Car Connection

The 2019 Ford Taurus is a dead car driving. Look closely at its rivals. To find out why the 2019 Ford Taurus is rated 4.0 and ranked #7 in Large Cars, read The ...

The Car Connection
Dearborn Heights police seek help identifying suspect in home invasion  Dearborn Press and Guide

The Dearborn Heights Police Department is looking for help identifying a man who was seen entering a house on Fairview Street in the Garling subdivision.

Dearborn Press and Guide
Notice of Public Sale | Legals  Auburn Villager

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE. JONES GARAGE AND TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 3/30/2019, 9:00 am at 2304 ...

Auburn Villager
Ford's 2020 Explorer for police has hidden lifesaving design feature  Detroit Free Press

Orders pouring in for Ford's 2020 Police Interceptor, which uses 160 pounds of high-strength steel hidden in the frame to protect cops from crashes.

Detroit Free Press
For What It's Worth, You'll Be Able to Get Your Hands on a 2020 Ford Fusion  The Truth About Cars

Stop the presses. Ford's Fusion sedan, a member of the passenger car crowd Ford sentenced to death last year, will at least outlive its non-Mustang stablemates ...

The Truth About Cars
Story Behind the Song: Carrie Underwood's 'Something in the Water'  The Tennessean

The second Carrie Underwood heard the track Chris DeStefano had put together, she knew exactly what she wanted to say.

The Tennessean
Ranking The 25 Biggest Lemons Of All Time  HotCars

Lemons have been a part of the automobile world throughout the entirety of its history. This can be seen within each car manufacturer's lineup of models, so it ...

At $15,800, Will This Neat as a Pin 1999 Ford Taurus SHO Totally Clean Up?  Jalopnik

The seller of today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Ford misspells its name as TOURUS in his ad. That's either sloppy or, as a mash up of touring and Taurus, is the ...

Boy, 14, killed in 3-vehicle crash after SUV runs stop sign  Bring Me The News

Correction: While we initially reported he had died, the boy involved in the crash is currently being kept on life support so that his organs may be harvested.

Bring Me The News
Two dead, two charged in five car pile-up on West Loop  Chron

Two people were killed and two others are facing charges after a five-car wreck on West Loop near Beechnut early Sunday morning. Initial reports indicated that ...

Police reports: Man charged with firing shots at River Grove establishment  Chicago Tribune

The following items were taken from Elmwood Park and River Grove police department reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt ...

Chicago Tribune
These vehicles are being killed in 2019: Say goodbye to Chevrolet, Ford, Nissan cars  USA TODAY

In the auto industry, business is booming for the undertaker. Automakers are killing vehicle models at a steady clip – largely because buyer preferences are ...

The V8 Ford Taurus SHO Looks Strange, but Sounds Wonderful  RoadandTrack.com

Not everyone is a fan of the late 1990s Taurus SHO. But there's no denying the greatness of that 3.4-liter dual-overhead cam V8.

26 "Normal" Cars Too Fast For Cops To Catch  HotCars

Supercars such as the Lamborghini Aventador S and the Ferrari LaFerrari are no match to cop cars. However, are there any normal cars that aren't supercars ...

‘How Could We Not Know?’ Kidnapping Suspect Hid in Plain Sight  The New York Times

Jake Patterson, accused of abducting Jayme Closs and killing her parents, managed to elude notice around the small town of Gordon.

The New York Times
Former NASCAR VP Robin Pemberton joins Andretti Autosport  Yahoo Sports

Andretti Autosport has hired former NASCAR executive Robin Pemberton to run its new Pirelli GT4 America Series program. Pemberton spent more than a ...

Yahoo Sports
Short Report: 2018 Ford Taurus SHO Review  New York Daily News

Big, comfortable, quick, and relatively safe, the all-wheel-drive 2018 Ford Taurus SHO is a compelling alternative to an SUV.

New York Daily News
Disappearing Family Sedans: 2018 Ford Taurus  CarBuzz

The writing's on the wall. Large, front-wheel drive family sedans will be close to extinction in the next few years. Sure, a couple might survive, initially, but the ...

Rare Rides: The 1990 Ford Taurus SHO, in Stunning Silver  The Truth About Cars

Today's Rare Ride is a well-preserved Taurus SHO from the model's first year of standard production.

The Truth About Cars
The Dodge Charger Remains The Fullsize Sedan Champ  CarBuzz

It's no secret that sedan sales are on the decline. Automakers are unveiling crossovers at an alarming rate, constantly inventing new niches, while they let their ...

Troubleshooter: Exposed on the road, officers driving civilian cars  WAVE 3

The WAVE 3 News Troubleshooter team has learned that dozens of LMPD officers are driving vehicles that weren't made specifically for police work, including ...

Missing Mahnomen Woman Last Seen Sunday, Has Been Located  KVRR

A Mahnomen, Minnesota woman who had been reported missing, has been located. KVRR first reported the disappearance of Jennifer Olson last night at 9.

APD: Green Ford Taurus sought after woman forced into car  KTVA

Anchorage police are asking for the public's help to find a green Ford Taurus that took off from the Midtown Fred Meyer Tuesday evening after investigators say ...

Axel Capital Management Has Decreased Its Position in Jetblue Airways (JBLU) by $950,000; Roundview Capital Has Trimmed Its Position in Ford Motor Company (F) by $704,070 as Stock Value Declined  Standard Recorder

Axel Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Jetblue Airways Corp (JBLU) by 50% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Axel Capital ...

Standard Recorder
2018 Ford Taurus SHO Quick Take  Kelley Blue Book

Ford's announcement that it will let the Taurus die after its current product cycle is completed is a bittersweet end for a model that was at one time the most ...

Kelley Blue Book
Conan O'Brien Still Owns His 1992 Ford Taurus SHO With a Manual Transmission  The Drive

In the grand tradition of celebrities holding onto hooptie cars from their pre-fame days, Conan still owns his old 1992 Ford Taurus SHO with a manual ...

The Drive
Chicago Assembly Plant to stop production of Taurus, get 'significant investment'  The Times of Northwest Indiana

It's the end of an era. Ford plans to cease production of the Ford Taurus, which auto workers have made at the Chicago Assembly Plant in Hegewisch just across ...

The Times of Northwest Indiana
Police looking for blue Ford Taurus involved in deadly pedestrian crash  KFOX El Paso

The 66-year-old man who was struck by three vehicles Sunday was identified by El Paso police Tuesday. Jose Reza Moreno died Sunday in Central El Paso ...

KFOX El Paso
Ford and GM are killing Taurus, Fiesta and Sonic models in the US, WSJ reports  CNBC

Both Ford and GM plan to stop making three cars for the U.S. market, as they continue to shift their focus toward popular and high-margin SUVs and trucks, The ...

Meh Car Monday: Oh, Right, The Ford Freestyle/Taurus X Was A Thing That Existed, Once  Jalopnik

Some cars are so powerfully meh that it's almost like they have a supernatural ability to disappear from human awareness entirely. This week's meh car seems to ...

2017-2018 Ford Taurus: Recall Alert | News  Cars.com

Approximately 2100 2017-18 Ford Taurus sedans with a physical key and non-push-button start are being recalled.

Junkyard Gem: 1986 Ford Taurus LX Sedan - Autoblog  Autoblog

A rare first-year-of-production 1986 Ford Taurus, found in a Northern California wrecking yard.

Ford's plan without sedans: 9 things to know  Detroit Free Press

For Ford, deciding to quit building sedans was easy. Demand and prices for cars like the Taurus and Fusion are falling, with no end in sight. Choosing to sell ...

Detroit Free Press
The Ford Taurus and Chevy Impala might die, and you can thank SUVs  Fox News

Ford and General Motors may cut several sedans and small hatchbacks from their lineups, as Americans continue flocking to hotter-selling crossovers and ...

Fox News
2019 Ford Edge ST Is A Better Taurus SHO  WFYI

Except for packing a manual transmission, the Edge ST is everything that won the SHO accolades plus so much more.

Southeast Side manufacturing plant to close after losing Ford contract  Chicago Sun-Times

A Southeast Side manufacturing facility will lay off hundreds of employees and close permanently after failing to secure a contract to supply a nearby Ford Motor ...

Chicago Sun-Times
This is not Evanston's new squad car  Evanston Now

Evanston aldermen tonight are scheduled to approve purchase of six new vehicles for the police department -- but none of them will have the green ...

Evanston Now
Ford Taurus to Follow Fiesta Out the Door: Report  The Truth About Cars

It's a bad news day if you're a lover of traditional passenger cars, but surely you've grown used to this thing by now. As automakers, especially domestic ones, ...

The Truth About Cars
The Taurus Might Be About To Die  RoadandTrack.com

Plus Honda's F1 change and McLaren's recommendation.

Report: Ford Taurus and Fiesta, Chevy Impala and Sonic discontinued  autoweek.com

General Motors and Ford Motor Co. plan to discontinue four slow-selling car models, including the venerable Ford Taurus sedan, the Wall Street Journal ...

An Early Design For The Ugly 1996 Ford Taurus Looked A Lot Like A Tesla Model 3  Jalopnik

The 1996 third-generation Ford Taurus was an unfortunate attempt by Ford to redesign the best-selling car in the country to stand out a little more, but an early ...

Report: Ford Fiesta, Taurus on the Chopping Block as Car Sales Continue to Sag  The News Wheel

With the reveal of its fourth-generation Focus compact sedan just days away, Ford is said to be considering dropping the ax on two of its other cars: the Fiesta ...

The News Wheel
Zombie cars offer sweet deals for consumers, headaches for automakers  Chicago Tribune

The coming death of the sedan means automakers have some zombie cars to kill. Snuffing out a tired, clunky product in favor of a new, shiny one remains one of ...

Chicago Tribune
That Time Yamaha Built Ford an Engine and Changed the World  RideApart

What do you get when you cross Yamaha engineering and Ford marketing? You get one of the best factory-built sleepers ever produced—The Taurus SHO.

2018 Ford Taurus SHO: What You Need to Know  U.S. News & World Report

At first glance, the Ford Taurus looks like your typical family sedan. It's long, offers seating for five, has a smooth ride, and has a large trunk for carrying just about ...

U.S. News & World Report

Ford Taurus Videos

2018 Ford Taurus SHO Review
2018 Ford Taurus SHO Review
2019 Ford Taurus SEL!!! Nice Full Size Car!!!
2019 Ford Taurus SEL!!! Nice Full Size Car!!!
Watch This BEFORE You Buy a Ford Taurus Police Interceptor! (FPIS)
Watch This BEFORE You Buy a Ford Taurus Police Interceptor! (FPIS)
400HP Ford Taurus SHO Car Review! - Acceleration of a Sleeper!
400HP Ford Taurus SHO Car Review! - Acceleration of a Sleeper!
2013 Ford Taurus Limited Review, Walkaround, Exhaust, Test Drive
2013 Ford Taurus Limited Review, Walkaround, Exhaust, Test Drive
2015 Ford Taurus - Review and Road Test
2015 Ford Taurus - Review and Road Test
Ford Taurus SHO 2016 فورد توروس
Ford Taurus SHO 2016 فورد توروس
Caçador de Carros: Ford Taurus
Caçador de Carros: Ford Taurus
Test Driving a 200,000 Mile Ford Taurus ( Breaking the High Mileage Stigma ) Test Drive
Test Driving a 200,000 Mile Ford Taurus ( Breaking the High Mileage Stigma ) Test Drive
2018 Ford Taurus Limited 3.5L (288 HP) TEST DRIVE
2018 Ford Taurus Limited 3.5L (288 HP) TEST DRIVE

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Ford Taurus - Wikipedia
Ford Taurus - Wikipedia
My 1989 Ford Taurus - YouTube
My 1989 Ford Taurus - YouTube
IMCDb.org: 1994 Ford Taurus GL in "Seinfeld, 1989-1998"
IMCDb.org: 1994 Ford Taurus GL in "Seinfeld, 1989-1998"
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Identify Part On Upper Intake - Taurus Car Club of America ...
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Spare tire compartment - Taurus Car Club of America : Ford ...
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‫فورد تورس ستاندر اس اي 2014 Ford Taurus SE‬‎ - YouTube
‫فورد تورس ستاندر اس اي 2014 Ford Taurus SE‬‎ - YouTube
FORD Freestyle - 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 - autoevolution
FORD Freestyle - 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 - autoevolution
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COROTC Android 5.1 Car GPS Radio Stereo Navigation System ...

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Ford Taurus Wiki

The Ford Taurus is an automobile manufactured by Ford in the United States. Now in its sixth generation, it was originally introduced in 1985 for the 1986 model year, and has remained in near-continuous production for more than three decades. It has had a Mercury-branded twin, the Sable (1985–2005; 2007–2009), as well as a performance variant, the Ford Taurus SHO (1989–1999 and 2009–); in addition, it served as the basis for the first-ever front-wheel drive Lincoln Continental (1987–2002). It was a front-wheel drive mid-size car until 2007, and has been a "global" full-size car (built on the Ford D3 platform) since 2007, and available in front- or all-wheel drive since 2007.The original Taurus was a milestone for Ford and the entire American automotive industry, being the first automobile at Ford designed and manufactured using the statistical process control ideas brought to Ford by W. Edwards Deming, a prominent statistician consulted by Ford to bring a "culture of quality" to the enterprise. The Taurus had an influential design that brought many new features and innovations to the marketplace. Since its launch in 1985, Ford had built 7,519,919 Tauruses through the 2007 model year, making it the fifth-best-selling North American nameplate in Ford's history; only the F-150, Escort, Model T, and Mustang have sold more units. However, between 1992 and 1996 the Taurus was the best-selling car in the United States, eventually losing the title to the Toyota Camry in 1997. The 1986–1995 Taurus was built on the DN-5 platform, and the 1996–1999 Taurus was built on the DN101 platform. The 2000–2007 Tauruses were built on the D186 which was a modified DN 101 platform. All generations of the Taurus have been built at the Chicago Assembly. They were also produced at the Atlanta assembly plant until it was closed.In the late 1990s and early 2000s, sales of the Taurus declined as it lost market share to Japanese midsize sedans and as Ford shifted resources towards developing SUVs. It was discontinued in 2006, with production initially ending on October 27, 2006, and 2007 being the last model year. Ford had decided to replace the Taurus with the fullsize Five Hundred and midsize Fusion sedans, as well as replacing the Taurus wagon with the Freestyle crossover SUV. However, Ford revived the Taurus name during the 2007 Chicago Auto Show a few months later by renaming two new models that had been intended to be updated versions of the Five Hundred and the Freestyle, the "2008 Taurus" and "2008 Taurus X", respectively. A new model of fullsize Taurus was then released for the 2010 model year, and the 2013 mid-generational refresh (minor model update) was unveiled at the New York Auto Show with minor exterior changes and interior technology options.