The Ford Taurus, as a type of this utterly popular full-size sedan, sees its roots now, in the distant 1986, the year of debut its first generation. Since then, we’ve exclusive opportunity to see six of them. So, it is planned that the 2017 Ford Taurus will be the seventh-generation of this pretty handsome designed full-size sedan, whose name presents some kind of a synonym, when it comes to reliability, agility, high-class and highly innovative design. This brand new variant isn’t imagined to present only minor refreshed version, but it will come available with a true variety of a brand new designed amenities, both interior as well as exterior wise.
Interior, Exterior & Appearance of 2017 Ford Taurus
Shall we start with considering its exterior appearance? Although, we haven’t had an opportunity to see in live the 2017 Ford Taurus, however, we came, utterly unexpectedly, in the possession of the very first spy photos. According to them, we would say that all-new Taurus will be somehow larger and wider, but will retain the Ford’s trademark (its hexagonal grille and a strip of daytime running lights being integrated within the front bumper bar). It isn’t intended this newly made variant to continue to share its D4 platform with the outgoing Volvo S80 model, but it will feature a brand new one, called the CD4, which will be crafted of lightweight materials, in order to provide the entire vehicle to be about 500 pounds lighter.
When it comes to the inner design of 2017 Ford Taurus, we have spotted a brand new pretty large LCD screen, which is going to occupy the central spot on the ingeniously designed dashboard. In addition, it is planned that this all-new variant will feature a stitched leather-covered seats combined with remote electric seat adjustments that is intended to be available only for the front passenger seat, plus a newly restyled rotary dial as a gear selector, which the main purpose will be to replace the vertical gear selector that has been used in the current Taurus. The 2017 Ford Taurus will also feature some pretty awesome high-technology features and advance safety package, such as: mobile 4G LTE connectivity, multi-contour front seats with adjustable lumbar massage support, smartphone and tablet integration, wireless charging technology, dual zone climate control, Cross Traffic Alert and a push to start.
2017 Ford Taurus Engine
Although, the Ford’s engineers still haven’t confirmed what exactly the type of powertrain will go under the 2017 Ford Taurus ’s hood, but the vast majority of us can bet that the choice will fall on a 4 cylinder engine as well as a V6 unit, which, according our estimations, will more than capable to pump up to 240 horsepower and 365 horsepower, respectively. These particular motor options will come as some kind of a standard linked to a 6 speed auto-manual transmission.
Release Date & Prices of 2017 Taurus Ford
It is highly unlikely that the 2017 Ford Taurus will start appearing at auto shows before the spring 2016. As for the price tag, it’ll, the most likely, come in a range between $34,900 and to $40,800.