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Ford is considering killing off the Taurus and C-Max, sources say.

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Manual transmission, crazed Yamaha V6, four doors.

With its 220 Yamaha horses and a 5-speed manual transmission, the Taurus SHO was quite a performance machine by 1989 standards.

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And it's not the only Blue Oval that could catch fire.

Ford isn't aware of fires, injuries, or accidents related to either recall.

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But Chevy and Dodge score points for braking, top speed.

Fords are quicker than Chevy and Dodge, but no matter which police car you come across, remember, you'll never outrun Motorola.

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Jay Leno gives his Shogun the spotlight this week, and he shows why this hatch was one of the hottest vehicles on the street when it went on sale.

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Includes The Focus ST, Escape, Explorer, Taurus, And More

Ford will recall nearly 9,900 vehicles across two campaigns, and the affected models will include the Focus ST, Escape, Taurus, Lincoln MKS, and MKT.

Open Road

A Taurus SHO fanatic looks back on a year with the performance wagon the factory never built and explains why he's glad someone did.

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Ford is issuing six campaigns to bring in nearly 382,000 vehicles for repairs across North America. They include potential problems with the Windstar, F-150, Fusion, Taurus, and more.

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Lincoln MKS And MKT Also Affected

Ford has issued a recall for certain examples of the Explorer, Taurus, Flex, and Lincoln MKS and MKT, to fix a parking brake which may not engage properly.

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Ford is issuing two recalls that cover a total of 442,300 vehicles in North America. One is for 422,814 cars for a possible power steering fault, and the other is for 19,486 units of the 2015 Mustang with the 2.3-liter EcoBoost for high underbody temperatures.

Shanghai

Ford has introduced an altogether more spacious and upscale Taurus sedan at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show, designed specifically for the Chinese market.

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The Chinese market version of the next-gen Ford Taurus will make its debut on April 18 just before the Shanghai Auto Show. It isn't yet known how much of that new styling might cross the Pacific to the US, though.

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After hearing about Detroit-native James Robertson's 21-mile daily walk to work, a local Ford dealer is giving him a fully loaded, red 2015 Taurus as a new ride. Robertson has been making the daily trek to his job for the past 10 years with perfect attendance.

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Ford is recalling over 221,000 vehicles as part of two separate campaigns affecting its fullsize sedans and its 2014 Transit Connect van.

Spy Shots

The next-gen Ford Taurus has been spotted testing in China. It's covered in camouflage, but that doesn't hide the massive, hexagonal chrome grille at the front. The look seems to take the style of the Fusion and just make everything a little bit bigger.

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Ford and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have issued a recall for some 83,250 vehicles in the US, for an issue with halfshafts. More specifically a "halfshaft retention circlip" might not have been properly installed on affected vehicles, with the result being halfshafts that may move improperly or disengage completely from the linkshaft while driving. The NHTSA release also notes that the issue may occur "without prior warning" which obviously factors in to the timeliness of

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Ford is announcing six separate recalls for a variety of issues affecting a dozen models and a total of 100,610 vehicles in North America. However, according to Ford spokesperson Kelli Felker, "None of them have caused accidents or injuries." Half of them cover fewer than 1,000 cars.

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Ford is taking a bit of the spotlight away from General Motors, announcing a major group of recall campaigns, covering a total of 1.4 million vehicles built between 2006 and 2013.

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Generally, cars get bigger and heavier as they get older. That's why it looks so ridiculous when you park a classic Mini next to a modern version. The same can be said of the Corvette, the BMW 3 Series, Porsche 911 and, of course, the Ford Taurus. In the Taurus' case, though, that size has become a liability, particularly because the big brute isn't nearly as sizable on the inside as it is on the out.

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Back in September, Ford announced a non-pursuit version of its Police Interceptor Sedan, which swaps out a choice of two V6 engines for a fuel-efficient 2.0-liter EcoBoost inline four-cylinder. This Special Service Police Sedan will be marketed to law enforcement agencies looking to cut fuel costs and don't need the extra power.