2020 Ford Taurus SHO 780 HP FWD Review, Specs, & Peformance – When you think of fast Fords, chances are the Mustang is the first thing that springs to mind, particularly those with the world ‘Shelby’ in their title. What you don’t think is the Ford Taurus – and we cannot blame you for that.
2020 Ford Taurus SHO 780 HP FWD Review
However, there is one Taurus variant that (if you are past a particular age) does conjure up images of performance: the SHO. Standing for Super High Output, the Taurus SHO was initially produced in between 1989 and 1999 prior to it absolutely was revived in 2009.
Of the Taurus SHO models built, it is perhaps the second-generation car that’s the most legendary. Powering this model was a 3.2-liter Ford SHO V6 delivering 220 hp and 215 lb-ft (292 Nm) of torque. Although that on your own makes for an instead fast Ford sedan, one operator in the U.S. has transformed issues up a level. In fact, make that 10 notches. The Taurus you are looking at just recently set down 769 hp and 631 lb-ft (855 Nm) of torque at the front wheels. What’s a lot more impressive is that the engine’s crankshaft and block are stock.
As you can picture, the car is pretty fast. In fact, it just recently clocked a 10.12- seconds quarter mile at 143 mph (230 km/h). It’s hard to picture what it would be like driving a front-wheel drive Ford with roughly 900 hp at the crank. We imagine it may make you re-think how to enjoy life. Hats off to the brave proprietor; we love crazy points like this.