I thought today with the impending snow storm it would be fun to share some fun Ford facts.
Which revered auto racing champion was tasked with test-driving the model year 1996 Taurus?
Jackie Stewart. As a three-time Formula One champion, Stewart’s feedback to Ford on the 1996 Taurus, the controversial oval-themed redesign of the type, provided valuable information to the designers. Taurus would underfo one more major redesign for model year 2000, in which many of those oval elements were softened. The model year 2005 Taurus was the last sold to the general public in the United States. Ford replaced the sedan variant with the Five Hundered and the Fusion, and the station wagon variant with the Freestyle.
Check back tomorrow for another fact!