2012 Ford Taurus SHO, 2013 MY

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front positioned engine supplying power to the front wheels. Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 3.5 litre turbocharged 6 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 365 bhp (370 PS/272 kW) at 5500 rpm and 475 N·m (350 lb·ft/48.4 kgm) at 1500-5000 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed automatic 'box. Its claimed kerb weight is 1970 kg.

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Key facts

2012 Ford Taurus SHO, 2013 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5154 mm
How heavy?
1970 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3496 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
370 PS / 365 bhp / 272 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
475 Nm / 350 ft.lb / 48.4 kgm @ 1500-5000 rpm

Ford Taurus models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 1999 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1798 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3496 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW 1894 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 3496 cm3 292 PS 288 bhp 215 kW 1800 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3496 cm3 292 PS 288 bhp 215 kW 1894 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 3496 cm3 292 PS 288 bhp 215 kW 1800 kg
Ford Taurus AWD -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3496 cm3 292 PS 288 bhp 215 kW 1903 kg
Ford Taurus EcoBoost -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 1999 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1798 kg
Ford Taurus SHO Performance Package -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 3496 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 3496 cm3 267 PS 263 bhp 196 kW 1821 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3496 cm3 267 PS 263 bhp 196 kW 1916 kg
Ford Taurus SHO -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3496 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW 1981 kg
Ford Taurus -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 3496 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1652 kg
Ford Taurus AWD -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6A 3496 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1730 kg
Ford Taurus X -
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FF 6A 3496 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1796 kg
Ford Taurus X -
5 door suv/​sports utility vehicle FA 6A 3496 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1865 kg

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2012 Ford Taurus SHO data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2868 mm 112.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1659 mm 65.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1664 mm 65.5 inches
Length 5154 mm 202.9 inches
Width 1935 mm 76.2 inches
Height 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.8
Kerb weight 1970 kg 4343 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code Duratec V6
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.5 litre
3496 cc
(213.339 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92.5 × 86.7 mm
3.64 × 3.41 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 370 PS (365 bhp) (272 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 104.4 bhp/litre
1.71 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 475 Nm (350 ft·lb) (48.4 kgm)
at 1500-5000 rpm
Specific torque 135.87 Nm/litre
1.64 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction alimunim block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1707.4 kPa (247.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 582.67 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 2 turbochargers
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 187.85 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
138.16 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
185.28 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.24 kg/kW
12.09 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.650
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P255/45 R 19
Tyres rear P255/45 R 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.74
Final drive ratio 2.77
general
Carfolio.com ID270501
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 31.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Ford Taurus SHO added 2012-05-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.