A number of family cars with small and medium displacement was generally called Ford Taunus. These cars were issued during the period from 1939 to 1942 and from 1948 to 1982 in the Western Germany. The year 1970 was marked by birth of new generation of Ford Taunus which was presented by a variation on the British Ford Cortina from which differed only in design, had less curved waist line. Argentina was the producer of Taunus till 1984 and to the stop of production in the line of models the body "fastback" was used (actually being option on the basis of a 2-door sedan). The Turkish plant Otosan made Taunus till 1994.
On Ford Taunus petrol engines of Kent and Pinto families from 1.3 to 2.3 liters were installed (from 54 to 107 horsepower). The majority of Taunus were equipped with manual transmissions, however on top modification of Ghia also automatic transmission could be established.
By the way, by the name it is obliged to the well-known height near Cologne where the central office and the largest European plant Ford settles down.
Featured Reviews 2016-2017
2016 Infiniti Q30 - design, specs, changes
The premium automobile division of Japanese manufacturer - Infinity is preparing to begin sales its newest five-door hatchback of Golf-class - 2016 Infiniti Q30, and the production version of the novelty will be shown at the international motor-show in Frankfurt in September 2015, two years later after the debut of its concept. 2016 Infiniti Q30 will go on sale at the ... read more
2015 Infiniti QX60 - changes, interior, video and price
Infiniti QX60 is the product of further developed crossover Infiniti JX, whose debut was in 2011 at International motor show in Los Angeles. Hybrid modification of Infinity QX60 was presented in New York in 2013. An updated version is seven-seater all-road vehicle, special designed for family holidays.
2015 Infiniti QX60: Exterior
Japanese designers have tried to keep as many details of ... read more
2016 Suzuki Baleno - interior, exterior, price, video
Japanese company Suzuki Motor Corporation officially presented a new compact hatchback 2016 Suzuki Baleno at International Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2015. The new compact hatchback delight car enthusiasts with its modern bodywork designed by Liquid Flow, rich basic equipment, high-quality interior, the existence of a super modern platform, highly technologically advanced engines as well as hybrid system SHVS. The ... read more
2016 Mini Convertible - equipment, size, price, technical specs, video
New the third generation of Mini Convertible - 2016 Mini Convertible is ready for serial production and sale in the world market. The official premiere of 2016 Mini Convertible is planned in Tokyo Motor Show 2015. The sales will be started in spring next year, and you will be able to purchase 2016 Mini Convertible on March 5th 2016. The ... read more
2016 Mercedes GLC - design, interior, engine, video
Mercedes-Benz released the second generation of middle class SUV 2016 Mercedes GLC at the market which was debuted at the auto show in New York in 2016. 2016 Mercedes GLC is reduced fuel consumption by 19%, equipped by multi-chamber air suspension Air Body Control, advanced control system of dynamic characteristics - Dynamic Select and 4MATIC all-wheel-drive system. Technically, 2016 Mercedes ... read more