Ford Taurus SHO 

  • built in USA
  • 2013
  • 365 HP 3.5L
  • 156 mph
As we discussed in our first drive of the 2013 Taurus SHO, enhancements to this package include a huge upgrade of the brakes and cooling system, plus other niceties like Alcantara on the steering wheel and stability-control settings for sport and truly off.
by MotorTrend
We didn't expect a vehicle that tips the scales at well over two tons to feel as well balanced and nimble as the SHO does.
by AutoBlog (Apr, 2012)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Ford Taurus SHO


Taurus SHO
5.2 s
3.9 s

Top speed

Taurus SHO
156 mph
300 SRT8
197 mph

Data points Key details of the Ford Taurus SHO


Taurus SHO
365 HP
556 HP


Taurus SHO
352 ft-lb
553 ft-lb
300 SRT8
471 ft-lb

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the car

In The News From around the web


Ford Taurus SHO
” Inspired by SHO buyers and club enthusiasts, the design team knew just what to do.
“For us, this was a clear indication that SHO customers have passionate feelings about aesthetics and design as well as performance.

2013 Ford Taurus SHO - Top Speed
While it is technically classified as a luxury sedan, the MKS actually has a lot in common with the Taurus SHO, especially the same 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine that powers both cars.
The only bummer quality about the new Ford Taurus SHO is that despite all the styling tweaks done on it, the car’s engine remains the same, meaning we still get the same 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine that produces 365 horsepower and 350 lb/ft of torque.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Ford
Type of car Production car
Year 2013
City mileage 16 MPG
Highway mileage 25 MPG


Drivetrain AWD
Shift system Automatic
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 4.48:1
  2. 2: 2.87:1
  3. 3: 1.84:1
  4. 4: 1.41:1
  5. 5: 1:1
  6. 6: 0.74:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,259 lb
Width 76.2 in
Height 60.7 in
Length 202.9 in
Front track width 65.3 in
Wheelbase 112.9 in

road tests

Top speed 156 mph
0-60mph 5.2 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.67 lb/hp
Maximum hp 365 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Maximum torque 352 ft-lb @ 1,500 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 3,500 cc
Cylinders V6
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10:1
Bore/stroke 3.6 in / 3.4 in
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