Taurus debuted in 1985 in Los Angeles. The front-wheel drive, mid-size Taurus was available in only two bodies: a four-door sedan and a station wagon. The curb weight of the car was about 1450 kg with a wheelbase of 2.7 m. The futuristic form of the Ford Taurus did not have a radiator grill, but just a panel in body color, where Ford’s oval was located between the headlights. Due to the large glass area and narrow racks, the car had excellent visibility.
Taurus was introduced in four versions: L, MT-5, GL and LX. The L and MT-5 models were quite simple, equipped with a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that developed 90 hp. These modifications had the main difference in the transmission: L was supplied with a 3-speed automatic transmission of the ATX type, and MT-5 with a Continue reading
Bugatti is a French company specializing in the production of racing, sports and exclusive cars. Even in a narrow circle of legendary exclusive cars, a special place is reserved for the Bugatti. Almost no one was able to so impress the public’s imagination as Ettore Bugatti and his followers did.
Engineer and artist Ettore Bugatti founded the company in 1909. He took the path of widespread use of advanced technology in the name of mechanical efficiency and lightweight construction. As a result, a mobile car with a guaranteed speed of 100 km / h came off the assembly line of the company, which was easy and pleasant to drive. The Bugatti Type 13 model, prepared by Bugatti mechanic Ernest Frederick, finished second on one of the French Grand Prix on July 23, 1911. This car was the most significant novelty Continue reading