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
The most popular and most affordable Ferrari car was the F360 Modena, which got its name in honor of the city where Enzo Ferrari was born. This sports rear-wheel drive 2-seater coupe was first introduced in Geneva on March 9, 1999 as a successor to the most popular F355 at the time. Subsequently, the F360 share in the production of all manufactured Ferrari cars began to make up 2/3, it was produced from April 1999 to October 2004. The Ferrari 360 Modena was replaced in 2005 by the F430.
In addition to Modena, there are also other versions with this index: the F360 Challenge Stradale (F360 CS) and the F360 Spider convertible, equipped with a top that automatically folds in 20 seconds and, in Continue reading
The premiere of the front-wheel drive micro-van Daihatsu YRV took place in 2000. The emergence of this new family of compact 5-seater 5-door station wagons has confirmed that Daihatsu is gradually phasing out the production of conventional passenger cars and is moving to the assembly of high-capacity cars, but at the same time, compact sizes. The YRV model was marketed as a sports station wagon and was created on the Daihatsu Sirion platform. Car production continued until April 2006; he was replaced by the Daihatsu Coo (similar to Toyota bB).
In 2000, 17 YRV modifications were produced for the Japanese domestic market, differing from each Continue reading