Not-for-India 2016 Ford Taurus interior revealed - Spied

05/02/2015 - 17:18 | ,  ,   | Paranjay Dutt

The car is expected to be launched later this year.

A prototype of the 2016 Ford Taurus was caught last month, and now, Chinese website has spied the sedan, with the car's interior in focus.

2016 Ford Taurus interior top spec spied
The test mule is seen sporting a rotary gear knob, and an all-new dashboard and center console.

According to the pictures, the 2016 Ford Taurus gets a straight forward yet premium looking interior. A multifunction 4-spoke steering, a rotary gearknob, automatic climate control, a small screen equipped infotainment system, a push-button start, and electronic hand brake are some of the features spotted.

The higher end variant gets a larger touchscreen display likely to be equipped with Ford's latest SYNC touchscreen. A Sony entertainment system sits just below it, both of which take up the whole of the centre console.

Engine options, as earlier reported, could include the range of EcoBoost engines, while the report also mentions the possible use of 2-litre and 3.5-litre EcoBoost units. Based on the CD4 platform which also underpins the Mondeo, the 2016 Taurus is expected to be lighter than the outgoing model.

2016 Ford Taurus front spied
The next gen Taurus will look more like a large Mondeo (Fusion). Image - Auto Sohu.

Also read: India-bound new Ford Figo with 1.5-litre TDCi starts testing in Europe

Reports say that the car receives its world premiere at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show in April, and is expected to go on sale in 2016, with US and China being its chief markets.

Competitors: Chevrolet Impala, Volkswagen Passat, Chrysler 300S, Toyota Avalon, Nissan Maxima
Expected launch: April 2015

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