Ford taunus 1960




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  • The Ford Taunus 17 M is a middle sized family saloon/sedan that was produced by Ford Germany between September and August The Taunus 17M .

    In terms of the company's own nomenclatures was the year that the Ford Taunus P2 was replaced by the Ford Taunus P3.

    You want to buy a Ford Taunus classic car? 11 offers for classic Ford Taunus for sale and other classic cars on Classic Trader. Ford Taunus 12m ().

    Ford taunus 1960

    Ford taunus 1960

    The Turkish car, easily distinguishable because of its remolded front and back panels continued in production until We support you along the way. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ford Taunus P3. The s was a period of rapid expansion in Europe both for the auto-industry and in the world of advertising. Auto, Motor und Sport.

    Ford taunus 1960

    Ford taunus 1960

    Ford taunus 1960

    Ford taunus 1960

    Ford taunus 1960

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    Models from onward were similar to the Ford Cortina in the United Kingdom. The model line was named after the Taunus mountain range in Germany and was first made in and continued through several versions until It was the first German Ford to have hydraulic brakes. Due to the war, production was interrupted from to From to all German Fords were called the Taunus, using the model names 12M, 15M, 17M, 20M, and 26M on some Scandinavian markets, for a short while the branding 10M was used on a slightly better equipped export version of the early Taunus which is said to be the precursor of later uses.

    Taunus was also sometimes adopted as the brand-name in export markets, particularly where British and North American Fords were also available. The 12, 15 and 17M models had a straight-4 which in the first 12M was a carryover of the sidevalve-engine from the first Taunus series, beginning with the 15M it was replaced by an overhead-valve design similar to the British Ford Consul engine.

    Ford taunus 1960

    The 20 and 26M models had the Ford Cologne V6 engine which is basically the same engine design with two extra cylinders added. The 12, 15, 17 etc. However,there was also a few exceptions from that rule such as 17M which was powered by the V6 in its smallest displacement of 1. All other models had rear wheel drive.

    It featured ponton styling, similar in style to British Ford Zephyr. Something else the new Ford Taunus 12M had in common with its British Ford cousins was the retention of an old sidevalve engine at a time when competitors were increasingly moving over to overhead valve units. Body styles were two door sedan , two door station wagon and sedan delivery. Not a new car, but a rework of the model. All cars are called 12M, though both engines are continued the car with the bigger engine is called "Taunus 12M 1.

    Ford taunus 1960

    New body, new V4 engine , front wheel drive. The Ford Taunus P6 came with new bodies: Again, the car with the bigger engine is called 15M. Growing prosperity in postwar Germany encouraged Ford to offer a line of bigger and more expensive cars.

    The Ford Taunus 17M of was as long as though significantly narrower than the British Consul Mk2 , but a different car. It presented a style similar to American Fords , featuring substantial at least by European standards tailfins.

    The transatlantic flamboyance of the car's styling gained it the sobriquet "Baroque Taunus", showing styling influences from the North American Mercury Monterey of the same time period. Unusually for middle class German cars of this period, it was available with either two or four doors. A road test of the time commended the smoothness of the three speed all-synchromesh manual transmission system.

    Ford taunus 1960

    The Ford Taunus P3 had a completely new body in a very modern style. The look of car reminded some critics of a bath tub, and it consequently gained the soubriquet " Taunus Badewanne ". Ford Thunderbird and Lincoln Continental. The Ford Taunus P5 came with a new body and new engines. New 20M gets a V6 engine with 1. Again, a good selling car.

    For the new Ford P7 there was a new body: Rear lights no longer mounted at corners. Shrinking sales of the P7 forced Ford to offer a restyled car only one year later and the new car was again called P7. Rear lights again mounted on corners. Here, to avoid confusion, it was called P7. The name "Taunus" no longer used. The engine programme is enlarged; now there are two base engines V4 and V6 in six displacement sizes and nine power stages:. This is the last specifically German Ford.

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