1996 Ford Tarus SHO

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Rank: #20

Class: 1996

0-60 Time: 7.4 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from 1996 are ranked from fastest to slowest based on their 0-60 times. We crunched the numbers from the best estimates of several premier resources, including Motor Trend, Road & Track, Car & Driver and more.

Pulling up at #20 in this class is the 1996 Ford Tarus SHO, which races 0-60 mph in 7.4 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Spirited Cars.

It lags behind the #19 ranked 1996 Jaguar KJS 6.0L convertible by 0.1 seconds and darts ahead of the #21 ranked 1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 by 0.1 seconds.

Whether you are behind the wheel of one of these cars or happen to spot one in the next lane over, think twice before you step on the gas pedal. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1996 Ford Tarus SHO vs. 1996 Mercedes-Benz E320, you would WIN by 0.1 seconds!

If you happen to roll up next to another Ford, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among the top 10 fastest cars from 1996.

Vehicle information

Year: 1996

Make: Ford

Model: Tarus SHO

Engine: V-8

Horsepower: 235

Torque: 230

Transmission: 4A

Curb Weight: 3510

City MPG: 17

Highway MPG: 26

MSRP: $28,250

Performance statistics


Class: Spirited Cars

Rank: #462

Best 0-60 Time: 7.4 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 15.7 seconds

@ speed: 90.1 mph

Best Top Speed: 140.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.8 G

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