Ford Taurus was first introduced in the retail market as a 1986 model in
December of 1985. The first Police Package Ford Taurus was released in
1990. It was the first true police package front wheel drive car. The 1990
Taurus Police Package was powered by a 3.8 litre V-6, with 140 hp.
But it suffered from some problems that kept it from becoming a great police
car. The 1990 and 1991 Police Package Taurus had a unique set of slots
in the front grill that made it stand out from a regular Taurus. The slots
were for extra cooling for the engine. For 1991 the engine was improved
to an output of 155 hp. For 1992 the Taurus was resyled and sales of the
Police Package began to increase. For 1993 the engine was once again improved,
increased to 160 hp. The Taurus remained pretty much unchanged until 1995.
The retail Taurus was all new for 1996, but Ford no longer offered the