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Ford Taurus Coupe?

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  1. 92stoccord

    92stoccord Big Member VIP

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    A friend told me he's seen them, but every photo he's produced thus far is a photoshop, or is an ad that makes no sense. To my knowledge they never made any two door models, can anyone confirm or deny this?
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    No real coupes.
     
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    It could be done. The body lines are easy enough. My friend's dad bought a 4 door Studebaker and made it two doors.
     
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    Is it an SHO?
     
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    Jeef NO MA'AM Moderator VIP

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    92stoccord Big Member VIP

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    This was his first picture:

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    Shitty photoshop/original pic in the corner (hes a numbskull)

    Second:

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    Better, passenger side door is frameless window, while the drivers isn't. White line doesn't make sense/isn't continuous.

    Last:

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    This one threw me till I realized how little sense it made. Looks like a legit Ford ad. But why would they retool a dead bodystyle from a decade ago for a coupe version no one will buy? also, seat belt is wonky.
     
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    This looks like a photo-shop that somebody made around 2005-2007. That body style was discontinued in 2004. Somebody was probably hoping that it would make a revival, and they came up with this.

    The Taurus did end up coming back in 2008, but it was just a re-badged Five Hundred.

    As for the text of that ad, I'd guess that it was mostly copied and pasted from existing marketing literature. The "Have You Driven a Ford?" tagline is a dead giveaway. They quit using that way before 2008, and it was "Have you driven a Ford lately?", not "ever".

    Fake. It's all fake.
     
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    dviet...can't tell if serious or not...
     
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    Haha just some pics I found on google. They obviously are just photoshops but they should give dickskate a hard on lol.
     
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    BodyDroppedNikes ...PENDEJO.... VIP

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    they made 2 door Ford Taurus cars...they raced them in NASCAR
     
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    nobody races the nascar here, asshole.
     
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    There is a guy in Westport CT who owns a SHO Wagon.

    It is 1 of 1.

    He and I met one during my 560912341237931438 hour commute from Shelton to NYC where I stopped off for my second breakfast and 5th cup of fucking coffee, and second pack of cigarettes. I had my Celica Sunchaser, and he knew what the car was - He invited me to cruise with some guys who owned very rare, not-really-museum cars. Another guy in the crowd had a Sunchaser, and I used to bring my GTA to mix it up a bit. These weren't pre-war Astons, but they were "about 500 or so made" club of guys who used to just get together and turn heads. He explains: "I used to be an engineer for Ford, and I slipped this one through. It's a real SHO, but we put everything in a wagon." And it was real. It was number 1 of 1.

    Knowing that guy exists, I would say that somewhere may be some, or even one, factory 2 door Taurus.

    Having this conversation about a year or so ago, I spoke to someone else who claimed another guy in Connecticut has a 2 door Escalade.
     
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    Nascar race cars are zero doors.*
     
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    Ah, okay. I was going to say, that website that is displayed on the pics (theophiluschin.com) is for people to request photo-shopped pics of cars, lol...
     
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    A SHO Wagon could just be a COPO car though. A 2 door version would require actual cutting and fabrication. If one does exist, I'm saying it was either a prototype or concept that somehow found a private owner, or a car that started its life as a 4 door.
     
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    It is common for automakers to build production quality one-off vehices just for shits.
     
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    but no giggles.
    automakers never giggle. its serious fucking business.
     
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