The Fusion was released in 2006 as a replacement to Ford’s aging Taurus, and yet another name change for a ho-hum sedan from an American manufacturer. It is interesting that Honda doesn’t change the name of the Accord and Toyota still uses Camry, VW sells the Passat,…etc…but US manufacturers are quick to replace the bad taste in your mouth from the last Tempo, Escort, Taurus, Crown Vic, Nova, Cavalier, Lumina, Impala, or Citation, Berretta, Skylark, or Century, that you purchased with a new vehicle that has a different name, but the same basic platform. It’s like changing your name after each failed date on your favorite dating platform. Perhaps she won’t recognize me…Anyway, this next car is a Fusion and it comes with a strange looking gear selector knob in between the seats…scientists are still trying to determine its origins. Find this 2010 Ford Fusion offered for $4000 in Foxboro, MA via craigslist. Tip from Cory.
The Ford Fusion was introduced for the 2006 model year as a replacement for Ford’s aging mid sized Taurus platform. The Taurus name did survive on something that was called the Ford Five Hundred and the Taurus over various years…but the Fusion was the mid sized sedan offering that was surprisingly offered with a 6-speed […]
By Al — Let’s say you are in the market for a new-ish presentable car…you want something that won’t scare women and children, but you want something that might be fun. You want some sort of sporty sedan…with a manual transmission that won’t ruin your chances for career advancement. This lovely blue 2006 Ford Fusion […]