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Ford Germany Taunus 17M Phase 2


Produced: 1957-1960, 239973 produced.
Types: Saloon,2 doors,4 seats
Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Estate,4 doors,4 seats
Ford Tanus 17M Phase 2

Whilst Ford was busy producing the Mk II Consul in the UK Ford Germany launched the similar Taunus 17M, Phase 2 in 1957. The new Taunus also featured an over-square four cylinder engine of 1698cc and also boasted a four speed gearbox, unfortunately the Taunus cars imported into the UK had a three speed gearbox, maybe Ford didn't want to upstage the UK built Consul which still used a three speed 'box!.

Production of the 17M Phase 2 continued in Germany until 1960.

Source: Motorbase


1698ccS4 OHV


Manual03 Speed USA and UK. 4 Speed for domestic use.

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