1974 Ford Taunus 1.3 TC
Ford Taunus Tyres
- Some models of the Taunus fitted 155 R13 tyres. In this size we recommend the 155 HR 13 Michelin XAS FF.
- Some models of the Taunus fitted 165 R13 tyres. In this size we recommend the 165 HR 13 Michelin XAS FF.
- These tyres would best fit an Michelin 13D inner tube.
- Some people want to fit a wider tyre. We do not recommend fitting wider tyres, as this can have a negative impact on handling. However if you do fit wider tyres, then the 175/70 VR 13 PIRELLI CINTURATO CN36 would be a good option.
- These tyres would best fit a Michelin 13E inner tube.
- Inner tubes are not essential for most radial tyres, but they can still be the better option when compared to going tubeless. For more information, see our inner tube guide.
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History of the Ford Taunus
The Ford Taunus is a family vehicle manufactured by Ford Germany and marketed across Europe. Types from 1970 onwards were constructed on the same basic structure as the Ford Cortina MkIII in the United Kingdom, and later on, the two-car models were almost identical, varying practically only in the positioning of the steering wheel. The Taunus mountain range in Germany inspired the model series, which debuted in 1939 and was updated numerous times until 1994.
Another car immortalised by the 007 film franchise - a black 1976 model Taunus was driven by a henchman pursuing James Bond (Roger Moore) in his Lotus Esprit on the roads of Sardinia in the 1977 film The Spy Who Loved Me. The famous Jaws (Richard Kiel) was a passenger of the Taunus, and he was apparently the sole survivor when Bond managed to throw off the chasing automobile, causing it to overshoot a precipice and slam into the roof of a barn.