The Ford Vulcan 3.0-liter engine has six cylinders, produces 155 horsepower at 5,000 rotations per minute and has 185 foot-pounds of torque at 4,000 rotations per minute. Ford used this engine in vehicles from 1986 until 2008.
Ford originally designed the 3.0-liter engine as an option in the Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable, but it became the standard engine in the Taurus in 1992 and the only option in the 2006 and 2007 Taurus. Other models with this engine include the Ford Ranger, Mazda B3000 pickup, Ford Windstar minivan and Ford Probe. The engine features iron blocks and iron heads with a pushrod design and two rods per cylinder.