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The Elec-Taurus is a prototype electric car.

History

Homer once test drove an Elec-Taurus in order to get the free gift (it turns out to be Mel Gibson movie tickets). The drive reveals that the car can survive underwater, but electrocutes any lifeforms in the water with it. Homer quickly drops it off back at the dealership, broken and on fire. It is revealed that the car has a voice-chip, as it calls out in distress.

Behind the Laughter

The Elec-Taurus is a portmanteau of "electric" and "Taurus." The latter of those words is a reference to the Ford Taurus, once the best selling car in United States. In design and concept, however, it more resembles the General Motors EV1, an experimental electric car produced at about the same time as the episode "Beyond Blunderdome" (in which the Elec-Taurus made its only appearance).

Non canon appearances

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The Elec-Taurus dealership

Video games

The video games Road Rage and Hit & Run state that the Elec-Taurus is a prototype owned by Homer, and also by Lisa. In Hit & Run, The Elec-Taurus is the only car in the game that does not make engine noise, thanks to its electric motor.

Appearances

Vehicles
The Simpson Family
Pink SedanOrange Station Wagon
Former
70's Sport CarCanyoneroCrappy RVHomer's RVLil' BanditMINI CooperMorgan Super SportsPontiac GTOShorts CarSimpson House Boat
Public Service
AmbulanceBlood MobileBlood ZoniBus 23Bus Route 22 and 22AChannel 6 HelicopterChannel 6 News VanChild Welfare VanEco-friendly Activists' VanEPA HelicopterFire TruckOld Springfield SubwayPlow KingThe Majestic MargeMr. PlowNuclear Inspection VanPolice BlimpPolice BoatPolice CarPolice TankSchool BusSpringfield MonorailSpringfield Pool MobileSpringfield Retirement Castle Excursion ShuttleU-Break-It Van RentalU.S. Forest Service Van
Around Springfield
1 Ocean View Drive1936 Stutz Bearcat1959 Cadillac DeVille Ambulance1979 Honda Accord1997 Pontiac Astro WagonAMC GremlinArmy TankBarney's CarBarney's HelicopterBlue Station WagonBook Burning MobileBurns' LimoBurns' TrainChili VanCletus Pickup TruckClown CarCreamed Corn TruckCuratorDeLoreanDuff BlimpDuff Party BusDuff TruckElec-TaurusFlanders' Old CarFlanders' speedboatFlirt's CarFreddy Quimby's carFudge Brothers VanGeo MetroGone FissionHot Fudge TankerIce Cream TruckIce Cream VanI'm-On-a-Rolla GayItchy and Scratchy Movie TruckJacques' ConvertibleKrusty Burger TruckLand BehemothLil' BanditThe Ministry MachineMoe's SedanMoe's TruckMr. Powers' CarMs. Botz's carNo Gland CarPedal CarPlanet Hype 50's CarPontiac FirebirdPontiac GTOPretzel WagonRed Barclay's truckRocket CarThe Rotting PelicanRoyalty ValhallaSardine QueenSaturnSecret Meeting Catering VanShip of Lost SoulsStudebaker Starliner CommanderStutz BearcatTowne Centre TrolleyUltimate BehemothWilly's TractorSylvia's CarUSS Tom ClancyWWII Jeep
Miscellaneous
The HomerHonor RollerDr. Frink's Hover CarFrinkosonic MHVSurveillance Van
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