NEW YORK – The blue oval will adorn a new, tall and roomy sedan it calls the Five Hundred – and it is not a Taurus replacement, Ford Motor Co.’s design chief says. The look is “grownup Mondeo,” J Mays, vice president-design, says as the auto maker’s newest product is unveiled here. It comes from the same architecture as the pending CrossTrainer tall wagon, but bears no DNA similarity, Mays tells Ward’s. See related story: Ford's CUV Plan Unfolds The Five Hundred will be built in ...

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