The Ford Taurus was a mid-size sedan manufactured by Ford.
Day 1 Edit
During Day 1, Ira Gaines left a silver Ford Taurus parked in the garage of St. Mark's Hospital, along with a microtransmitter and a CTU key card. Holding Jack's daughter hostage, he called Jack and ordered him to find the car and the other items, then drive to CTU Los Angeles to switch the incriminating key card from Scott Baylor with the dummy one. After Nina Myers found out what Jack had done, Jack secretly took her hostage at gun point and, at Gaines' orders, drove her to an oil field and appeared to kill her. However, Jack had placed a flak jacket on Nina without Gaines' knowledge, allowing her to survive. ("Day 1: 5:00am-6:00am", "6:00am-7:00am")
After being satisfied that Nina was dead, Gaines told Jack to drive to a bus stop, where another mercenary gave him a briefcase containing a laptop and a concealed firearm. Jack drove to the Santa Clarita Power Plant, where Gaines ordered him to assist Jonathan Matijevich in the assassination of Senator David Palmer. ("7:00am-8:00am")