At the auto show in New York 2017, the premiere of a new large off-road vehicle Lincoln Navigator 4 generations. It is noteworthy that a year ago at the same auto show was shown its prototype with incredible lift doors.
Of course, on the serial Lincoln Navigator 2018 in a new body doors are made in the traditional style, but in the rest of the car turned out to be as close to the original concept. There is a huge grille with special mesh, which cells resemble the shape of the brand emblem.
Ready to release an SUV was also slightly modified bumper but kept the fancy rims with a pattern resembling the blades of the turbine, a diode head optics, small ventilation slots in the wings apron with chrome strip and lights with cover the entire width of the luggage compartment.
Already in the database new Lincoln Navigator 2017-2018, has three rows of seats in the cabin, the latter being equipped with electrically folding. Making the front is reminiscent of a prototype, but the attention to detail here is done at a higher level. Overall, the car sports a high-quality finishing materials and boasts excellent noise isolation.
Instead of a conventional instrument panel in the new model Lincoln Navigator 2018 is installed 12.0-inch display and multimedia system management issued on a stand-alone tablet is housed in the center console above the nozzles of the ventilation system. Mode control push-button transmission.
Inside, the large SUV can count as many as 11 seats for recharging gadgets (six USB ports, four 12-volt power outlet and one 110 V). The front seats are equipped with ventilation and vibratory massage, and in the most expensive version with “breaking” the back for them provided nearly 30 parameters for settings.
The middle row includes two separate seats with a wide armrest between them, separate climate control, as well as an option to install two 10.0-inch screens for passengers. At the same time from the head unit, you can control what is displayed on the plates of the second row.
It’s no secret that the Lincoln Navigator – is a luxury version of the SUV the Ford Expedition , the fourth generation of which was shown in February 2017 at an auto show in Chicago. At the heart of both models is the chassis of the Ford F-150 pick-up.
Body new Navigator almost entirely made of aluminum, however, in the database it anyway weighs about 2.5 tonnes (of 90 kg lighter precursor). Standard machine length is 5.3 meters, but in the line and there is an elongated version of the nose to the tail of which has 5.6 m.
Many automakers refuse powerful engines V8, replacing them with turbocharged units of smaller volume. Here and in the Navigator instead of “eight” is set V6 EcoBoost volume of 3.5 liters and two turbines. But if you had a 385 hp engine gave out, now its output increased to 456 “horses”.
In this case, the initial versions of off-road vehicle comes with rear-wheel drive and all wheel offered in more expensive models. In place of the six-speed automatic comes a new 10-band transmission joint development of Ford and General Motors. The dynamic characteristics of the model are not specified.
Configuration and price
Sales of the new Lincoln Navigator in 2018 in the United States will begin in the autumn of 2017, prices will be announced later.
The equipment of the machine includes adaptive cruise control, all-sky cameras (which without them at such dimensions) function Trailer Backup Assist to help reverse parking with a trailer and the whole scattering of other electronic assistants.
Masthead version called Black Label flaunts the most luxurious trim, and also includes a loyalty program for customers, including not only the concierge service, but also a pass to the elite network of restaurants.