Ford is preparing yet another launch from their luxury division ‘Lincoln’ for the model year 2017. From what news we have gathered so far, the 2017 Lincoln Navigator will be the name of the model and will come with a host of new improvements and fuel economy capacities. This popular SUV is popular worldwide because of its advanced luxury features alongside performance rates that will be the envy of other brands. Since, this car is actually being refreshed and not re-designed; we expect some significant modifications to its exterior design, interior features and power train configuration.
2017 Lincoln Navigator – Exterior and Interior Design
Since this car has been in the market for quite a long time, the exterior visuals have certainly started aging. To make it syncs with current automobile trends, Lincoln is planning to do a significant overhaul to the car’s exterior body alongside the provision of having different colors. Firstly, build quality will go through changes and acquire properties like that of Ford F-150. 2017 Lincoln Navigator will have its body constructed with high-strength steel and aluminium making the body weight considerably lighter than its predecessor. Lincoln’s distinctive body design will be retained because it serves as a promotional tool of the brand. Navigator will be fully loaded with the best quality comfort, luxury and technology conveniences that will make its passengers fall completely in love. Most of the car’s interior details will be furnished using soft-to-touch materials that will elevate its value to unforeseen new heights. Seats will be more comfortable because of leather wrapping. Additionally, there will be more cabin space to accommodate all its passengers with ease. There have been no official reports regarding technology advancements, but 2017 Lincoln Navigator will surely not lack in any modern features.
2017 Lincoln Navigator – Engine and Performance
Lincoln is taking every step possible to make their upcoming release stand out in terms of power train configuration. Hence, they are offering a new engine in place of the old 5.4 litre unit. Under the hood of 2017 Lincoln Navigator, we are expecting to see a compact 3.5 L EcoBoost V6 engine that will be capable of producing 370 hp and torque of 420 lb-ft. This engine will put the car ahead of the race in terms of powertrain configuration. The engine will be mated to a 10-speed automatic gearbox and as a result will be able to perform better in terms of fuel efficiency on all type of roads. Due to a reduction in the car’s weight, fuel economy will be further bolstered to keep ahead of its competition.
2017 Lincoln Navigator – Release Date and Price
Even though there is still no solid whereabouts of this car’s release date and pricing, we do expect to see a rise because of additional features that are provided. 2017 Lincoln Navigator will most likely go on sale during the later parts of 2016 with a base price of around $31,000. The greatest competition this car will face is from Ford Expedition and Cadillac Escalade. Keep tuned for more information as we would reveal them sooner rather than later.