Love it or hate it, upcoming 2018 Lincoln Navigator is one unique SUV that one doesn’t get to see every day. There is an array of features and specifications of this new Lincoln Navigator that are surely going to give a great success as well as competition.
Besides the U.S, Lincoln of Ford also has a great fan base in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. So every time the company presents a new model, it has a global impact, and the release of this Navigator SUV is definitely going to be rewarding for the makers.
2018 Lincoln Navigator – Engine Details and Performance
A 3.5-liter EcoBoost brings out the life in this upcoming 2018 Lincoln Navigator. This engine has 6 valves and it produces a 400 hp and 420 pound-feet of torque. A 6-speed automatic transmission system will be paired with this engine.
Some sources have said that a 10-speed automatic transmission system will also be available but this has not been confirmed. This new Lincoln Navigator will be able to take a sprint from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 6 seconds and its top speed is assumed to be 113 miles per hour.
Fuel Economy and Safety Features:
The engine has been constructed with lightweight materials which reduce its overall weight. With this improvement, the figures of mileage are going to stand at 18 mpg on a combined basis.
2018 Lincoln Navigator – Exterior and Interior Redesign
According to some of the images and information of this upcoming 2018 Lincoln Navigator, the gull wing door is a game changer. But according to one report, it has been said that this gull wing door is only for the concept model to showcase the interior and that it won’t be featured on the production models.
Fair enough, gull wing door is not as important as it looks or sounds. It is rather just a visual appearance that might even be inconvenient to some buyers. But rest of its body looks very tempting.
Up front, large hexagonal grille covers most of the portion in the front fascia. The design of this grille is mesh-inspired but with Lincoln’s style. Its headlights which sit astride to this grille has HID projectors and LED strips.
Sculpting of its front fascia is carried over in its hood towards the windscreen. A continuous section has been run from the windscreen all the way to its rear portion. And as to its rear fascia, taillights have a dynamic design. Sporty roof rails are a possibility.
There’s only some limited information about the interior cabin of this model. Accommodation in this cabin is suspected to be up to 7 people. It has also been said that vast improvements will be done on the tech features for more convenience which will contribute to a great driving experience.
2018 Lincoln Navigator – Competitors, Price and Release Date
Lexus LX, Cadillac Escalade, and Toyota Land Cruiser will be its main competitors. There have been no confirmations regarding the price of this SUV, but it is expected to stay in the range of $64,500 to $80,000. This 2018 Lincoln Navigator is said to be released in November 2017.