2017 Lincoln Navigator Redesign and Changes
Although the 2016 Lincoln Navigator has been released to the market with some refreshment and has continued its popularity but the Company still going to make some changes and developed the new 2017 Lincoln Navigator to the market. This car first generation was released back in the year of 1998 and has become one of the most popular SUV in the market. We have seen some generation from Navigation so what will this new generation have to offer the market this time? Well let’s see the redesign and changes, engine specs, and also the release date and price from this car.
2017 Lincoln Navigator Redesign
The greatest changes from this 2017 Lincoln Navigator is that this SUV will be build on the aluminum platform. This aluminum platform will surely cut off some of its weight so it will have better performance and also lower fuel consumption. The weight cut is expected to be around 700 pounds just like what 2015 Ford F 150 had by using high steel platform.
As we all know that the Lincoln is the luxurious division from Ford, so you can expect that this SUV will provide luxury to the drivers. As the fourth generation from Navigation, there are some changes, besides the platform, on the outside and in the inside of this SUV. Now let’s see some of its changes.
The unique and iconic design of the Navigator will still can be seen in this new generation from Lincoln Navigation but with the new platform, this new Navigation will be more aerodynamic. The changes on the outside might be minor such as redesigned grille and taillight but overall the look on the outside will similar with theprevious generation.
While from the inside of this SUV will be more spacious thanks to the new platform so it will be more comfy on the head space and the leg room. The company will also going to add the newest technologies to the cabin such as My Lincoln pic system and also digital meter that round the panel instrument.
2017 Lincoln Navigator Engine Specs
What about the engine for this new generation of Lincoln Navigation? Well, the rumor said that this new SUV will have improvements to the engine too. The current engine is the 5.4 liter V8 engine but it will be replaced with new engine in this new SUV which is 3.5 liter EcoBoost V6 engine. Are you wondering why the new engine is smaller? Yes, it is smaller but it will be far more efficient and more advanced. That will means that this new engine has the same power with the current engine but it will consume lower fuel. The transmission also changes. This car will use 10 speed automatic transmission gear box that replace the 6 speed automatic transmission gear box.
2017 Lincoln Navigator Release Date and Price
The 2017 Lincoln Navigator will be released in the middle of 2016 but the sales will begin in the early of 2017. For the price itself will start from $ 32.000 for the standard model so it will go higher for higher level of trim and also the features of the car. The car will also face strict competitor such as Lexus LX, Infiniti QX80, Cadillac Escalade, and also Ford Expedition.