2017 Lincoln Navigator just succumbed to the procedure of facelift!

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In 2016 Lincoln Navigator will release a new generation

2017 Lincoln Navigator release date

Huge body-on-frame SUV Lincoln Navigator actually just succumbed to the procedure of facelift, but the “plastics” can’t hide age of it, and everyone knew that model coming down the Assembly line with the 2007 year is already quite far from modern technological perfection.

It is also known that the manufacturer promises in the foreseeable future to issue its successor at the time of the popular Navigator, besides these promising promises is not far off Lincoln Navigator next generation will be prepared for the second half of the 2016 year, with subsequent access to the market in the form of model 2017.

Release date: late 2016

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2017 Lincoln Navigator price

It is expected that the price range for the new Lincoln Navigator will keep the same starting at $64,000.

2017 Lincoln Navigator engine

Luxury Lincoln Navigator SUV for the 2017 model year will use a completely different engine. Most likely the American auto giant will exclude from the line power units of the mighty Lincoln Navigator 5.4-liter Triton V8 engine. This unit is good at everything! However, in order to save fuel and to obtain new potential customers it is logical to install in a great car new 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine.

2017 Lincoln Navigator concept car

As part of the opening in 23 March 2016 New York Auto Show, Lincoln introduced a concept version of the new Navigator. As president of brand Galotra Kumar said the show car gives an idea of how the production version of the SUV will look like in the future.

The features of the concept are the doors with the “gull wing” design, the first owner of which at one time was the Mercedes-Benz 300SL. Also note, the show car Lincoln Navigator equipped with small staircase of three steps, which facilitates access to the cabin located high enough even for off-road vehicle.”

Look at the new 2018 Lincoln Navigator concept

These functions are designed to attract the attention of viewers, the production version of the new Navigator will not receive them. Also, the president of the company said that the concept has “gull-wing” to demonstrate the spacious interior.

The 2017 Lincoln Navigator concept is also designed to demonstrate innovative semiautonomous Ford technology. Among them is a collision warning system that helps detect pedestrians. It uses radar and camera data from 360 degree camera, in the case of obstacles warns the driver to press the brake pedal or, if he does not respond, reduces the car’s speed automatically. This service will be available on the production version Navigator.

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2017 Lincoln Navigator facelift redesign

According to unofficial information of several reputable American publications, even now in the depths of the Lincoln brand hard at work on creating the next generation of the Navigator SUV, which will officially appear in the middle of 2016 as a 2017 model. Note that at this time it is expected the world debut of the latest aluminum architecture, which will be used in the construction of the next generation Ford Expedition, and possibly a future pick-up Ford F-150.

 

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2017 Lincoln Navigator rivals

In addition, it became known that Lincoln Navigator of new generation will be offered in two lengths of wheelbase. More detailed information is still limited. We will closely monitor the developments. The main competitors are the Lincoln Navigator Cadillac Escalade/Escalade ESV, Toyota Land Cruiser/Lexus LX, the Infiniti QX80/Nissan Patrol.

Of course, the Lincoln office will be obliged to extend the technological basis of his former bestseller to meet the demands of a new decade, with the aim to loose on the background of German mastodons in the face of the Mercedes-Benz GL and the upcoming BMW X7, and also compatriot — Cadillac Escalade. However, it is premature to speculate on the design of the next generation Navigator, while certainly a mistake to assume that in many respects the style of the new items will be consistent with the latest Lincoln MKC compact.

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2017 Lincoln Navigator model history

Fans of the American premium brand Lincoln is well aware that big, beautiful, roomy SUV Navigator is one of the oldest model of American company. It’s hard to believe, but the first time the Lincoln Navigator was introduced in 1998. The current generation of the car arrived on the market in 2007. A few months ago, Lincoln introduced an updated version of Navigator as a 2017 model. Seriously, the SUV received a slight, thin pack. Multi-million army of fans of the brand and model of the Lincoln Navigator waiting for deeper changes in the car that seem to occur in 2016.

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2017 Lincoln Navigator
Drivetrain
Engine type DOHC 24V V6, direct fuel injection, turbocharger
Displacement 3,5L
Power/torque 380 hp; 420 lb-ft
Transmission 6-speed automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 119 in
Length 207.4 in
Height 78.1 in
Passenger volume N/A
Cargo volume 103.3 cubic ft (all seats folded)
Performance
0-60 6,2 sec
Top speed 113 mph
PRICE RANGE: $65,000-$75,000 (est)
Competitors: Mercedes-Benz GL, Land Rover Range Rover, Cadillac Escalade

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4.5 overall
  • Safety4.6
  • Performance4.3
  • Design4.6
  • Features4.8
  • Fuel economy4.2
Summary

We expect that new Lincoln Navigator will have more efficient powerplant, even more sophisticated features and outstanding design in recent Lincoln traditions.

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