2018 Lincoln Navigator: luxurious land yacht

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International Motor Show in New York in 2016 became the place of the official presentation of the new concept of the company’s flagship SUV 2018 Lincoln Navigator.

Despite the fact that Lincoln presented 2017 Continental model in Detroit, the Navigator concept car will get its production version at the end of next year. At that Ford has long been trying to remake the Lincoln brand, caused contraversal opinions regarding Continental and the new style of a brand.

2018 Lincoln Navigator release date

According to preliminary information, the production version of the new generation of the car will hit the market in 2018. And, quite possibly, will compete with the British SUV of premium Range Rover brand.

Release date: late 2017-early 2018

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2018 Lincoln Navigator price

The final price is the production version of the SUV is unknown. It is expected to be higher than the current generation of Navigator and around $70,000 for the basic package.

2018 Lincoln Navigator exterior

In the world of modern design it is very difficult to look at a new car, do not see the similarities with another car, already familiar to you, so just the fact that some elements of the concept car suggests to us on the Range Rover. In the end, there are more important things which you should focus your attention.

Lincoln Navigator Concept is unique-in-class machine, with huge doors “gull-wing”, rising up, and three-way staircases on both sides, with huge external dimensions of the body and interior, capable of a high quality service to place second passengers in individual seats, with huge luggage compartment.

The appearance of the concept is impressive at first sight. American designers abandoned the image of the brutal off-road vehicle when creating new products and inspiration from… yachts and large sailing boats. Even the color of the exterior and interior trim are not randomly selected, and alludes to the theme of the sea – aquamarine (celadon).

More likely that production version of 2018 Navigator will have ordinary doors and more utilitarian exterior design.

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2018 Lincoln Navigator interior

Inside, a prototype of the American SUV, has stylish and contemporary pieces. Leather light blue interior trim, seats with 30-way electric adjustment patented by Lincoln for each of 6 persons, including the driver. The virtual instrument panel, projection screen, 10-inch touch-screen multimedia system on the center console and 4 individual tablets for passengers of the second and third rows, mounted in the headrests.

Color screen, which replaces the traditional interior mirrors (picture with 180 degree panoramic view behind the vehicle is provided by two cameras), four-zone climate control with control units in the first and second row, individual LED backlight of salon, Wi-Fi, four sectional panoramic roof.

We might consider that production version will get more modest interior design, however keep most of gagdets on board.

2018 Lincoln Navigator video

2018 Lincoln Navigator equipment

A huge list of modern and high-tech security systems and assistants. Pre-Collision Assist with the functions of pedestrian detection and emergency braking, 12 airbags, adaptive cruise control, 360 degree panoramic view, parking and maneuvering in reverse assistants, lane departure prevention system.

2018 Lincoln Navigator specs

While production version of Continental equipped with a new 3.0-liter V6 engine with dual turbochargers, developing 400 hp, Navigator Concept has the new incarnation of the already familiar Ford EcoBoost engine – a 3.5-liter V6 modification, which provides more than 400 horsepower.

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2018 Lincoln Navigator images

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Wonderful looking Navigator will definitely win hearts of premium SUV buyers. New level of interior trimming along with great design makes a deal.

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