The Lincoln Navigator is a luxury sport utility vehicle, which was first introduced to the market in 2007, has been a popular vehicle among buyers. The present Lincoln Navigator, which was unveiled at the Auto Show in Chicago, will not survive long. A brand-new luxury sport utility vehicle built using aluminum was introduced at New York Auto Show. They do it in a big style with actor Matthew McConaughey, but we think that SUV is the star for itself, even without “help” of an actor.
The new 2017 Lincoln Navigator concept will be launched for production during the second half of 2016 as a 2017 model year vehicle. 2017 Navigator will also be derived from an aluminum platform used in the construction of the 2015 model Ford F-150 that will be able it to decrease some pounds.
New Lincoln Navigator 2017 Changes, Exterior
It is expected that the 2017 Lincoln luxury SUV will come with the same exterior look like its predecessor. This is for the reason that the Navigator has turned out to be an iconic figure by means of its unique outside design. Lincoln does not desire to compromise its celebrated look because it could cause unfavorable effects on sales. In that case, the SUV will be constructed in the same design with minor improvements to make it appear more modern and to perk up its performance. Wheels are big with lots of chrome, and “Navigator” logo over the fender vents. Doors are gullwing and it is opening up, this was a big shock for New York audience. When the doors are opened it comes multi-level running board cascades for passengers, luxury all the way.
The automaker has preferred to construct 2017 Navigator derived from the platform, which could even form the foundation for the upcoming Lincoln Navigator versions. This luxury sport utility vehicle will have better aerodynamics than its predecessor and its fuel expenditure will be reduced to a great extent. Although the new SUV does not experience much change in its outside design, some change can be seen. It comes with a redesigned grille and all its headlights, taillights and mist lights will be redesigned with the LED technology to offer it a gorgeous and luxurious external look.
2017 Lincoln Navigator Concept Interior
The interior concept will not experience much change, as well. However, it comes with a more spacious and comfortable cabin when compared to that of its predecessor. It will be designed with ample head and legroom, which will incorporate the comfort features. The passenger area has a rail running down the middle, there are shelves that make up a wardrobe management system. Seats(6) are moving in 30 positions. On the back seats, there are mounted on each wifi-equipped touchscreen.
The dashboard inside the cabin will also acquire some of the latest and pioneering features, such as the MyLincoln infotainment systems. There is pre-collision assist with pedestrian detection from Ford’s semi-autonomous technology. As the addition for safety, there is the radar-and-camera-based system, it will look for obstacles in the vertical path and it will break if is needed to do so. Another piece of equipment is a 360-degree camera and lane-keeping assist.
It also comes equipped with a digital speedometer mounted on the control panel. Overall, the cabin of the new concept SUV will be designed in an attractive and comfortable manner to make it via strongly. Competitors are Cadillac Escalade, Nissan Patrol, Lexus LX, Infiniti QX80, and Ford Expedition.
The next-generation Lincoln Navigator is expected to come equipped with a new powertrain, replacing the V8, 5.4-liter Triton engine found in the outgoing model. As a result, the new concept comes equipped with a V6 engine from the EcoBoost family with the displacement of 3.5 liters. This powertrain would deliver the new concept vehicle the required power of 400 ponies. This 2017 Lincoln Navigator engine will be mated to a new ten-velocity automatic transmission, replacing the six-velocity gearbox found in the outgoing model.
There are also rumors about a hybrid engine, but buyers have to wait a bit longer for the auto manufacturer to expose its precise specs. Yet an additional engine option is reported to be offered beneath the hood of 2017 Navigator Concept, which will be an upgraded 3.6-liter capacity engine to offer better fuel economy than that of the departing model.
price and the release date
The 2017 Lincoln Navigator release date is expected to be the second half of 2016 with the estimated starting price between $ 70,000-$100,000.
Check also: 2018 Ford Expedition, 2018 Mercedes Maybach GLS
2017 Lincoln Navigator Concept Pictures