The news about the arriving 2017 Lincoln Navigator are nearly confirmed. The car is going to receive a much needed update that we are going to see in the very end of the 2016. Its release date is going to be during 2017 and it was due time that we finally receive a new Navigator vehicle and it just makes it much more appropriate for it to come as an early entry in the upcoming model year.
The current versions still sports a model which is dated back to 2007. The design is getting a bit out of date and that is why everyone has been yearning for a new look of the Navigator. Although the look was very good and held its own very nicely due to the lengthy passage of time it is slowly becoming outdated. We really appreciate the effort from Lincoln as they are trying to make their car a competitive one and make more sales this year with a newly introduced model.
What the latest speculations say is that the 2017 Lincoln Navigator is going to come with a Ford F-150 platform (Ford F-150 review is here). Using a different kind of platform is not only going to change the style of the car a bit but also make its performance much better, particularly as the platform is made from aluminum. A weight reduction of around 700 pounds is expected from the new model car and it will significantly upgrade the performance of the car making it much faster and durable. Keep on reading the review and see what else is in stored for you with the release of the latest Lincoln Navigator.
2017 Lincoln Navigator exterior
It is very interesting how the 2017 Lincoln Navigator’s exterior is going to change. In fact it is a car that has a legendary shape and a look which is already and established and a popular sighting around the streets. But what are they going to do with the latest one. Well it appears that there is only one sane thing to do and that is to keep much of the trademark features of the car and just updated the exterior. The car is an established vehicle in every community and is a standout in the SUV segment, making a drastic overhaul will only do much more worse for the brand than good. This is what they considered immensely when they were discussing on the redesign of the Navigator and we think that they have managed to pull a great choice by doing it like so. It also has some more aggressive lines compered to the last Cadillac Escalade, the current rival.
The proportions of the car have been kept completely the same and we still get a car that we have been used to for a long time. We are also going to get some updates in the places where the car is going to need it the most. The LED headlights have been kept and as well as the shape of the headlights also, but we think this part was something that could have been changed. Also, the major additions only make the car much beautiful and elegant looking, which older models did have but not in a presentable and noticeable way like this.
The interior of the 2017 Lincoln Navigator includes four doors and enough space to make the included passengers feel good and very pleasant. What makes the car stand out from before is the added elegance and comfort that has been added to the inside of the car. We always knew that Lincoln has made good and very comfortable vehicle but it appears that they are trying to out due themselves this year additionally. There are no full specs currently released about the Navigator vehicle but we are hoping that some info gets to be released soon. Currently we only have the information that we are in for an interior setting of higher quality and with some more contemporary gadgets added to the inside. We also hope that we get to see some new colors pallets and different types of materials on the inside as it will make for an exciting new change compared to the current options that we have going on for us.
There have been some changes with the powertrain of the 2017 Lincoln Navigator car as it going to change engines for next year. The standard one that is going to be used is going to be the 5.4-liter V8 Triton engine, which is actually the one from last year as it still maintains its position with this vehicle. But the bigger news this year is the newest option which adds the 3.5-liter V6 engine which makes 370 horsepower and 430 pounds-feet of torque. Additionally, the Navigator plug-in option is rumored to be available as well for the newer models. The engines are going to come with a six-speed automatic transmissions, which is currently available, but rumors say that we might get to see even the Ford’s new nine- and ten-speed automatics as well inside the car.
Wheelbase: 119 in
Length: 207.4 in
Width: 78.8 in
Passenger volume: N/A
Cargo volume: 18.1 cu.ft.
Curb weight: 5830 lbs
Top Speed: 113 mph
0-60: 6,2 sec
MPG: 16/22 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Black Velvet Metallic, Bronze Fire Metallic, Ingot Silver Metallic, Java Metallic, Magnetic Metallic, Midnight Sapphire Metallic, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat and White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
Towing Capacity: 9000 lbs
Price and release date
As we already mentioned, the 2017 Lincoln Navigator although being a 2017 model will make an early push on the market and will be released at the end of 2016. This exclusive release date has already been announced so we are looking forward immensely on seeing the car in action. The price has not been fixed officially, but expect it to rate between $34,000 – $45,000. If you need more details on the car, please take a look on the official website.
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