2017 Lincoln Navigator Redesign and Release




The redesigned 2017 Lincoln Navigator arrives on the market in 2016. That will assign the beginning of a new generation of this luxury SUV. Although the Navigator is considered as a status symbol and brings with it a high dose of luxury, the design of the current model is somewhat outdated. This significantly affects the popularity and sales results of this vehicle. For all these reasons, the current Navigator, lags behind the competitive full-size SUVs on the US market. Let us remind, 2015 model has undergone minor changes. However, these changes were minimal and not significantly improve vehicle. As the company returned Navigator to old-time glory, 2017 model will be redesigned and greatly promoted.

2017 Lincoln Navigator release

2017 Lincoln Navigator Changes

What customers want is a higher dose of luxury, new modern systems, as well as improved economy and modern design. Lincoln brand has been operating under the auspices of the Ford company. This brand is focused on the development and production of luxury models of the company. All innovative solutions and new technologies, which are presented in a new generation of Ford’s models will be implemented with new models Lincoln brand.

As a starting point for the development of 2017 Lincoln Navigator, will serve Ford F-150 pickup. More specifically, aluminum vehicle architecture will be used for a new generation of Navigator SUV. Ford has proved that the use of aluminum for the construction of the vehicle, an ideal replacement for the high-strength steel. The best proof of this is the new generation F-150 models. This move will significantly reduce the weight of 2017 Navigator. This new model will become more economical and efficient. It is expected that the weight of the new model be lower by about 700 pounds.




In addition to reducing the weight of vehicles, a large role in fuel economy and has a choice of powertrain. In this field, Lincoln has already improved the Navigator SUV. Old V8 engine was replaced by a new 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost Ford’s engine. This choice proved to be excellent. Fuel consumption is reduced, and the vehicle has excellent performance. There is no doubt that the 2017 Lincoln Navigator will be offered with this engine. Another fact, can significantly increase the sales results of the new model. There are indications that the 2017 model will be offered with hybrid drive. The base of the hybrid system will form the EcoBoost engine, which will be supported by an electric motor, combined with the new 10-speed automatic transmission.

Competition

The redesign, improved performance and better fuel economy are the main advantages, 2017 Lincoln Navigator models in the struggle for dominance in the segment of luxury full-size SUV. The main competitors in the US market, will be his new Cadillac Escalade, Range Rover, the new generation Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, as well as a new gem from BMW collection, X7 model.







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