The 2018 Lincoln Navigator is a luxurious full-sized SUV that many car lovers will not expect to fall short of its glory. The navigator has been constantly in the shadows of the Cadillac Escalade. The new model is set to paint a completely new picture in its re-design, performance and features. The 2018 Lincoln Navigator will have a new aluminum body, thus cutting greatly on its weight. The car continues in the debut of the current model.
2018 Lincoln Navigator Exterior and Interior
The Lincoln Navigator first debuted in the market in 2007 and has been in production since then with a few improvements. The new 2018 model is expected to debt in the second half of 2016. With a new aluminum platform, the new bold SUV will be much lighter, which translates to better fuel economy. The aluminum platform to be used on the 2018 Lincoln Navigator has been used in Ford’s pick-up truck. This led to the truck shedding off a cool 700 lb. The same result is expected in the 2018 Lincoln Navigator.
The Lincoln Navigator will keep its outward look; the iconic figure of the model remains but with a completely different design. The current design still looks adorable and many buyers associate with it, the improvements will come in the other areas to give it the desired modern look. The company will use the aluminum platform for performance enhancement and making the car more aerodynamically efficient to reduce fuel consumption. The grille and taillights may undergo a facelift. Inside the 2018 Lincoln is one spacious and comfy cabin. This SUV features enough leg room and well head area than normal SUVs. On the dashboard, you get to enjoy the most recent and innovative features which includes ‘My Lincoln Infotainment Systems’. A digital speedometer may come with this model as well. The upholstery consists of hand-stitched soft and shiny leathers. The 2018 Lincoln Navigator will come in a variety of colors to choose from.
2018 Lincoln Navigator Engine
The current model of the Lincoln Navigator comes with a V8 engine, a Triton’s 5.4 liter. The 2018 Navigator will feature a completely different engine. This might be a 3.5 liter V6 engine with an output of about 370 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque. This will cut fuel consumption by a fifth as compared to current models. There may also be a hybrid engine and another 3.6 liter engine for lower fuel consumption than its predecessor. Lincoln has, however, not confirmed this.
2018 Lincoln Navigator Price and Release Date
The 2018 Lincoln Navigator will be available in the market in mid-next year. The base price will be in the range of $30,000 to $35,000 depending on the various options that will be available to choose from. The main competitors of this model will be the Cadillac Escalade, the Lexus LX, the Infiniti QX80 and the Ford Expedition.