American SUV Lincoln Navigator 2014-2015 model year officially present at the Chicago International Auto Show (Chicago, Illinois, USA) February 8, 2014. Start of production of the updated Lincoln Navigator 2014-2015 on the assembly line plant in Loulsville (Kentucky) will be in the summer, and buy an SUV in North America will be the second half of the autumn of this year.
Price SUV giant new Navigator 2015 survived the restyling and get together atmospheric 5.4-liter V8 turbocharged V6 EcoBoost volume of only 3.5 liters, according to preliminary information from 57-58 thousand dollars for the version with standard dimensions of wheelbase and drive 4 × 2 on the rear wheels.
The updated guidance Lincoln Navigator Ford Motor Company (company Lincoln is the luxury division of Ford) holds great promise, but as a new Ford Expedition in 2015 which will premiere February 19, 2014 in Dallas DFW Auto Show. The new flagship is simply obliged to sell well, because at the turn of the century, the first generation of the SUV was the best-selling cars in the class at home. Navigator sales accounted for more than 41% of the release of all models with the logo of Lincoln. Following last 2013 even more expensive Cadillac Escalade (in base stands at US $ 12,000 more expensive) are in the States, more than 22,500 owners and all Navigator 8600.
It should be noted that the new Navigator 2014-2015 is deeply modernized version of the third-generation SUV Lincoln Navigator (index model U326), produced since 2007. During the update, the American has changed dramatically inside and out (see. Photo and video). As mentioned above, the received new engine with fewer cylinders, and a modest amount of moderate fuel consumption.
Let’s start with the appearance of the surviving restyling Navigator, but first it is appropriate to specify the external dimensions of the body of the American car produced with standard – 3023 mm and increased – 3327 mm wheelbase.
- Dimensions of the standard Lincoln Navigator: length – 5268 mm, width – 2001 mm (rear-view mirrors 2332 mm), height – 1989 mm, base – 3023 mm ground clearance – 234 mm for the version with a drive 4X2 and 231 mm for all-wheel drive version. Body dimensions extended version Lincoln Navigator L: length – 5646 mm, width – 2001 mm (with external mirrors 2332 mm), height – 1984 mm, base – 3327 mm ground clearance – 231 mm (available only with all-wheel drive).
- SUV in front of us, and therefore interesting parameters of geometric cross body Lincoln Navigator (Lincoln Navigator L). These SUV with all-wheel drive transmission 4X4: the approach angle – 21.8 (22.2) degrees, the angle of the ramp – 19.2 (18.4) degrees, departure angle – 21.8 (20.5) degrees.
Updated Lincoln Navigator through the efforts of American designers received a completely new face in the new corporate style of cars sold under the brand Lincoln and stylishly decorated stern. The front of the SUV has got a flat hood, dressed in a stylish chrome grille falshradiatornoy, compact optics headlamps with LED filling (side lights and low beam). For further meet Xenon adaptive headlights. Miniature cars for a huge bumper with foglights-stripes (three LED lamps of high intensity in each headlight). Elegance fog lamps and compact bumper emphasizes the narrow chrome insert, radiating across the entire width of the front fairing.
The impressive exterior body Navigator side really able to surprise. SUV just huge, even with standard dimensions of the wheelbase. What can we say about the long version. An updated version sports a Lincoln Navigator as giant wheels with wide tires 275/55 R20 or 295/40 R20, clad 20-inch wheels. Available as an option even 22 aluminum wheels with tires size 285/45 R22. Well, this is not the limit, wheel arches can take R24 wheels with tires in size 295/35 R24 or 305/35 R24.
Restyling has changed dramatically for the better feed the new Lincoln Navigator, back light and became visually dynamic. Overall lighting is integrated into a single composition. In short one big taillight with garlands of LED lamps and stylish chrome crossbar. Body American SUV giant painted in one of the eight color options: white, platinum, sand, silver, dark gray, dark blue, ruby red, dark brown and black.
Changes in the cabin restyled version of the American SUV Navigator 2014-2015 year gave interior decoration solidity and restraint. The interior is far from the sophistication of European representatives luxury SUV, but it looks good, and the assurance of the representatives of the American company, has become more high-quality not only in terms of the materials used for decoration, but also in regard to the installation of modern equipment for comfort, safety and leisure passengers.
By American standards Navigator – a luxury SUV. Available leather-trimmed seats in all three rows, wide armrests in the front row, handles transmission control, front panel and center console. Steering wheel trim combination – natural wood and leather. Door card with leather armrests, insert wood used in the decoration of yachts are present on the doors, center console and tunnel (only in the maximum configuration).
Armed with the interior of the SUV America dashboard with a color 4.2-inch screen, an 8-inch touch-screen multimedia system SYNC (music, video, phone, navigation, rear view camera), three or four zone climate control, keyless access and engine start button, LED backlight lower compartment (activated by opening or closing the door), electric seats of the first row with heating and ventilation, electrical control of the steering column, mirrors, tailgate, an entertainment system for rear seat passengers with the built in color screens in the headrests. Seven (two captain’s chairs in the second row) or eight (sofa for three) spot configuration in the cabin and a phenomenally huge luggage compartment.
Trunk Lincoln Navigator with standard dimensions wheelbase able to accommodate 513 liters behind the back of the third row, 1540 liters per second row backs and 2925 liters in the presence of the driver and the passenger compartment on the front passenger seat. The luggage compartment Lincoln Navigator L (long base) has a much larger size and allows you to load the third row behind backs 1206 liters per second backs – 2444 liters. Adding the third and second row of seats can get a volume van – 3630 liters. As options are available adaptive suspension Continuously Controlled Damping settings with three modes – Normal, Sport and Comfort, a system of monitoring objects in blind spots, Hill Start and Descent Assist.
Specifications of the new Lincoln Navigator 2014-2015 involve the use of modern gasoline engine. Under the hood, there was a small SUV American Revolution, there was prescribed turbocharged V6 (two turbochargers and direct fuel injection into the cylinders), the name of the engine 3.5-liter EcoBoost (375 hp 583 Nm), to help him 6 SelectShift automatic transmission with manual shift. The engine and transmission are able to provide towing a trailer weighing up to 4082 kg. Boats on wheels, in a word, a cozy cabin like a yacht and such power.
Rear-wheel drive or full 2WD 4WD, electric power steering, fully independent suspension – double wishbone front, multilink rear, all-wheel disc brakes with ABS, available Stability and traction control.