According to the latest reports, this full-size luxury SUV will finally come completely redesigned, as 2018 Lincoln Navigator. Those are the latest news about this model, which is definitely one of the best-known nameplates from this luxury division of Ford. Original version came in 1997, and during these two decades, we have seen three generations of it. Current model is in production since 2007. Although it was refreshed last year, it is about time to see a new, completely redesigned model, after ten years of production. New model is expected to come somewhere next year, as 2018 Lincoln Navigator, and it is expected to bring plenty of significant changes.
2018 Lincoln Navigator redesign
The 2018 Lincoln Navigator will come completely redesigned. Those are the latest reports about this popular model. Although this isn’t confirmed yet, we could say that it is pretty much for sure. There are few reasons for that. First of all, this model is almost a decade old and everyone can easily conclude that it is a little bit outdated. Also, all the main completitors have redesigned their models in past few years. So, what to expect from 2018 Navigator? First of all, new model will be completely reengineered, which means that we will see completely new platform. This will provide many significant improvements, and one of them is weight reduction. All new models from the brand are characterized by use of new, extremely light materials, and this SUV will definitelly follow this trend.
2018 Lincoln Navigator interior
Also, 2018 Navigator will come with completely new visual appearance, which will be much more attractive. Same thing is expected with interior, where we expect to see not only a new design of the cabin, but also plenty of latest technology achievements.
2018 Lincoln Navigator engine
Until last year, this large SUV was characterized by thirsty V8 engines. However, company presented new engine for the last refresh. This time Navigator turned to smaller and more efficient variant. It is a 3.5 liter EcoBoost V6 engine, which has max output of 380 horses and 460 pound-feet of torque. The 2018 Lincoln Navigator will continue with the same engine, and we also expect to see a new 9-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Lincoln Navigator release date and price
The 2018 Lincoln Navigator is expected to come somewhere next year, but more precise date is still unknown. When it is about price, we don’t expect some bigger changes compared to curren model, which start around 62.500 dollars.