Ford announced the premiere of the new Explorer

Ford announced the premiere of the new Explorer

April 26, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

Ford Explorer next-generation will be built on a new rear-wheel drive platform, and will also receive a top-end ST-modification with a motor of more than 400 horsepower

The company Ford showed the first image of the Explorer 6th-generation Explorer at the Auto Show in Beijing. The premiere of the car will take place next year. The novelty can be shown to the public at the Auto Show in Detroit, Motor1 reports. According to the publication, the prices for the car will start from $ 30,000.

All information about the new Explorer is still kept secret. According to unofficial data, the basis for an SUV of the sixth generation lies the new modular rear-wheel drive architecture CD6. Most body panels will be made of steel. It is assumed that on the same basis will build a new model of the company Lincoln, which will differ from the Explorer more luxurious performance.

The line of engines will include the same 2.3-liter 4-cylinder turbo engine EcoBoost, which on the current model develops 284 forces. The current 3.5-liter atmospheric V6, issuing 294 forces, will be replaced by a new more powerful unit with a working capacity of 3.3 liters.

Finally, the top-end 3.5-liter engine with two turbines will be replaced by a three-liter Biturbo V6, the return of which will exceed 400 horsepower. Such an aggregate will be equipped with a sport modification ST. All engines will be paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission.