Ford Explorer next generation will be built on new rear-drive platform.
Ford has revealed the first image of the Ford Explorer SUV of the sixth generation at the motor show in Beijing. Premiere of the car will take place next year. Public new can show on the auto show in Detroit, reports the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to autonews.ru. According to the newspaper, the price of the car will start from $ 30,000.
All information about the new Explorer is still kept secret. According to unofficial data, based on the sixth-generation SUV will form a new modular rear-drive architecture CD6. Most body panels are made of steel. It is expected that this database will build a new model of Lincoln, which is different from the Explorer more luxurious execution.
In the range of engines will include the same 2.3-liter “turboservice” EcoBoost, which develops current model 284 power. The current 3.5-liter aspirated V6, outstanding 294 power, replaced by a new more powerful unit working volume of 3.3 liters.
Finally, to replace the top-end 3.5-liter engine with two turbines will come in three-litre Biturbo V6, the output of which will exceed 400 horsepower. This unit will complement sport modification ST. All engines will be paired with 10-speed automatic transmission.