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Looks like Lincoln is in no mood to take the competition lightly in 2015 and to keep its stake high in the 2015 full size luxury SUVs market, they have come up with their completely restyled and upgraded 2015 Lincoln Navigator to reassert its position in the blooming full size SUV market. The inclusion of new grille with split wings is the most obvious change you will notice at first look. Apart from that, there are large HID adaptive headlamps which prevent wings from folding around the tall front end. But the most highlighted improvement in its styling is the inclusion distinct chrome gates which look quite epic on the face if this large SUV.
The rear end seems to be more subtle and has not gone through major evolution matching steps with classic Navigation line including their signature full panel LED taillight spanning beautifully over the power liftgate. Wheels are standard 20 inches but you can opt for 22 inch as well for added pressure. The proportions of current 2015 Lincoln Navigator are same as before with 8 passenger seating, 103.3 cubic feet cargo space which exceeds to 128.2 cubes for the lengthier models.
For 2015 Lincoln Navigator has made bigger changes under the hood of their Navigator, wherein the first and the foremost change is replacement of V8 engine with twin turbocharged EcoBoost V6 engine which can generate upto 370 horsepower. The downsize engine has the ability to generate more power in comparison to the previous one and also ensures improved fuel economy along with 430 pound feet of torque, which makes Navigator a tough competition for hauler of this class. Whether it is luxury of performance, navigator is powerful enough to challenge the haulers. The new engine is complemented by automatic six speed transmission, which is capable of routing power to the rear wheels and to all wheels in all wheel drive models.
Many of the reviewers believe that 2015 Lincoln Navigator has its foundation of a truck, but the plush ride offered by it is its hallmark. The optional adaptive suspension feature reacts to roads conditions in millisecond to provide cushioned comfort to the passengers on bumpy roads. Lincoln has carried over its Sedans center stack design to the Navigator as well, but to make it improved has added real knobs and buttons to it. Multimedia experience is anchored by MyLincoln Touch System, which also over touchscreen control over hands free phone, climate functions, audio and navigation. Although its’ an acquired taste for Lincoln lovers but has been improved a lot with software update, additionally the rear view camera is standard whereas the blind spot detection feature is optional.
The inclusion of new styling and new technology will surely make impact on its price as well which will surely be somewhere around $60,000 because the current model is prized $57,000 at the base level. Even at this price, the 2015 Lincoln Navigator makes a compelling choice if compared to other full sized crossovers. Cadillac Escalade or the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class have also been redesigned to meet the market needs and make an alternative of 2015 Lincoln Navigator.
Most of the car lovers prefer spending their fortune on high end luxury cars that come in small packages and that has been provide quite true if we go by the recent trends of car sales, you will come to know that more and more people are showing keen interest in buying compact luxury crossovers which have also become the fastest growing futuristic car segment in the market. Every big player of luxury car market starting from Buick to Land Rover is making every possible attempt to have their own piece of share in the high class typical luxury models on their humble and existing platforms. Following the trend is 2015 Lincoln MKC, which is a newest entrant in the budding compact SUV market gives a clear indication that the American luxury car maker is in no mood to lose opportunity to make it big in the SUV segment.
Going by the first look and feel of the flagship MKC, it becomes quite clear that it will be having the same mechanical identity as the Ford Escape. However, to make 2015 Lincoln MKC look distinctive from its blue collar counterpart company has made reflective changes in its skin over the chassis and has wider stance, one piece wraparound tailgate, signature split wing grille and LED taillamps. The initial concept model launched by the company displays sculpted hood and wheel arches that may get carried over once the production version hits the market. However, the inclusion of 19 inch wheels with attractive dark chrome finish, roof rails and grille add classy and modest touch to its appearance.
But, only the visibly good looks cannot make MKC a sure shot success in the thriving SUV market especially belonging to this class. Although, Lincoln have taken in account the complaints they have received for MKZ sedan and have ensured that the same will not be repeated for MKC. The inside looks of 2015 Lincoln MKC gives the first impression of buttons and knobs that deliver tactile control over multimedia and other climate arrange functions. This time as well, Lincoln has managed to beautifully trap all these functions with its super sensitive touch panels. This time around, they have made touchscreen the anchor of MKC’s control console and user is no longer forced to punch the virtual buttons to adjust functions, which has been a drawback in older versions of Lincoln’s other cars. There has been a significant and impressive cabin improvement in 2015 Lincoln MKC with inclusion of leather seats and real wood trims.
For the entry level 2015 Lincoln MKC, there will only be standard 2.0 liter turbocharged engine with four cylinders, 240 horsepower and 270 pound feet torque. To give competition to its rivals offering six cylinder engines, Lincoln has also introduced optional 2.3 liter EcoBoost engine featuring 275 horsepower and 300 lb ft torque. The newly launched comes with standard front wheel drive whereas buyers can opt for all wheel drive feature as well.
It’s true that compact crossover as the biggest growing car section, but 2015 Lincoln MKC has a long road to travel especially with tough competition coming from market leaders like Audi Q5, Mercedes GLK, Buick Encore, Porsche Macan and BMW X1/X3.
The Lincoln Navigator has always been a much loved luxury vehicle for whom the size matters. The big SUV was almost a trend setter. This huge SUV gave automakers like Cadillac and GMC a proof of the virtual law made by Lincoln itself – Size of an SUV is directly proportional to it success. The vehicle is has been so luxurious and stylish that it made it even set its position among celebrities. The recent news about the Lincoln Navigator has cheered up many steadfast customers of the brand. Refreshed with as amazing features it could get as of now, the 2015 Lincoln Navigator was launched with a bang. The 2015 Lincoln Navigator will be savior of the present Navigator line up from the brand. Better news followed with the official launching. The brand plans on redesigning the Navigator into something totally new. That translates to a possibility of seeing the next generation of Lincoln Navigator, soon.
The Lincoln Navigator has been changed on the outside as well as from under the sheet metal for the year 2015. While the car will sport a better, newer face and rear, on the inside it will get more efficient with an engine that’s been reduced in size to heighten the fuel economy. The size is to be kept just the same. The vehicle that makes Ford so proud, Lincoln Navigator’s capability of seating eight passengers comfortably is one of the major factors of its fan following. The updates have never been so crucial considering the fact that SUV’s like Escalade, which were built following the footsteps of the Navigator, now, has much better sales than the Navigator. Now that the Navigator has been upgraded in accordance with the need of the present time, it is expected to stand as one rough competitor for the Cadillac Escalade.
Among the twenty upgrades that the 2015 Lincoln Navigator features this year, one major upgrade is the new signature grille and a newer hood. This is followed by refreshed taillamps and headlamps which are now brighter than ever. The chrome metallic strip that featured on the sides of the SUV is no longer visible.
In place of the 5.4 liter V-8 grunt, the 2015 Lincoln Navigator now boasts a 3.5 liter twin-turbocharged engine. Featuring direct-injection, the engine supplies 370 horses to the SUV and is mated to a six speed automatic transmission. The fuel economy has been amplified by a significant factor due to the smaller engine. Calculated values state 16 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway, for the new Lincoln Navigator.
The SUV prepares to leave all in awe with its appearance on the Chicago Auto Show happening on this 6th of February. The 2015 Lincoln Navigator will hit production this year in late summer and there is a high probability of the luxurious and monstrous SUV to go on sale by the end of this year. While the current Navigator is priced at around $ 55,000, the 2015 Lincoln Navigator masterpiece is not yet priced.