The company introduced the hybrid and “charged” modification of the Ford Explorer SUV new generation. Premiere of the novelties was held at the motor show in Detroit.
The “charged” Ford Explorer ST is equipped with all-wheel drive and the same six-cylinder twin-turbo engine capacity of three liters, and a new Lincoln Continental. The unit produces 406 horsepower and 563 Nm of torque. The engine is paired with a ten automatic transmission. Acceleration to “hundreds” is not specified. Known only to a maximum speed of 230 kilometers per hour.
The novelty is available with two option packages – ST ST Street Pack and Track Pack. Both of them included 21-inch wheels of aluminum alloy and painted red calipers. Depending on the set will vary themselves, brakes and power.
Also, the modifications will appear in the “sports” operation mode control electronics. When it is turned on will be sharper reaction to pressing the gas pedal will change the steering and gearbox, and the sound of the engine, because the sound symposer will become more aggressive.
A hybrid variant was previously demonstrated at a police “Explorer”. Part 323-horsepower power plant of such a machine includes a 3.3-liter V6 engine, electric motor and 10-speed automatic transmission.
“Base” rear-drive hybrid car, but for a fee available all-wheel drive. The reserve is about 800 kilometers.
Common Ford Explorer sixth generation debuted a week ago. The model was replaced by the platform, got the turbo engines EcoBoost, a selector driving modes with the settings for movement in deep snow and sand, as well as a vertical tablet in the cabin.