Step right up: Lincoln unveils huge luxury Navigator SUV

The steps come down as the single side doors swing up high, allowing unfettered access to both forward and rear seats


Afp March 24, 2016
The Lincoln Navigator concept car is unveiled during the New York International Auto Show on March 23, 2016 PHOTO: AFP

NEW YORK: One step was already standard in the largest SUVs in the United States. The massive new Lincoln Navigator, unveiled Wednesday, has three to help you aboard. And gull wings to boot.

The concept for Ford's next generation of Lincoln luxury sport utility vehicles was introduced at the New York auto show and makes access easy. The steps come down as the single side doors swing up high, allowing unfettered access to both forward and rear seats.

Bentley reveals world's fastest, most luxurious SUV

With the third row, it can carry seven or eight passengers, powered by a 400-plus horsepower V6 Ecoboost engine. All the newest safety features are built in, like pedestrian and collision detection.

Alas the gull-wing doors -- first introduced in the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL in the 1950s and most recently seen on the new Tesla Model X crossover -- will not be on final versions, to be released to the market next year, the 20th anniversary of the Navigator.

Pakistan's luxury cars

It will go up against a pack of tough rivals in the luxury SUV market from BMW, Cadillac, Rover, Audi and others, all enjoying stronger sales in a market awash with cheap gasoline.

COMMENTS (1)

Brainy Bhaijan | 5 years ago | Reply This article is irrelevant to pakistani roads.
Replying to X

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.

For more information, please see our Comments FAQ

E-Publications

Most Read