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Ford renews its ancient Expedition reducing weight and including more technology

Ford Expedition

The current Ford Expedition had been very old versus its direct competition. Also his brother’s group, the Lincoln Navigator, had been renovated makes relatively little and therefore his old age is had pointed. For this reason, in Ford have decided to slightly anticipate the arrival to the market which is the fourth generation of this mammoth SUV.

In this new iteration of the model the element that will define its personality is called aluminum and thanks to it, the Expedition has attained lose some 100 kilos of weight. Is true that does not seem too much for this car but, even so, have been noted as nice when it circulates in more intricate roads. Another element that in mark have changed its cockpit has been, in which have improved its interior modularity because now incorporates despondency and electrically adjustable seats.

Aesthetic design follows the cannons, marked by the recent launches of Ford. Is still a car quite square in its forms and with a pretty impressive front. We must clarify that this car is nothing more and nothing less than 5, 2nd meters, so its Europe is completely ruled out. With such tank, in the mark they seek to meet the needs of customers looking for space in spades and a high modularity.

Safety equipment and driving attendees also give a bestial leap forward. View 360-degree cameras, Assistant maintenance on the rail, adaptive cruise control with braking active function and even a system that allows a semi autonomous drivingare among the main elements that can be incorporated.

If we go to technological elements and comfort, the Expedition also receives a good string of them. The most important is the incorporation of a new multimedia system for passengers in all three rows of seats. This will include up to six USB ports and connectivity for Apple devices as well as for the Android. Tops this arsenal the chance to connect to the internet or even load the mobile through induction.

The mechanics of the Ford Expedition range will consist of a single motorization, obviously, gasoline. Unlike its rival Chevrolet Tahoe (which boasts mechanical V8) will only have a mechanical turbo EcoBoost V6 with 3.5 litres engine 365 HP. This block will be attached to a gearbox from automatic cutting with 10 relations which will be scheduled for dragging the heavy weights.

Finally it should be mentioned that U.S. arrival to the market is scheduled for the third quarter of this year and so far, its price range has not been communicated by Ford.

Source – Ford Motor Company

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