Lincoln Navigator News

  • Ford Explorer and Lincoln Navigator production at Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, Kentucky

    Ford announced Tuesday that it will increase production of the Expedition and its pricey Lincoln Navigator twin by 20 percent this summer to meet soaring demand. The increase comes after Ford upped the production of the SUVs by 25 percent a year ago when the vehicles were last redesigned. The latest increase is in response to a 35-percent boost in sales for the Expedition in 2018 and a staggering 70-percent increase for the Navigator. The latter registered 17,839 deliveries, which was the nameplate's best result since 2007. It's big business for Ford's two biggest SUVs. In a statement, Ford...

  • 2018 Hennessey HPE600 Lincoln Navigator
    Hennessey's 600-hp Lincoln Navigator has arrived

    This past March, Hennessey Performance Engineering announced HPE500 and HPE600 packages for the 2018 Lincoln Navigator. As of September, HPE has built the first modified luxo-barge. The HPE600 package, as it implies, ups the horsepower from 450 to 600. The package runs $19,950 and the buyer must...

  • 2018 Lincoln Navigator
    Lincoln Navigator gets up to $3,500 more expensive for 2019, crests $100K

    Luxury SUV shoppers will face higher Lincoln Navigator prices for the 2019 model year. CarsDirect reported pricing analysis on Friday that shows the popular luxury SUV will cost up to $3,500 more, depending on trim. The increase means the Navigator L Black Label now starts at more than $100,000...

  • 2017 Cadillac Escalade
    To outmaneuver Navigator, Cadillac offering $10,000 off Escalade

    Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] can't keep up with Lincoln Navigator demand, and the automaker already announced production increases for the hot-selling full-size SUV. Rival Cadillac likely won't have a new Escalade for a couple more years, but General Motors' luxury brand is putting some cash on the...

  • 2018 Hennessey HPE600 Lincoln Navigator
    Lincoln Navigator gets boost from Hennessey, but still no V-8

    Lincoln's Navigator impresses with its luxury and presence, but with a curb weight approaching 6,000 pounds the big SUV could definitely do with some added performance. Sure, the stock 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 is perfectly adequate with its 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque, but...

  • Lincoln Navigator with brand ambassador Serena Williams
    Lincoln taps Serena Williams as latest face for Navigator

    Move over Matthew McConaughey. Lincoln has another face, and more specifically, it's for the new Navigator. Ford's luxury marque launched a new online social media campaign with tennis champion Serena Williams on Thursday. The announcement doesn't claim Williams will oust McConaughey, but she will...

  • Ford Kentucky Truck Plant

    It's nothing but good news for Ford and Lincoln's full-size SUVs. Ford Motor Company announced on Monday it will increase production of the 2018 Expedition and 2018 Navigator to meet customer demand. Ford is making an additional $25 million investment in the Kentucky truck plant to boost output of the two SUVs. Line speed will increase with the help of 400 new robots and a new 3D printer that enables workers to make parts and tools more quickly and cheaper. To be clear, the 3D printer is not producing parts for the SUVs, but it can create tools and parts for machines at the plant. The...

  • 2018 Lincoln Navigator
    9 things you need to know about the 2018 Lincoln Navigator

    The Lincoln Navigator was once the gold standard for luxury SUVs, but it faded into history as time—not to mention limited investment from parent company Ford in its luxury brand—marched on. For 2018, the Navigator has been reinvented with the lofty goal of once again becoming the...

  • 2018 Honda Accord
    Honda Accord, Lincoln Navigator and Volvo XC60 named 2018 North American Car, Truck & Utility of the Year winners

    The 2018 Detroit auto show kicked off with the best of the previous year, as the 2018 North American Car & Truck/Utility of the Year winners were announced. This marked the second year that the prestigious awards had three winners instead of two, as the Truck/Utility class had been split two...

  • Matthew McConaughey in 2018 Lincoln Navigator ad
    Matthew McConaughey returns for 2018 Lincoln Navigator spot

    Lincoln's brand ambassador has returned for another intriguing advertisement, this time for the new 2018 Navigator luxury SUV. The brand launched the spot on Thursday before it makes its television debut on January 1 during the College Football Playoff. The spot, titled "Perfect Rhythm," features a...

  • 2018 Lincoln Navigator L in Black Label Destination trim
    Lincoln Navigator, MKC hybrids reportedly coming in 2019

    Ford in 2015 committed to launching 13 electrified cars by 2020. And in January, we got an idea of what seven of those 13 electrified cars will be. Automotive News (subscription required) has now fleshed out the identity of more of the vehicles, based on information from its sources. For luxury...

  • 2018 Lincoln Navigator
    2018 Lincoln Navigator priced from $73,250

    Lincoln's full-size luxury SUV has a price tag: the 2018 Lincoln Navigator will start at $73,250 when it goes on sale this coming fall. Foremost, the price undercuts the Navigator's most direct competition, the Cadillac Escalade, by over $1,000. However, we doubt consumers shopping in this segment...

  • 2018 Lincoln Navigator L in Black Label Destination trim

    The 2018 Lincoln Navigator showed up to the 2017 New York auto show with premium, posh intentions. Now, Lincoln is taking it a step further. Utilizing the brand's "Black Label" badge, Lincoln has debuted the 2018 Navigator L Black Label. However, it also ushers in a new "Destination" Black Label trim. More on that later. As the name implies, the 2018 Lincoln Navigator L is extra long, nearly one foot longer to be exact. The SUV now features additional cargo capacity—15 cubic feet additional space—and can handily stow items in a new below-floor compartment behind the third row of...

  • 2018 Lincoln Navigator, 2017 New York auto show
    2018 Lincoln Navigator video preview

    Bling is back with the 2018 Lincoln Navigator. But this go-around—the fourth generation—takes luxury to a much higher level. This latest Navigator adds lots of luxury while shedding 200 pounds. Under its hood sits a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 rated at an estimated 450 horsepower. It...

  • 2018 Lincoln Navigator, 2017 New York auto show
    2018 Lincoln Navigator debuts at 2017 New York auto show

    Eager to regain its place at the top of the luxury SUV heap, the 2018 Lincoln Navigator ushers in a distinctive new look and an interior that takes a page out of the Range Rover's playbook. Navigator hasn't been the luxury three-row SUV of choice since shortly it defined the segment almost two...

  • Teaser for 2018 Lincoln Navigator debuting at 2017 New York auto show
    2018 Lincoln Navigator teased ahead of 2017 New York auto show

    Lincoln has released a teaser for what’s likely to be the 2018 Navigator in production guise. The full-size luxury SUV was previewed in concept form at the 2016 New York auto show, but at this year’s show, which starts Wednesday, we’re expected to be treated with the production...

  • Lincoln Navigator Concept, 2016 New York Auto Show
    Lincoln Navigator concept previews more luxurious future for big SUV

    We've heard the whole Lincoln brand renaissance story before, but with the forthcoming Continental and the Navigator concept that Lincoln unveiled at the New York International Auto Show, the idea seems to be sticking this time. Lincoln says it is reinventing the brand through quiet luxury, with...

  • 2015 Lincoln Navigator
    2015 Lincoln Navigator Priced From $62,475

    Though it does without a V-8 engine option entirely for the 2015 model year, the Lincoln Navigator brings with it some new upgrades to exterior and interior style, features, and technology. Starting at $62,475, the Navigator jumps off at about $10,000 less than the all-new 2015 Cadillac Escalade...

  • 2015 Lincoln Navigator

    Lincoln’s third-generation Navigator has been with us since the 2007 model year, but the big body-on-frame SUV isn’t done yet, as a facelifted version has just been revealed ahead of next month’s 2014 Chicago Auto Show and will be hitting showrooms in the fall as a 2015 model. Lincoln has done its best to incorporate its new styling language on its aging Navigator, and while the design works well on the smaller MKC we can’t say we’re completely enamored with the latest Navigator. The body is much the same, though redesigned lights have been fitted at both ends...

  • 2015 Lincoln Navigator front end, posted by Twitter user @CliffordAtiyeh
    2015 Lincoln Navigator Teased Ahead Of Tomorrow's Debut (And Leaked A Bit On Twitter)

    The Lincoln Navigator never quite found its mark the way Cadillac's Escalade has, and with an all-new Escalade on the way, Lincoln needs to freshen up its luxury full-size SUV to stay in the game. That's exactly what it's doing, with a debut due tomorrow. So far, all we have to run with is an image...

  • 2013 Lincoln Navigator
    Next-Gen Lincoln Navigator To Feature V-6, May Eschew V-8: Report

    The Lincoln Navigator SUV is starting to get very long in the tooth and will soon be facing some tough competition in the form of a redesigned 2014 Cadillac Escalade, due at the end of this year, while also having to deal with existing competition like the handsome new Mercedes-Benz GL Class. A...

  • 2013 Ford Mustang GT Convertible
    Ford Recalls Expedition, F-150, Mustang And Lincoln Navigator

    Ford has issued a wide-ranging recall on some of its top models due to transmission and light calibrations that don’t quite meet up with federal standards and may not function properly. The affected models are the F-150 pickup truck, Mustang sports car and the Ford Expedition/Lincoln...

  • 2012 Lincoln Navigator
    2012 Lincoln Navigator Recalled For Faulty Head Restraints

    Ford has issued a recall on its 2012 Lincoln Navigator SUV as well as the vehicle’s Blue Oval twin, the Expedition. The reason is due to the vehicles’ head restraints, which may have inadequate welds on their support brackets. The affected head restraints are only those found on the...

  • 2011 Lincoln Navigator
    2012 Lincoln Navigator To Get EcoBoost V-6: Report

    Lincoln is in the process of recreating itself, with the aim to turn its current reputation for simply selling tarted up Fords to one of grand American luxury. Part of its offensive will see the introduction of seven new or upgraded models between now and 2014, the first of which is expected to be...

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