Motor1 took a set of spy photos of the new Ford Explorer, this time it was a Timberline model equipped with an off-road kit.
In terms of size, the length, width and height of the new car are 5066/2004/1797mm respectively, and the wheelbase is 3025mm. It is positioned as a large luxury SUV and offers 6/7 seats for option.
In terms of appearance, the new car does not adopt the new front face of other models, but still chooses the same air intake grille and headlight design as the current model, with a narrow grille and headlights.
It can be seen from the picture that the lower surround of the new car is designed with orange trim and orange tow hooks, while the lower part of the front is made of silver guard plate, which looks very thick.
The side of this model adopts a personalized segmented design, the roof and A\B\ tail pillars are blackened, while the C-pillar side adopts a sloping design and is in the same color as the body.
Its taillights adopt a new shape, which is very different from the domestic version, and the overseas version does not have chrome trim. The roof of this model uses a protruding high-position spoiler, a letter LOGO above the through-type taillights, a three-dimensional structural design of the lamp cavity, and a hidden design of the exhaust pipe.
Power is still unclear, and foreign media believe that it will be equipped with the same 300-horsepower 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine as the Mustang mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission, while a more advanced version may be equipped with a 400-horsepower 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine. .
Ford has not said when it will unveil the new Explorer model, and foreign media expects the SUV to debut before the end of this year and go on sale in early 2024. After inquiry, it is learned that the sixth generation of explorers went into production in 2019 and will be launched in 2020.