The first brand that kicked on Detroit Motor Show was Ford And he did it with an old acquaintance of our market, the SUV Explorer.
With a hybrid and other sports version (ST), the oval brand released the variants of this one 4×4 which was sold to Argentina in the 90's.
The hybrid version of the Explorer offers a range of more than 800 kilometers.
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And although there is no official confirmation of its arrival in our market, Bugler to know what you're studying to offer the Explorer again in our market with this new generation.
Explorer ST was developed by the sports division of the brand of the oval.
Designed by the Ford Performance team, the Explorer ST It uses a 3.0-liter EcoBoost engine, especially optimized to offer 400 horsepower.
It can reach a top speed of 230 km / h.
Explorer ST will be sold to the USA with 21-inch wheels.
The engine is combined with one automatic transmission of 10 speeds and four-wheel drive, with operational options depending on the terrain and the type of handling.
For its part, the new Explorer Hybrid has a hybrid power train made up of one 3.3 liter naphtha engine and another electric one.
Hybrid Explorer Hybrid system batteries were located under the rear seat, to maintain a good interior space.
In combined form, the system offers a total power of 318 horsepower. According to the brand, it offers one autonomy of more than 800 kilometers.
Unlike Ford's previous hybrids, Explorer's lithium batteries are below the seats in the second row, which allows preserve space of cargo and passengers.
Among the featured featured items, this version offered to the United States the Active Noise Cancellation, A system that limits the entry of noise to the habitacle.
Both Ford Explorer versions will start selling to the US closer to mid-year.
We will have to wait for this decision by Ford Argentina on the possibility of selling this model again in our country.