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Ford Explorer – first pictures

After a prolonged and persistent launch campaign, Ford has released the first pictures of the new Explorer SUV came to the fifth generation in twenty years of his career during which it was marketed in more than six million copies. The new Ford Explorer is offered with two petrol engines, combined with all-wheel drive with the ability to request (optional) the finest Terrain Management System Advanced with four modes of use: snow, sand, mud and normal. The unit is less powerful than the familiar 2.0-liter EcoBoost turbocharged version with 240 bhp and 339 Nm engine relegated to access in comparison with the V6 3.5 Ti-VCT 294 bhp and 345 Nm, which is managed by a six-speed automatic transmission relationships that can save energy (-20%) than the previous V6.

The average distance is shown to be superior by using some aluminum components (including the hood) that can contain the weights than the Explorer IV of about 45 kgs (100 pounds). The SUV also uses a new platform with nature more road racer developed for increased comfort on asphalt, in addition to security systems such as the Tire Pressure Monitoring System, adaptive cruise control, the Curve Control, Blind Spot Information System to monitor blind spots and the Act Park Assist. The new Ford Explorer will be marketed in the U.S. from winter 2010.

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