The production model of the new Lincoln Aviator SUV was unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show in the United States. Before then, a prototype or concept was released. Thankfully, the production model looks similar to its concept version.
Starting with the Black Label Grand Touring, which checks nearly all the option boxes right off the bat. The model starts at $88,895 and comes fully equipped with the luxury and dynamic handling packages, the latter of which includes adaptive suspension and air-ride components.
Adaptive steering is in there, not to mention all-wheel drive with the high-end 21-inch wheels. It’s also fitted with Lincoln’s hybrid powertrain – a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 connected to a ten-speed automatic. Details on that system are still being sussed out, but Lincoln says it should produce a projected 450 horsepower (336 kilowatts) and a whopping 600 pound-feet (813 Newton-meters) of torque.
Inside, the Black Label Grand Touring comes standard with the upgraded Revel 28-speaker sound system, navigation, 30-way heated/massaging seats, a panoramic roof, and lots of leather as well. Only two options are available – the class IV trailer tow package for $500 and a special coat of Chroma Caviar Dark Gray paint, costing $1,750. All total that brings us to $91,145.
On the flip side, the Standard model isn’t exactly a barebones grocery getter. It powers the rear wheels with a 400-hp (298-kW) twin-turbo V6, treats front-seat passengers to 10-way heated seats, and the cool glass cockpit with SYNC 3 and Lincoln’s Co-Pilot360 driver assist suite is also included – as it is on all Aviator models.
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