Today: April 28 2017
It is time to put aside the jokes about who rides behind the wheel of a very large machines, and admit the obvious - large SUVs stand in the stream and attract attention, so they want to call it "real car". And if you do not really like the new Ford Excursion, there are at least five other options to choose from.
Lincoln Navigator L
If you do not like the Excursion, you can always turn to his brother premium Lincoln brand. The flagship version of the Navigator L no longer young, but has recently gone through a planned restyling. By default, the model comes with rear-wheel drive, but can be ordered as an option complete.
The engine for Navigator provides only one - 3.5-liter V6 with two turbines, which develops 384 hp and 624 Nm. Choice of transmissions is also there - only 6-step "automatic". Wheel drive version of the "Navigator" can pull a trailer weighing up to 4 tons. And soon he will move to a new aluminum platform - as the Ford Excursion.
Giant "Sequoia" is about to retire, but before the end of this year it will be sold for sure. At least, this is evidenced version TRD Sport, which is presented at the Auto Show in Chicago. It should arrive in dealerships in September of this year.
All are equipped with Sequoia 5.7-liter V8 with VVT-i power 386 hp and torque at 544 Nm. Gearbox automatic, 6-speed and drive in the most complete sets of back, including in flagship variants Platinum and Limited. Interestingly, in the United States Sequoia it costs almost half the price of Land Cruiser 200.
Nissan Armada (Patrol)
This also should be written soplatformenny Infiniti QX80, but more expensive premium brand. Patrol can be equipped with a hydraulic system of the banks limited body, but there is no such option Armada. At Patrol is available and the sports version of Nismo.
All three SUVs equipped with 5.6-liter V8, which provides 405 hp and 560 Nm. Transmission - 7-step "automatic" with manual shift. In the case of overcoming the (relatively serious) off-road provided an electronic locking rear differential.
GMC Yukon XL
You know him as the Chevrolet Suburban and Cadillac Escalade ESV, and the Russian market in this body is represented only Cadillac (ESV version prices start at 4 980 million rubles). The length of all three SUVs in an elongated body of 5.7 meters, width - 2 meters.
As befits a large American SUV, under the hood is a massive V8 on 6.2 liters. His 409 hp 602 Nm and will be enough to accelerate from standstill to 100 km / h in 6,9 seconds and a top speed in 180 km / h. Transmission - "automatic" on 6 levels.
And if in addition to the size needed light armor, you need to contact the Dartz Motors, which produces eccentric, off-road, combining luxury and militarism. Several hundreds of thousands of dollars - and you are the owner of 3-ton colossus, which (according to the company) can be dispersed to 300 km / h.
6-liter engine delivers SUV 560 hp power and 650 Nm of torque, enough to accelerate to the first hundred kilometers per hour in 5,2 seconds. In this mixed fuel consumption (again, according to the manufacturer) is at the level L 11.7 / 100 km. Inside the SUV - leather, Alcantara, wood, carbon ... even diamonds and gold, if requested by the client.