The new Lincoln Nautilus has been presented in society. This interesting luxury SUV receives a whole series of novelties with which to show off a modern appearance and a more complete technological equipment. All this is accompanied by a very acceptable mechanical offer. Lincoln expects this overhaul to boost Nautilus sales in both North America and China.
Things are better at Lincoln. Ford’s luxury brand is reaping very acceptable sales figures. Joy Falotico himself, President of Lincoln Motor Company, has confirmed that the company’s global sales have increased by 17% year-on-year in the third quarter of this year. What’s more, the firm has had its best October in 34 years.
In this context of growth, the new Lincoln Nautilus 2021 has entered the scene. This SUV created based on the incombustible Ford Edge has undergone a major overhaul. An update that will hit the market with a clear objective, to help the brand maintain this growth that has been reaping for months. A rise that is not only seen in North America. The Asian Giant is playing a key role.
Sales of Lincoln’s SUV range in North America reached 22,591 units in the third quarter of 2020, a record that translates into an increase of 5.8% compared to the same period of the previous year. And in China, Lincoln has achieved five consecutive months of increase. The Nautilus, as we will see later, will be the brand’s third model to be produced locally.
The design of the new Lincoln Nautilus 2021
How has the Nautilus changed? Just take a quick look at the images that accompany this article to discover the main news. The front has a more refined design. Also, three new body colors have been added: Asher Gray, Green Gem, and Lincoln Flight Blue. The customization options have been increased considerably.
Now, it is in the cabin where we will find the greatest amount of news. If we go inside the new Nautilus we will be enveloped by an atmosphere in which luxury and warmth are breathed. The finishes are very well finished and quality materials have been used. Also, this Lincoln SUV has advanced technological equipment.
The center console features a new 13.2-inch touch screen to operate the new SYNC 4 infotainment system. This multimedia system allows access to various digital services online and even receive updates. “Phone As A Key” technology is now available across the entire Nautilus range. Allows you to use your mobile phone as a vehicle key. The standard equipment also includes the Co-Pilot360 package consisting of various driver assistance systems.
The customization options for the interior have also been increased thanks to the introduction of two new colors for the interior. Also, the following themes have been incorporated: Black Label and Chalet & Flight.
Lincoln Nautilus 2021 Engine
Regarding the mechanical section, Lincoln offers two interesting engines for the new Nautilus. The access block is fixed by a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder petrol engine that develops an output of 254 hp (250 hp) and 380 Nm of maximum torque. One notch above, as a more powerful alternative, is a 2.7-liter Biturbo V6 petrol engine with 340 PS (335 hp) and 525 Nm respectively.
The two engines are associated as standard with an eight-speed automatic gearbox. The brand notes that this transmission offers smooth acceleration as well as a comfortable driving experience. Both engines also feature Start & Stop technology to improve efficiency.
2021 New Lincoln Nautilus Launch Date
Series production of the new Nautilus will continue at Ford’s Oakville, Ontario, Canada facility. The Ford Edge is already produced there. All copies manufactured in this factory will be destined for North America. It will also be manufactured in China to supply the Asian market.
When will it arrive in dealerships? The landing of the new Nautilus at Lincoln dealerships will begin in early 2021. As its launch date approaches Lincoln will reveal the rest of the details about the range, including all its prices.