2020 Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring Makes 600 lb-ft of Torque
The all-new 2020 Lincoln Aviator has been revealed at last, and it will usher in a new era for the luxury brand by introducing new technologies and advanced hybrid driving dynamics. Also, not for nothing, it looks slick as all hell. Arguably the most exciting version of this three-row SUV will be the all-new Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring, which pairs the mighty 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 to an electric motor for impressive results.
The pairing of the twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 with an electric motor gives the Aviator Grand Touring instantaneous torque projected to reach as high as 600 lb-ft. That’s, ineloquent though it may be to say, absolutely nuts. With 450 combined horsepower, the Aviator Grand Touring should out-muscle every other luxury hybrid SUV on the road.
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“The Aviator Grand Touring features our most advanced hybrid technology,” said John Davis, chief program engineer, Lincoln Motor Company. “Together with its standard twin-turbocharged gas engine and advanced electrified hybrid technology, Aviator is set to define effortless performance — performance only Lincoln can deliver.”
The Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring will also boast two distinct Lincoln Drive Modes: Pure EV, which will allow drivers to go all-electric for a time, and Pure EV, which stores energy in the battery for later use. Lincoln Drive Modes — which will include Normal, Conserve, Excite, Slippery and Deep Conditions — will be controllable via a 12.3-inch configurable LCD instrument cluster.
What’s more, charging up shouldn’t be too terribly time consuming for drivers on the go. Lincoln estimates that the Aviator Grand Touring can be fully recharged to full capacity in 3-4 hours using 240-volt power supplies or Level 2 charging.
Expect more information on range and MPGe closer to launch.