2022 Expedition Timberline SUV
DETROIT – Ford Motor on Tuesday unveiled a brand new off-road Timberline mannequin as a part of its updates to the 2022 Expedition SUV.
The brand new mannequin contains a freshened exterior design, elevated floor clearance and different off-road options corresponding to upgraded tires and a heavy-duty skid plate to guard the undercarriage of the automobile.
It’s the second Timberline mannequin after Ford launched the trim on the 2021 Explorer SUV with comparable options.
2022 Ford Expedition Timberline SUV
With the brand new Timberline trim, Ford needs to capitalize on rising gross sales of SUVs and demand for off-road-capable automobiles. The seems to be and options of such automobiles have change into extra fashionable with mainstream shoppers in recent times.
The Expedition Timberline shall be powered by Ford’s 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine that produces 440 horsepower and 510 foot-pounds of torque.
“Timberline units a brand new commonplace with full-size SUV prospects who want extra passenger area, nice off-road functionality and a basecamp for all times’s journeys,” Mike Kipley, Ford Expedition chief engineer, mentioned in an announcement.
Along with the Timberline trim, Ford additionally launched a blacked-out “Stealth Version Efficiency Bundle.” Ford additionally will supply its BlueCruise hands-free freeway driving system on its top-end Expedition Platinum for 2022.
The BlueCruise system permits for hands-free driving on greater than 130,000 miles of devoted highways in North America. It controls the automobile’s pace and steering, whereas additionally monitoring the motive force’s attentiveness by an infrared digicam system.
2022 Ford Expedition “Stealth Version Efficiency Bundle”
Ford’s system is much like Common Motors’ Tremendous Cruise expertise and would additionally compete in opposition to Tesla’s Autopilot.
The 2022 Expedition is assembled at Ford’s Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, Kentucky, and can go on sale within the first quarter of subsequent 12 months.
The corporate didn’t announce pricing for the 2022 Expedition. The automobile at the moment begins at between $50,000 and $75,000.