The new introduced 2020 Ford Explorer ST is the beast that can deliver 400 HP. The popular manufacturer has dumped the Ford Explorer Sports model and replaces it with the ST variant. The new high-performance ST SUV has been first time showcased last month at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show. From the crowds around it, we can hear only positive words about the new look.
The astonishing look and the three-row of seating are the highlights of this model. Also, with the powerful twin-turbocharged engine and the 10-speed automatic transmission, this crossover will be unbitable.
2020 Ford Explorer ST Sporty Styling
The Blue Oval model 2020 Ford Explorer ST offers an extremely modern and unique design. It looks sporty and offers great aerodynamics. The newest Explorer ST SUV will depart from the base Explorer model in so many ways. This sporty SUV adds more aggressive styling thanks to the black-mesh grille and unique lower fascia.
Also, the buyers with this model will get roof rack rails, all-new side panels, and black tailgate. However, if this is not enough for you, the Blue Oval manufacturer will also offer Street and Track packages. These packages will bring to this SUV more stylish 21-inch wheels, red brake caliper and high-performance brakes. Trailer tow package is available as the optional equipment.
Interior Design and Technology
The interior of the 2020 Ford Explorer ST if we compare it with the standard model brings more sporty look. The new sports SUV Explorer ST will offer a premium cabin with upscale features and materials. The 2020 Explorer ST comes with three rows of seats for seven passengers.
Furthermore, this SUV also provides a higher seating position than the base one. In the standard equipment comes features as the bolstered leather seats with contrast stitching, flat-bottom steering wheel, special floor mats, beautiful 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster, and premium audio system. The manufacturer will also offer active park assist with this model.
2020 Ford Explorer ST Engine Performance and Transmission System
Under the hood of the standard Ford Explorer model is lying the 3.5-liter V6 engine. However, this unit is superb but not as the high-performance variant 2020 Ford Explorer ST. Blue Oval automaker placed under the ST version more powerful 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine that can produce 400 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque. It is connected to the new 10-speed automatic transmission.
According to this automaker, the 2020 Ford Explorer ST model can reach a top speed of 143 mph. From the latest news, the high-performance Explorer ST will arrive with the rear-wheel-drive setup as optional. Furthermore, the all-wheel-drive configuration is standard. There is also some gossip that the upcoming ST model may get the hybrid variant. However, from the information that we got, the hybrid variant will be only offered with the Police Interceptor model.
2020 Ford Explorer ST Price and Market Release
The new ST version will be the most expensive in the trim lines of the Ford Explorer. The base 2020 Ford Explorer starts with the price of $32,500, while the most powerful Ford Explorer ST can easily reach the price of $50,000. The ST variant will debut at the same time as the standard model. So, we can expect both SUVs later this year.