2021 Ford Explorer Timberline
DETROIT – Ford Motor plans to supply a brand new lineup of off-road automobiles below the title Timberline, beginning this summer season with its Explorer SUV.
The 2021 Explorer Timberline, which the corporate unveiled Wednesday, options an up to date exterior design, elevated floor clearance and different off-road options akin to heavy-duty shocks and skid plates to guard the undercarriage of the car.
Different SUVs with related options and capabilities below the Timberline title are anticipated to comply with, nevertheless Ford officers declined to debate additional particulars.
“Ford is delivering on extra succesful SUVs with Timberline. Shopper knowledge has proven us that now greater than ever, prospects need to get exterior and discover nature with family and friends,” Kumar Galhotra, Ford president of the Americas & Worldwide Markets Group, mentioned in an announcement.
With the brand new Timberline trim, Ford seems to capitalize on rising gross sales of SUVs and demand for off-road-capable automobiles. The seems and options of such automobiles have turn out to be extra widespread with mainstream customers lately.
Off-road fashions additionally sometimes enhance income. The Explorer Timberland will begin at $45,765, in response to Ford. That pricing positions it in the course of the Explorer lineup however about $13,000 greater than the bottom mannequin.
Ford experiences there’s been a 56% enhance in off-road use over the past three years for its present Explorer homeowners.