The Ford Explorer ST performance SUV has seen explosive success,
making up 21 percent of Explorer sales and inspiring luxury car owners to trade
in for a more affordable – but just as high-quality – model. The ST performance
trim debuted with the redesign of the Explorer for the 2020 model year, and
drivers have been liking what they’re seeing.
Ford has upgraded the Explorer’s performance and on- and off-road handling, as well as the styling, towing capacity, and the power of available engines. This includes a 3.0-liter EcoBoost® engine and a trailer tow package for maximum towing power. The Explorer ST puts out 400 horsepower and 415 lb-ft of torque for thrilling performance, and can seat up to six passengers or turn into 87.8 cubic feet of max cargo space.
Ford will also introduce the new Sport Appearance Package on
the 2021 Explorer that releases this summer. The Sport Appearance Package,
available only on the XLT trim, adds styling cues inside and out for a more
athletic look, including Carbonized Gray accents, dual chrome exhaust tips, and
two-tone seats with accent stitching.
The legendary Ford Explorer celebrates its 30th birthday in 2020, having first debuted in 1990. This year also marks another major milestone for the model, as Ford sold its 8 millionth Explorer in January.
Celebrate this unmatched achievement by getting behind the wheel of a new Ford Explorer ST today! Visit your friends at Tipton Auto to schedule a look and a test drive.
Ford is famous for building the toughest vehicles to handle even the most difficult jobs. Now the automaker has taken strength to a new level, developing an ultra high-strength steel manufacturing process that creates materials that are literally stronger than railroad tracks and military tanks.
In creating the roof rails for the 2020 Ford Escape and the
2020 Ford Explorer, Ford developed a new forming approach known as 3D Roll and
Sweep. Basically, the process roll-forms the material into a tube and then
bends it into a unique shape. The process is less costly than the former
hydroforming process and more than twice as strong.
The high-strength steel in Ford models also allows for
increased space inside the vehicle and an overall reduction in weight,
enhancing comfort and performance.
Steel as strong as a military tank isn’t the only reasons
why the new Ford vehicles are safer than before, though. New Ford models
feature a huge array of advance safety technologies that let you drive with
total confidence. Features like Auto High-Beam Headlamps, Blind Spot Information
System, Automatic Emergency Braking, Intelligent Cruise Control, and Evasive
Steering Assist all work in tandem to keep you safe no matter the conditions on
Find the strong 2020 Ford Escape and 2020 Ford Explorer here at Tipton Ford.
If you’re looking for a relaxing ride, the new 2020 Ford
Explorer may be the perfect vehicle for you. That’s because the 2020 Explorer
design is quieter than ever, featuring improved engineering and smart
technologies like Active Noise Control. Believe it or not, the 2020 model will
have the quietest Explorer cabin ever produced.
According to Ford, the 2020 Explorer has a dual-wall dashboard to prevent unwanted engine noise from making it’s way into the cabin, while acoustic laminated glass prevents outside noises from getting in. There’s also a sheet-molded composite material with air gaps in between, which keeps the cabin incredibly quiet.
“Whether it’s taking the family up north for the weekend or
taking a date to the movies on Saturday night, a quieter interior allows them to
better connect with those who are along for the journey,” said Craig Patterson,
Ford SUV marketing manager.
Active Noise Control is one of the high-tech features that gets rid of unwanted noise. This system uses microphones to detect unwanted sounds within the cabin, producing counter-frequencies through the audio system to cancel out noises. This is one high-tech feature that actively seeks out and eliminates harsh sounds before they reach your ears. Combining Active Noise Control with a range of engineering and design advances, the Explorer is noticeably quieter.
If you’d like to experience the Ford Explorer for yourself, stop by Tipton Ford in Brownsville, TX today and take one for a spin!