Full article at the link. Perhaps more a successor to the 1990-2010 Explorer than the 2011+ Explorer has been. Anyway, Grand Cherokee competitor anyone?Ford’s New Everest Is the Rugged Seven-Seat Off-Roader We Want But Can’t Have
November 13, 2014
By: Robert Sorokanich
The Ford Everest’s spec sheet is tantalizing for off-road nerds. Body-on-frame construction, a solid rear axle, and a real locking transfer case with a true low range give this truck all the bona fides that have kept Jeep in business with the rock-crawling set. Meanwhile, a high-tech Terrain Management System offers street, sand, snow, and off-road settings, managing throttle response, torque vectoring, and hill control like the systems found in pricey Land Rovers. An electronic-locking rear diff and digital displays for vehicle pitch and roll round out the off-road equipment.