Every year in the U.S., sold to 450 thousand SUVs this model, which gives reason to talk about him as “popular” American jeep. The growing popularity of this car in Russia. The first FORD EXPLORER came into the family Ford models in 1990, but in 1995 it underwent a major modernization, which was largely in the improvement of the exterior, replacement of rigid front axle with leaf springs on the independent suspension and the failure of conventional u-joints in favor of the CV joints in front wheel drive.
The FORD EXPLORER comes with three-door quadruple, or five-door five-seater body drive only on the rear wheels, or connected through a multiple disc clutch front axle. To improve cross variant with a 4×2 is supplied with self-locking differential rear axle and all-wheel drive modification has a dual transfer case. As elastic elements for the 4×2 variant is selected coil springs, for 4×4 and longitudinal torsion bars.
Range of petrol engines includes a 4-liter V-shaped “six” (162 HP and 208 HP) and 4.9-liter V-shaped “eight” (213 HP). The first two are equipped with 5-speed manual transmission or 4-speed automatic; with V8 engine manual transmission not installed.
Frame SUV Ford of comfortable spacious body is quite simple in design and has a reputation of a reliable and easy to maintain. Rear axle he is still dependent, spring suspension, although all brakes — disc (front and rear). The FORD EXPLORER comes with different sized (optional) tires: 225/75R15, 235/75R15 or 255/70R15.
Copy in 1:24 scale manufactured by Maisto. She has opening front and rear doors, fully reclining front seats, working steering. Model painted in black or green.