Leaked photos of Lincoln Nautilus suggests it might be getting an upgraded interior for 2021.
A few days ago, a picture of a 2021 Lincoln Nautilus was leaked on social media by an employee working at Ford’s Oakville Assembly Plant, and it instantly went viral. Fans were thrilled as it showed the interior of the SUV, and it looked like it had been completely redesigned!
The future of Lincoln Nautilus might not look that bright, but the interior sure looks drop-dead gorgeous. The upgrades are said to have been inspired by the Aviator, as Lincoln aims to bring the Nautilus up to par with other vehicles in its current lineup.
The SUV is provided with a brand new dashboard and a redesigned center console, similar to the Aviator and Corsair. The upper and lower sections of the dashboard have been split horizontally by a trim piece, and the center touchscreen and infotainment system resembles the SYNC 4 system found in the Aviator.
The digital cluster and HVAC controls are similar to other Lincoln models as well. Moreover, the steering wheel has been redesigned and is now multifunctional too.
Unfortunately, only the interior seems to have been upgraded as performance and engine options are likely to remain the same. The standard Nautilus is currently equipped with a 4.0-liter turbocharged engine producing 250 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque while the higher trim level is powered by a 2.7-liter twin-turbo V6 outputting 335 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque! These impressive numbers might explain why Lincoln didn’t feel the need to make any changes to the engine offerings.
However, Lincoln’s decision to upgrade the Nautilus for 2021 seems to bring more questions than answers, though. Ford has already confirmed that the Nautilus would stop being produced in Canadian Oakville Factory in 2024. Nonetheless, production being halted doesn’t necessarily mean it will disappear; it could always be imported from China. The manufacturer hasn’t confirmed anything about that yet.
In all cases, if you wanted to get your hands on a Nautilus any time soon, it might be now or never. And it even now has a way sexier interior than any of its predecessor, so why wait?