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2011 Ford Explorer will debut new four-mode terrain management tech [w/video]

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Apr 15th, 2010 at 12:28PM

Ford has just announced that the next-generation Explorer will benefit from all-wheel drive coupled to a Land Rover-like terrain management system. According to Ford, the company's researchers found that Explorer owners were somewhat befuddled by when to use which four-wheel drive mode, and has since simplified the process significantly. Instead of having to decide whether two-high, four-high or four-low is best for the current trail conditions, owners will simply have to select from an easy to use console mounted knob. Drivers simply pick between normal, mud, sand or snow modes and... Read More

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