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 |  Aug 31 2011, 5:30 PM

If ever there was a vehicle that people seem to have completely forgotten about, it’s the Lincoln Navigator.

Once a popular SUV that battled head on with the likes of the Cadillac Escalade, the Navigator has failed to win the affections of many buyers who in the luxury SUV segment.

The Navigator is still around, and according to some rumors, an updated Navigator will bow for the 2013 model year, with some styling tweaks, and a rather big mechanical change.

Yes, like most of Ford‘s vehicles, the Navigator will also gain an EcoBoost engine, possibly the same one found in the F-150 pick-up truck.

It is not known if the motor will be tweaked for the big Lincoln, but it has already impressed many auto journalists and buyers with its fuel-economy and power (365 hp, 420 lb-ft of torque).

Expect the new Navigator to arrive in showroom’s by sometime next year.

[Source: Left Lane News]