The 2020 Ford Explorer ST replaces the previous Explorer Sport as the most powerful model in the Explorer family. The Explorer ST is powered by 3.0-liter EcoBoost engine with 400 horsepower and 415 lb.-ft. of torque that’s mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. Ford hasn’t announced how fast the Explorer ST can reach 60 mph, but it does have a 143 mph top speed.
The 2020 Explorer ST is also available with an ST Street Pack and an ST Track Pack. Both packages add 21-inch aluminum wheels with upgraded braking systems and red-painted brake calipers with stainless steel pistons.
The 2020 Explorer Hybrid is powered by a 3.3-liter hybrid powertrain with a combined 318 horsepower. Ford hasn’t announced the fuel economy specs for the Explorer Hybrid, but it will have a driving range over 500 miles.
If you missed last week’s news, the 2020 Ford Explorer is new from the ground up and is based on a new rear-wheel drive platform. It will be available in XLT, Limited, Limited Hybrid, ST and Platinum models when it arrives this summer.