Hennessey Performance is showing off yet another one of their powerful creations with a tuned Lincoln Navigator undergoing dyno calibrations.
It seems that Hennessey never really stops in their quest to make faster, noisier, and more obnoxious cars. Once again we have a video of the boys and girls down in Texas taking a perfectly good 2018 Lincoln Navigator and giving it the business thanks to their HPE600 upgrade.
When the Navigator was born, it was given a 3.5-L twin-turbo engine (same as on the F-150 Raptor) that put out 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque. It also came with the Raptor’s adaptive suspension and Ford’s highly efficient 10-speed automatic transmission.
And those are all good things that Hennessey would never do anything to get rid of. They just want to do what they do best: give it more power.
To do it, Hennessey gently massaged the engine with a new high-flow air induction system, a new turbo wastegate modifier, a new intercooler and piping, and a new stainless steel catback exhaust. Then there were some ECU software upgrades, calibration, and a little bit of tuning, and when it was all said and done the Lincoln went from having 450 hp to a little over 600 at the crank.
At the rear wheel, the dyno readout says a little over 500 horses, which makes for a powertrain loss of roughly 17%. As we might have previously said here on HotCars, Hennessey doesn’t make efficient vehicles, just fast ones.
Zero to sixty is done in 4.2 seconds with a quarter-mile time of 12.9 seconds. It’s not exactly a Jeep Trackhawk, but it’s certainly more luxurious.
One thing that we should point out is how the Navigator is one of the few Hennessey upgrades with the option to also increase your stopping power as well. Optional 6-piston Brembos and massive vented discs are available for an additional fee if you value stopping just as much as you value going fast.
Hennessey hasn’t yet published pricing on the HPE600, but we’re sure if you ask them they’ll tell you.