Lincoln Continental News

  • ex-Jackie Kennedy 1961 Lincoln Continental

    The Elwood Engel-designed 1961 Lincoln Continental set the pace for luxury in the 1960s and to this day is the Lincoln that resonates most with classic car enthusiasts.

  • 2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition
    2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition is sold out

    Lincoln's 2019 Continental Coach Door Edition sees the brand revive the rear-opening doors found on some of its most iconic models of the 1960s. While the front doors open in normal fashion, the rear pair swing back 90 degrees, much like on a Rolls-Royce. No doubt the feature will grab...

  • 2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Edition, 2019 Detroit auto show
    2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Edition: Suicide doors are back

    Next year, 80 2019 Lincoln Continental owners will bring back memories of Lincoln’s 1960s glory days when they open their car’s doors. That’s because coach doors, more popularly known as suicide doors, will return with the limited edition 2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Door...

  • Lincoln Continental suicide doors teaser Dec. 2018
    Lincoln teaser foreshadows return of Continental's suicide doors

    After unending rumors, Lincoln appears to have teased the return of suicide doors for the Continental flagship sedan. The American luxury brand posted a teaser image and caption on social media on Thursday. The photo does not tease a new Continental itself, but instead features suicide door handles...

  • 2018 Lincoln Continental
    2019 Lincoln Continental gets more features, higher prices

    Following a price bump for the 2019 Lincoln Navigator, the 2019 Continental is now subject to a higher starting price. Like the full-size SUV, the full-size luxury sedan gains more standard features. Details come from CarsDirect, which reported the 2019 Continental will start at $47,140, or $985...

  • Jay Leno's 1966 Lincoln Continental
    Jay Leno shows off his latest purchase: an all-original 1966 Lincoln Continental convertible

    Will Jay Leno ever stop expanding his collection of amazing cars? Probably not. One of the world's best-known car buffs recently made room for the latest addition: a 1966 Lincoln Continental convertible. What's so special about this particular Continental is that it's completely unrestored and...

  • 2017 Lincoln Continental

    A beloved element is reportedly returning to the Lincoln Continental: suicide doors. The doors, featured on the 1961 Continental, have long been a cult favorite among fans. Automotive News (subscription required) first reported on the return of the suicide doors last Saturday following the 2018 National Automotive Dealers Association meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. A handful of dealers confirmed Lincoln's plans to reintroduce the suicide doors but asked to remain anonymous. According to the unnamed dealers, the suicide doors are meant to show Lincoln's commitment to sedans amid a market hungry...

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    German firms likely to stop ICE development in as little as 6 years, says major supplier

    Continual improvements in alternative technologies coupled with environmental mandates that spur their growth may lead to automakers starting to abandon internal combustion engine development in as little as six years. That’s the word of major automotive supplier Continental’s CFO...

  • 2017 Lincoln Continental head-up display
    Lincoln debuts advanced head-up display for 2017 Continental

    The Lincoln Motor Company wants its drivers to keep their hands on the wheel. One way Ford's luxury brand is aiming to accomplish that goal is with a new, enhanced head-up display. In fact, Lincoln is claiming it has scored a benchmark with its all-new head-up display for the 2017 Continental...

  • Matthew McConaughey in ad for 2017 Lincoln Continental
    Lincoln calls on Matthew McConaughey for Continental spot

    Lincoln has a new Continental on sale and to help promote it the automaker has once again called on actor Matthew McConaughey. He features in a new spot to be beamed out to televisions across the country on December 31. You don’t have to wait until then to watch it as an extended version is...

  • 2017 Lincoln Continental
    2017 Lincoln Continental first drive review

    It must be tough to be Lincoln. As the brand has learned, time and again, there is a difference between image and reputation. The most tired trope among those who care about cars is to anticipate the reemergence of the world-beating American luxury brand, which has moved quietly to the sidelines...

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    Arrival of 2017 Continental marks start of more personalized service from Lincoln

    Lincoln's attempt to reassert itself as a true luxury brand rather than just a peddler of re-badged Fords isn't just about the cars. When the 2017 Continental launches this fall, it will usher in a new, more personalized service customer-service program that Lincoln hopes will distinguish it from...

  • ex-Jackie Kennedy 1961 Lincoln Continental

    Flash back to 1961 and imagine the most glamorous First Lady ever to take up residence in the White House: Jacqueline Kennedy. To capitalize on her elegance and popularity, executives at Ford Motor Company loaned Jackie a gleaming white 1961 Continental four-door convertible for tooling around Washington, D.C. Of course, the First Lady's ride needed a few special things added to it, namely some Secret Service-grade equipment so her detail could keep tabs on her while she was out and about. After November 1963, Lincoln Continentals and the Kennedys were forever linked, but the once glamorous...

  • Lincoln Continental Approach Detection
    Lincoln adds approach detection system to new Continental

    Lincoln says its new approach detection feature in the 2017 Continental flagship sedan will do more than just turn on the lights when the key fob gets near the vehicle. Instead, it essentially throws out a welcome mat, something Lincoln says is designed to remind owners of checking into a high-end...

  • 2017 Lincoln Continental
    2017 Lincoln Continental priced from $45,485

    The 2017 Lincoln Continental has been priced from $45,485, including a $925 destination charge. The figure is several thousand dollars higher than the starting price of the MKS, which the Continental replaces, though it’s below what most rivals in this segment charge. Even Cadillac’s...

  • 2017 Lincoln Continental, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    Lincoln sees strong initial demand for new Continental

    The car that Lincoln says will be responsible for reinventing its image and its portfolio has 40,000 potential buyers. The 2017 Continental flagship sedan has generated a considerable amount of interest among the media, and now Ford Motor Company's [NYSE:F] luxury division has put a figure on the...

  • 2017 Lincoln Continental, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    2017 Lincoln Continental Lands At Detroit Auto Show: Live Photos And Video

    Say goodbye to the MKS and hello to the all-new 2017 Lincoln Continental. The big, comfy cruiser is on show this week at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show and will be sailing into showrooms this fall. With its arrival, Lincoln finally gets a proper flagship, one that is forward looking and signaling of...

  • 2017 Lincoln Continental leaked - Image via Ford Inside News
    2017 Lincoln Continental Leaked

    Ladies and gentlemen, it appears the first photo of the all-new Lincoln Continental has surfaced, ahead of the car’s likely debut at next week’s 2016 Detroit Auto Show. This grainy shot comes to us from popular forum Ford Inside News and likely depicts a lower-spec model. If you compare...

  • 2017 Lincoln Continental spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    This is our best look yet at the production version of Lincoln’s all-new Continental flagship sedan, which will serve as the replacement for the MKS when it goes on sale next year. Previewed in concept form back at 2015 New York Auto Show, the production version looks almost identical to the striking show car (much to Bentley’s chagrin), right down to its vertical-split grille, traditional three-box shape and transparent-chrome tail lights. The platform underpinning the car is a stretched version of Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] front-wheel-drive (with available all-wheel...

  • 2017 Lincoln Continental spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    New Lincoln Continental Debuting At 2016 Detroit Auto Show: Report

    Lincoln is in the process of overhauling its lineup and part of the plan is a new flagship sedan to replace the unloved MKS. This new sedan will revive Lincoln’s Continental nameplate and should be on sale sometime next year. The new Continental was previewed in concept form earlier this...

  • Lincoln Continental Seat
    Revived Lincoln Continental Will Have 30-Way Adjustable Seats: Video

    The Lincoln Continental concept hardly looks bad. Sure, the styling is somewhat derivative, and the wheels resemble something you'd see on a hobbled exotic stashed in the back of a SEMA hall. But overall? It looks like it could be the premium car Lincoln needs. ALSO SEE: 2016 Lincoln Continental...

  • Lincoln Continental concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show
    Lincoln Continental To Be Built At Ford’s Flat Rock Plant In Michigan

    Lincoln is in the process of overhauling its lineup, as well as introducing some brand new additions, and the next model we’re likely to see is a flagship sedan that will revive the Continental nameplate and serve as a replacement for the aging MKS. The new Continental was previewed in...

  • Lincoln Continental concept
    New Lincoln Continental Coming In 2016: Official

    At a preview showing of its Continental concept car on Sunday, Lincoln repeatedly stated that the car was “just a concept”. Now, however, on the eve of the 2015 New York Auto Show, the American luxury brand has confirmed that a new Continental will land in showrooms sometime next year...

  • Lincoln Continental concept unveiling, New York City, March 29, 2015
    Lincoln Continental Concept Debuts At The 2015 New York Auto Show

    Mummified in official, officious words like “effortlessly powerful” and “quiet luxury,” the new Lincoln Continental concept car slid silently into New York City Sunday evening. Wearing the brand’s new face and promising great things for the future, the Continental...

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