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  • Lincoln Continental concept

    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. "The Continental concept showcases the promise of quiet luxury from Lincoln going forward,” Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] CEO Mark Fields said. “It also is a strong indication of what's to come next year as we introduce our new Lincoln Continental full-size luxury sedan." ALSO SEE: Lincoln...

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    Lincoln MKS Replacement To Revive Continental Name?

    Lincoln is set to launch a replacement for its MKS in 2016 and according to a somewhat unusual source it may end up being called a Continental. The source of the information is none other than singer Neil Young, who on a recent episode of Mad Money on CNBC (see below) revealed that he’s...

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    2013 Lincoln MKS Recalled For Faulty Child Safety Locks

    Lincoln has issued a recall on certain versions of its 2013 MKS sedan due to an issue with the cars’ child safety locks. Also included in the latest recall are versions of the 2013 Ford Explorer and Taurus. The recall only affects 2013 Lincoln MKS sedans built from November 29, 2012, through...

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    2012 Lincoln MKS Recalled Due To Faulty Fuel Tanks

    The 2012 MKS, along with the Ford Taurus and 2013 Ford Explorer, have been recalled because of faulty fuel tanks.

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    Realizing Its Folly, Lincoln Unveils MKS Livery Sedan

    While Lincoln hasn’t had a commanding position in any of the luxury segments for quite a few years now, there was one area where it dominated, and that was in the livery market. Lincoln’s Town Car, which was also available as a stretch limousine, was one of the most popular choices in...

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    2013 Lincoln MKS: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

    At this week’s 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show Lincoln is showing off its latest MKS luxury sedan, which has just undergone a facelift for the 2013 model year. Sadly, like the similarly updated MKT we saw earlier, the stylists at Lincoln were unable to change the look dramatically, which means the...

  • 2013 Lincoln MKS teaser

    The 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show is now just a couple of days away and in the lead up to the annual event Lincoln has released new teaser images via its Facebook page of one of its new attractions planned. The teasers are for the facelifted 2013 MKS sedan that’s set to debut in L.A. alongside a similarly updated MKT crossover. They show the hood of the new MKS, which sports new character lines that flow into what’s expected to be a slightly toned down waterfall grille, as well as revised tail-lights and a look at part of the car's main instrument cluster. Other updates expected on...

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    Lincoln Tops Lexus And Others As One Of America's Most Liked Companies: Report

    Lincoln came out ahead of Lexus, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Cadillac, and others in a survey of American's most-liked companies.

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    Lincoln MKS EcoBoost Pitted Against Maserati Quattroporte at 12,000 feet

    To win the comparison, Ford took the fight to the only ground that gives the EcoBoost engine the advantage.

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    Lincoln downsizing models, possible compact car and small crossover in the works

    Lincoln will reportedly be taking a new approach to what sort of vehicles it produces, with plans to downsize vehicles in the wake of flailing sales of the Navigator SUV and other large cars. The new approach will see the American brand focusing on cars that will likely be the smallest Lincolns...

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    Ford details powertrain plans through 2010

    The EcoBoost four-cylinder made news today with its impressive 240hp output from a small 2.0L displacement, raising hopes for enthusiasts everywhere that the engine might see use in a small and sporty hatch or sedan - or possibly even an SVO-type Mustang. But that's not the only thing Ford has in...

  • 2010 Lincoln MKS EcoBoost V6
    Lincoln reveals pricing for MKS with 355hp EcoBoost V6

    The Lincoln MKS has been a sales success for Ford, with the regular V6 version launched last year racking up thousands of sales and regaining market share lost mainly to Cadillac in the recent past. Lincoln is now expanding the MKS range to make even more flexible with the sales launch of the new...

  • Cleveland Engine Plant No. 1 EcoBoost production line

    After shutting down its storied Cleveland Engine Plant No. 1 back in 2007, Ford has kicked the site back into life with production of its brand new EcoBoost engines starting today. The plant is the first manufacturing site in the world to build the EcoBoost engine and the first examples are destined for the 2010 model-year Lincoln MKS, Lincoln MKT, Ford Taurus SHO and Ford Flex crossover. Ford has invested more than $55 million for tooling and equipment upgrades at the Ohio plant, and approximately 250 employees are needed for each shift. To ensure top level quality and reliability, a new...

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    Hennessey announces plans to modify the Ford Taurus SHO

    Twin-turbos, 365hp - stock - aggressive looks and...four doors? A Blue Oval on the grille? The Ford Taurus SHO is a legendary nameplate with a promising new face for the 2010 model year, and the tuners at Hennessey Performance have taken notice. Not much about the planned modifications are yet...

  • Ford EcoBoost V6 engine
    Ford reveals full details for EcoBoost engine, confirms launch in Lincoln MKS, MKT, and Ford Flex models

    The first in a wave of new EcoBoost engines makes its debut in the Lincoln MKS, MKT and Ford Flex later this year as part of Ford’s global initiative to provide powertrains that deliver high output but low consumption and emissions. The first engine will be a 3.5L petrol V6 with...

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    Ford unveils automated parking system for Lincoln MKS and MKT

    The 2010 Lincoln MKT crossover has officially been revealed at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. Click here for all the details and images. Ford is introducing an automatic parking system in the flagship Lincoln MKS sedan, as well as the upcoming Lincoln MKT seven-seat luxury crossover, to help drivers...

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    Lincoln driving MKS to strong showing at SEMA

    Among the many turbocharged tuner cars and monster-truck four-wheelers crowding the SEMA showfloor next week, there will be a cadre of Lincoln MKS sedans, suitably modified but standing somewhat back from the extremism of the rest of the show. Three of the cars will be on display, each offering a...

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    Lincoln MKS first to market with THX II Certified stereo

    Audio and video entertainment are becoming more and more central to the way we use our cars, and as such features gain importance, the race to build the best stereo or DVD system becomes just as important as fuel efficiency, horsepower and handling to many buyers. Lincoln's inclusion of a THX II...

  • Ford considering Lincoln compact to slot below MKS

    Lincoln's recent rebirth as Ford's focus for luxury, led by the 2009 MKS sedan, has targeted it for a market that doesn't focus heavily on compact cars. The game is changing, however, as even BMW and Mercedes are looking at four-cylinders and smaller cars for the U.S. market as efficiency and emissions concerns rise. According to Derrick Kuzak, Ford's product development guru, that train of thought could be making a stop at Lincoln. Specifics are still a ways out, but Kuzak says the company sees "room for a smaller car in the Lincoln brand," reports Automotive News. With the MKS (pictured)...

  • Lincoln MKS racking up thousands of sales before launch
    Lincoln MKS racking up thousands of sales before launch

    More than 8,600 orders have been placed for the 2009 Lincoln MKS even though the car isn’t set to go on sale officially until the end of the month. The large number of pre-orders has been attributed to Lincoln's non-traditional marketing techniques in promoting the car such as revealing full...

  • 2009 Lincoln MKS flagship debuts in L.A.
    2009 Lincoln MKS flagship debuts in L.A.

    The all-new 2009 Lincoln MKS full-size luxury sedan has officially been revealed just hours ahead of its world debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. It misses out on the ‘TwinForce’ V6 we’ve all been waiting for but it still comes with a host of new features. They include the SYNC...

  • Ford TwinForce to debut in 2009 Lincoln MKS
    Ford TwinForce to debut in 2009 Lincoln MKS

    The first car to feature Ford’s new TwinForce engine technology will be the 2009 Lincoln MKS, itself based on the MKR concept shown earlier this year. TwinForce is the name of Ford’s new range of fuel-efficient engines, labeled so because of the twin effects of improved power and fuel...

  • Ford greenlights new Shelby GT and Lincoln MKS sedan
    Ford greenlights new Shelby GT and Lincoln MKS sedan

    Ford has finally confirmed it will produce the Shelby GT and Lincoln MKS as part of its “Way Forward” campaign to increase flagging sales and low customer enthusiasm. We’ve already discussed the Shelby GT in a previous article, but are glad to see that the Lincoln MKS, which is...

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