Lincoln MKZ News

  • Screencap from Lincoln MKZ walkthrough video

    Ford is desperate to transform Lincoln into the great American luxury brand it once was, going so far to establish a crack team to focus specifically on turning around Lincoln’s woes as well as spending $1 billion on the development of up to seven new or refreshed models to be launched between now and 2014. We'll get our first look at the bold new design Lincoln is planning on the production 2013 MKZ due at April's New York Auto Show. However, a preview of the look was presented earlier this month at the Detroit Auto Show in the form of the MKZ Concept. Lincoln’s new chief...

  • 2013 Lincoln MKZ concept
    Max Wolff Presents Lincoln's MKZ Concept: Video

    Lincoln has a lot riding on the success of its next mid-size MKZ sedan, which it refers to as the birth of “a new brand.” When designer Max Wolff was tasked with styling the next MKZ, his challenge was making the car distinctive enough from its Ford Fusion cousin, while avoiding the...

  • Lincoln MKZ Concept, 2012 Detroit Auto Show
    2013 Lincoln MKZ Previewed By New Concept At 2012 Detroit Auto Show

    Just a day after Cadillac took the wraps off the 2013 ATS luxury sedan, Lincoln is revealing a new sedan of its own, in concept form, with the new MKZ Concept. Debuting alongside the all-new Ford Fusion, which will likely share its core with the future production MKZ, Lincoln nevertheless promises...

  • Lincoln MKT Town Car
    Lincoln Looking To China, Losing Waterfall Grille

    Putting a luxury face on an automaker in a region where it's known more for affordable commuters than superb sedans is a tough endeavor. Lexus and Cadillac, and more recently Infiniti, are facing that challenge in Europe, and if upmarket Ford brand Lincoln hopes to be around in years to come it too...

  • 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
    2013 Lincoln MKZ Delayed: Report

    Lincoln made waves last summer when it announced the 2011 MKZ Hybrid would be priced the same as the gasoline version of the car, offering 41/36 mpg for the same $35,180 (including delivery) as the 18/27 of the standard front-drive car. But it looks like the next MKZ, due as a 2013 model, has hit...

  • 2008 Lincoln MKZ
    Seven Luxury Brands Get High Marks On J.D. Power Study

    BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Lexus, Lincoln and Mercedes-Benz all received awards in the most recent high marks in the most recent 2011 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS). But the biggest surprise is that Lincoln, which came in second last year behind Porsche, beat out everyone to...

  • 2009 lincoln c concept 006

    Without the deadweight that was Mercury dragging it down, Ford’s premium division, which now only consists of Lincoln, finally has the resources and freedom to transform into the upmarket luxury brand it should have always been. This means that we’ll likely be seeing Lincoln expand into new segments and differentiate itself more substantially from the regular Ford lineup in the future. To do this, Lincoln will likely add smaller models than we’re used to seeing, with front-wheel drive compacts and crossovers potentially making the cut. There could also be greater influence from European...

  • 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
    2011 Lincoln MKZ: Hybrid Same Price As Gas At $35,180

    How long will it take to pay back the extra purchase price of a hybrid with gas savings? If it's the 2011 Lincoln MKZ, no time at all, because the hybrid is the same price as the regular gasoline-only sedan. That's a first for the hybrid market, and it really leaves no excuse for not buying the...

  • 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
    2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Hits 41 MPG, Claims Greenest Luxury Sedan Title

    While Lincoln's MKZ Hybrid may not peg all the gauges when it comes to luxury and styling, it does max out the mpg needle, hitting 41 mpg city/36 mpg highway in EPA testing, making it the most efficient luxury sedan in the U.S. If those numbers sound familiar, they are: that's exactly the same...

  • 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
    2010 New York Auto Show: 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

    At this week’s 2010 New York Auto Show Lincoln is unveiling what the company claims will be the most fuel efficient luxury sedan in the U.S., the 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid--remember, this is a segment that includes the smaller Lexus HS 250h. The new hybrid, the first from Lincoln, is set to go...

  • 2009 Audi A5
    2009 Luxury Car Sales Winners and Losers

    We're all about sick to death of hearing about the car industry's woes, but it looks like there may finally be a light at the end of the tunnel with many luxury carmakers reporting strong sales in December. Import Luxury Brands BMW rose 11.5 percent against December 2008, while Infiniti was up 10.1...

  • 2009 Lincoln C Concept
    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...

  • 2010 Lincoln MKZ

    Rounding out Ford’s trio of updated midsize sedans at last year’s Los Angeles Auto Show was the new Lincoln MKZ, which like its Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan siblings received a new face, restyled interior, and more standard features for the 2010. Ford has now added a new rage-topping trim level for the MKZ titled the Executive Appearance Package. The accessories package adds more traditional luxury appointments and expands the range of Lincoln MKZ option packages. The features include Dark Charcoal or Cashmere colored trim, Bridge of Weir leather seats, unique door trim with...

  • 2010 Lincoln MKZ
    IIHS awards Lincoln MKZ with Top Safety Pick

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently updated its testing regime to better reflect the outcomes of real-world accidents, namely to simulate the result of an accident between different sized vehicles. This saw ratings for many small cars revised downwards and reinforced the age...

  • 2010 Lincoln MKZ
    Lincoln MKZ pricing starts at $34,965

    Rounding out Ford’s trio of updated mid-size sedans at last year’s Los Angeles Auto Show was the new Lincoln MKZ, which like its Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan siblings has received a new face, restyled interior, and more standard features for the 2010. Ford has revealed pricing for the...

Follow Us on Instagram @motorauthority