Tag: Lincoln

Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring – PHEV Power to Maintain Lincoln’s Momentum

Lincoln’s been a bit of a resurgent brand of late, and the newest crossover for future Matthew McConaughey commercials is the Corsair Grand Touring. This plug-in hybrid crossover has electric all-wheel drive (read: electric drive motors provide most of the power to the wheels) and will give Lincoln a second PHEV offering, following the introduction […]

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2021 Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring PHEV Gets e-AWD, 266 HP And 25 Miles Electric Range

The all-new Lincoln Corsair adds a plug-in hybrid version at the LA Auto Show that adopts the Grand Touring name. As with the Aviator Grand Touring, the smaller Corsair Grand Touring is an electrified model featuring e-AWD. However, the Corsair does not get the same plug-in hybrid powertrain that churns out an impressive 494 HP […]

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QOTD: You Knew This Was Coming…

<img data-attachment-id="1697606" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Mach-E-GT-e1574104044300.jpg" data-orig-size="4393,2656" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"3.5","credit":"ANDREW WHITE","camera":"Canon EOS-1D X","caption":"Ford Motor Company introduces the Mustang Mach-E GT SUV at Jet Center Los Angeles in Hawthorne, California on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. The GT Performance Edition brings the thrills Mustang is famous for, targeting 0-60 mph in the mid-3-second range and an estimated 342 kW (459 […]

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Ford F-150, F-Series Super Duty And Lincoln MKX Recalled Over Safety Issues

Ford has issued three safety recalls in North America that affect several pickup truck models and one SUV, over potential fire risks and lighting issues. The first campaign includes 135,725 units of the 2019-2020 Ford F-150 in the United States and federalized territories, 30,073 in Canada and 2,257 in Mexico. They were made at Dearborn […]

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Ford Issues Three Safety Recalls In North America For Edge, Expedition, Transit And Lincoln Navigator

Certain Ford vehicles have been included in three safety campaigns conducted by the automaker in North America. The biggest recall is for the 2015-2017 Transit and affects 293,558 units in the United States and federalized territories, 22,960 in Canada and 2,755 in Mexico. Built at Kansas between January 17, 2014, and June 15, 2017, the […]

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Get Yer Coach Doors While You Can

Not many of you will, of course, and not just because the Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition now sells for more than $115,000. There’s too few of them, you see. Last year’s surprise run of coachbuilt, suicide-doored Continentals sold out in 48 hours and totalled just 80 vehicles. For 2020, the fabulously expensive long-wheelbase Conti […]

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As Consumer Complaints Mount, Lincoln’s Aviator Appears Not Fully Baked

Ford Motor Company may have sidelined thousands of 2020 Ford Explorers and Lincoln Aviators due to hazy manufacturing issues, but it seems many vehicles slipped through the quality dragnet and into the hands of consumers. You saw a eyebrow-raising walkaround of a dealer-fresh Aviator here the other week. Owners, however, get to slip behind the […]

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2020 Lincoln Corsair: Enough Panache to Sway the Import Buyer?

Lincoln’s MKC was a solid effort for the brand’s first foray into the compact premium crossover market, but certain gripes stood out. For this not-broad-of-beam writer, the relatively narrow front chairs didn’t usher in that sense of coddling a buyer demands of a high-end vehicle. In base spec, the 2.0-liter Ecoboost four-cylinder felt slightly labored, […]

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Place Your Order For The 2020 Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition Starting Today

The Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition has made a comeback for the 2020MY. Unlike the previous batch, which was limited to 80 units, production will now be capped at approximately 150 cars, and deliveries will start next spring. Ford’s premium car brand has already opened the order books for the limited edition model, which starts […]

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Quality Issues Leads to Bumpy Takeoff for 2020 Ford Explorer

Sales figures are now rolling in from the Detroit Three automakers, with Ford now reporting third-quarter volumes. While Matthew Guy will have a roundup for you later today, we can share that Ford’s most recent sales quarter was not a stellar affair, made worse by the bungled launch of a high-profile model. As we’ve told […]

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Lincoln Shows Us More Of The 2020 Corsair In 99 New Photos

Lincoln recently organized the media drive event for the all-new 2020 Corsair compact luxury SUV in and around San Francisco, California. As is customary, the automaker dropped a massive photo gallery that presents its latest model in great detail. Replacing the MKC, the 2020 Corsair shares underpinnings with the all-new Ford Escape and that’s obvious […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: $60,000 Luxury Sedans in 2020

Say you’re an auto shopper of wealth and taste who has around $60,000 to spend. Now, let’s assume the usual options from Japan and Germany are not for you. Would you turn to America or Sweden to fill your luxury needs? Lincoln Continental Lincoln’s Continental enters 2020 in three trims spanning three engine options. Prices start at […]

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North American Car, Utility And Truck Of The Year Semifinalists Announced

The North American Car, Utility, and Truck of the Year Awards has announced this year’s semifinalists. On the car side, there are a number of high-profile models including the Chevrolet Corvette, Porsche 911, Polestar 1 and Toyota Supra. There are also a handful of luxury cars including the BMW 3-Series, Cadillac CT5 and Mercedes A-Class. […]

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As Ford Grapples With 2020 Explorer and Lincoln Aviator Issues, One Reader Doesn’t Like What He Discovered

You read all about Ford’s midsize crossover issues last week, perhaps with great dismay. According to an extensive report, serious and sometimes hazy quality defects have kept thousands of 2020 Ford Explorers and Lincoln Aviators away from dealer lots. It seems the automaker is hauling vehicles directly from Chicago Assembly to a hastily-arranged fix-it space […]

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Lincoln’s ‘Fresh Take’ Campaign Traps Matthew McConaughey Inside Pink Mist

<img data-attachment-id="1688660" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lincoln-Aviator-Campaign-McConaughey.jpg" data-orig-size="3168,1782" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"\u201cFresh Take\u201d campaign features spokesman Matthew McConaughey in a colorful, surreal setting to highlight how the all-new Lincoln Aviator stands on its own","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"\"Fresh Take\" Aviator Campaign","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="“Fresh Take” Aviator Campaign" data-image-description=" Ford motor co ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lincoln-Aviator-Campaign-McConaughey-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lincoln-Aviator-Campaign-McConaughey-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1688660″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lincoln-Aviator-Campaign-McConaughey-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lincoln-Aviator-Campaign-McConaughey-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lincoln-Aviator-Campaign-McConaughey-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Lincoln-Aviator-Campaign-McConaughey-450×253.jpg […]

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Report: Widespread 2020 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator Quality Issues Has Automaker Scrambling

There’s no doubt the next-generation Ford Explorer and reborn Lincoln Aviator are very important vehicles for Ford Motor Company. Advanced, stylish, and packing lofty MSRPs and projected volume that’s sure to make the Blue Oval tons of cash, the worst thing that could occur to these vehicles is a botched rollout served with a side […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Floaty American Luxury Sedans From 1988

<img data-attachment-id="1687910" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2.jpg" data-orig-size="2048,1536" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="88 Lincoln Continental" data-image-description=" Lincoln ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1687910 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/lincoln_continental_2-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> In the late Eighties, American auto manufacturers still sold large, traditional luxury sedans in decent numbers. Their aging sedan […]

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Changing Trajectory: In Giving Lincoln Its Own Space, Can Ford Combat the Wandering Eye?

<img data-attachment-id="1620436" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713.jpg" data-orig-size="3295,2268" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"9","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D810","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"17","iso":"2500","shutter_speed":"0.008","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="lincoln navigator grille badge lincoln logo" data-image-description=" Image: Ford Motor Co. ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-450×310.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-610×420.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1620436″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-610×420.jpg” alt=”lincoln navigator grille badge lincoln logo” width=”610″ height=”420″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-610×420.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-75×52.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-450×310.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-768×529.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-LINCOLN-NAVIGATOR_SKV_0668E-e1523290991713-120×83.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> My father has historically been a Ford […]

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Junkyard Find: 1974 Lincoln Continental Mark IV

<img data-attachment-id="1686952" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00-1974-Lincoln-Continental-Mark-IV-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,1688" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1974 Lincoln Continental Mark IV in Denver junkyard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1974 Lincoln Continental Mark IV in Denver junkyard, LH front view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00-1974-Lincoln-Continental-Mark-IV-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00-1974-Lincoln-Continental-Mark-IV-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1686952″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/00-1974-Lincoln-Continental-Mark-IV-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1974 Lincoln Continental Mark IV in Denver junkyard, LH […]

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