Lincoln MKS Flunks IIHS Crash Test, BMW 5 Series isn’t Much Better

1
Share this Article
A trio of luxury midsized sedans has been tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the results are a mixed bag. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Geriatric Vehicles

9
Top 10 Geriatric Vehicles
Share this Article
Cars like the Mercury Grand Marquis and Buick Roadmaster are quintessential examples of “old-person transportation,” if we may make a blatantly ageist statement. Potentially offensive remarks aside, these large, rear-wheel-drive sedans were a favorite of the grandparent set; it’s hard to believe they didn’t come from the factory with wrap-around sunglasses, AAA stickers and boxes… Continue Reading...

Ford Taurus, Explorer and Lincoln MKS Recalled for Fuel Tank Issue

1
Ford Taurus, Explorer and Lincoln MKS Recalled for Fuel Tank Issue
Share this Article
Ford has issued a recall for 2012 model year Taurus and Lincoln MKS models along with the 2013 model year Explorer for a fuel tank issue. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Land Yachts Under $100,000

Top 10 Land Yachts Under $100,000
Share this Article
Large and in charge. Big is beautiful. Size matters. Yes, there are endless clichés to support the notion that the bigger something is, the better it is. In the automotive kingdom, some vehicles not only adhere to this philosophy, but redefine it. We aren’t talking the puny realm of offerings like the Honda Accord, Toyota… Continue Reading...

2013 Lincoln MKZ Photos Leaked Ahead of 2012 New York Auto Show

4
2013 Lincoln MKZ Photos Leaked Ahead of 2012 New York Auto Show
Share this Article
Ahead of its scheduled debut at the New York Auto Show, photos of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ sedan leaked onto the internet today.  Courtesy of Eastern European publication AutoForums.cz, we can now report that the upcoming MKZ has little changed from the concept car released at last January’s Detroit Auto Show. The side-view mirrors got… Continue Reading...

2013 Lincoln MKS Revealed with “New” Design Direction: 2011 LA Auto Show

2013 Lincoln MKS Revealed with “New” Design Direction: 2011 LA Auto Show
Share this Article
Lincoln has revamped its MKS for 2013, sporting a whole new exterior appearance as part of a change in the brand’s design direction.  While different, it’s not exactly a departure from the previous model, although with this just a mid-cycle update any drastic changes will have to be saved for the next all-new model. Debuting… Continue Reading...

2013 Lincoln MKS, MKT Teased Again: LA Auto Show Preview

2013 Lincoln MKS, MKT Teased Again: LA Auto Show Preview
Share this Article
Lincoln is brewing up some more interest for its upcoming LA Auto Show debuts. Recently we were teased with a single photo showcasing the new design of the 2013 MKS and MKT, and now the Ford luxury brand has released a couple more. This time it’s clearly showcasing the new MKS sedan’s LED taillights and… Continue Reading...

Lincoln To Overhaul Lineup By 2014

2
Lincoln To Overhaul Lineup By 2014
Share this Article
Just as industry analysts and veterans are convinced that the Lincoln brand will share a similar fate to Mercury, Lincoln is determined to prove the naysayers otherwise. According to global product chief of Ford, Derrick Kuzak, Ford promises no fewer than seven new or improved vehicles in the Lincoln lineup by 2014, a mere three… Continue Reading...

Redesigned Lincoln MKS And MKT To Debut Later This Year

1
Redesigned Lincoln MKS And MKT To Debut Later This Year
Share this Article
Lincoln sales have been slipping and so far are down 8 percent this year. The automaker has sped up redesign plans for the full-size MKS and three-row MKT as sales have dropped by 40 percent this year for the sedan, and 38 percent for the crossover. The redesigned MKS and MKT will debut at the Los Angeles Auto… Continue Reading...

SEMA Preview: Lincoln to Display Customized MKS, MKZ and Ugly Ducking MKT at SEMA

SEMA Preview: Lincoln to Display Customized MKS, MKZ and Ugly Ducking MKT at SEMA
Share this Article
Lincoln has been hard at work refreshing its lineup over the past few years and the luxury arm of Ford has chosen to display three of its newest vehicles at the 2009 SEMA Show: a 2010 MKZ, a 2009 MKS and a 2010 MKT. But before the two luxury sedans and one crossover made their… Continue Reading...

Ford Tests New Ecoboost Engine at the Drag Strip

Ford Tests New Ecoboost Engine at the Drag Strip
Share this Article
With increasingly stringent fuel economy regulations and in an effort to delivery maximum power for minimal gas, many automakers are switching to smaller displacement engines and forced induction. BMW and Audi are two examples, but U.S. automaker Ford is also making strides in this area with its new line of EcoBoost engines. The current EcoBoost… Continue Reading...

Lincoln MKS & MKT to get Better-than-Lexus Auto-Park System

Comments Off
Lincoln MKS & MKT to get Better-than-Lexus Auto-Park System
Share this Article
The new Lincoln MKS and upcoming Lincoln MKT crossover will feature an innovative new computer-controlled auto-park system that, says Ford, is far superior to existing competitors’ systems. The Active Park Assist system will use ultrasonic waves, rather than video cameras to position the vehicle for parallel parking, calculate the desired steering angle and quickly steer… Continue Reading...