2009 Lincoln MKS Preview Plattsburgh NY

Lincoln has struggled to compete in the heart of the luxury market with the likes of the BMW 3 and 5 Series, Lexus GS, Infiniti G and M, or Cadillac CTS for many years. The company unveiled a possible competitor in that segment at the 2006 North American International Auto Show in Detroit in the form of the MKS sedan concept.

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2009 Lincoln MKS Preview

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Critical Knowledge:
  • New flagship full-size luxury sedan

  • 3.7-liter V-6 engine

  • Turbocharged V-6 engine to arrive within a year of launch

  • Front- or all-wheel drive (FWD or AWD)

  • Lincoln Sync communications system standard

  • Standard leather upholstery

  • Available 19- and 20-inch wheels and tires

  • Prices start under $38,000

  • Sales to start in summer 2008

Introduction
Lincoln has struggled to compete in the heart of the luxury market with the likes of the BMW 3 and 5 Series, Lexus GS, Infiniti G and M, or Cadillac CTS for many years. The company unveiled a possible competitor in that segment at the 2006 North American International Auto Show in Detroit in the form of the MKS sedan concept. Now, Lincoln is making good with a production model for the 2009 model year.

The split, "double-wing" grille of the concept and production car is reminiscent of Lincolns from the 1940s. The concept car had a 4.4-liter V-8 engine, but the production model will feature a 3.7-liter V-6 engine with the promise of a turbocharged V-6 engine in the future. While more and more luxury makers are returning to rear-wheel drive, the MKS will have a choice of FWD or AWD. The MKS will seat five and go on sale in the summer of 2008....

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