With new luxury sedan 2016 Lincoln MKS, Lincoln decided to
attract its usual customers… and their grandchildren. The
second generation of Lincoln MKS is an attempt to re-establish
Lincoln’s reputation as a premium competitor in the USA.
The styling direction Lincoln wants to take in the future is
clear even from a glance at the bodywork – creating an
“American” style. The rear part of the car is adorned with
conservative lines, reminiscent of the ‘70s models. The
well-known sharp profile which always helped Lincoln stand out
from the crowd has been retained as well. It contains some of
the expected exterior tricks such as walk-up LED lighting or a
floating roof spoiler. The front is enriched with a split
2016 Lincoln MKS has that extra shine it needs thanks to
21-inch wheels. However, 18 and 20-inch-wheel versions will
probably also be available.
2016 Lincoln MKS has divisible, heated and upholstered seats
with the possibility of bending. Its cabin is really spacious,
and same goes for the luggage compartment. Thus, it will be
able to meet the needs of different user types. Well
equipped interior also contains: Navigation System with
SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link, Steering Wheel-Mounted Cruise
And Secondary Audio Controls, SiriusXM Satellite Radio,
Electrochromic (Auto-Dimming) Rearview Mirror, Intelligent
Access With Push-Button Start, Dual-Zone Automatic temperature
Control and more interesting and useful things.
Guest ventilation controls are also available.
Engine and performance
Lincoln has kept quiet about the engine, but let’s take a look
at the speculations about 2016 Lincoln MKS.
As for the engine, 2016 Lincoln MKS will use EcoBoost 2.9-liter
V-6 codenamed Nano, and the EcoBoost 3.5-liter V-6. It is
expected that it will produce somewhere around 300 horse power.
Gear changes are speculated to be handled by a six-speed
automatic. Power will allegedly be shifted to the front wheels,
but all-wheel drive is also an option. The maximum speed
that should reach the more powerful engine of 3.5 l is 155 mph,
and while accelerating from 0 to 60 mph for a decent 6 sec.
Price and release date
2016 Lincoln MKS will be unveiled at the end of 2015 as a 2016
model. It is expected that the price will be a few thousand
higher than the current price $41,320 for base trim level.
Prices (MSRP) of models for 2015 start with $ 38,850 for the
base trim level 100A, 101A Elite costs $ 42.100, 200A trim
level costs $ 45.840, while the highest 201A Elite has a price
of $ 49.090.