At 80 mph, the new Lincoln MKX surf the road as if it were built from 4664 pounds of bubble plastic, fiberglass and cotton balls. acoustic laminated glass, aligned fender wells, and active noise cancellation to create such a quiet cabin, even at rush hour trip you can hear the soft accent of Matthew McConaughey on the shoulder:
“I was driving a Lincoln long before someone paid me to drive one … I did not do, to cool … I did not to make a statement … I just liked it.”
It is true, says Oscar winner, worth somewhere around $ 75 million to $ 100 million. “Now I have other cars, but driving a Lincoln and Lincoln have now one in my garage,” said McConaughey real life Crypt Keeper Larry King. We need means that once commanded a city car as part of a joke on set and his personal assistant now has a new ride, borrowed.
Nobody will pay to drive a Lincoln. Instead, US $ 63,275, our Lincoln MKX is priced as if the company has completed the turnaround, threw, and climbed to the top of the luxury field. The reservoir model is not yet Lincoln first drunk finish levels. Sort MKX Black label and can be tweaked at $ 70,000 with ganache called Venetian leather and rouge noir tones (purple arrogant cousin).
With the new MKX and lounge concept car Continental New York, Lincoln proposes turn left, while everyone in the business turn right. another luxury brand in the United States will not be attracted to the tough battle against the Germans Cadillac obsessed with the sport. Instead, the 98-year-old automaker wants to channel his past when Lincoln was an imposing and confident, and the performance was incidental to the smooth V-8 under the hood. Lincoln traders call this experience “quiet luxury” and can confirm that it is much softer than toilet paper gas-station grade of the same name.
Apparently unconcerned by German brands, Lincoln has set its sights on the Japanese, in general, and the Lexus RX, specifically. This is evident not only in marketing, but in everything, from the way the MKX leads the way you interact with it. Each new MKX uses adaptive dampers, but clashes are only adjustable pilot if the all-wheel drive $ 2495. Still, alternating between comfort and sport modes requires regular caving deep in the menu on the instrument panel, is added where assigns a suspension tuning for the positions of the unit and sports transmission.
That is the way of saying that there are many complicated rocker switch words to ease the journey as you drive closer appropriate Detroit. Instead, Lincoln expects its customers to define a preferred mode and forget the function driver can select through. Or, more likely, buyers conduct their MKX in either mode is in effect when they take delivery.
This is not necessarily a bad thing. The MKX covers an area with good softness, controlled in normal mode. The suspension dampens expansion joints and cracks, while the obedient body follows the road. Exacta very good weight management with a strong sense of on-center feel MKX help smaller and lighter than it is. In general, the softness incorporates MKX like Lexus, but with greater accuracy. If you are divided between a BMW and MKX, however, consult the DSM-5 for proper diagnosis.
A naturally aspirated 3.7-liter V-6 comes standard. The update is installed EcoBoost $ 2,000 a mite biturbo engine makes a power of 335 and 380 pound-feet of torque 2.7-liter. You can buy the same hardware for US $ 3.030 less in a Ford Edge, Lincoln software but the prize is good for 20 additional horsepower and 30 lb.-ft. adds. This is not enough, however, to compensate for their extra 200 pounds of opulence. The MKX clean 60 mph in 6.0 seconds and progress beyond the quarter-mile mark in 14.5. The Edge performs the same tasks in 5.6 and 14.2 seconds, respectively.