All Lincolns to get EcoBoost engines, new V6 and fuel-efficient transmissions


After killing Mercury, Ford will allocate product development, marketing, sales and service teams to support the Lincoln’s growth plan and ensure it has a strong cadence of distinct products that are well positioned in the market, the Dearborn automaker said today.

Besides the first-ever C-segment vehicle, Lincoln will get new brand-exclusive powertrains, including a new V6 engine and advanced fuel-efficient transmissions. Ford said that EcoBoost engines will be available on all Lincoln models, including the full-size Navigator SUV to the new C-segment model.

“Fuel economy leadership with each new vehicle ““ leading to Lincoln emerging as the most fuel-efficient luxury lineup on the market,” Ford said in a statement.”

Ford said that Lincoln vehicles will also get new advanced features including fully retractable glass roofs, adaptive computer-controlled suspensions, electronic, push-button gear-selectors, active noise control and exclusive MyLincoln Touch driver connect technology.

“Lincoln vehicles will reward drivers with smooth, effortless power complemented by agile handling and responsive steering,” said Derrick Kuzak, Ford”s group vice president, Global Product Development. “The cabin is a sanctuary with segment-leading quietness, genuine materials and intuitive, useful technology.”

– By: Omar Rana