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Lincoln MKS news - Lincoln launches luxury saloon - 2006
Among all the environmentally friendly concepts and
crossover vehicles at the Detroit show, it’s good to see Lincoln flying the stars
and stripes with a good ol’ V8 luxo-saloon, the MKS.
Packing a 4.4-litre, 315bhp V8 engine and six-speed
automatic gearbox, the MKS is unashamed of its luxury status.
In fact, Lincoln is happy to point out that the MKS is
very close to what its next generation of flagship saloons will look like.
New for the MKS is permanent four-wheel drive with a
pre-emptive traction control system that aims to avoid the wheels beginning to
The interior has all of the requisite wood and
leather, and there’s also the Vista Roof. This is glass roof that runs the
length of the cabin.
Other interior details include no less than 14
speakers for the hi-fi, and instruments that look like the face of a sports
Lincoln won’t say
when the MKS will make it into showrooms, but it’s thought US customers will
get their hands on it late in 2006.