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MKC-replacing Lincoln Corsair could arrive as early as 2020 model year

In June, a report came out claiming Lincoln will rename its MKC a Corsair when the compact SUV gets a redesign. The name, which Lincoln parent company Ford has used on a handful of models sold outside the United States, is in keeping with the nautical-themed names Lincoln is currently introducing, as Corsair is an old French term for a pirate. The current...

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2019 Lincoln Nautilus priced to start at $41,335

Luxury buyers will have a new name to consider in the mid-size crossover market: the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus. Lincoln announced this week that the Nautilus, which takes over duties from the ambiguous MKX, will start at $41,335. Along with the pricing announcement, the Ford luxury brand also launched the crossover's online configurator. Buyers will be met with...

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Report: Lincoln MKC to be renamed Corsair with 2020 redesign

As Lincoln continues to rid its vehicles of the largely unloved MK naming scheme, it appears the MKC will soon be called the Corsair. The current MKC is one of the remaining Lincolns without a name that is an actual word within the brand's current lineup, and Automotive News reported on Monday that Corsair will fall in line with the luxury marque's...

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Lincoln taking steps to protect resale value

Lincoln is future-proofing the residual values of its vehicles by curbing sales to fleet businesses. In the short term, the move is hurting monthly sales figures. The plan is part of Ford CEO Jim Hackett's strategy to improve Lincoln's operational fitness, Automotive News (subscription required) reported on Sunday. The fleet sale cuts will see fewer cars...

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Lincoln test-drives used-car subscription service

Lincoln announced on Thursday it will launch a pilot for its car-subscription program in West Los Angeles and San Francisco. Unlike rival services, the vehicles will be used 2017 models, not new cars. The pilot will run through the Ford Canvas program, Ford's own subscription program that also offers used vehicles. Subscribers will have their particular car...

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Lincoln Aviator returns as elegant three-row SUV with plug-in tech

More than a decade on since the nameplate bowed out of production, Lincoln's Aviator is finally back. Unveiled Wednesday at the 2018 New York auto show, a new Aviator SUV carries the influences of the Continental and Navigator and takes things further, providing us with a better view of Lincoln's future. That future is one filled with more SUVs and...

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Lincoln Navigator gets boost from Hennessey, but still no V-8

Lincoln's Navigator impresses with its luxury and presence, but with a curb weight approaching 6,000 pounds the big SUV could definitely do with some added performance. Sure, the stock 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 is perfectly adequate with its 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque, but extra grunt is certainly welcome. And ever willing to provide...

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Lincoln Aviator concept teased ahead of 2018 New York auto show

All the rumors are about to prove true as Lincoln has just announced the reveal of an Aviator concept at this month's 2018 New York International Auto Show. The Ford luxury division posted a video to its Facebook page on Thursday that gives us a few glimpses of the SUV concept, which looks to continue the design theme first introduced in 2015 on the Lincoln...

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Lincoln taps Serena Williams as latest face for Navigator

Move over Matthew McConaughey. Lincoln has another face, and more specifically, it's for the new Navigator. Ford's luxury marque launched a new online social media campaign with tennis champion Serena Williams on Thursday. The announcement doesn't claim Williams will oust McConaughey, but she will be a new face for various online and social media content...

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