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Hennessey’s 600-hp Lincoln Navigator has arrived

This past March, Hennessey Performance Engineering announced HPE500 and HPE600 packages for the 2018 Lincoln Navigator. As of September, HPE has built the first modified luxo-barge. The HPE600 package, as it implies, ups the horsepower from 450 to 600. The package runs $19,950 and the buyer must supply the Navigator or an Expedition Platinum model. HPE has...

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2019 Lincoln Nautilus first drive review: Deep dive into crossover luxury

“Underway on nuclear power!” That was the message from the USS Nautilus following its 1954 launch as the world's first nuclear-powered submarine. From behind the wheel, the optional 335-horsepower, 380-pound-feet, 2.7-liter twin-turbo V-6 in the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus is silent and powerful enough to be mistaken for atomic power as it...

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2019 Lincoln Continental gets more features, higher prices

Following a price bump for the 2019 Lincoln Navigator, the 2019 Continental is now subject to a higher starting price. Like the full-size SUV, the full-size luxury sedan gains more standard features. Details come from CarsDirect, which reported the 2019 Continental will start at $47,140, or $985 over last year's model. The price includes the mandatory $925...

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Lincoln Navigator gets up to $3,500 more expensive for 2019, crests $100K

Luxury SUV shoppers will face higher Lincoln Navigator prices for the 2019 model year. CarsDirect reported pricing analysis on Friday that shows the popular luxury SUV will cost up to $3,500 more, depending on trim. The increase means the Navigator L Black Label now starts at more than $100,000. Those looking at entry-level Navigators will face a modest...

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Lincoln asking top dealers to create stand-alone showrooms

Lincoln has been on a slow churn toward restoring long-lost former glory. Ford Motor Company's luxury brand is aiming for greatness, and the plan will either work or the company will fall back as a luxury also-ran. In an effort to nudge the ship in the right direction, Lincoln is looking for a few of its key dealers to break their showrooms apart from the...

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Ford will shrink platform count to just 5

Alan Mulally helped steer Ford through the previous decade's global financial crisis by moving the automaker's global lineup onto a core set of platforms under a strategy known as One Ford. It saw Ford go from 30 platforms prior to Mulally joining as CEO in 2006 down to nine in 2015, a year after Mulally passed the reins on to Mark Fields. Current Ford CEO...

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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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