2019 Gets a Technology and Price Bump

2019 Gets a Technology and Price Bump

The 2019 Lincoln Continental will reportedly start at $47,140 – which is an increase of $985 over the 2018. The base model is getting some important driving assistance features, such as automated emergency braking – useful when a collision is imminent and you haven’t touched your brakes yet, blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control – which is very handy on long trips, and lane keep assist – which is a great second pair of eyes in the event you get distracted by another driver browsing Facebook instead of keeping his or her eyes on the road. 

The Continental Select’s price rises by $1,830. the new MSRP will be $56,830. It doesn’t appear anything is added other than the aforementioned safety features above. The Continental Reserve is said to get at least a $4,925 price bump to $60,705 –  but receives the technology package – which includes HUD (head up display), the climate package and parking assistance. The climate package includes heated rear seats, a heated steering wheel and windshield wiper de-icer. The Continental Select also gets a 13 speaker Revel sound system.

Lincoln MKX, MKZ Hybrid Earn Placement on “Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America” List

Lincoln MKX, MKZ Hybrid Earn Placement on “Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America” List

DEARBORN, Mich., April 25, 2018 – The Lincoln Motor Company continues its winning run with fleet customers as it earns coveted spots on Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America awards list for 2018. The awards recognize vehicles that provide fleet customers with the lowest cost of ownership. Lincoln is no stranger to the list. Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Premiere is a five-time Luxury Hybrid winner, and Lincoln MKX Premiere is a two-time winner in the Luxury Mid-Size SUV/Crossover category.

To determine the 2018 Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America™ awards, Vincentric performed a cost-of-ownership analysis measuring over 2,500 vehicle configurations based on typical fleet use. Using eight different cost factors – depreciation, fees & taxes, financing, fuel, insurance, maintenance, opportunity cost, and repairs – each vehicle was evaluated in all 50 states plus D.C. using 28 different lifecycle scenarios.

Winners were identified by determining which vehicles had the lowest fleet lifecycle cost in the most scenarios within its segment. Learn more at www.vincentric.com.

Lincoln Aviator Previewed

Lincoln Aviator Previewed

Aviator glides into New York this week, offering a preview of The Lincoln Motor Company’s newest vehicle along with a glimpse into the brand’s future, which is moving toward a broader portfolio of utilities and electrification in conjunction with effortless services. As more consumers choose the spaciousness and capability of SUVs, Lincoln unveils Aviator, a distinctive three-row plug-in hybrid production preview. The “teaser” model serves to preview the direction Lincoln plans to take with its newest SUV when the production model goes on sale next year.

“The Lincoln Navigator continues to turn heads and bring new clients to the brand,” says Joy Falotico, president, The Lincoln Motor Company. “We believe Aviator’s elegant design, state-of-the-art technology and refined plug-in hybrid option will draw even more clients to the Lincoln showroom, including families who are looking for three-row capability.”

With its slim, tapered lines, roomy interior, twin-turbocharged powertrain available with an advanced plug-in hybrid option, the three-row Aviator targets the heart of the premium market, entering the medium luxury SUV segment that represents more than a quarter of all premium SUVs sold. Appealing to millennials starting families, with the majority of vehicles sold to people ages 35 to 44, the medium luxury SUV segment saw sales of more than 585,000 vehicles in 2017.