2019 Gets a Technology and Price Bump

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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, Detroit Foundation Hotel Collaborate to Offer Exclusive, Personalized Service

2018 Lincoln Navigator Extended Edition

Guests at the historic Detroit Foundation Hotel can add another level of personalized service to their stay – access to exclusive vehicles courtesy of The Lincoln Motor Company. Lincoln, now the official luxury vehicle of Detroit Foundation Hotel, is providing hotel guests with access to two house vehicles, the Lincoln Continental and Lincoln Navigator. The collaboration builds on Lincoln’s focus of providing its clients with effortless experiences.

Lincoln’s flagship Continental embodies a timeless definition of beauty, balancing strength and elegance, power and control. The design is thoroughly modern, with Lincoln’s distinctive grille and an athletic profile that is dynamic and progressive. The all-new Lincoln Navigator is a full-size SUV that combines modern luxury with advanced technology – elevating family travel to first class.

“At Lincoln, luxury is an experience,” says John Emmert, group marketing manager, The Lincoln Motor Company. “This collaboration provides the perfect combination of an elegant vehicle, a lovely evening in the city and incredible hospitality, courtesy of Detroit Foundation Hotel and The Lincoln Motor Company.”

2018 Lincoln Contintal Earns IIHS Top Safety Rating

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Good ratings in all five crashworthiness tests as well as a good rating for LED headlights help the all-new 2018 Lincoln Continental qualify for a coveted TOP SAFETY PICK+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

The Continental’s front crash prevention system earns a superior rating. When equipped with the system, the car avoided collisions in IIHS track tests at 12 mph and 25 mph. The system also has a forward collision warning component that meets National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) criteria.

In addition, the Continental’s LED projector headlights earn a good rating, providing ample lighting on a straightaway and most kinds of curves. They can be obtained with high-beam assist, a feature that automatically switches between high beams and low beams, depending on the presence of other vehicles.