2009 Lincoln MKS Preview Kalamazoo MI

Lincoln has struggled to compete in the heart of the luxury market with the likes of the BMW 3 and 5 Series, Lexus GS, Infiniti G and M, or Cadillac CTS for many years. The company unveiled a possible competitor in that segment at the 2006 North American International Auto Show in Detroit in the form of the MKS sedan concept.

Harold Zeigler Lincoln - Mercury
(269) 375-4500
4201 Stadium Drive
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Soo Motors, Inc.
(906) 632-2278
638 Ridge St
Sault Ste Marie, MI
 
Crissman Lincoln Mercury
(800) 368-3325
1185 S. Rochester Road
Rochester Hills, MI
 
Saginaw Valley Ford Lincoln-Mercury
(989) 792-1700
4201 Bay Road
Saginaw, MI
 
Clinton-Tecumseh Ford Lincoln-Mercury
(517) 456-7414
829 Tecumseh
Clinton, MI
 
Bob Maxey Lincoln Mercury
(313) 885-4000
16901 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
 
Fox Ford Lincoln Mercury Grand Traverse
(231) 922-2000
3464 N. U.s. 31 South
Traverse City, MI
 
Brown Motors, Inc
(231) 439-3673
2170 Us 31 North
Petoskey, MI
 
Sesi Lincoln-Mercury
(734) 482-7133
950 East Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI
 
Northern Motor Company
(906) 786-1130
1419 Ludington Street
Escanaba, MI
 

2009 Lincoln MKS Preview

Provided by:

Click here for more content from JDPower.com

Critical Knowledge:
  • New flagship full-size luxury sedan

  • 3.7-liter V-6 engine

  • Turbocharged V-6 engine to arrive within a year of launch

  • Front- or all-wheel drive (FWD or AWD)

  • Lincoln Sync communications system standard

  • Standard leather upholstery

  • Available 19- and 20-inch wheels and tires

  • Prices start under $38,000

  • Sales to start in summer 2008

Introduction
Lincoln has struggled to compete in the heart of the luxury market with the likes of the BMW 3 and 5 Series, Lexus GS, Infiniti G and M, or Cadillac CTS for many years. The company unveiled a possible competitor in that segment at the 2006 North American International Auto Show in Detroit in the form of the MKS sedan concept. Now, Lincoln is making good with a production model for the 2009 model year.

The split, "double-wing" grille of the concept and production car is reminiscent of Lincolns from the 1940s. The concept car had a 4.4-liter V-8 engine, but the production model will feature a 3.7-liter V-6 engine with the promise of a turbocharged V-6 engine in the future. While more and more luxury makers are returning to rear-wheel drive, the MKS will have a choice of FWD or AWD. The MKS will seat five and go on sale in the summer of 2008....

Click here to read the rest of the article at JDPower.com