Despite a heavy update for 2016, the latest Lincoln MKX is getting its base price slashed by nearly $1,000 from last year to start at $38,995 after destination. Opting for the newly available 2.7-liter EcoBoost adds another $2,000 to bottom line.
Ford is issuing two recalls that cover a total of 442,300 vehicles in North America. One is for 422,814 cars for a possible power steering fault, and the other is for 19,486 units of the 2015 Mustang with the 2.3-liter EcoBoost for high underbody temperatures.
Ford is expanding its door-latch recall to an additional 156,000 vehicles in North America because the doors might not close, or could open while driving. The affected models include certain years of the Fiesta, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ, and the majority are in the US.
Lincoln is making big news in New York this week with the introduction of the Continental Concept. But this is more than just a concept – it previews a new, fullsize sedan that will go into production next year.
A development site at the Lincoln domain introduces us to a new Continental concept, called "The face of forward thinking," and the tagline, "Follow us forward." There are no pictures yet, but we're promised that it's "elegantly styled and boldly distinctive," and an "envisioning of what's to come."