2018 Lincoln MKZ imposing look

2018 Lincoln MKZ Features, Release Date and Price

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Lincoln has been known to make some phenomenal and iconic cars in its time. The sedan segment of the American car maker is particularly renowned for the beauty of their cars. The 2018 Lincoln MKZ arrives in the same stead.

The exterior of this new Lincoln sedan is a wonder to behold. From the iconic grille to the gentle curves of the bodywork, this Lincoln MKZ oozes a class that is inherent in the excellent craftsmanship.

This sedan is not only a looker though. It has got some serious power beneath its hood that will be able to haul this princely automobile around the city. Facts are not yet concrete regarding this car, it seems Lincoln is not ready to reveal its hand as yet.

Exterior of the 2018 Lincoln MKZ

The exterior appearance of the new upcoming Lincoln MKZ will have you gaping like a fish in search of words to describe it. The pictures floating around the internet depict a mightily pretty sedan that anyone would be proud to step out of.

The eye turner of this luxury SUV is the appearance of the headlights. Lincoln has designed these to evoke the sense of a purring cat. The slight squint-like design hue, accentuated by the LED lights surrounding the main cluster make for a very noticeable look.

2018 Lincoln MKZ impressive front view
The stylish headlights add character to the front end

The front grille is a one frame affair that proudly sports the iconic Lincoln badge. More character oozes out of this front end due to the rib appearance of the hood. This is end is further made more stylish by the elegant design of the area around the fog lights.

The roof gently slopes down towards the rear and terminates in a sort of spoiler that make the rear so stylish. The rear also has the usual single line of stop light that is common in Lincoln vehicles.

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Under the hood

Though not much is known about what is going to power the 2018 Lincoln MKZ, there is hope that it’s not bad at all. Car Reviews hints at a possible lineup of at least three kinds of engines that the customer will be able to choose from.

These power units include a 2.0 Liter GTDI EcoBoost that is able to give out a maximum horse power of 188 horsepower. The mid level versions are likely to be equipped with a 2.0 Liter Atkinson hybrid with horse power of 240 hp whereas the final high end trim will have a 3.7 liter V6 with horsepower of 300 hp.

Interior of the luxury sedan

Once inside the cabin of the 2018 Lincoln MKZ, one finds oneself ensconced in a chic, elegant and luxurious space. The craftsmanship used in the finishing of the interior is top drawer. Lincoln employs a two tone color scheme to the cabin.

The dash, steering wheel and central hub are covered in a dark top quality material whereas the seats are covered in a lighter colored leather. There is a floating central hub that comes down of the dash straight down the middle of the cabin.

2018 Lincoln MKZ floating console in interior
The two tone color scheme of the interior

Because of this continuous console, the gear lever is no more in this luxury sedan. In its place, there is now a set of buttons for shifting through the gears. The touch screen is also bigger so that the functions are clear to see. This means that the navigation map is bigger, making navigation less fraught with mistakes.

Specs

  • Wheelbase: 112.2 inches
  • Length: 193.9 inches
  • Width: 73.4 inches
  • Max Speed: 155 mph
  • 0-60 mph: 6 seconds
  • Passenger volume: 99 cubic feet
  • Storage volume: 15 cubic feet
  • Curb weight: 4307 pounds
  • MPG (miles per gallon) for both city and highway: 17 mpg city | 26 mpg highway
  • Available exterior colors: not yet known
  • Towing capacity: not yet known

Read on: 2017 Lincoln MKT

Price and Release Date

The 2018 Lincoln MKZ is set to arrive towards the end of 2017. It is likely to fetch an amount betweeen $35,000 and $45,000.

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