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Lincoln not coming to Australia, but will build cars in China for the first time

Ford has invested heavily to renew the Lincoln range, boosting its coverage in the SUV market, and giving each model in the brand distinctive high-end interiors. At present the Lincoln brand sells vehicles in North America, the Middle East, and China...

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2020 Lincoln Corsair unveiled
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2020 Lincoln Corsair unveiled

Alex Misoyannis • Lincoln has taken the wraps off its all-new Corsair SUV at the New York motor show, with its sights set on the Mercedes-Benz GLC and BMW X3.  The MKC replacement will also go head-to-head with the Cadillac XT4 in its home market. Visually, the Corsair looks like a miniature version of the Aviator, Nautilus and Navigator...


2020 Ford Escape: Chinese-market model gets new face
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2020 Ford Escape: Chinese-market model gets new face

Yet another variation of the new Ford Escape/Kuga has been revealed this week, in the form of the Chinese-market model. Debuting at an event in Shanghai this week, dubbed 'Ford China 2.0', the all-new Escape forms part of more than 30 Ford and Lincoln models that are scheduled to launch in the region over the next three years...


2019 Lincoln Nautilus review
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2019 Lincoln Nautilus review

The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus Improves on the Former MKX, while the vibe remains smooth and easy.


Ford recalls 1.48 million F-150 trucks in the US
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Ford recalls 1.48 million F-150 trucks in the US

Ford Motor Company has made three separate safety recalls in North America, the largest being 1.48 million F-150 pick-up trucks for potentially faulty transmissions. The manufacturer says F-150 models fitted with the six-speed automatic transmission from 2011-13 may experience an "intermittent loss of the transmission output speed sensor signal to the powertrain control module, potentially resulting in a temporary, unintended downshift into first gear"...


Detroit motor show: 10 of the worst concepts from history
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Detroit motor show: 10 of the worst concepts from history

The 2019 Detroit motor show didn’t deliver any concepts to send the world recoiling in horror, but its track record hasn’t always been clean. As a counterpoint to some of the best over the last 20 years, we’ve also dug up a few of the less agreeable stars to grace the Detroit stage...


Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition unveiled
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Lincoln Continental Coach Door Edition unveiled

The Lincoln Continental 80th Anniversary Coach Door Edition has unveiled ahead of its in-the-flesh debut at the 2019 Detroit motor show. When we think of America's post-war golden age, images of glamorous Hollywood stars and presidents stepping out of their suicide-door Lincoln Continentals invariably pop into mind...


2019 Lincoln Aviator unveiled
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2019 Lincoln Aviator unveiled

The Lincoln Aviator has been unveiled at the 2018 Los Angeles motor show. Although the new three-row crossover is unlikely to ever show up on Australian shores, it rides on the same rear- and all-wheel drive platform as the next-generation Ford Explorer. The top-spec Aviator Grand Touring model will be fitted with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain with a 3...


2019 Lincoln Aviator headed to Los Angeles
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2019 Lincoln Aviator headed to Los Angeles

American luxury marque Lincoln is expected to reveal the production version of its 2019 Aviator hybrid SUV at the Los Angeles motor show later this month. Industry journal Automotive News says the new model, which previewed at the New York motor show in March this year, should hit the US market in the "second half of 2019" carrying many of the concept's features...


The automotive name of thrones: Badge engineering
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The automotive name of thrones: Badge engineering

Some automotive nameplates transcend boundaries, blur lines, and change perceptions. Others aren’t so lucky – especially those cars hapless enough to be unceremoniously bridled with the badges of a rival brand. Collaborative efforts are an effective way of lowering development costs and shoring up a car’s chance of success, particularly where low volumes or uncertain market forecasts might mean the alternative is no car at all...


New York motor show: 10 past concepts worth another look
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New York motor show: 10 past concepts worth another look

At this year’s New York auto show, Genesis wowed the crowds with its first electric supercar concept, Mini went old school for its own EV dreams, and Volkswagen dipped a toe in the pickup pond – but New York has delivered plenty of concept delights in the past. Here are ten of the best from the last 20 years deserving of a second look...


Lincoln Aviator plug-in crossover revealed
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Lincoln Aviator plug-in crossover revealed

Ford Motor Company's premium division, Lincoln, is putting its bleak days behind it and making bold American luxury cars again. The Aviator 'preview' SUV being shown in New York this week continues the trend. It's a three-row crossover SUV to sit below the Navigator, and the company's first plug-in hybrid (PHEV)...


Lincoln Aviator badge making a comeback
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Lincoln Aviator badge making a comeback

Lincoln has teased the return of its Aviator badge, previously applied to a reworked take on the Ford Explorer. The new car, likely to be another SUV, will be unveiled at the New York motor show, and joins the Navigator and Continental in the revived luxury brand's lineup...


Ford recalls 1.3m vehicles for loose steering wheels in North America
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Ford recalls 1.3m vehicles for loose steering wheels in North America

Ford has issued a recall for around 1.3 million vehicles in North America over concerns loose bolts could see the steering wheel come away from the column. According to the Blue Oval, the steering wheel bolt may "not maintain torque", and if left untreated, the steering wheel could potentially detach when in use – leading to a loss of steering control and an increased risk of a collision...


2018 Lincoln Navigator: Aluminium Cadillac Escalade competitor launched
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2018 Lincoln Navigator: Aluminium Cadillac Escalade competitor launched

The new Lincoln Navigator, inspired by last year's concept car, has been unveiled at the 2017 New York motor show. Based on the latest Ford Expedition, and using underpinnings derived from the Ford F-150 pickup truck, the new Navigator has an aluminium body that's said to be around 90kg lighter than the old model's. Motivation comes from a 3...


2017 Seoul motor show: On the ground in Korea
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2017 Seoul motor show: On the ground in Korea

Started in 1995 and run biennially since 2005, the Seoul motor show is one of Asia's biggest auto shows behind Tokyo, Shanghai, and China. And while it may be smaller than the major European and US shows, this year CarAdvice was invited along to check it out first hand...


2018 Lincoln Navigator previewed with dramatic gull-winged concept
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2018 Lincoln Navigator previewed with dramatic gull-winged concept

Ford’s luxury brand Lincoln has unveiled a preview for its next-generation Navigator large SUV at the 2016 New York motor show. With gullwing doors and deployable concertina steps that invite passengers to climb aboard, the Navigator concept is not your conventional luxury SUV...


2017 Lincoln Continental revealed in Detroit
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2017 Lincoln Continental revealed in Detroit

“Don’t call it a comeback,” Ford might say of its new 2017 Lincoln Continental, but there can be little doubt the carmaker’s luxury arm needs to make one. Although one of the oldest and most well recognised names in motoring, Lincoln has struggled for decades now to compete with its rivals in the American luxury market...


Lincoln Continental to return in 2016
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Lincoln Continental to return in 2016

One of the most famous names in the automotive world is about to make a comeback. The Lincoln Continental, an icon of US car culture for decades, will return to roads in 2016 as a full-size sedan that signals a “future of quiet luxury” for the brand — a brand that has struggled against German luxury brands in recent times but is in the midst of a multi billion-dollar overhaul...


Ford shows 2020 vision as it slashes 2014 profit projections
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Ford shows 2020 vision as it slashes 2014 profit projections

Ford Motor Company wants to grow its global sales by about 50 per cent from 6.3 million units in 2013 to 9.4 million units by 2020 and charge ever harder down a path of platform-sharing and increased vehicle commonality...