The Lincoln Mkt is a full-size luxury crossover SUV built and marketed by Lincoln Motor Company division Ford Motor Company since model year 2010. The limit (the “T” stands for Touring) was called crossover Lincoln in the second, slotted above the Lincoln MKX mid-size crossover and bottom of the Ford Expedition-based Lincoln Navigator full sport utility vehicle. Sharing a common platform Ford Flex and Ford Explorer, the Lincoln Mkt does not have a direct precursor. Instead, Lincoln Mkt small and Lincoln MKX both serve as replacements of the Lincoln Aviator, as division moved into luxury crossover market.
2009 Lincoln Mkt Concept
The Lincoln Mkt unveiled as the concept car at the 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI. Especially ahead of the upcoming production car, it featured a full-length glass roof and a 2 + 2 seating layout. The Lincoln Mkt concept car declared to be 415 hp 3.5 L Cyclone 35 V-6 variant EcoBoost engine family a new Ford, which uses turbocharging and direct injection technologies offer the power of a larger displacement engines and fuel economy of a smaller engines.
Lincoln Mkt Production Limits (2010-present)
The limit went into production at the Oakville Assembly plant in July 2009 model year 2010. It shares the same unibody Volvo-designed D4 platform as the Ford Flex and the fifth generation Ford Explorer. The Lincoln Mkt However, a completely different design and uses a completely different body panels, and design cues from the Lincoln MKR concept car and the Lincoln MKS full-size luxury sedan, the last built a smaller version the platform’s Lincoln Mkt. The limit provides an opportunity to choose between two and three rows living arrangements: either seven-passenger seating capacity two, three, and two back; or such-six passengers, where there is a center console instead of the middle seat in the second row.
The production version of Lincoln Mkt out with normally aspirated, direct injection 268 hp (200 kW) 3.7 L Cyclone 37 V-6 as used in the sedan Lincoln MKS. The twin turbocharged 3.5 L Cyclone EcoBoost engine rated at 355 hp (265 kW), which is available on the MKS, is available Both engines are mated to a 6F automatic transmission 6-speed. The Lincoln Mkt border features electric power steering on the more traditional hydraulic power. The electric steering system combined with ultrasonic sensors to create a hands-off ‘Active Park Assist “system steers the vehicle into parallel parking slots.
Fuel economy of the Lincoln Mkt is many more advanced weight saving and development. The liftgate of the Lincoln Mkt is manufactured from the inner panel cast magnesium and aluminum outer panel stamped. The Lincoln Mkt and uses magnesium in the radiator support, rear seat back and cushion frame. Competitors mentioned in the low-full (three zilandelana, passengers were) luxury crossover niche include the Acura MDX, Audi Q7, Infiniti QX60, and Mercedes-Benz R-Class. The Lincoln Mkt is very competitive and all. The all wheel drive, 355-horsepower EcoBoost V-6 electric top of the line model Mkt has better fuel economy than the V-8 powered Q7 Audi 4.2 nafsi quattro.
2013 Lincoln Mkt Refresh
The 2013 Lincoln Mkt made its world debut at the 2011 LA Auto Show, with the exterior of the newly refreshened and the inside. Horses of the base 3.7 L Cyclone 37 V-6 increased 12% to 300 hp (220 kW). The 3.5 L EcoBoost V6 and found an increase in power, up to 10 hp to 365 hp (272 kW).
Lincoln Mkt Livery Use
In October 2010, Ford announced development of livery and limousine of the Lincoln Mkt replacements opportunities Lincoln Town Car, and in mid-February, it was displayed in the livery / limousine trade name ” Lincoln Mkt Town Car”.