2017 Lincoln MKZ interior, release date, price – The surprise appearance of a completely updated MKZ revealing its camouflage in the front and rear without any appreciable changes between its wheels unveils a bulky Continental concept which is going to be the yardstick for the generations to come. The Lincoln line up during the past years was characterized by the waterfall grille which has been replaced by the Continental concept in the incoming vehicle. The front grille is made of a single piece supported by bigger headlights with LED running lights for daytime fancy appearance. The overall appearance of the new Lincoln MKZ 2017 is certainly more upbeat than the outgoing one. A prospective buyer can be assured about the company’s special attention on crucial areas like style, performance and quality which is desired by the luxury minded sedan customer of the present day.
2017 Lincoln MKZ Exterior
Lincoln executive boasts how the strenuous and meticulous craftsman ship combined with technology at its core has made the incoming vehicle a superb one. The invasion of technology in the outer appearance is well established by the continental grille as well as slightly larger headlights supported by LED strips for fancy appearance in the day time. Availability of the curated storage space, panoramic glass roof which can be retracted completely, thoughtful design of the doors which has provided an optimal position for the speakers etc are part of the state of the art facilities and conveniences available in the car. But one cannot deny that the nose of the new Lincoln has the looks of Jaguar, grille looks like that of Infiniti and back end is similar to Audi Prologue. Nevertheless it is 2017, Lincoln MKZ.
Lincoln MKZ 2017 Interior
Interior 2017 Lincoln MKZ updates are moderate and they are highlighted by different set of knobs and buttons. The Sync 3 interface, with a spread of controls replaces the touch sensitive buttons and sliders of the outgoing vehicle. Through re-designing of wiper and turn signal stalks the number of pieces has been reduced making it easier for the driver. Park assistant using ultrasonic sensors help to steer seamlessly into the parking area. Similarly the new pre-collision assistant with facility for detecting the pedestrians is a boon that helps to avoid frontal clashes and to reduce the severity of such occurrences.
2017 Lincoln MKZ Specs
The outgoing vehicle’s engine 3.7 liter V-6 is replaced by 3.0 liter V-6. This direct-injected engine is able to deliver 400 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque but it will be available only with all-wheel drive. Lincoln MKZ with front-wheel drive will be limited to only 350 horses but with full torque. The Hybrid model will be also available and it is going to be propelled by the 2.0-liter GTDI 4-cylinder engine with 245 horsepower and front-wheel-drive system. It will be available only with one type of transmission, probably with the brand new 9-speed automatic gearbox.
2017 Lincoln MKZ Price and release date
As the incoming vehicle 2017 Lincoln MKZ has already been displayed in the Los Angeles Auto Show held during this month, it is natural that the car enthusiasts will be eager to know the price ranges of the vehicle to help them in planning in advance and taking a proper decision. As a rough estimate one can think that a car of its stature and performance from Lincoln will cost around $36,000, which will in any case not go lesser, but may increase a little further. This vehicle is expected to be ready for delivery during the second half of 2016 or the first half of 2017.