The 2015 Lincoln MKC

 2015 Lincoln MKC Select 101A FWD

Lincoln is redefining the sport utility vehicle segment with the new MKC. This luxurious SUV features the latest and greatest technologies in the auto industry as well as industry-leading design elements, superior performance and a sculpted exterior that will turn heads everywhere you travel.

An Unlimited Amount of Choices

The Lincoln company wants you to fine tun your MKC to your needs. Six sophisticated wheel options, three stunning trims and numerous packages allow you to build your MKC with all of the features you’ve been seeking in a top-end SUV. Whether you want the bold Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat Paint, the Smoked Quartz Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, the White Platinum Metallic Tri Coat Paint, Aluminum Trim Package or a number of other exterior touches, your new Lincoln MKC can look and feel exactly as you please.

Industry-Leading Technologies

One of the greatest perks of the 2015 Lincoln MKC is that it comes loaded with industry-leading technologies and features. From the welcome mat with approach detection, ambient lighting, hands-free liftgate and MyLincoln mobile app to the expansive Vista Roof, leather-trimmed seating, leather-wrapped steering wheel, active noise control and THX II Certified Audio System, you’ll continue to be impressed by your new Lincoln’s five-star features long after your first drive.

Safety First

The stunning exterior of your 2015 MKC and the innovative features inside are guarantee to wow you and your passengers, but it’s the extensive list of safety features that provide peace of mind on the road. Adaptive cruise control, collision warnings, a lane-keeping system, cross-traffic alerts, HID headlamps, a rearview camera, front seat-mounted side airbags, a Safety Canopy System, tire pressure monitoring system and countless other safety features help you drive confidently in all conditions.

Come See It Today

The 2015 Lincoln MKC is available right here on our lot at Richmond Ford Lincoln in Richmond, Va. Come see what makes this luxurious, innovative and stunning vehicle the next best thing in the SUV segment.

A Piece Of Batman History Drives Off The Auction Block Virginia!

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Many of us have become accustomed to the gadget-enhanced, sleek and stealthy Batmobile of the Batman series movies.  However, the Batmobile that lit up the small screen on the Batman television series was quite different than what we think of today.  And that original Batmobile was just auctioned and sold on January 19, 2013.

The Batmobile of the television series was an original 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car.  It was made into Batman’s ride of choice by George Barris and was just sold at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, AZ for $4.62 million.  This was the first of six Batmobiles used for the series and it was the top selling car in the Barrett-Jackson Salon Collection.

Ford Motor Company originally created the 1955 Lincoln Futura, and their design team at the Lincoln Styling Department.  The car was built by hand in 1954 by Ghia Body Works in Turin, Italy.  The car cost an estimated $250,000 to produce and was unveiled at the 1955 Chicago Auto Show.  In 1965 George Barris began transforming the Futura for its role in the Batman television series.  To make the 1955 Lincoln Futura a superhero worthy car, Barris re-formed the fins, changed the grille and made the headlights look gothic.  The wheel wells were opened up and rocket boosters, machine guns, Bat Radar and a Bat Phone were also added.  Other devices installed on the car include the following:

  • Bat-ray
  • Automatic fire extinguisher
  • Mobile Batcomputer located in the trunk
  • Bat beam
  • Bat smoke screen
  • Emergency tire inflator
  • Mobile tracking scope
  • Anti-theft device
  • Bat Ray projector

All of this was completed in just three weeks at a cost of $15,000.  The 1955 Lincoln Futura turned Batmobile was sold back to George Barris for $1.00 and “other valuable consideration,” despite its original production cost of $250,000.

For more information on the production and latest sale of the 1955 Lincoln Futura aka, Batmobile, visit autoweek.com.  And for the latest in Lincoln design and vehicles, visit your local Virginia Lincoln dealer, Richmond Ford Lincoln.

Lincoln Gets A Makeover For The New Year Virginia!

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As the New Year brings many of us new beginnings, the same is true for Lincoln. And who wouldn’t want a fresh start? The brand is starting off the New Year with a new name and a new midsize sedan. So lets take a look at what Lincoln is revamping.

Lincoln will now be known as the Lincoln Motor Co., which was the company’s name until April 30,1940. At this point Lincoln was owned by Ford Motor Company and became the Lincoln Division. Henry Leland and his son Wilfred Leland started the Lincoln Motor Company in August of 1917. Henry Leland had been a manager at the Cadillac division of General Motors and he named the Lincoln Motor Company after Abraham Lincoln, his hero and the one he voted for in 1864. Ford Motor Company purchased the Lincoln Motor Company in 1922, and subsequently the name change eventually came.

The name change today, is in conjunction with the release of the new MKZ sedan, which will start at $35,925. The new MKZ sedan will be longer and wider than its predecessor as well as having a push-button transmission and an optional panoramic glass rood. The engine is a 3.7-liter, V6 with 300 horsepower. The MKZ will get 18 miles per gallon in the city and 26 miles per gallon on the highway. This sedan is one of seven new and upgraded automobiles that the Lincoln Motor Company will release for sale by 2015.
Lincoln currently offers two sedans, the MKZ and the MKS, two crossovers, the MKT and the MKX and one SUV (sports utility vehicle), the Navigator.

For more information on Lincoln’s new name and new sedan, visit foxnews.com. And to view the new MKZ sedan for yourself, visit your local Virginia new and used Lincoln dealer, Richmond Ford!

Drive Smart for Deep Run High School

This year the homecoming football game between Deep Run and John Marshall High Schools will be an exciting event. The game is Friday night, October 26th at 7:00 PM.

The Homecoming Dance is the following night. Before the dance, from 9 AM to 5 Pm at the Deep Run High parking lot, your school can earn an easy $6,000 and you can enter to win an iPod at Drive Smart for Deep Run High School event sponsored by Richmond Ford Lincoln and Ford Motor Company.

Last year the event raised $5,360 in terrible weather. Reaching our goal of $6,000 should be a cinch.

How The School Earns Money

Richmond Ford Lincoln will have 6 – 2013 MKZ’s on site for people to test drive in addition to the rest of the Lincoln line-up. Each time a car is test driven the school is awarded $20. It only takes 300 test drives to earn $6,000! Pretty easy, wouldn’t you agree?

At the same time Richmond Ford Lincoln is introducing the 2013 MKZ for the first time to the Richmond area. The folks who test drive this amazing car will experience first hand the new features for the 2013 MKZ that include:

  • An aeronautically redesigned exterior with sloping glass, a split grill, steering wheel assisted front LED headlights and full width rear LED lights
  • A luxurious interior redesigned with a sweeping double wing dashboard
  • Center console LCD screen for display of My Lincoln Touch which is a standard feature
  • Standard Turbo- four cylinder gas engine with Eco-boost or Hybrid at same price
  • Lane Keeper system
  • Lincoln Drive Control system for optimal ride

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When you come to the school for the test drive you can also register for the iPod drawing. There will be one lucky winner who will be notified by Richmond Ford Lincoln.

Make this years homecoming really special by earning cash for your school, learn about all the new features of the 2013 MKZ and all other Lincoln models and perhaps even score an iPod.

 

Choosing a LINCOLN at Richmond Ford

Phil Noel has been with your Virginia Ford dealership for nearly nine years. Phil knows the vehicles he sells. He is a Master Certified Consultant with Ford and LINCOLN. The certification process requires that a salesperson understands the entire product, safety features, vehicle handling and performance.

2013 LINCOLN MKS

The 2013 MKS offers advanced engineering with Lincoln Drive Control, Intelligent All-Wheel Drive and Enhanced Braking. EcoBoost® technology is available in the V6 engine that combines direct injection with twin turbochargers. Drivers will enjoy 365 horsepower with 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.

2013 LINCOLN MKZ Hybrid

If you want a fuel-efficient luxury sedan, the 2013 MKZ is ready for you. This vehicle gets an EPA rating of 45 mpg combined. You can count on superior mileage for both city and highway driving. A 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine combines with a 70-kilowatt electric motor producing 188 horsepower.

2013 MKC

The MKC is the first Lincoln model to offer a compact car design. Planned to be similar to the Ford Focus, the MKC will be the smallest size Lincoln on the market. For drivers that desire a premium compact vehicle, Lincoln is providing an answer.

New for 2013 features

Lincoln Drive Control provides drivers a choice in vehicle handling. Three modes are available, normal, sport and comfort. The sport mode tightens the systems responses while the comfort mode reduces the effort in steering. In addition, comfort features include a heated steering wheel. Electric power assist steering, formerly an upgrade, is now standard on all Lincoln models.

Improved safety features include a Lane Keeping System and Lane Keeping Aid. Lane keeping utilizes a forward camera behind the rear-view mirror. The camera looks for lane markers and sends a vibration signal to the driver. The lane aid adds torque to the wheel if it detects the vehicle moving too close to the lane edge. These features have driver adjustable sensitivity control.

When you want a knowledgeable salesperson stop in to Richmond Ford and ask for Phil. He has been married for 16 years and has three children. With one child in college and two teenagers, Phil understands families. He knows that you need safety and value in your vehicle. You can get to know Phil Noel before your even stop in. He is waiting to show you everything Ford and LINCOLN has to offer at your Richmond Ford dealership.

2011 Lincoln MKX, an AW Flash Drive

Richmond Ford dealer
By GREG MIGLIORE

What is it?

This is the updated version of Lincoln’s people-hauling crossover with more power, glitzier looks and loads of colorful technology. The MKX debuts MyLincoln Touch, a connectivity feature that streamlines the dashboard and adds an upscale feel. It’s all dressed in gobs of chrome-colored parts and fronted by Lincoln’s signature split-wing grille.

Power comes from a 3.7-liter V6 making 305 hp mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. There are 18- and 20-inch wheel packages and new brakes and a new rear suspension. It’s tuned for quietness with a thicker windshield and an acoustic headliner. Technological goodies include Sync, MyKey, heated steering and blind-spot detection.

How’s it drive?

It’s a very mainstream feel many Americans will like. V6 power? Check. A smooth-accelerating transmission? Check. Comfy suspension? Check. It’s all set off by a handsome, quiet cabin with quality leather and trim. The cargo hold in back is a very healthy size space, and the sound system booms.

All the tech stuff came through as advertised. The MyLincoln Touch is easy enough to use, and the mouselike joysticks on the steering wheel are quite simple. The nav system was accurate and detailed, and Sync enabled us to dial up E-Street Radio, no problem. The panoramic vista roof lets in plenty of air and light, and there’s a wind cap to stop it from being disruptive.

The MKX is composed in turns and had more than enough juice underhood. Our tester had all-wheel drive.

Do I want it?

Yes. It’s in the discussion with the Cadillac SRX and the Lexus RX 350. The Lincoln is quiet, has a solid engine and decent appearance–though it’s a bit too close to the Ford Edge in bloodlines. The MKX does win in technology–it’s loaded. Lincoln did a nice job here, putting its head down and improving a lot. Consumers should at least give it a look.

Source: Auto Week