Among the long and short-term goals of the Ford Motor Company, is the production of the 2017 Lincoln MKX. The concept for the crossover was first introduced during the Beijing Motor Show of 2014. It was at this time that consumers were given a glimpse of what was to be expected of the production model. By the time that the Detroit Motor Show arrived last year, consumers were enlightened to the 2017 Lincoln MKX. It was then that it was noted that the production model closely mirrors that of the concept model especially in regards to its stellar design. The following will discuss what is currently known regarding the vehicle.
2017 Lincoln MKX – Engine Specs
For the 2017 model year variant of the Lincoln MKX, consumers will be able to opt from either all-wheel drive or front wheel drive. The first of the engine options is that if a V-6 3.7-liter unit that is able to achieve upwards of 300 horsepower and 280 pounds per feet of torque. This is the same engine that powers the current available model of the MKX. The second option is that of an EcoBoost V-6, 2.7-liter unit that has a maximum capability of 335 horsepower and 370 pounds per feet of torque.
2017 Lincoln MKX – Fresh New Look
The exterior of the new 2017 Lincoln MKX features a design that is a far departure from its siblings. Consumers will be expressly impressed by the sporty, yet corporate look of the new addition to the Buick automotive portfolio. This new variant has let go of its boxy aesthetic and adopted a sleeker and leaner look. At the front of the automobile, consumers are certain to note the split wing grille as well as the addition of blade like headlights that offer the vehicle a bit of an edge. Also, elegant features have been added as a measure of balancing out the proportion of the vehicle. This includes the following: a rear apron that has been newly designed, muscular rear fender, a slopping roof as well as wraparound tail lights.
The cabin of the vehicle has been adapted in order to give the vehicle a competitive edge within its respective class. Consumers should expect technological upgrades as well as the use of fine leather for a more comforting experience. Additionally, according to reports stemming from unofficial automotive sites, the safety features of the new offering of the MKX have been updated for the 2017 model year. The cabin will be outfitted with embroidered high-grade leather accompanied by a new Revel audio system and seating that can be adjusted within a total of 22 various settings. Safety features are said to include the following: cross-traffic alert, automatic perpendicular and parallel parking assist, pre-collision assist as well as a 360-degree camera system.
2017 Lincoln MKX – Release Date and Price
According to current reports that are circulating about the internet, the base pricing of the 2017 Lincoln MKX will be within the neighborhood of $39,000. Additionally, the vehicle is believed to be available for purchase during the second half of the calendar year of 2017. It is certain that the automaker will begin to release more detailed and specified information within the upcoming months.