2016 Lincoln Continental – Interior, Town Car, Pictures, Price
After more than a decade, Lincoln has announced a big come back of its full size sedan. We are talking about the new 2016 Lincoln Continental.
Design of exterior and changes
2016 Lincoln Continental Concept has been shown at 2015 New York Auto Show. This legendary model will get many changes inside, outside and under its hood. It won’t be underpinned with MKS/Taurus platform no more. It will now ride on a new enlarged version of CD4 platform. As for the exterior design, new Continental will look amazing. It will be elegant, powerful and very handsome. We will see refreshments and upgrades all over the body. The front fascia will get new mesh aluminum grille which will give it a new face. The attractive headlamps will be equipped with LED/LASER matrix lamps. On the rear end, we will notice full-width rear lamps and dual exhaust pipes on each side of the vehicle. It will ride on 21-inch aluminum wheels. With all these improvements, it will easily stand against its main rivals such as Cadillac CT6 and Audi A8.
Design of interior
The interior of 2016 Lincoln Continental is expected to be revised and upgraded as well. The cabin will be spacious, luxurious and functional. It will be made of premium materials such as soft plastics, aluminum, leather, chrome etc. The large touch screen display will be placed on the center of the dashboard. The seats will be upholstered in leather and very comfortable. Both front and rear seats will be adjustable in 30 different ways. It will get new audio system with 19 speakers, an electronic-tinting sunroof etc.
2016 Lincoln Continental engine and transmission
Under the hood of 2016 Lincoln Continental won’t be placed any of V8 engines. This new model will be powered with a 3.0-liter V6 EcoBoost engine. It will be able make around 350-400 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. The engine should be mated to a nine- or a ten-speed automatic transmission. It will be offered with FWD and AWD. It will be able to reach 60 mph in 6 seconds.
Release date and price
2016 Lincoln Continental should be presented in late 2015 or in early 2016. Its base price is expected to be around $61,000, but we believe that it will be even higher.