2013 Lincoln MKS
2013 Lincoln MKS is a high-class sedan first demonstrated at 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show in November. A new Lincoln faced a complete makeover with its performance specifications being upgraded, featuring more sophisticated interior and exterior design and advanced security system.
Lincoln designers have managed to achieve a complete improvement of the car, including more powerful 3.7-liter V6 engine with the capacity increasing from 274 in the 2012 Lincoln to 300 hp, its torque of 275 pound-feet, which is 5 pound-feet bigger in comparison to the previous model and new suspension. Furthermore, the fuel consumption reached its current minimum, having received tree additional miles per gallon. Now the car boasts fuel efficiency of 19 miles per gallon on the city roads and 28 miles per gallon on the high-roads.
An engine, equipped with EcoBoost technology is available for 2013 Lincoln MKS, producing up to 355 hp along with the torque of 350 lb-ft, six-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. In this case the fuel consumption is 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highways.
2013 Lincoln MKS modernization also suggests the exterior face lifting including new 19- and 20-inch aluminum wheels, new hood with a strongly marked dorsal fin, partly changed front and rear fenders, more refined radiator enclosure, upgraded and thinner HID headlights as well as totally re-done LED taillamps, reshaped fascia and decklid making the trunk a bit lower.
The equipment list comprises Lane Keeping Alert, Lane Keeping Aid systems (the first warns of straying from the lane, while the second one helps to turn the car back to the right position), torque vectoring control, adaptive cruise control and continuously controlled damping systems, Lincoln Drive Control that enables the driver to choose between Normal, Comfort and Sport driving modes, MyLincoln Touch being improved a bit for easier gear changing, electric steering and soundproofing system, installed into a trunk, hood, front wheel wells and shock towers.
The interior design was tweaked by setting a new instrument panel, and adding a restyled leather and wooden finishing.