Planet Lincoln Driven to Give During the Holidays

the woodlands jingle bell rock and runPlanet Lincoln in Spring (serving Houston, The Woodlands, Conroe, Cypress and Aldine) and the Randall Reed family believe it is crucial to give back to the wonderful community that we lucky to be a part of.

Saturday, December 12th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Planet Lincoln will be hosting a Driven To Give Event on  at Northshore Park in The Woodlands to help raise money for the Arthritis Foundation. It will take place during The Woodlands Jingle Bell Rock & Run.

Lincoln will be donating $20 to the Arthritis Foundation for every eligible test drive*. We invite you to join us and help give back to the community and this wonderful organization.

Click to learn more about the Arthritis Foundation. To learn more about Planet Lincoln on I-45 in Spring, visit www.PlanetLincoln.com.

Planet Lincoln Volunteers at Local Shelter

Screen Shot 2014-12-26 at 5.22.28 PM‘Tis the season to be part of our amazing community. At Randall Reed’s Planet Lincoln in Spring (serving The Woodlands, Aldine, Conroe and greater Houston), we truly care about our neighbors. So, when we had the opportunity to make Christmas dinner at the local women’s’ shelter, we were happy to lend a  hand.

John Dvorak, General Manager, did a wonderful job as  the Head Elf and for offering the beautiful prayer at dinner. Planet Lincoln made sure the shelter had everything needed for all the trimmings. “It was a great Christmas dinner and to celebrate it with all these wonderful people…  it was a blessing for me,” Mr. Dvorak said.

 

We thank the community for inviting us to join them during this very special time of the year. We also would like to thank all of our customers and Planet Lincoln team for making our Lincoln dealership a truly special place to be.

Planet Lincoln Family Health Fundraiser Success!

Live in the moment mkc eventThank you from all of us at Randall Reed’s Planet Lincoln in Spring, Texas (serving The Woodlands, Houston, Aldine, Conroe) for joining us for a wonderful evening out on the town. Thanks to you all, we raised thousands and thousands of dollars for local families in need at our one-of-a-kind event sponsored by Lincoln and Planet Lincoln. Lincoln Motors donated $50 on participants behalf to Lone Star Family Health Center, which helps provide quality, affordable medical care to men, women, children and families.

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Tons of people from the community joined us at  Grotto restaurant in The Woodlands for divine refreshments, family-fun activities, goodies bags and prizes. At the event, visitors were able to test drive the all-new 2015 Lincoln MKC. For every test drive you take, participants helped us work towards our goal of raising $10,000 in medical care for families in need.

Planet Lincoln houston mkc test driveTo learn more about Lone Star Family Health Center, visit www.LoneStarFamily.org. To learn more about Planet Lincoln (now located on the SB side of I-45 next to Planet Ford), visit www.PlanetLincoln.com.

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Planet Lincoln Proud to Sponsor Children’s Recovery Foundation Event

Screen Shot 2014-07-28 at 11.38.46 AMRandall Reed’s Planet Lincoln, now located on the southbound of I-45 off Louetta, was proud to sponsor  and be part of the Texas Children’s Cancer Center Clinic Day. Screen Shot 2014-08-13 at 4.54.14 PM

This event was to raise awareness about children’s cancers and promote an upcoming fundraising skydive event called Jump! Shout! World Record Tandem Skydive.

During today’s event, the children met “Hugs The Bear,” the Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation mascot.  Many of the kids and the adults took pictures with “Hugs the Bear.”

Screen Shot 2014-08-13 at 4.53.24 PMThe children and their families also enjoyed face painting, doing various arts and crafts and selecting a gift from the “toy closet.”

Brooke from Mix 96.5 and Holly Price from Children's Recovery Foundation.

Brooke from Mix 96.5 and Holly Price from Children’s Recovery Foundation.

The upcoming skydiving fundraising event will be held on Sept. 27th where the Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation plans to break the Guinness World Record for the most tandem skydives in one day.

To learn more, visit www.ChildrensCancerRecovery.org. To learn more about Planet Lincoln and the all-new location at 20403 I-45 (next to Planet Ford), visit www.PlanetLincoln.com.

 

USAA Names Lincoln MKZ Best Value

Lincoln MKZ name USAA Best Value vehicle. Come test drive yours today at Planet Lincoln, serving the Houston area.

Lincoln MKZ name USAA Best Value vehicle. Come test drive yours today at Planet Lincoln, serving the Houston area.

It comes as no surprise to our Planet Lincoln team in Spring, TX, that USAA has named the 2014 Lincoln MKZ to its 4th annual Best Value vehicles list. USAA, a leading financial services provider to the U.S. military community and their families, identifies the top 2014 vehicles in their respective categories based on their preferred vehicle rating system.

The  Lincoln MKZ is the top vehicle in the Midsize Luxury category. It was recognized for offering fuel efficiency as well as superior safety.How the Rating Works

Per USAA, “Best Value” automobiles offer the best financial value of all vehicles USAA evaluates as part of a broader rating system called USAA Preferred. This system uses quantitative data to evaluate vehicles’ safety, reliability and affordability, among other key factors. A total of 24 vehicles are currently designated as USAA Preferred vehicles. The Best Value list represents the top-rated vehicles in each category.

“Enabling our military and their families the ability to experience the premium aspects of the MKZ is an honor,” said Matt VanDyke, director, global Lincoln. “We are so encouraged the attributes of the Lincoln MKZ are resonating with our customers as we continue to reinvent our brand by providing the highest level of quality, design and personal service.”

About the MKZ 

The front-wheel drive version of the 2014 Lincoln MKZ equipped with the standard 2.0-liter EcoBoost® engine has EPA-estimated fuel economy of 22 mpg city and 33 mpg highway. It mkz 14 interior _pg_003_int_fullreceived a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

“Every 2014 Best Value vehicle delivers on factors our members find most important, and we hope that highlighting these vehicles can make car shopping a better experience for them,” said Steve Thompson, the vice president responsible for the USAA Car Buying Service. “Even with the IIHS’ stricter crash safety requirements, the 2014 Lincoln MKZ was able to rise to the top of the Midsize Luxury category.”

To schedule a test drive, take the short drive down I-45 to Louetta (serving Spring, The Woodlands, Conroe, Aldine, Cypress and greater Houston). Shop online anytime at www.PlanetLincoln.com. For more information about the USAA Best Value list, and the specific automobiles featured, visit www.usaa.com/bestvalue.

Spring Into Luxury at Planet Lincoln

Spring into Lincoln this year with great deals from Randall Reed’s Planet Lincoln in Spring. Come experience the Luxury Revolution at our award-winning dealership. Our world-class staff in on hand to help you find the Lincoln you’ve always wanted. With incredible savings on the MKZ, MKZ Hybrid, Navigator and more, you’re sure to find something that fits your style. Check out a few of deals we have!

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These kind of savings make it easy for you to buckle up behind your dream ride and drive off the lot in style. You can even reserve your very own all-new 2015 Lincoln MKC, set to debut this summer! Stop by and see us at Planet Lincoln, just off I-45. You can also check out our extensive inventory online by visiting www.PlanetLincoln.com.

Closer Look: All-New 2015 Lincoln Navigator

2015 Lincoln Navigator gets a refreshed look

2015 Lincoln Navigator gets a refreshed look

Everyone at Planet Lincoln is excited about the new 2015 Navigator,  Lincoln Motor Company’s full-size luxury SUV. It is getting a fresh new look. The automaker has a completely updated the front and rear end for the 2015 model year.

There is a reimagined instrument panel is one of the highlights of the updated interior and an available Reserve Package includes ultra-luxurious leather seats, hand-wrapped leather door trim, console and glove box door. Lincoln has gone to great lengths to address all of the little details, such as these.

The front end is more rounded, its split-wing grille in line with new Lincoln design DNA. The front end features bi-functional high-intensity discharge adaptive headlamps with light-emitting diode signature accents.

The more refined rear end has with a power up/down tailgate and jewel-like LED taillamps that extend the width of the vehicle. This is another design element that aligns the 2015 Navigator with new Lincoln design DNA. Other accents such as newly designed chrome-tipped exhaust pipe and puddle lamps add elegance.

The Navigator comes with 20-inch aluminum wheels. The Reserve Package models offer 22-inch, polished aluminum wheels, as well as optional power moonroof and chrome-accented running boards.

The Navigator is projected to have best-in-class cargo volume, thanks in large part to fold-flat second- and third-row seats.
Shop the luxury Lincoln lineup at Planet Lincoln in Spring, off I-45. You can read more about the new Lincoln but clicking here.

Planet Lincoln Provides Critical Supplies, Donation to Star of Hope Mission

Star-of-Hope-logoAll year round, Randall Reed’s Planet Lincoln in Spring, Texas believes it is crucial to give back to the community, but the need becomes even more evident as the winter chill and holidays begin.

Today, the Planet Lincoln team (serving The Woodlands, Cypress, Aldine, Conroe and Houston) was proud to help deliver critically needed items to Star of Hope Mission, part of Houston’s Homeless Coalition. Along with the much-needed supplies, Planet Lincoln made a donation that will feed 100 of Houston’s hungry.

Planet Lincoln is proud to support the Star of Hope Mission in feeding Houston's hungry.

Planet Lincoln is proud to support the Star of Hope Mission in feeding Houston’s hungry.

 

If you have interest in helping the Star of Hope Mission, please visit www.sohmission.org. To learn more about Planet Lincoln, we invite you to log onto www.PlanetLincoln.com.

 

Planet Lincoln Supports Toys for Tots

PlanetLincolnToysForTotsSocialRandall Reed’s Planet Lincoln in Spring (serving The Woodlands, Cypress, Aldine, Conroe and the greater Houston area) is proud to help support the the efforts of the Toys for Tots program. Our Lincoln dealership is an official donation location where you can drop off a new, unwrapped toy and help make a child’s dreams come true this holiday season.

You can contribute to your local Toys for Tots campaign in several ways beyond simply dropping off a toy. Per Toys for Tots, you can hold an event at your home, office or other venue and collect toys for Toys for Tots or even volunteer at a local warehouse.

To learn more about Toys for Tots, visit www.ToysforTots.org. To learn more about Randall Reed Ford, located on I-45 near the Louetta exit in Spring. Shop our luxury line up online anytime at www.PlanetLincoln.com.

Lincoln Reveals MKC Coming to Planet Lincoln

The new Lincoln MKC will hit showroom floors next summer.

The new Lincoln MKC, a luxury crossover, will drive onto showroom floors next summer.

Lincoln has been garnering lots of attention today as it unveiled its new entry into the premium small crossover market. Everyone at Planet Lincoln, is very excited to see it drive onto our showroom floor. next year.

The production 2015 Lincoln MKC is set to go on sale next summer. This is the second of four new vehicles Lincoln has promised by 2016 as part of the brand’s “reinvention.” The first was the all-new MKZ, which has been a great success.

According to Jim Farley, the Ford global marketing head who also oversees Lincoln, said: “As a challenger luxury brand, entering this (market) segment is a natural next step for us. MKC will do more than just compete – it will change the way people think about Lincoln.”

The new Lincoln SUV comes with a new engine option, a 2.3-liter version of Ford’s Ecoboost turbo four-cylinder that will be rated 275 horsepower and put out a 300 lb.-ft. of torque.

“Our design team worked tirelessly to create a vehicle that attracts new customers to the brand while meeting the expectations of longtime Lincoln drivers,” Max Wolff, Lincoln design head, shared in a statement. “The execution of the new liftgate is a prime example of how a premium design element can create a better customer experience.”

MKC rear viewlargeThe new liftgate wraps around the curvy rear exterior and has an available motion-sensing, hands-free opener, which is similar to the optional feature on the Ford Escape.

Other elite features included an optional panoramic glass roof. The MKC, like the MKZ before it, will also get a toned-down and horizontal-bar version of the “split wing” Lincoln grill.2015-lincoln-mkc-interior

On the inside, Lincoln offers French stitching and available upscale leather (Bridge of Weir) and real wood trim. It also comes with the Lincoln push-button shifter, which has buttons on the left side of the center stack and frees console space.

There is an exceptional electronics lineup which includes an optional THX-certified surround sound system and you get, of course, Ford’s Sync/MyLincolnTouch voice-activated and 8-inch touchscreen infotainment and control system

MKC also has a system that senses when you approach the car and turns on door handle and puddle lights as well as the head and tail lights.

MKC drivers can also access smartphone integration which includes an app — MyLincolnMobile — that lets you start, lock, unlock and locate your MKC. It also can be used to call for help, check fluid and pressure levels and program an engine start time to warm or cool the MKC.

The Lincoln MKC will come standard with a 2.0-liter EcoBoost turbo 4 that is said to produce 240-hp. and 270 lb.-ft. of torque and front-drive is standard.

The optional all-wheel drive has smart damping, which anticipates the road surface, and offers sport, comfort and normal drive mode settings. The “continuously controlled damping” system is an option in the front-drive models.

The MKC has available automated safety systems that are to include a collision mitigation system with automatic braking, a lane-keeper warning system, blind-spot alert (BLIS) and rear cross-traffic detection. Parallel parking assist is also available.

Stay tuned for more MKC updates. To shop for the all-new MKZ or any of our other luxurious vehicles, from the MKX to the Navigator, visit Planet Lincoln in Spring. We are conveniently located off I-45 near Louetta.  Shop our expansive selection online at  www.PlanetLincoln.com.