Planet Lincoln and Continental lovers alike are excited to see what is on the horizon for Lincoln. Recently, Lincoln Motor Company revealed the Continental Concept at the New York International Auto Show. It is a preview of what we may expect in an all-new full-size sedan coming next year.
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The Continental Concept is a luxurious blend of meticulous craftsmanship and top technologies designed to create better drivers and provide passengers with a more relaxing and entertaining environment inspired by first-class travel.
“Luxury at its best is about simplifying and quietly exceeding expectations, rather than being the loudest statement on the road,” said Mark Fields, Ford Motor Company president and CEO. “The Continental Concept showcases the promise of quiet luxury from Lincoln going forward. It also is a strong indication of what’s to come next year as we introduce our new Lincoln Continental full-size luxury sedan.”
The sleek styling features a centered chrome grille and a raised Lincoln badge that is surrounded by a span of repeating polished aluminum Lincoln Star emblems.
The design touches can be found at every turn, down to the door latches. The E-Latch door handles are tuck discreetly in the clean vehicle beltline. The handle technology also provides for elegant entry. The doors open effortlessly with the touch of a button positioned on the underside of the handle and close just as quietly.
The latest technological offerings is a hallmark of this much-anticipated vehicle. It starts with the vehicle sensing your approach and lighting up to greet you both inside and out.
On the exterior, you are met with a signature full-width tail lamps feature advanced light-through-chrome technology. Powerful LED matrix head lamps with laser-assist high beams reduce glare and improve visibility.
Once inside, you will encounter Lincoln’s most sensual materials ever, including Venetian leather seat and door panels, Alcantara® seat inserts and armrests, satin headliner and shearling wool carpet. Rose Gold trim adorns the instrument panel along with bright chrome trim to add contrast.
Have a seat in the Continental’s patented 30-way Lincoln-designed seats use a new-to-market design that conforms to passengers’ sizes and shapes. The passenger-side rear seat can fully recline by moving the front passenger seat forward with the touch of a button.
Easy access is available for all. From a panel mounted on the through-center console, rear passengers also can control climate settings and the Revel Ultima audio system, which allows passengers to select from three surround-sound modes: Stereo, Audience and On-Stage.
Take passage to a new luxurious way. Rear-seat comfort is highlighted by an SPD SmartGlass® tinting sunroof, which allows passengers to control heat from direct sunlight. With the touch of a button, the glass can cool the vehicle interior up to 18 degrees, while blocking 99 percent of all UV rays. Passengers also enjoy the convenience of a tablet-supporting lap tray that deploys from the through-center console, which also features a champagne storage compartment.
Pretty and powerful. This car is more than just good looks. Under the hood, you’ll discover a Lincoln-exclusive 3.0-liter V6 EcoBoost® engine. It also features Lincoln Drive Control ride-enhancing technologies and Adaptive Steering. The car rides on polished-aluminum, painted-pocket 21-inch wheels.
Driver assist technologies include Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection, Enhanced Park Assist and a 360-degree camera that displays on the MyLincoln Touch™ screen.
To learn more about the luxurious Lincoln offerings available at Randall Reed’s Planet Lincoln in Spring, TX, visit www.PlanetLincoln.com.