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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Matthew McConaughey Lives in the Moment with Lincoln

Lincoln and Matthew McConaugheyAuthenticity… from the car to the campaign, that’s the one thing that made Matthew McConaughey want to sign a multi-year collaboration with the Lincoln Motor Company. At Planet Lincoln, we have previewed the new campaign and wanted to share a few exciting glimpses with you. ”

Mr. McConaughey truly speaks to what Lincoln is all about,” said Randall Reed, owner of Planet Lincoln in Spring (now located across from the old location on the southbound side of I-45 next to Planet Ford).

Just recently, Lincoln Motors officially announced their partnership with McConaughey. He will serve as a narrator and storyteller in several upcoming Lincoln broadcasts and digital advertising campaigns. One particular featurette will showcase the first-ever 2015 Lincoln MKC small premium utility.

“Authenticity is a word that kept coming up in our initial meetings. It was clear from the start they appreciated me as an individual first and foremost, and I would be able to be myself in this collaboration,” said McConaughey, a longtime fan of Lincoln vehicles. “Lincoln is an iconic, American brand and I like where they are heading with thLincoln MKC Dream Rideeir transformation. I had the chance to drive the new MKC around Texas and I think they’re doing a good job.”

We can understand why he is so fond of the MKC. New features like Approach Detection with Welcome Mat and available ambient lighting make this one of the classiest Lincoln’s to date. The MKX also features class-exclusive hands-free liftgate and Active Park assist with Park Out Assist!

Lincoln and Matthew McConaugheyMcConaughey joins Lincoln at a time when the dealership is reaching full-force on their recent marketing efforts. After re-launching the brand in 2012 with the all-new MKZ, Lincoln is now set to introduce a brand new model each year for the next four years. The team at Lincoln is thrilled to have McConaughey on board to help promote the fantastic new vehicles they have in store.

Come and see how awesome and authentic the features of the new Lincoln MKC are at  our Planet Lincoln dealership in Spring. You can also see the rest of our stylish and luxuiours automotive line up in our new facility. Stay tuned to our blog, website and social media pages for up-to-date info on everything Lincoln!

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.