Robb Report Names Lincoln Continental Best Luxury Sedan

Planet Lincoln in Spring, Texas is proud to share that it’s flagship sedan, the Lincoln Continental has been named 2017 Best of the Best Luxury Sedan in the Wheels category of Robb Report magazine.

In the magazine’s June issue, the Wheels section is divided among Sports Cars, Luxury Sedans, Grand Tourers, SUVs and Motorcycles.

“Lincoln’s full-size flagship sedan doesn’t try to be sporty,” per the Robb Report. “Instead it provides comfort and elegance, what Lincoln executives tout as ‘quiet luxury’.”

Other Best of the Best categories include Style, which covers men’s fashion, women’s jewelry, and men’s and women’s watches; Journeys, which covers hotels, resorts, vacation homes, cruises, trains, spas and golf; Leisure, which covers dining, wines, spirits and cigars; Home, which covers furnishings, art, auctions and electronics; and Wings & Water, which covers superyachts, sailing yachts, crossover boats, yacht concepts and private jets.

The June issue of Robb Report magazine, unveiling all 2017 Best of the Best award winners and honorees, hits newsstands June 6.

For a full list of winners, go to robbreport.com/best-of-the-best. To test drive yours today, visit Planet Lincoln on I-45 (Louetta exit) or shop online at PlanetLincoln.com.

Reviewer Raves About Lincoln Continental’s Crazy Features

There are a lot of highline vehicles in the market, but you don’t want a regular run of the mill vehicle.  You want a car that delivers power, style, and a joy of driving like no other.   Meet the  Lincoln Continental.  If you wonder how awesome the new Lincoln really is, don’t take our word at Planet Lincoln for it. Watch some of the popular car review sites. Here is one reviewer so blown away by the features of the 2017 Lincoln Continental, he made a video dedicated to it.

Yes, you heard it right… 30 ways to adjust your seats including individual leg support. Controls almost every element of your vehicles from your center console. Active noise cancellation that is always listening and always adjusting to ensure a quality ride. The list goes on and on and on of unique features.

Ready to take one for a spin? Visit us at Planet Lincoln on the southbound side of I-45 past the Loretta exit in Spring (serving The Woodlands, greater Houston, Aldine, Cypress, Conroe). Shop online anytime and ask about our all-new YES program and how we delivery to and for you! www.PlanetLincoln.com

Lincoln Continental Concept Offers 30-Way Seats

The 30-way seats previewed in Lincoln Continental Concept can create a feeling of wellness through improved support of the body, massage features and more adjustability.

The 30-way seats previewed in Lincoln Continental Concept can create a feeling of wellness through improved support of the body, massage features and more adjustability.

It’s hard to imagine the number of seating configurations now available from the Lincoln Continental Concept. The automaker just unveiled a preview of their all-new 30-way seats.

“The is a new era of both luxury and wellness,” said Randall Reed, owner of Planet Lincoln in Spring, Texas (serving The Woodlands, Houston, Aldine, Tomball, Conroe).

The 30-way seats shown in Lincoln Continental Concept are intended to create a feeling of wellness through improved support of the body, massage features and more adjustability.

Lincoln’s comfort and functionality is complemented by sumptuous materials such as Venetian leather and a modular design that allows further personalization option.

This key innovation is a patented flexible comfort carrier suspension system that supports and conforms to a wide range of body types, taking stress off shoulders and neck.

Read more at: https://media.lincoln.com/content/lincolnmedia/lna/us/en/news/2015/08/05/lincoln-continental-concept-30-way-seats.html#sthash.WlrRo3t3.dpuf

New Lincoln MKX Offers High-End Audio Experience

All_New_Lincoln_MKX_04Part of any enjoyable adventure is the soundtrack. If you love a great audio experience, you’re going to be excited to read what is now available from Randall Reed’s Planet Lincoln in Spring, Texas (serving The Woodlands, Houston, Aldine, Conroe, Cypress). A listening experience that can only be compared to what is available through high-end home audio systems is now available in the all-new Lincoln MKX SUV (available for sale in June).

The team from that works on Revel, HARMAN International’s most exclusive loudspeaker brand, partnered with Lincoln engineers and designers to craft a 13-speaker Revel audio system and a 19-speaker Revel Ultima™ system for the Lincoln MKX.

Revel has served its audiophile customer base since 1996 with exceptional, award-winning home-audio equipment. Emphasizing science-based speaker architecture and acoustic precision, Revel systems are designed to re-create a musical performance as precisely and purely as it was recorded.

“The Revel audio system available in the all-new Lincoln MKX represents a new approach to ensure all occupants – not just the driver – enjoy the best listening experience,” said Kevin Voecks, Revel product development manager. “Over the course of three years and hundreds of hours of tuning and refining, our collaboration with Lincoln has created the most authentic audio experience possible.”

Want to learn more, watch below to see how the “Science of Sound” came to life in the all-new Lincoln MKX.

“‘Science of Sound’ means the placement, tuning, calibration and number of speakers are unique to each Lincoln model to ensure superior sound quality and audio accuracy,” Voecks said. “It blends precision technology with the human element of psychoacoustics to deliver a rich experience.”

Read more at: https://media.lincoln.com/content/lincolnmedia/lna/us/en/news/2015/07/22/all-new-lincoln-mkx-first-to-offer-revel-audio.html#sthash.h0wozyWS.dpuf

Planet Lincoln Celebrates Employee Birthday, Anniversaries

planet lincoln employee may 2015image008At Planet Lincoln and Planet Ford in Spring (serving The Woodlands, Houston, Aldine, Conroe, Cypress) we are lucky to have an amazing, award-winning team. We like to pause each month to celebrate their birthdays and anniversaries!

the Planet dealership family celebration was also a time where we recognized the Planet Ford/Planet Lincoln Employee of the Month, and Employee Excellence. A big thank you and congratulations to Sean Currie for 21 years of service. Our Employee of the Month is Jose Chavez.

Shawn Burns, the Operating Partner of Planet Ford presented a several of employees with an Employee Excellence Award in recognition of outstanding performance in customer satisfaction, sales, and training.  These employees have exceeded the highest levels of performance in their area of expertise.  Great job to all of the employees honored with this award!

May Anniversaries Celebrated:
Sean Currie
Daniel Trevino
George Vinery
Jesse Williams
Amanda Holiday
Randall Crooks
Rogelio Gonzales
David Moran
Delia Ramos
Aaron Smith
Ted Matthews
Reynaldo Flores
Karen Ferguson
Anibal Hernandez
Ken Lazard
Marco Moreno
Alex Chavarria
Roosevelt Woods, Jr.
Erika Tristan
Jaime Arenas
Amber Davila
Devin Duoto
Carlos Duca

May Birthdays Celebrated:
Tom Dejohn
Stephen Tucker
Arthur Wooten
Randall Crooks
Morieta Treat
David Schultz
Dawn Eaton
Michael Murfin
Vance Deer
Vickie Pscion
Denise Kelley
David Sherman
Esivel Gonzalez
Tran Keels
Tomas Castillo, Jr.
Derick Brown
Luis Gonzalez
Ean Mizell
Evan Cotter
Nazaret Cruz
Tina Ivy
Michael Knight
Adam Perez

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.

Lincoln Motor Co. Inspires with The Journey

Emeli Sande’ Shares Her “Journey" as part of new Lincoln series.

Emeli Sande’ Shares Her “Journey” as part of new Lincoln series.

Are you ready to join the Lincoln journey? In an effort to inspire, The Lincoln Motor Company has created a new content series, “The Journey.” It is a campaign that explores entrepreneurship and people who have followed their dreams within the African-American community.

Emeli Sande‘ is an award-winning singer/songwriter and Lincoln Ambassador who wanted to share her “Journey of unconditional love” as part of the new series. Sande’ is the first artist featured in the program that hopes to inspire new ideas, approaches and possibilities.

“My ambition in releasing music was never really commercial,” said Sande’. “The opportunities have been both incredible and humbling. I like working with people who inspire me, that I feel comfortable with and see what comes.”

The campaign is seven documentary style videos and behind-the-scenes images. You can view it on www.now.lincoln.com. The program also consists of advertorial features for both print and digital media, and also will include integrations and talent appearances during various Lincoln events throughout 2014.

“As Lincoln continues to tell its reinvention story and attract a more culturally progressive luxury client, opportunities such as this continue to be of great importance,” said Shawn Thompson, Lincoln Manager, multicultural marketing. “These individuals have such inspiring journeys that quite frankly resonate with the brand attributes of Lincoln Motor Company.”

The series will also feature award-winning filmmaker Nelson George; award-winning director Kenny Leon; award-winning artist Danny Simmons; artist Afua Richardson; photographer Terrrence A. Reese; and acclaimed couture designer Bobby Joseph.

The footage for the program was shot throughout various locations across the country and will be shared via Lincoln’s social channels, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Joseph will be the next featured artist in the campaign. To be a part of the Lincoln Journey Series conversation, please follow #lincolnjourney. To learn more about Planet Lincoln, visit 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.

Planet Lincoln Invites You to Junior League Holiday Market

Join Randall Reed's Planet Lincoln for the 2013 Junior Holiday Market in the Woodlands

Join Randall Reed’s Planet Lincoln for the 2013 Junior Holiday Market in the Woodlands

Randall Reed’s Planet Lincoln in Spring (serving The Woodlands, Cypress and greater Houston) is proud to support the 2013 Junior League Holiday Market at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center

The annual event takes place November 15, 16, and 17th.  It is a shopping extravaganza event that features a variety of items. From flower arrangements to personalized gifts to holiday ornaments, you can begin your holiday shopping early and even have time left over to buy yourself something special.

To learn more, please visit www.PlanetLincoln.com/events or www.jloholidaymarket.org.

 

Planet Lincoln Salutes our Veterans

Planet Lincoln salutes those who have served our great nations this Veteran's Day.

Planet Lincoln in Spring, Texas salutes those who have served our great nations this Veteran’s Day

In recognition of Veteran’s Day, all of us at Planet Lincoln in Spring (serving The Woodlands, Cypress, Aldine, Conroe, and the Houston area) would like to say thank you.

For all the men and women who have or are currently serving our country, there is no real way to express how much w all appreciate the freedoms you provide to all of us every day. We salute you!