2015 Lincoln MKC Debuts, Looks to Escape Its Ford Roots [2013 L.A. Auto Show]

2015 Lincoln MKC 2.3L Ecoboost AWD

Forget the Continental-like, rear-drive artillery pieces for mafiosos that we all think Lincoln Motor Company should be building. They aren’t happening anytime soon, and neither are expensive, brand-exclusive platforms, à la Cadillac. So you might as well get over it. The vehicles that Lincoln is building, crossovers and cars spun from volume-brand architectures, might make you a sad panda, but the brand’s problem largely has been the execution, not the strategy—witness the VW Group, which crafts excellent, cost-effective vehicles of wildly disparate prices, sizes, and missions from the same few boxes of parts. READ MORE ››

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