Industry-exclusive technologies, refreshed exterior styling, an all-new interior and powertrain enhancements are just some of the reasons to take a closer look at the 2011 Lincoln MKX midsize luxury crossover at the 2010 North American International Auto Show.
Leading the wide-ranging innovations is the all-new MyLincoln Touch™ driver connect technology, which delivers a smart, safe and simple way to connect drivers with in-car technologies and their digital lives. MyLincoln comes standard on the 2011 Lincoln MKX, providing drivers a whole new experience behind the wheel. You can learn more about MyLincoln by clicking here.
Watch a video walk-around of the 2011 Lincoln MKX with chief engineer, Elaine Bannon.
“With its combination of style, performance and uncompromising luxury, the Lincoln MKX has brought new customers into the Lincoln showroom in a way that very few products have before,” said Derrick Kuzak, group vice president, Global Product Development. “Lincoln customers tell us they care most about style and technology, and the new Lincoln MKX meets these needs perfectly. The new MyLincoln Touch technology will change the way customers interact with their vehicles while its new design language gives the vehicle a distinctive and stylish silhouette we know customers will love.”
The 2011 Lincoln MKX is brimming with standard and class-exclusive technologies. Standard MyLincoln Touch and remote start lead the list of features or technologies that are new for the 2011 Lincoln MKX, including:
The 2011 Lincoln MKX has eight class-exclusive features: MyLincoln Touch, Lincoln SYNC, Easy Fuel, SecuriCode™ keyless entry, Blind Spot Mirrors, MyKey, Cross Traffic Alert and AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control).
This video gives an overview of the technology offered in the MyLincoln Touch systems.
Power for the 2011 Lincoln MKX is supplied by the 3.7-liter Duratec V6, which employs advanced technology and clever control strategies, such as Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing (Ti-VCT) to increase horsepower and torque without compromising fuel economy.
Customers of the 2011 Lincoln MKX will enjoy a luxury crossover that has best-in-class power and torque versus all V6 competitors with unsurpassed highway fuel economy of 25 mpg – all on regular fuel. Horsepower has been increased to 305 – a 15-percent increase compared with the outgoing product – while torque is up to 280 lb.-ft., marking a 12-percent improvement.
The 3.7-liter Ti-VCT V6 is mated to a six-speed SelectShift Automatic™ transmission, which gives customers the option of a fun-to-shift manual experience.
“Everything about the 2011 Lincoln MKX is vibrant and luxurious,” said Elaine Bannon, chief engineer. “Our MyLincoln Touch system will draw people in, helping them discover that the new Lincoln MKX delivers a total driving experience not found anywhere else.”
For more information on the 2011 Lincoln MKX, click here to visit licolnvehicles.com.