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Shanghai, China, April 20, 2015 – Lincoln, an iconic luxury automotive brand for discerning individuals with a heritage linked to presidents, royalty and movie stars, unveiled the all-new Lincoln MKX today at Auto Shanghai 2015. The medium-large size luxury utility vehicle is now available for pre-sale orders from RMB 479,000 to RMB 689,000.
Lincoln MKX offers the first high-end Revel® audio system in a vehicle, two available engine options - 2.0-liter EcoBoost® turbocharged four-cylinder engine and advanced 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost® engine to Chinese customers. Boasting class-leading exterior dimensions and interior cabin volume, the MKX provides unparalleled rear-seat legroom and headroom.
“As our latest example of The Lincoln Way, the all-New Lincoln MKX delivers personally crafted product experience with innovative and thoughtful technologies tailored to meet the demands of the most discerning luxury customers.” said Robert Parker, President of Lincoln China, “The MKX extends Lincoln’s product portfolio in China and further strengthens Lincoln’s position in the global medium-large size premium utility segment.”
Elegance in motion
Inspired by the beauty of modern aircraft, the exterior design of the MKX is dramatic, with a modern, contemporary silhouette and well-balanced proportions. Paced by muscular, flowing lines, there is a sense of harmony throughout the entire vehicle.
In line with the exterior to express the “Harmonious Tension”, the interior of MKX has been designed from the perspective of its passengers and with true consideration of their feelings and experiences. Applied with innovative technologies from aeronautical engineering materials, the MKX provides a personal crafted experience with enjoyment and comfort in terms of its breakthrough dimensions and interior space.
More power, greater agility
Two engine options are available on the all-new Lincoln MKX. In addition to a 2.0-liter EcoBoost® turbocharged four-cylinder engine, an advanced 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost® V6 projected to deliver 250kW of power and 542Nm of torque is also available. *
The addition of the integral link rear suspension, upgrades to the body structure and chassis components, make the new model the best-handling, best-riding and quietest Lincoln MKX ever.
Upgraded Lincoln Experiences
The MKX is loaded with advanced technologies delivering a total more personalized luxury experience for drivers and passengers.
The 360-degree camera, a first for Lincoln in the MKX, simplifies all kinds of low-speed parking maneuvers.
The 360-degree camera deploys from behind the Lincoln Star in the front grilles maintaining the clean lines and iconic front-end. The camera system also offers a 180-degree split view, which can provide additional visibility in cross-traffic situations.
Another first for Lincoln are the available LED headlamps that use additional reflector elements to adjust light projection from 0-35mph.
In addition, the all-new MKX will be the first Lincoln to offer the Revel® audio system, Harman’s most premium brand. Exclusive 22-way multi-contour front seats with active motion ensure personalized comfort and improved circulation for the driver and passengers.
Four Lincoln Presidential Series designer themes
Lincoln MKX Presidential Series will be available at launch with four designer themes.
The new MKX will be available in Lincoln Stores across China in the second half of 2015.
* Specifications may vary according to market homologation requirements.
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