Lincoln Corsair Earns Top Safety Pick from IIHS for Front Crash Prevention Systems, Adaptive Headlamps

DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 19, 2019 – Superior ratings on its front crash prevention systems helped the all-new 2020 Lincoln Corsair qualify for a coveted TOP SAFETY PICK award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

The 2020 Lincoln Corsair, a small luxury SUV, earned superior ratings for both its standard and optional vehicle-to-vehicle front crash prevention systems, and also earned an acceptable rating for its available curve-adaptive LED projector headlights.

Corsair’s available Jeweled Headlamps enable both Camera-Based Dynamic Bending Lighting and Speed-Dependent Lighting technologies.

  • Camera-Based Dynamic Bending Lighting: Through Corsair’s front camera, the vehicle reads the road ahead and when a corner is sensed, Aviator predicts where light is needed, allowing the headlamps to instantly adjust, or “bend.”
  • Speed-Dependent Lighting: The intensity of the beam is adjusted based on the speed of the vehicle; at faster speeds, light is directed to the road, while at slower speeds, the headlamp adjusts to illuminate more areas around the vehicle.

To qualify for a 2019 TOP SAFETY PICK award, a vehicle must earn good ratings in the driver-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests, as well as a good or acceptable rating in the passenger-side small overlap front test. It also needs an advanced or superior rating for vehicle-to-vehicle front crash prevention and a good or acceptable headlight rating.

 

All-new Lincoln Corsair
The all-new expressive, Corsair rounds out the brand’s portfolio of luxury SUVs, combining refined power and a confident, whisper-quiet ride that is uniquely Lincoln.

Staying true to its Quiet Flight DNA, the all-new Corsair delivers an effortless yet nimble drive experience. Two turbocharged four-cylinder engine options are offered – a standard 2.0-liter with 250 horsepower and 280 ft.-lbs. of torque and an available

2.3-liter with an impressive 295 horsepower and 310 ft.-lbs. of torque.

Corsair continues Lincoln’s momentum, following the launch this summer of Aviator, the brand’s all-new three-row premium SUV and its first plug-in hybrid offering, Aviator Grand Touring.

Read the full IIHS release here.

 

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