Lincoln is bringing luxury back with the all-new 2017 Lincoln Continental. This brand-new sedan, which uses one of the brand’s most well-known nameplates, showcases a new level of luxury. With an upscale interior, an elegant exterior, and a slew of high-tech features, the new 2017 Lincoln Continental style is making a big splash in the luxury car industry.
With the 2017 Lincoln Continental style, the American carmaker was hoping to offer “quiet luxury.”It does so in spades. A bold grille stands out from the rest of the front end, highlighted by a classy, unexpected headlight design. Sculpted bodylines create a dramatic silhouette, while chrome door handles look pretty and hide a pressure-sensitive E-latch door release. In the rear, the Continental offers a dramatic taillight design that is modern and innovative.
Inside the 2017 Continental’s cabin, luxury is king. Heated, cooled, and massaging seats are available throughout—even the backseats—making it easy to feel pampered when you are out on the road. With a 30-way adjustable front seat option, it comes as no surprise that these seats are even referred to as “Perfect Position Seats.” There is even an available Revel audio system, which has 19 speakers.
The 2017 Lincoln Continental is pure luxury, making it a great option for premium car buyers. Learn more about this brand-new model at Mountaineer Lincoln.
It’s an age-old sci-fi trope — waking up to your house’s AI telling you “good morning,” asking you what clothes you want to wear, and preparing your breakfast ahead of time. While Lincoln’s new Approach Detection Technology isn’t quite that advanced (yet), it’s getting there. The new 2017 Lincoln Continental is all about making you feel like your car is happy to see you and, even though a similar system was unveiled on the recent MKC, the Continental’s technology is far more sophisticated.
Imagine walking up to your vehicle first thing in the morning and, as soon as you come within eight feet, the whole car lights up — glowing door handles, puddle lights displaying the brand logo, and, in some upper-range models, sequentially-illuminating exterior lights. That’s exactly what happens in the 2017 Lincoln Continental, complete with ambient interior lighting and power mirrors that deploy automatically once the driver has taken a seat. Even the doors close by themselves.
Sheryl Connelly of Ford stated, “The idea of the approach detection is to make the Continental sense a passenger’s presence and invite them in, just like a friend would do or when you check in to a luxury resort. Everything you need and things you want will be there with the comfort of a home.”
Every aspect of the 2017 Continental is carefully crafted to ensure an atmosphere of high-tech luxury. Even the ambient lighting in the cabin and the LEDs in the door handles are the same color as the body of the vehicle to ensure a sense of continuity throughout. If you’re interested in the new Lincoln Continental and its Approach Detection Technology, the vehicle is due for launch fall 2016 in the United States.
Lincoln vehicles have always been some of the most luxurious on the road. One of the most refined Lincolns was the Lincoln Continental. Lincoln is revisiting that legacy of excellence with its Lincoln Continental Concept.
The Lincoln Continental Concept is the culmination of Lincoln’s forward thinking and advanced design. First and foremost, it looks amazing. The design team behind the new Continental has been able to merge the refinement of a Lincoln with the future of automotive vehicles. The result is a car that looks like it traveled from the future.
Inside, the vehicle is just as breath-taking. The design shows an advanced display that collects all the conveniences of modern technology and groups them together. The interior work is also defined by the signature expert craftsmanship you have come to expect from Lincoln.
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We don’t want to brag or anything, but the new Lincoln Continental Concept has seats that adjust 30 ways. Thirty ways. When a seat adjusts in that many ways, who even cares about what’s under the hood?
Lincoln hopes that by offering truly dynamic seats, future Continental models will provide new levels of comfort for everyday driving and long road trips.
“The new design of the Lincoln 30-way seats goes beyond the one-size-fits-all design seen in the past,” said Johnathan Line, advanced seat innovation supervisor and technical expert in a statement. “It conforms to your body and supports it in ways not previously possible.”
So exactly how does this seat conform to meet your individual needs? So glad you asked.
- The seat’s lower cushion adjusts six ways.
- The seatback adjusts two ways.
- The headrest adjusts four ways.
- The upper-back support adjusts two ways.
- The lower seat-cushion extensions adjust four ways.
- The thigh supports adjust four ways.
- The lumbar support adjust four ways.
- The seatback side bolsters adjust two ways.
- The lower seat-cushion bolsters adjust two ways.
Lincoln continues to make safety and comfort priorities in its vehicle’s designs. Stop by Mountaineer Lincoln today to see how the automaker has already incorporated these elements into its current lineup!
The new Lincoln Continental Concept is an elegant and modern take on one of America’s favorite classic cars. Featuring the distinct styling you would expect from a Lincoln Continental with a few twists, this new concept model showcases the potential of Lincoln brand vehicles.
Although few details have been released, this concept model features sweeping contours, unique multi-spoke wheels, LED lighting, and a never before seen linked grille design, according to Lincoln. Plus, the Lincoln logo in the grille lights up with the lights, creating an ominous, yet refined look.
“The Lincoln Continental Concept gracefully transports you from what is to what will be, through effortless, flowing lines that complement its bold athletic silhouette,” reads the Lincoln concept website.
A blue leather interior is striking when paired with the polished chrome trim. An intelligent touchscreen center display, information center, and premium sound system are just the tip of the iceberg. For drivers looking for the future of luxury auto design, look no further than the Lincoln Continental Concept or other Lincoln models.
It looks like Lincoln might be changing model names up—again. The American carmaker recently introduced the new Lincoln Continental concept at the 2015 New York Auto Show, and it didn’t just indicate the future design direction of the brand—it also highlighted the possibility of changing up the current slightly confusing MK model names.
During a recent interview with Automotive News, Ford President of the Americas, Joe Hinrichs, admitted that the current naming system, which uses the MK initials, can be confusing for those not familiar with the models. He then suggested that Lincoln might differentiate itself by leveraging its heritage.
Hinrichs stated, “Without divulging the future, we’re very excited about the Continental name and the attention it’s gotten.” While Hinrichs doesn’t explicitly state that there will be new Lincoln lineup names, it does indicate that it’s a possibility.
For more information on the potential new Lincoln lineup names, make sure you check back to Mountaineer Lincoln in the future. Also, don’t forget to stop in to our showroom to see what our luxurious vehicles have to offer!
It’s been over a decade since the world has been blessed with a new Lincoln Continental. As the recent New York International Auto Show unfolded, it became very clear that the world would no longer have to suffer this injustice.
Motley Fool reports that the Lincoln Continental concept was “one of the hottest cars” at the show. Before you break down and cry at the inclusion of the term “concept” at the end of the vehicle’s official title, listen to what Ford CEO Mark Fields said as he answered a question from Motley Fool.
“Next year, sometime next year, we will be launching the production vehicle, and we’ll call it ‘The Continental.’” So how close is the concept to the real deal? “This concept gives you a very strong hint of what the production model will look like.”
Fields also revealed that Ford took into account Chinese tastes when designing the Lincoln Continental concept, as the Chinese market is ripe for what Fields called the “quiet luxury” of the Continental. Does this mean that the vehicle may not be as relevant here in the States? Actually, according to Fields, there were “more similarities than dissimilarities” between the two markets.
Is the Lincoln Continental making a comeback? Well, according to singer Neil Young on a recent episode of Mad Money on CNBC, it is. The Continental was the flagship model for Lincoln from 1939 through 2002 and always carried distinctive styling and came well-equipped.
Young revealed that he is currently working with the Lincoln Motor Company and his digital music player and download service, called Pono, will be available on the “Continental” for a “2016 release.” This information isn’t entirely out of the realm of possibilities as Lincoln is working on a replacement for the MKS and it is due out in 2016.
The upcoming MKS should be revealed in late 2015 and then go on sale in the spring of 2016. It will be a stretched version of the current front-wheel-drive platform used on the MKZ. We’ll keep listening for more any more information on the future MKS replacement.
What do you think? Should Lincoln revive the Continental name, stick with MKS, or choose something completely new?