The new 2016 Lincoln MKS will come next year maybe as the last generation of this luxury sedan. The Lincoln MKS 2016 will have small design changes on its exterior and interior.
2016 Lincoln MKS redesign
As the 2016 Lincoln MKS is waiting for its replacement the look of the new luxury sedan will be slightly redesigned. It will still be based on the platform that it shares with Ford Taurus. The look will be both aggressive and elegant. It will have aluminum body, which means that with weight reduction it will have better performance and fuel economy. More robust bumpers with chrome details will improve its elegant and luxury look.
One thing is sure: the new Lincoln MKS 2016 will come with great luxury interior. Inside we expect leather upholstery, powered and heated seats, and dual zone automatic climate control. Infotainment system with satellite navigation and radio is already standard for this type of car. It will have enhanced safety features like Blind Spot warning system, lane departure system, rear view camera with parking sensors.
Lincoln MKS 2016 specs
Under the hood of the new Lincoln MKS 2016 will be two engines that we saw in current model. The base engine will be 3.7-liter V-6 powerplant that produces 305 horsepower at 6500 rpm and 280 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm. Optional engine is 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 with turbocharger that delivers 365 horsepower at 5500 rpm and 350 lb-ft of torque at 3500 rpm. This engine is available only with higher trim levels and it comes only with all-wheel-drive system. The power transfers through 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters on front wheels as standard.
2016 Lincoln MKS release date and price
The 2016 Lincoln MKS release date is still unknown but we expect to see new Luxury sedan on roads till the end of 2015. The price is in range of speculations. We assume that the base Lincoln MKS 2016 will have a price tag around $42,000.