Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Lincoln Zephyr, Part 3

Why you should buy this car: Because you re a badge snob who doesn t feel the need to read our review.

Why you shouldn t buy this car: Because it s an expensive Ford Fusion.

Suitability Parameters:
· Speed Merchants: No
· Fashion Victims: No
· Treehuggers: No
· Mack Daddies: No
· Tuner Crowd: No
· Hairdressers: No
· Penny Pinchers: No
· Euro Snobs: No
· Working Stiffs: No
· Technogeeks: No
· Poseurs: No
· Soccer Moms: No
· Nascar Dads: No
· Golfing Grandparents: Yes

Vitals:
· Manufacturer: Ford
· Model tested: Lincoln Zephyr
· Model year: 2007
· Price as Tested: $33,145
· Engine type: 3.0-liter DOHC 24-valve inline six
· Horsepower: 221hp @ 6,250 rpm
· Torque: 205 ft. lbs. @ 4800 rpm
· Redline: 6650 rpm
· Wheels and Tires: P225/50-R17 93V tires, 17 x 7.5-inch aluminum or chromed aluminum wheels
· Drive type: Front-wheel drive
· 0 - 60: 8 secs.
· 1/4 mile: 16.2 secs.
· Top speed: NA
· Fuel economy city/highway: 20 / 28
· NHTSA crash test rating front/side/rollover: 4/5/4

[by Robert Farago]

Related:
Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Lincoln Zephyr, Part 1, Part 2 [internal]