Vanity Fair Compares Lincoln MKS To Cunnilingus-Mouthed Walrus

Jalopnik super friend Brett Berk recently penned a wisecracking story comparing ten well-known cars to "adorable" animals. The Lincoln MKS made the list, although we're not quite sure how walruses are adorable. [Vanity Fair] » 7/22/10 5:15pm 7/22/10 5:15pm

Hennessey MaxBoost 435 Lincoln MKS: First Drive

Ford perversely uses "EcoBoost" to describe their direct-injected and turbocharged engines when everyone knows fuel economy is merely the side effect of more power. The Hennessey MaxBoost 435 is a Lincoln MKS with the right name and 435 HP. » 3/01/10 12:30pm 3/01/10 12:30pm

Bankrupt Buff Books Blow Wad On Boosted Lincoln To Beat Bigger-Engined…

Ford Motor Trend and Automobile pit an ecoboosted Lincoln versus eight-cylinder Euros in a race over Loveland Pass. Since there's no disclaimer saying this is advertorial, how is a bankrupt media company's editorial budget big enough to support this? [6versus8] » 10/05/09 2:45pm 10/05/09 2:45pm

EcoBoost Goes Drag: Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS Hit The Strip

Ford's EcoBoost engines promise higher performance while simultaneously providing higher fuel economy. To prove it, they took us out to the drag strip with a Taurus SHO-ish Lincoln MKS EcoBoost and Ford Flex EcoBoost to go head-to-head with some "competition." They certainly raised a few eyebrows. » 5/21/09 11:00am 5/21/09 11:00am

2010 Lincoln MKS EcoBoost: First Drive

Rather than a pedestrian 3.7-liter V6, the 2010 Lincoln MKS EcoBoost provides a rip-roaring 355 HP twin-turbo V6 that'll get 24+ MPG. Minus tweaks, it's the same setup we'll see in the Ford Taurus SHO. » 5/15/09 9:30am 5/15/09 9:30am

Ford Active Park Assist System

Ford announced its new Active Park Assist system before the Detroit Auto Show, but here, in one of McCormick Place's many labyrinthine parking garages, is the first time we've tested it. » 2/12/09 1:00pm 2/12/09 1:00pm

2010 Lincoln MKS: Entry-Level Luxe Sedan Gets EcoBoost Engine

Ford told us today the 2010 Lincoln MKS will join the 2010 Ford Flex as models receiving a new sport appearance package, plus the 355 HP EcoBoost V6. That's the real story. » 1/12/09 10:40am 1/12/09 10:40am

Ford Active Park Assist: In Action!

We gave you the info late last night about Ford's new Active Park Assist. Now here's video of the system in action along with the first look at the 2010 MKS's paddle shifters. » 12/30/08 5:40pm 12/30/08 5:40pm

Ford Active Park Assist: "Better-Than-Lexus" Push-Button Parallel…

Ford's one-upping Lexus with an ultrasonic parallel-parking system it claims is easier to use, more versatile and requires less driver input than camera-based rivals. Amazingly, the whole Ford lineup may get it by 2012. » 12/30/08 12:00am 12/30/08 12:00am

SEMA Getting Hit With Tsunami Of Custom Fords

The pictures are tiny, but Ford is apparently bringing quite a load of customs to the SEMA » 10/31/08 6:00pm 10/31/08 6:00pm show in Vegas next week. There's a trio of Lincoln MKS's on the way, a couple of Foci and custom Escapes, a sinister looking Lincoln MKX, and our favorite, a tarted up Ford Transit Connect. Seriously, that thing can't hit the…

Automotive News: Ford EcoBoost V6 To Cost About $700, Appearing On…

Automotive News » 8/18/08 11:20am 8/18/08 11:20am is speculating that Ford's highly anticipated twin-turbocharged, direct-injected V6 will cost about $700 over the standard powerplant when it's released as an option for the and next year. While Ford didn't release output numbers or mileage expectations for the initial applications, they are saying…

2009 Lincoln MKS, First Drive

When the powers-that-be over here at Jalopnik asked me to test drive a car for you boys, I was pretty excited. Finally, I thought, Jalopnik is learning to respect a woman's automotive point of view. And then Ray told me it was going to be the 2009 Lincoln MKS. Hmm. I'll admit, I have a bias against big cars that dates… » 6/03/08 1:45pm 6/03/08 1:45pm

2009 Lincoln MKS AWD, Lounging In Suburbia

Looks like reader James Kenney is in a prime location for catching first glimpses of new Ford products. After bringing us a look at that first picture of the 45th Anniversary Ford Mustang, the most over-the-top OMG-amazing-drop-dead-sexy Mustang variant since the one before it, he's managed to spot an actually sexy… » 5/23/08 1:40pm 5/23/08 1:40pm

2009 Lincoln MKS Already Busted Up

When out and about this weekend, we stumbled across the new hotness from the Dearborn gang: the 2009 Lincoln MKS. Too bad it's already old and busted. Somebody made a boo-boo on the lower intake of the pretty-in-pearl M-plated car and for some reason attached a tow bar in the wound. In any case, this is the first one… » 3/31/08 12:40pm 3/31/08 12:40pm

2009 Lincoln MKS Tester Spotted On The 101

When you're as famous as the 2009 Lincoln MKS, sometimes you want to wear a little disguise before you go out. So even though we've seen the MKS live, it doesn't hurt to cover up when heading out among the gentry. That's our theory about what looks to be a pre-production MKS going through testing on California's sunny… » 2/01/08 5:30pm 2/01/08 5:30pm

Lincoln reveals mini-site for 2009 Lincoln MKS, urges self cars the buyer to reach higher. Maybe they should summon their own Jackie Wilson and "lift themselves higher" first. [Reach Higher] » 1/28/08 7:00am 1/28/08 7:00am

CES 2008: Ford Unveils Sirius Travel Link Navigation System, Offers…

In addition to a tease of even more Sync-ing to come at the 2008 CES show, Ford's just unveiled their newest toy to complement the Sync system. It's called the Sirius Travel Link navigation system — and it's a nav system that uses Sirius's ability to download data to your in-dash system to give drivers and passengers… » 1/06/08 7:31pm 1/06/08 7:31pm

LA Auto Show: Lincoln MKS Revealed Live

We showed the press shots of the new 2009 Lincoln MKS late last night — and now here it is — the car Ford CEO Alan Mulally just called the "Caddy-killer" has just been revealed live here at the LA Auto Show. Look at that boldly designed "double winged split grille" signifying the "new design language of the Lincoln… » 11/14/07 12:31pm 11/14/07 12:31pm