Chief Designer Of Lincoln MKZ Explains Why It's Not A Hatch

While at the LA Auto Show I had the chance to talk to the very poetically-named Solomon Song, lead designer of the Lincoln MKZ. I'll admit that we at Jalopnik haven't had the most confidence in Lincoln as of late, but I did find Song engaging, easy to talk to, and very forthright about the car he's designed, and the… » 12/03/12 2:20pm 12/03/12 2:20pm

The MKZ Concept Will Not Save Lincoln

I was certain when I sat down at the Lincoln press conference this morning I'd focus on the fact that the car looks like John Wilkes Booth. And then I saw the mimosa station and realized I was wrong. The story here is Lincoln is so desperate to pretend they're a luxury manufacturer they've got a mimosa station. And a… » 1/10/12 9:20am 1/10/12 9:20am

2010 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, Lincoln MKZ: Design, Dissected

In case you may have missed it back in 2006, Ford released a trio of entries into the uber-boring mid-size sedan category. The just-right-sized triplets were built with the intention of targeting the best in the appliance segment. Alas, sales fell well short of the leaders of the pack — which is why you may not… » 11/26/08 1:30pm 11/26/08 1:30pm

2010 Mercury Milan, Hybrid And Lincoln MKZ: Live Cars For The Pulse-Free

Ford just revealed the 2010 Ford Fusion » 11/19/08 5:30pm 11/19/08 5:30pm and the and now we can bring you the live reveals on its platform pals the and the . The Fusions two upmarket friends split the hairs of luxury with the Milan going after the Euro-snob luxury buyer who can't afford a Euro-snob nameplate while the Lincoln chases the McCainiacs…

2010 Lincoln MKZ: Fusion Plus A Newish Nose

Since platform pals the 2010 Ford Fusion » 11/19/08 3:00pm 11/19/08 3:00pm and get matching updates, it stands to reason their higher class sibling the 2010 Lincoln MKZ would be getting a visit from Ford's refresh fairies and these are the results. The MKZ gets Lincoln MKS in its Fusion with an appropriation of the new dual-nostril, waterfalling '38…

A Super Lincoln Zephyr? Shouldn't That Be An MKZ?

Here are some weird spy photos of a hot-rodded Lincoln Zephyr lurking around Dearborn. That's right, a Zephyr and not an MKZ — so what does it mean? This could be an old mule, or perhaps cost cutting efforts at Ford are forcing reuse of old cars they've got laying around. Maybe they've decided to go old-school and… » 10/31/08 5:40pm 10/31/08 5:40pm

Forbes Autos Drops Top Ten Luxury Cars for the Ladies

Forbes Autos is up to the list-making again, giving us the top ten list of luxe cars with the primary driver being a woman. While not as sexy as the men's list, the vehicles are more practical and comfortable, and packed with a lot more Volvos. Interesting to note that our favorite Saturn designer, Miss Vicki Vlachakis » 1/28/08 10:15am 1/28/08 10:15am