Man, even in the mainstream media it's hard for
Mercury Lincoln to catch a break these days. And well, rightfully so. As much as the Fusion is shaping up to be the right car at the right price-point for Ford, the Zephyr maxing out at 12 grand more than the to-the-hilt version of the Fusion upon which it's based seems to be a case of too little, far-too-late. Of course, Newsday's Tom Incantalupo is prohibited by the ad guys from thoroughly savaging the poor Zeph, but there's a palpable sense of "Just what is Ford trying to pull here?" that rears its head throughout the piece.
Lincoln Announces 2006 Zephyr Pricing [Internal]