Lincoln is coming up with a full-size sedan, Continental, in the coming year overloaded with luxury, style and technologies. It boasts a price range which stands as the lowest starting prices in the same segment class.
2018 Lincoln Continental Engine
The 2018 Continental will be powered by a set of three strong turbocharged V6 engines, which will be firstly a 305 hp and 280 pound-feet torque 3.7 liter, secondly a 335 hp and 335 pound-feet torque twin turbo 2.7 liter and thirdly a 400 hp and 400 pound-feet torque twin turbo 3.0 liter with front wheel drive or all-wheel drive. These will be coupled with the 6-speed automatic transmission. The front wheel drive system comes standard and all-wheel-drive
the system will be optional. The all-wheel-drive system comes paired with Dynamic Torque Vectoring technology that transfers torque to the rear wheels on occasions of driving through sharp bends or corners.
This increases stability on roads during rough patches. The 2018 Continental delivers an outcome of 17 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on highways. These are numerics considered to be below – average for a luxury large car. The car will also come equipped with Lincoln Drive Control that will provide an option to select between three driving modes: comfort, normal and sport. This allows for versatile choices to personalize the ride and handling.
2018 Lincoln Continental Exteriors
The 2018 Continental has been enriched with the premium look with high quality but stern quality materials. There will be optional Sun/Moonroof, Intermittent Wipers, HID Headlights, Heated Mirrors, Mirror Memory and much more. The 2018 Continental would run over 18-inch aluminum wheels. The cargo space in 2018 Continental is 16.7 cubic feet of space which is more than many of its rivals. The opening is a hand – free power trunk lid which is broad enough for easy use.
2018 Lincoln Continental Interiors
The interiors are spacious for seating five people with large dimensioned doors which makes it easy to get in and out of the car. The front seats are a lot more than commodious and very impressive. They are 30-way adjustable seats with massage feature available as an option. The front seats will be heated and ventilated along with providing the additional lumbar support. The soft touch leatherette will be maximally used to cover the seats. However, the
rear seats will have limited headroom at least for taller people.
The cabin has been redesigned with real wood trim and lighting. The cabin would feature Front Air Conditioning, Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control, Rear Defrost, Remote Keyless Entry and Heated Mirrors. The Infotainment system comprises of 8-inch touch screen, voice recognition feature, 10 speaker stereo, Satellite Radio, FM Stereo, AUX input, CD player, MP3 player, Bluetooth connection, and Navigation. The System comes with few physical controls for controlling things that go more than the speed. The Rear Seats will receive two LCD monitors and two USB charging ports.
2018 Lincoln Continental Safety Features
The Advanced Airbags System comprises of Knee airbags for the driver and the front passenger, Dual Front Impact Airbags, Dual Front Side Impact Airbags and Overhead airbags. Amongst the driver assistive features would be Traction Control, Parking Assist, Rearview Camera, a 360 degree Camera System, Front and Rear Parking Sensors,
Forward Collision Warning System with Pedestrian Detection, Electronic Stability Control, Blind Spot Monitoring System, Lane Departure Warning System, Lane Keeping Assist, Cross Traffic Alert, Rollover Protection System, Child Safety Locks, Auto – On Headlights and Brake Assist.
There is an additional feature from Lincoln, MyKey which lets the usual user set speed and audio volume limits for use by other drivers. The Adaptive Cruise Control will automatically decrease the speed of the car in stop-and-go traffic and resume speed when traffic clears. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has granted an overall rating of 5 stars with a 5-star rating in Frontal Crash and Side Crash and a 4-star rating in Rollover.
2018 Lincoln Release Date and Pricing
The new generation Continental will be launch by Lincoln in the later half of 2018. The 2018 Lincoln Continental would start its pricing range with $45,000, which is the lowest starting price in its class.