Lincoln MKS is a full-size luxury sedan which was launched in 2008. Although this model was updated in 2012, company decided to do some big refreshment for 2016 year model. The complete list of changes for 2016 Lincoln MKS is still unknown, but it is expected that new model will be upgraded in all aspects. New outside and inside look, plenty of hi-tech features, new engines and transmission are some of the changes that we will probably see in 2016 model.
2016 Lincoln MKS redesign
It seems that 2016 MKS will get new platform. It will probably be some kind of extended Ford Fusion platform, just like it was with new Ford Taurus. Outside look will also be upgraded. Although it will keep recognizable front grille and headlights, the overall look of the car will be more attractive. When you see its smooth lines and many chrome details, it is easy notice that designers tried to balance between modern and classical look. New Lincoln MKS will keep its recognizable “flying eagle” face but with more attractive lines and modernized look.
2016 Lincoln MKS engine
Although it is not confirmed yet, it seems that 2016 MKS will come with new engines. According to some rumors, there will be two V6 engines offered. The smaller one is expected to be 2.9 liter EcoBoost which will output around 300 horses. The other one will be also EcoBoost, but with displacement of 3.5 liter. This engine will probably output more than 360 horses. The 2016 Lincoln MKS will probably use the same 6-speed automatic transmission, but it is expected that new 9-speed transmission, which Ford and GM develop together, will be introduced in few years. Just like previous model, it will be available as FWD and AWD.
2016 Lincoln MKS release date and price
One thing is for sure, 2016 Lincoln MKS will be presented on some of the biggest auto shows in 2015. However, it won’t be available before late 2015. Price probably won’t be drastically changed, which basically means that 2016 MKS will start around 40.000 dollars.
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