As the company, Lincoln, it is enough to get an idea about their models; the upcoming 2018 Lincoln Continental is going to be the answer to all that luxury and enthralling performance. Although there’s enough time for this model to get released, much anticipation has been going on about it. Some sources have said that there will be an array of improvements in this upcoming 2018 Continental.
What’s in the offer for this upcoming car is that a new design element which is incorporated into its outer body. This will give a refreshed look to this upcoming Lincoln Continental. But changes and improvements just don’t end here as the interior cabin has been improved too.
2018 Lincoln Continental – Engine Specs
First of all, there will be a 3.0-liter V6 EcoBoost engine which will produce a horsepower of 400 hp and a torque of 400 lb-ft. Some sources have even predicted that a 2.7-liter V6 engine will be in the option.
Some rumors hold that there is a possibility of a 3.7-liter V6 engine.
A 6-speed automatic transmission system will be used for most of the engines. There’s even a possibility of a 9-speed automatic transmission system, but it has not been confirmed.
Performance and Mileage:
This upcoming 2018 Lincoln Continental is also going to excel in its performance. It will be able to take a sprint from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 6.5 seconds or less. It is likely to have a top speed of 130 mph.
As far as its mileage is concerned, the figures are expected to stand at 20 mpg in city drive and 27 mpg on highways. It has been said that the company will reduce carbon emissions which will make this car environment-friendly.
2018 Lincoln Continental – Exterior and Interior Design
A sleek profile has been set to its body. The company’s signature design language also has to do a lot in influencing the styling of 2018 Lincoln Continental. First and foremost, in its front fascia, the grille has a squared off design.
A mesh-type design has been given to this newly designed grille; a chrome border surrounds this grille. Moving on to the headlights, a slightly modified shape has been set. Daytime running lights have been incorporated into these headlights.
The front bumper has a stylistic profile which is complemented by a wide air intake in the middle. This stylistic approach is further characterized by the sections which house a new set of powerful headlights.
Its interior cabin to has got stylistic changes. Most importantly, the cabin is spacious with improved legroom and headspace. This is going to ensure utmost comfort which contributes to a great driving experience.
As this model is due for 2017, not information has been sourced out regarding more changes in its interior cabin.
2018 Lincoln Continental – Competitors, Price and Release Date
Cadillac CTS, Audi A6, BMW 5-series, Mercedes-Benz E-class and Jaguar XF are going to be its main rivals. The 2018 Lincoln Continental is expected to have a starting price of $45,500 when it will hit the markets in the 1st quarters of 2018.