Monthly archives: December, 2013

Lincoln Debuts New, Renewable Interior Materials in 2014 MKX

Lincoln knows that status and prestige are always part of creating a luxury vehicle, and one of the ways to gain status and prestige is to build your products out the newest and most innovative materials and technologies. Thus, Lincoln, in conjunction with sustainable solutions creator Weyerhauser and Johnson Controls, an auto parts supplier, has created a new “tree-based, renewable alternative to fiberglass for use in auto parts.” The new material, called Cellulose Reinforced Polypropylene (abbreviated CRP), will be first deployed in the 2014 model of the Lincoln MKX, the brand’s crossover SUV. For this model year, the CRP will simply be used to replace the fiberglass found in “a…




Upcoming Lincoln MKC Competitively Priced

Next summer, Lincoln Motor Company will be releasing the all-new 2015 Lincoln MKC. The MKC is a luxury small crossover with seating for five. Ford recently revealed pricing information and we couldn’t be more pleased. The MKC will have a starting price of $33,995, including destination. This price puts the MKC in a great position to compete against its rivals, including the Audi Q5, Mercedes-Benz GLK, and BMW X3, which tops out the segment with a starting price of $38,850. The closest competitor in price is the Acura RDX with a starting price of $35,415. Obviously with the MKC priced more than a thousand dollars less, it will be in…




Four Winter Weather Maintenance Checks

Car maintenance is important year round, but it becomes especially vital during the harsh months of winter.  We’ve identified four maintenance checks you should perform before the winter weather really hits in full force. Battery – This one is pretty self explanatory.  No one wants to hear the sound of a dead battery sputtering on cold morning.  It’ll make you seriously consider crawling back into your warm bed, which is great unless you’re one of those people with bills to pay (i.e. everybody).  Our service experts here at Lincoln of Troy would be glad to perform a routine check on your battery.  If it is over three years old, it…




2015 Lincoln MKC Revealed: Luxury Reimagined

If the 2013 Lincoln MKZ hadn’t convinced you completely that the luxury brand had taken a new and quite spectacular direction, then its newly-announced model will likely do the trick.  The all-new 2015 Lincoln MKC, which the company aims to sell to customers interested in a small premium utility vehicle, is unlike any other in the segment, thanks to the unmatched sense of grace and refinement it conveys. On the outside, the recognizable Lincoln designs are bolstered by the car’s sleek, athletic body. On the inside, customers will be pleased to find an open, inviting space that is complete with all of the lavish amenities one could possibly desire—high-quality, soft-touch…