Monthly archives: April, 2015

Take a 2016 Lincoln MKX Test Drive for Charity

The all-new Lincoln MKX will be arriving this summer and with that great news comes more. With any 2016 Lincoln MKX test drive, $20 will be donated to brand spokesperson Matthew McConaughey’s charity “just keep livin” as part of the Lincoln Driven to Give event! The just keep livin Foundation was established in 2008 by McConaughey and his wife to help children learn what it takes to lead a healthy lifestyle. The foundation partners with other non-profits in communities to create wellness programs and after-school fitness activities for kids in inner-city high schools. David Rivers, Lincoln US Marketing Communications Manager, said, “The tremendous work Matthew does through his just keep…




Lincoln Continental Revival to Bring Lincoln Back

Ford took to the stage at the New York Auto Show and blew everyone away with a surprise guest: the Lincoln Continental. The concept of the legendary name, once the vehicle of presidents, movie stars, and the average citizen alike, brought whispers with it. With the MKS sedan leaving the Lincoln lineup, there’s a spot to fill. The Lincoln Continental revival is more than just the revival of a legendary nameplate. It’s the revival of the premium brand itself. Ford CEO Mark Fields has confirmed that the nameplate of the next Lincoln sedan will be the Continental but will it be what many Americans remember in the olden days? We…




Michigan Road Trip Destinations Ideas for a Spring Day

Now that spring is upon us, it’s time to plan the ultimate spring road trip. Luckily for you, there are plenty of excellent destinations right here in Michigan. Gather some snacks, fill the tank with gas, and check out our list of Michigan road trip destinations. The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, where you can learn about Ford’s inventions and traditions with over 200 acres of exhibits The Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, where you can check out one of the state’s largest car collections The Detroit Institute of Arts in Detroit, where you can take a break from the car-related sightseeing for some modern culture and art Michigan’s…




First Lincoln Continental Was an Aesthetic Masterpiece

In a feature on the Lincoln Continental, the automaker claims that it was “possibly” its “most iconic design and division.” But it’s hard to imagine any other model that could fulfill that description. The Continental was intended to be something special, and to stand out as something beautiful.  The aesthetics of an automobile was extremely important to Edsel Ford, son of Henry Ford and first president of Lincoln. According to a historical essay by the automaker, Edsel “created the first ‘styling department’ for Ford Motor Company.” The Lincoln Continental was his dream car. The first Lincoln Continental arrived on March 31st, 1939, looking vastly more like a work of art…




Showering Your Vehicle with Love during National Car Care Month

You’ve heard the saying, “April showers bring May flowers.” Think about it: if we shower our cars with love in April, then May will bring vehicles that bloom as they take to the roads for a season of sunny-day adventures. In honor of National Car Care Month, we thought we would share some of the ways we at Lincoln of Troy shower love on our vehicles. Check Your Wiper Blades and Lights. Are your windshield wiper blades working properly or are they damaged, cracked, or torn? You’ll certainly need them for driving through the showers; and it is a good habit to replace them at least once a year. As…