Tag: Detroit

Defogging Your Windshield: What’s the Best Method?

Defogging your windshield can be tricky, especially in colder temperatures. That’s why we’ve put together a post on the most effective methods, helping you to get on the road as quick as possible. Plus, proper defogging ensures you have the best visibility possible. Don’t drive with your head sticking outside of your window—follow these tips. Windows fog up because of the process of condensation. This is the same process that causes dew to be found on grass in the morning or the moisture on the outside of a can. Condensation is caused by humidity—the amount of moisture in the air—and it can be eliminated by following some simple steps. The…




All-New 2015 MKC Sports All EcoBoost Engine Lineup

Lincoln is currently preparing for its big entrance into the Chinese new auto marketplace later this year; they’ll be breaking into the market with both the MKZ sedan and the all-new MKC, Lincoln’s sporty new luxury small utility vehicle. The MKC, with its unique but quintessentially Lincoln shape and design, is a perfect vehicle for international drivers. Plus, with its all EcoBoost engine lineup, including an all-new 2.3L option, the MKC will be sure to please loyal American Lincoln customers as well. The MKC will be hitting showrooms like ours here at Lincoln of Troy this very month, sporting the lowest starting price of any vehicle in its segment. It…




Lincoln Reveals Pricing for New Lincoln Navigator with Reserve Package

The Lincoln Motor Company recently revealed the pricing for the new 2015 Navigator, which will go on sale later this year and find itself in showrooms like ours here at Lincoln of Troy. The Navigator will start at $62,475, but if you opt for the exclusive and unique Reserve Package, the starting price will be $69,975. The Reserve Package is the cherry on top of an amazing new vehicle for 2015. “The 2015 Lincoln Navigator has nearly two dozen upgrades over the outgoing model, rewarding current Navigator owners and offering strong reasons for new customers to consider the vehicle that defined the large luxury SUV segment,” Matt VanDyke, director of…




Lincoln MKC Design Influenced by Music

The Lincoln MKZ has been influenced by more than just standard design, its style isn’t just a look or a visual, it’s the feeling the car induces that makes it special. Soo Kang, interior design for The Lincoln Motor Company, is a cellist especially influenced by music, and used the MKC as a functional, 3D representation of her passion. Through the MKC’s design, Kang engages all senses, creating an emotional connection from the clean, sleek and uncluttered design. Lincoln MKC Specifications “The whole team has to be in rhythm; if someone misses a note, the customer, or audience, if you will, notices. This can create frustration or confusion,” Kang said…




Leader Dogs for the Blind Breakfast

Lincoln of Troy was invited to a special THANK YOU breakfast for past supporters, and I was asked to attend on our behalf.  It was a wonderful experience and I learned so much about this wonderful organization.  There were several wonderful keynote speakers including Oakland County executive, L. Brooks Patterson! The Leader Dogs for the Blind are celebrating their 75th year pairing clients with their Leader dog.  They not only train the dogs, but also the people as well in a 26 day on site residential training program for people who are legally deaf, blind or both at no cost to the client!  They train clients like this from all…




All-New Lincoln Navigator Improves Luxury Inside and Out

The Lincoln Motor Company continues to fill out its resurgent, refreshed lineup of stellar luxury vehicles, with the 2015 Lincoln Navigator adding some diversity to a lineup that already includes smaller cars like the Lincoln MKZ and MKC. The new Navigator takes the luxury SUV segment to a whole new level—adding greatness to an already great vehicle in a way that’s becoming typical and expected of new Lincoln vehicles at this point. The 2015 Navigator sees major updates to both the exterior design and the interior amenities. On the outside, the Navigator gains the split-wing grille that’s already become a mainstay of the new generation Lincoln design. Inside, drivers and…




Lincoln MKC and MKZ Help Sponsor ESSENCE’s Black Women in Music

Two all-new Lincoln Motor Company vehicles, the Lincoln MKC and MKZ, both helped sponsor ESSENCE magazine’s Black Women in Music event, which has become one of the music industry’s most popular events leading up to the Grammys. This year, Emeli Sande, the up-and-coming pop star who sings hits like “Next to Me” and “My Kind of Love,” was honored at ESSENCE’s event. Sande already has a long history of collaboration with the Lincoln Motor Company, especially since she was hand selected to participate in Lincoln’s “Journey” campaign, which showcases “inspiration, entrepeneurship, and people who have followed their dreams.” The Lincoln MKC sat on the red carpet at the event, while…




Lincoln Welcomes Shinola and Dwell to Detroit Auto Show Booth

Lincoln invites the public to its stand on January 18-26 at the North American International Auto Show, where it will be presenting the MKZ Hybrid midsize premium sedan as well as the all-new Lincoln MKC small premium utility. The vehicles’ sustainability and craftsmanship will be highlighted by a collection of American-made goods from Detroit-based Shinola as well as a “A Glimpse of Spring”—a lush backdrop of wildflowers and grasses straight from Dwell, a leading voice of the modern design movement. Shinola’s collection will include handcrafted watches and bicycles, artisanal leather, curated items, and journals created with paper from sustainable forests, emphasizing the detail and care with which the new 2015…