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What to Keep in Your Car in the Winter

In the winter, there’s more to driving than just hopping in your car and going. You’ve got to be ready to handle anything from a dead battery to icy windshields to being stranded in the snow. Read on to learn what you should keep in your car in the winter to prepare you for whatever may happen.   Ice Scraper It may sound obvious, but if you find yourself without an ice scraper one morning you’ll have a long wait before it’s safe to drive your car. Ice scrapers and brushes will help you clear off every window for optimum visibility. Jumper Cables Slightly older car batteries that do fine…




Why You Should Buy the 2016 Lincoln MKX

If you’re tired of your everyday crossover selection, then it’s time for you to check out the 2016 Lincoln MKX. At its most basic level, the 2016 MKX is equipped with ample standard features. Plus the Lincoln designers have come up with an exceptional selection of additional features that are standard on higher trims or available for upgrade.   For instance, no matter which model you choose, you can always expect the 2016 Lincoln MKX to provide you with a smooth and quiet ride. Its standard active noise control sees to it that you and your passengers have peaceful travels. The sophisticated design of this crossover’s cabin is only going…




Tips for Black Friday Shopping

Thanksgiving is a time for celebrating what we have with our loved ones but, come the next day, all bets are off. Black Friday is one of the busiest shopping days of the year thanks to its immense popularity and massive discounts. Taking on the crowds won’t be easy but if you plan to go shopping on Black Friday, there are some things you need to know. Here are a couple of helpful tips for Black Friday shopping from us here at Lincoln of Troy. Prepare – For the love of all that is good, prepare for crowds and know exactly what items you want. Do so by reading ads…




Best Thanksgiving Recipes

If you’re in charge of making Thanksgiving dinner, why not do something more fun than a simple turkey this year? There are dozens of fancy recipes that are much easier to make than they seem at first glance. Here at Lincoln of Troy, we have some of the best Thanksgiving recipes in our cookbooks that we’re ready to share this holiday season! Edythe Newman’s Matzo Stuffing – Combine two large onions, two Gala apples, three celery stalks, half a cup of olive oil, two eggs, one tablespoon of ground cinnamon, and two tablespoons of poultry seasoning salt in one bowl. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Add one-third box of…




Benefits of AWD in the Winter: Improve Handling and Performance

Winter is right around the corner, which means harsh weather and cold temperatures could lead to bad driving conditions. Many models come with an advanced all-wheel drive (AWD) system to improve handling and performance, especially on rough terrain or in bad weather. That makes AWD ideal for the wintertime. According to Motorists, there are many benefits of AWD in the winter. This system is similar to a classic 4×4 setup; however, and AWD powertrain is different than four-wheel drive (4WD). AWD uses an advanced set of sensors to monitor every wheel for slippage. When necessary, the engine will send power to each wheel as necessary. This provides excellent handling, as…




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…




2015 Lincoln MKC Offers Luxury, Performance, Technology

When searching for a new car, you surely have a lot of specifications on your list, and some may seem to cancel each other out. Do you want luxury, or do you want performance? In the case of the 2015 Lincoln MKC, you don’t have to choose; you can have it all, luxury, performance, and top-of-the-line technology. Lincoln designed the MKC to appeal to a new breed of luxury car buyers—those who want a “more personal car-owning experience.” It can also appeal to those who are looking at luxury for the first time; with an attractive starting price of only $33,995, it has the lowest price in the compact luxury…




Lincoln Crosses U.S. Borders to Unveil MKX Concept

The Lincoln Motor Company has unveiled a new MKX Concept at the 2014 Beijing International Motor Show, hinting at a new global SUV that should make waves in both the Chinese and American markets. This is the first time Lincoln goes beyond U.S. borders to reveal a concept vehicle and we think the MKX was the perfect choice to mark the occasion. With its sloping teardrop roofline, wide shoulders, and dynamic side undercuts, the MKX Concept looks stunning as well as refreshing. “Concept vehicles are defined by every design detail,” said David Woodhouse, Lincoln design director, “and this MKX Concept shows how Lincoln’s thoughtful design philosophy continues to evolve. The…




All-New Navigator Comes with Luxurious and Exclusive Ziricote Wood Materials

It’s a material usually reserved for high-caliber products like yachts, high-class furniture, and even the best quality acoustic guitars; all of which means, it’s perfect and fitting for the 2015 Lincoln Navigator, the most luxurious full-size SUV on the new car market, in America or otherwise. What is “it,” then? It’s ziricote wood, a tropical hardwood hailing from South America, the southern part of Europe and even northern Africa, and it’s only available on the Reserve Package of the Lincoln Navigator, which will hit dealerships later this year. “Luxury customers understand design and especially desire customized design,” said Barb Whalen, color and material design manager. “The beautiful, natural color and…




Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Recalled for Rollaway Risk

Nothing could ruin your day more than your car rolling away from you after you’ve parked it. The MKZ Hybrid is being recalled for just this reason after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found a fault in the transmission range sensor, allowing the car to possibly roll away after being parked. This issue is not only a huge safety issue, potentially resulting in car accidents, but it also violates the requirements of federal safety standards, which require every new car to have the pressure on the brake pad before shifting into “Drive” from “Park.” The transmission range sensor usually keeps the car from shifting from “Park” to “Drive” unless…