Lincoln MKZ: Price Surprise For A Hybrid
The Lincoln MKZ is also known as Lincoln Zephyr, and it happens to be an entry-level mid-size luxury car from the company. The MKZ was the first vehicle from the "MK"-series, which was later followed by MKX crossover, MKT full-size crossover, and MKS full-size sedan.
The hybrid version of MKZ was launched in the year 2010 by US market. The MKZ Hybrid is the 1st hybrid vehicle in the lineup and the price is similar to that of the gasoline-engine version.
The Best-Selling Vehicle
Right from 2008, MKZ is the company’s bestselling vehicle. The all-new 2nd generation MKZ is the enlarged variant of the Ford Fusion/ Mondeo, which went on sale in 2013. However, the production delays kept the vehicle out of showrooms until March.
The Redesigned 2013 MKZ
The Company has redesigned the MKZ for the year 2013 and it now shares the CD4 platform with Mondeo and Fusion. The concept model was presented at the 2012 North American International Auto Show. The 2013 model is released with a long list of improvised and better safety features.
Second Gen MKZ
The 2nd generation MKZ was unveiled at 2012 New York Auto Show. The automaker has released the 2013 MKZ in 3 engine configuration. It is released with a 240HP 2-L EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine; a 3.7-liter V6 powered 300-horsepower engine, and a hybrid 2-L power plant. The hybrid version of MKZ Hybrid is also available for the price of non-hybrid version.
Upcoming 2014 MKZ
For the year 2014, the vehicle is expected to be unveiled with a stunning design, attractive driving dynamics, and advanced technology.
Photo Gallery of Lincoln MKZ
Technical Characteristics of Lincoln MKZ
Technical Characteristics of 2009 Lincoln MKZ AWD produced by Lincoln (US).
|Body Type||Saloon (sedan) 4 doors / 5 seats|
|Front Track||1557 mm|
|Rear Track||1549 mm|
|Fuel Capacity||66 liters|
|Drive Wheels||All wheel drive|
|Steering||rack & pinion PAS|
|Fuel Supply System||SMPFI|
|Max Power||267HP (196 kW) @ 6250 rpm|
|Max Torque||337Nm @ 4500 rpm|
|Cam Design||DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)|
|Valves per cylinder||4|
|Standard Wheels||7? x 17 / 7? x 17|
|Standard Tyres||P225/50 VR 17 / P225/50 VR 17|
|Transmission||6 speed automatic|
|Number of gears||6|
|Acceleration 0-100 Km/h||n/a|
|Acceleration 80-120 Km/h||n/a|