As Lincoln’s parent company Ford is only after the crossover/SUV fad, the luxury brand is left with two sedans in its lineup: the MKZ and Continental.
On the other hand, the very first one is going to be retired for good this year, although the flagship four-door is tipped to reside till 2021.
“The Council has been talking to the company about needing to maintain the sedan business,” he said. “You have to check at Tesla. In case you have a powerful solution, folks are likely to want this, and they are likely to purchase it. What that seems like for Lincoln moving forward, I am not convinced of.”
Though the future looks dark for four-door Lincolns, these haven’t been doing that well in the last few years. In 2019, U.S. deliveries of this MKZ saw an 11 percent fall to 17,725 births, and also, the giant Continental did worse: 6,586 units sold, down 25 percent. That’s despite beating the Continental Coach Door Edition for its 2020MY, which created quite a buzz.
Despite the impending passing of this MKZ and Continental, Lincoln could Nevertheless Be left with a solid SUV lineup that counts the MKC, Corsair, Nautilus, Aviator, and Navigator.