Another Mustang Based Car to be Unveiled in Detroit

December 26th, 2006 by William

With all the buzz surrounding the next generation mustang, the potential expansion of the platform and the new Ford Interceptor concept car it should not be surprising to hear that Lincoln has lifted the curtain on another vehicle that is being called a four door mustang in Lincoln clothing.

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The Lincoln MKR concept car is set to debut at the Detroit auto show. The car features a 415 horsepower twin-turbo V6 engine that runs on E85, the ethanol based fuel. The rear drive MKR also features four wheel independent suspension, extremely high door sills (yuck) and eye-catching double wing grills. While this vehicle isn’t my cup of tea I seldom complain when another rear drive car threatens to go into production.

To see more of the Lincoln MKR you can watch Automotive News’ Dave Sedgwick interviewing Peter Horbury with some video of the concept car:
MKR Video

-Bill Mertz

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I am a twenty something car enthusiast. I spend most of my days working in a small restoration shop in Northern California that specializes in vintage Alfa Romeos. I also manage to do some freelance writing for a handful of automotive publications. When I'm not at the shop I can usually be found working on one of my own project cars, out driving on a good windy road or good jeep trail. Despite what my girlfriend says cars aren't what defines me, they are only what I do. When I have a chance I also love to go camping, play sports or generally do any type of outdoor activity. I don't take myself to seriously, so I hope you don't either.

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