The 2017 Lincoln Continental is a 4-door luxury sedan previewed as a concept car in January 2015 at the New York Auto Show and introduced as a serial production model one year later. Built on an extended Ford CD4 platform, it is available with a front-wheel drive in base and all-wheel drive as an option. The 2017 Continental replaced the Lincoln MKS and went sale in late 2016.
The luxury sedan received severe, but athletic and modern styling with interesting details like integrated into the window trim door handles or LED-lights in the mirrors, which projects a Lincoln logo onto the ground. Inside the 2017 Continental reigns leather, wood and soft-touch materials. The front seats are 30-way adjustable offering supports not only for the shoulders or the lower back but for each leg too. The rear seats are heated and ventilated in some trims. For the first time in Lincoln`s history, the doors equipped with an electronic latch that pulls shut if the door isn't closed completely.
Three engines could power the 2017 Lincoln Continental: naturally aspirated 3.7-litre L V6 (305 hp), twin-turbo 2.7-litre V6 with 335 hp output and a new 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 rated at 400 hp (542 N·m). The 6-speed automatic gearbox controlled by five buttons on the front panel, there is no classic transmission selector. For the all-wheel drive system is available torque vectoring system.