It was inevitable: in January Lincoln himself declared that this year will be the last for the MKZ sedan. In may, the information appeared that the production model will cease on 21 July, and now the company has confirmed the suspension of production. However, in the end cityradio stayed on the Assembly line for 10 days longer.
The platform of the Ford Fusion has also stopped releasing on July 31. None of these models will get a direct heir, the released production capacity of the plant in Mexico will serve as the new crossover Sport Bronco, mass production of which starts in October.
Thus, the only passenger car “Ford” in North America was the Mustang. And Lincoln sedans too soon will not be the verdict of the flagship Continental back on the market only four years ago, almost signed.
The official representative of the Lincoln Anika Salceda-Wycoco in connection with the termination of the production MKZ, said that the company intends to invest in fast-growing segments of crossovers and SUVs and electric vehicles. The next step in the implementation of this strategy will be the market debut of the Corsair Grand Touring scheduled for the end of the year.