Lincoln Working Up Rear-Drive Options
Wave of additional models could follow if MKZ clicks.
by Paul A. Eisenstein on Dec.03, 2012
While Ford Motor Co. officials want to shine the spotlight on their near-term plans for a Lincoln renaissance, they are already working up some aggressive product programs that would include the addition of one or more rear-wheel-drive models to the luxury brand’s line-up.
The strategy would continue to see Lincoln share most of its underlying platforms with the mainstream Ford brand, however, including the next-generation Mustang.
“Rear-wheel-drive is definitely in the works,” one of Ford’s top executives confirmed in a background conversation with TheDetroitBureau.com.
That executive downplayed rumors that Ford might look to partner with another luxury brand on one or more future products, however.
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