Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

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    Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

    The Lincoln brand is rumored to be the first to gain a new battery-electric vehicle based on Rivian’s skateboard electric vehicle architecture. The rumor comes just a week after Ford Motor Company announced a $500 million equity investment into the electric vehicle startup company.

    Ford disclosed plans to leverage Rivian’s platform for a Lincoln product at a recent employee town hall regarding the Rivian investment, according to sources in attendance. Details of the vehicle were not disclosed and, frankly, likely still being worked out between Ford and Rivian given the newness of the deal.


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    Re: Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

    So now Mary B can announce that the first EV Silverado will be branded as a Cadillac. Please use a real name not some odd three letter nomenclature. I suggest it be called the "Coulomb"

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    Re: Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

    Quote Originally Posted by Mingo View Post
    So now Mary B can announce that the first EV Silverado will be branded as a Cadillac. Please use a real name not some odd three letter nomenclature. I suggest it be called the "Coulomb"
    A Cadillac pickup may actually go over well. It would definitely step on the Sierra Denali's toes, but luxury pickups are a hot commodity right now.

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    Re: Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

    Quote Originally Posted by Mingo View Post
    So now Mary B can announce that the first EV Silverado will be branded as a Cadillac. Please use a real name not some odd three letter nomenclature. I suggest it be called the "Coulomb"
    A Cadillac pickup may actually go over well. It would definitely step on the Sierra Denali's toes, but luxury pickups are a hot commodity right now.

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    Re: Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

    I guess it will come with skirts standard

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    Re: Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

    I think the time is right for a luxury pickup. Lincoln was ahead of its time with the Blackwood (and learned some lessons on functionality), the market wasn't ready, but I think the market is now ready for a $100k pickup from Lincoln and Cadillac.

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    Re: Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

    I kinda doubt it will be a pickup, probably a SUV if it's going to be a Lincoln. An electric F150 seems to be a more likely reality.

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    Re: Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

    It makes more sense to use the platform for a Lincoln SUV

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    Re: Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

    Quote Originally Posted by BlackGTP View Post
    I think the time is right for a luxury pickup. Lincoln was ahead of its time with the Blackwood (and learned some lessons on functionality), the market wasn't ready, but I think the market is now ready for a $100k pickup from Lincoln and Cadillac.
    I still doubt the MARKET for a LINCOLN/CADILLAC BRAND truck is there BUT a DENALI / KING RANCH EV yes
    A EV SUV under the LUX branding I can see and believe NEEDS to exist and be a BESPOKE product and NOT an ESCALADE EV

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    Re: Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

    Blackwood and Mark LT were total failures what makes them thing it will work a 3rd time

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    Re: Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

    Quote Originally Posted by Greg.Botts View Post
    Blackwood and Mark LT were total failures what makes them thing it will work a 3rd time
    This time it won't be an F150 rebadged as a Lincoln

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    Re: Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

    Quote Originally Posted by Mingo View Post
    This time it won't be an F150 rebadged as a Lincoln
    oh yea cause rebadging a no name will be so much better... PASS

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    Re: Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

    Cadillacs had EXT, how did that work out

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    Re: Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

    Quote Originally Posted by Greg.Botts View Post
    oh yea cause rebadging a no name will be so much better... PASS
    Like say rebadging a Daewoo maybe?

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    Re: Rumor Mill: Lincoln Getting Rivian-Based EV

    Quote Originally Posted by Mingo View Post
    Like say rebadging a Daewoo maybe?
    Daewoos were based on Opels so, its really rebadging Opels

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