Lincoln MKC will become a Corsair

Lincoln MKC will become a Corsair

June 18, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The American brand will completely abandon the MK designation system for its crossovers, which it used for more than 10 years

The company Lincoln will rename the compact crossover MKC, which after the generation change will be called Corsair. About this, with reference to its own source, informs Automotive News.

Thus, the US brand is going to completely abandon the designation of “MK” for its crossovers, which she used the last 11 years. So, in the fall of 2017 Lincoln replaced the mid-size MKX all-terrain model Nautilus.

As for the Corsair model, it will appear in 2020. According to preliminary data, the engine line will include the inflatable four-cylinder engine of the Ford EcoBoost family, aтв a hybrid power unit.

The current Lincoln MKC, built on the Ford Global C platform, was refreshed at the end of 2017 and was presented at a motor show in Los Angeles. In the engine range Lincoln MKC entered 2.0-liter gasoline turbo engine with a capacity of 254 horsepower. In addition, a 2.3-liter engine with a payload of 285 horsepower is available.

At the moment, MKC is the most popular model of Lincoln on the Chinese market. In the US, the demand for a crossover also keeps at a good level – the company sells about 25 thousand such cars a year.