Lincoln nautilus car and driver. The 2019 lincoln nautilus pitches the former mkx back into the cars with real names class. The aviators baby brother starts affordably but can really pack on the options. Suvs lincoln announces pricing and configurator for nautilus suv. The lincoln mkx is dead.
It would wind up being replaced in the lineup by another lincoln favorite the continental before being brought back in 1979. The lincoln town car nameplate goes back to the early 1920s as one of the countrys first luxury automobiles. Say hello to the lincoln nautilus and goodbye to the brands mk naming scheme that some customers still havent deciphered after more than a decadefirst to go is the mkx which. Nautilus is a good name.
Lincoln has released a configurator for the nautilus formerly known as the mkxwith a new name new four cylinder base engine and a new eight speed transmission the 2019 lincoln nautilus. Lincoln formally the lincoln motor company is a luxury vehicle brand of the american manufacturer ford motor companymarketed among the top luxury brands in the united states lincoln has competed closely against cadillac for nearly its entire existence. A nautilus is an underwater mollusk the latin word for sailor and the name of lincolns replacement for the mkx midsize luxury crossover. Mkx not so much.
So we applaud lincoln for using the midmodel refresh of their midsize suv to change its name to nautilus for the 2019 model year. Lincolns midsize suv gets a new name and a new look. Its a mid size two row crossover suv that shares some running gear with the ford edge but with. Its replacement is the 2019 lincoln nautilus but aside from a new name a freshened face an updated powertrain and more advanced driver assistance technology.
Lincoln has the distinction of establishing the personal luxury car segment with the entry of the lincoln continental into mass production.