Vehicle Spotlight: 2017 Lincoln MKZ

Originally introduced in 2006 as the Lincoln Zephyr, the 2017 Lincoln MKZ has made giant leaps over the last several years and has become one of our favorite cars, by far!

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Standard in the 2017 Lincoln MKZ is a 2.0L I-4 240hp intercooled turbo engine, 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, side seat mounted airbags, curtain first and second row overhead airbags. Also included are driver and passenger knee airbags, airbag occupancy sensors, automatic air conditioning, 18” aluminum wheels, cruise control, ABS and driveline traction control, and AdvanceTrac electronic stability.

If fuel efficiency is what you’re looking for, the 2017 Lincoln MKZ gets an estimated 21 city MPG and 31 highway MPG, perfect for long trips, or your commute to and from work, especially in the Washington, D.C. area.

With features like having the ability to roll up your windows from your key fob, the push-button gear shift, and a quiet cabin, this car is a must-see.

Other features like adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go functionality, auto hold to keep the car at a complete stop without the driver having to press and hold the brake pedal, and available enhanced park assist are available on your new 2017 Lincoln MKZ.

Visit us online to figure out which features are must-haves for you on your new 2017 Lincoln MKZ, and then contact us for a test-drive. We know you won’t be disappointed.

Interview with Steve Raley – General Manager of Lexington Park Ford Lincoln

Over seven years ago, Lexington Park Ford Lincoln was a new dealership with not much to hang their hats on. In fact, the dealership sold only 288 vehicles in their first year. Management soon realized that changes needed to come quickly, … Continue reading

TAKE THE WHEEL WITH LINCOLN: LEXINGTON PARK LINCOLN AND LOCAL COMMUNITY TO RAISE AS MUCH AS $8,000 FOR NORTHERN HIGH SCHOOL

-Exciting test-drive fundraising event will generate much-needed money for Northern High School’s Theater Department, helping the local community. LEXINGTON PARK, MARYLAND – Lincoln and its dealers have launched a new program called Driven To Give, combining the successful Drive Smart … Continue reading

ALL-NEW 2015 LINCOLN MKC BLENDS PERFORMANCE, QUALITY AND TECHNOLOGY

All-new 2015 Lincoln MKC small premium utility vehicle delivers spirited performance, elegant design, impeccable craftsmanship and customer-focused technologies for an engaging driving experience All-EcoBoost® engine lineup, including an available all-new 2.3-liter achieving 285 horsepower and 305 lb.-ft. of torque, delivers performance … Continue reading

TAKE THE WHEEL WITH FORD: DEALERSHIP AND LOCAL COMMUNITY TO RAISE AS MUCH AS $6,000 FOR GREAT MILLS HIGH SCHOOL

-Exciting test-drive fundraising event will generate much-needed money for Great Mills High School, helping students in the local community. LEXINGTON PARK, MARYLAND – Across the United States, there are vital arts, music and sports programs that are being cut annually due to … Continue reading

Lexington Park Lincoln is #HAPPY

  Lexington Park Lincoln is #Happy and they show it!  Watch their version of Pharrell Williams #HAPPY video! Lexington Park Lincoln is located at http://www.lexingtonparkford.com/or call 888-713-2576 or visit us online at http://www.lexingtonparkford.com/!

Ford Motor Company Delivers Best Sales Year Since 2006; Ford Is Top Brand with Records for Fiesta, Fusion, Escape

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Ford Motor Company Delivers Best Sales Year Since 2006; Ford Is Top Brand with Records for Fiesta, Fusion, Escape

  • Ford brand 2013 retail sales up 14 percent, with cars up 12 percent, utilities up 13 percent, trucks up 17 percent; Ford is best-selling brand for fourth consecutive year
  • Ford Motor Company total December sales up 2 percent, with retail sales up 3 percent for best December since 2005
  • Ford Fusion sales up 27 percent for a record December; both Ford Fusion and Ford Fiesta hit annual sales records in 2013
  • Ford Escape sales up 22 percent, helping the vehicle to an annual sales record in 2013
  • Ford F-Series tops 70,000 sales following eight straight months of sales above 60,000 vehicles; F-Series now best-selling truck for 37 years and best-selling vehicle for 32 years

Lexington Park, Maryland, 2014– Ford reigns as America’s best-selling vehicle brand in 2013 for a fourth consecutive year, with annual sales records set for Ford Fiesta, Fusion and Escape, and F-Series continuing as the country’s best-selling truck and vehicle for another straight year.

Ford Motor Company 2013 U.S. sales totaled 2,493,918 vehicles. For December, total sales are 218,058 vehicles up 2 percent – with retail up 3 percent.

Ford brand U.S. retail sales are up 14 percent for the year. Overall, the Ford brand closes out 2013 with 2,412,224 vehicles sold. Ford produced double-digit annual retail gains across its lineup – cars up 12, utilities up 13 percent, and trucks are up 17 percent – with higher average transaction prices. Retail sales gains for the Ford brand are strongest in the West, where sales are up 21 percent, and the Southeast, with sales up 17 percent for the year.

“December was a strong close to an even better year for Ford Motor Company,” said Steve Raley, General Manager of Lexington Park Ford Lincoln. “We saw strong growth across the entire Ford lineup and made significant gains in the import-dominated coastal markets.

“Strong demand for our new cars, utilities, hybrids and trucks provided Ford with the largest share point gain of any full-line automaker in 2013,” Felice continued.

Ford Fusion December performance is up 27 percent with 24,408 sales, setting a record for the month. Fusion sales of 295,280 vehicles in 2013 represent a 22 percent increase, setting an annual record.  Fusion continues to be a significant driver to the company’s growth in the U.S. western and southeastern regions, where retail sales are up 61 percent and 29 percent, respectively in 2013.

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Ford Fiesta sales of 71,073 vehicles for the year mark a record, as well – and up 25 percent over 2012.

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Ford Escape sales are up 22 percent for the month, with 24,462 vehicles sold. For the year, Escape sales of 295,993 vehicles represent a 13 percent gain, setting an annual record.

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December sales of 74,592 Ford F-Series vehicles extend the truck’s string of selling more than 60,000 units a month to eight. Sales of 763,402 F-Series vehicles in 2013 represent the truck’s highest level since 2006. F-Series remains America’s best-selling truck for 37 straight years and the country’s best-selling vehicle for 32 consecutive years.

Lincoln MKZ December sales increase 73 percent, with 2,823 cars sold, providing the Lincoln brand with an overall increase of 8 percent.

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If you want to make the switch and discover why America’s #1 Brand is Ford visit Lexington Park Ford Lincoln at 21575 Great Mills Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653 or visit us online at http://www.lexingtonparkford.com or call 888-713-2576!

Lexington Park Lincoln Offers Safe Driving Tips for National Teen Driver Safety Week Oct. 20-26

Lexington Park, MD, 2013  – In recognition of National Teen Driver Safety Week, Oct. 20-26, Waldorf Ford is releasing a list of safe driving tips for teens, adults and passengers alike. Now in its seventh year, National Teen Driver Safety … Continue reading

Ford Motor Company U.S. Sales Up 6 Percent, Outpacing Industry for Best September Since 2006

Public is invited to visit Lexington Park Lincoln Ford to experience products in-person and with a test drive Ford Motor Company posts best September sales since 2006 Fusion up 62 percent and Fiesta up 29 percent, setting record September sales F-Series posts … Continue reading

New Lincoln #BlackLabel Collection for the Luxury Customer Previewed at Pebble Beach

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  •  Lincoln Black Label previews a new and higher level expression of Lincoln design, style, materials, craftsmanship and personal service and experience
  • Ultra-premium materials and meticulous execution compliment three stylish and sophisticated themes from Lincoln Design team
  • Brand and dealers to collaborate on consistent, personal and integrated customer experience that respects the luxury of time

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif., Aug. 15, 2013 – Lincoln, the luxury automobile brand, today previewed Lincoln Black Label, a collection of ultra-premium exterior and interior themes mated to an even higher level of personal services and experiences that mark the next step in the brand’s reinvention.

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Showcased on an all-new MKZ and the MKC Concept, Lincoln Black Label eventually will be available on every new Lincoln vehicle. This full-range availability enables more vehicles in the model portfolio to be equipped with this higher-level expression of luxury than currently offered by any competitor.

“The new Lincoln Motor Company is built on three foundational elements – design, quality and personal service; Black Label represents our highest expression of these elements,” said Jim Farley, executive vice president of Global Marketing, Sales and Service and Lincoln.
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“The progressive luxury client craves to know the story behind the products and services they engage – they want to feel that personal connection. That’s at the heart of Black Label; we want to provide special experiences for every Black Label client before, during and after they choose their new Lincoln vehicle.”

Lincoln and Black Label dealers will collaborate to create a consistent, personal and integrated client shopping and ownership experience. The entire process will provide respect for the luxury of time with a complete suite of elevated customer services to be unveiled at the time of Black Label market introduction.

Limited-edition design themes, ultra-premium materials, meticulous execution and elevated client service will be the hallmarks of Lincoln Black Label.
Black Label was conceived and designed by a select Lincoln Design team to reflect the breadth of the brand. In its earlier days, Lincoln was a favorite vehicle for unique, sophisticated and luxurious bespoke exterior and interior themes. This has inspired a new direction to provide a higher level of luxury available to all clients of the brand – not just those who purchase the most expensive, top-of-range models.
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Creating a family of elegant themes that represents confidence and sophistication, each of the three interior environments presented at the preview is coordinated with exclusive exterior colors.

The materials for each interior environment have been selected to reflect the team’s desire to create a warm and sophisticated package that also tells a story.

After starting with nearly two dozen concepts, the Lincoln Black Label design team honed in on a select few themes, each inspired by trends in fashion, food and architecture as well as lifestyles and experiences.

“Each of the theme-based offerings from Black Label is designed with a specific customer profile in mind,” said Susan Lampinen, group chief designer, Color and Material Design. “Lincoln Black Label will offer a variety of choices as well as a narrative that speaks to luxury clients – we want them to feel a personal connection with the theme and see themselves in the car.”

Lincoln Black Label themes
Center Stage, inspired by fashion and theater, is designed for the most expressive clients. The Jet Black interior is highlighted by a Foxfire Red headliner, capturing the drama of being in a dark theater with the impact of a rich, deep red accent color. Alcantara suede with uniquely designed perforation adds plush texture to the doors and seats.

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Indulgence is inspired by the lure of premium chocolate to ignite a rich sensory experience. Ganache- and Truffle-colored Venetian leather with a subtle antiqued finish adds richness and depth. The Ziricote wood trim features a beautiful natural grain and color inherent in the wood with no added dyes or stains. This wood – new to the automotive industry – is often used in high-end yachts.
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Modern Heritage offers a fresh take on the classic black-and-white interior with subtle red accents. Designed for the client who appreciates a clean, modern aesthetic, the soft white interior is warm and inviting. Renewed and engineered wood trim – imbued with metal flake between its layers – creates a sparkling effect to stylishly highlight this modern classic design.
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The selection of Lincoln MKZs with Black Label execution includes:
• Indulgence with Chroma Couture exterior and Truffle interior
• Center Stage with Black Tie exterior and Jet Black with Foxfire Red accents interior
• Modern Heritage with Confidential White tri-coat exterior with Vianca interior

MKC Concept features Chroma Flame exterior with its Modern Heritage theme.

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Material selection, meticulous execution and craftsmanship will elevate Lincoln Black Label vehicles. Lincoln Black Label materials experts examined options from the entire sphere of luxury offerings to create the Black Label palette.

“Because Lincoln Black Label is our highest offering of the expression of personal luxury, we took our materials selections personally as well,” said Lampinen. “We believe this personal touch and involvement will help separate Lincoln from other offerings.”
Specialty leathers: Carefully selected and engineered to deliver the softest feel with a premium appearance, the seats are made from Venetian leather. Custom-made for Lincoln Black Label, less than 1 percent of hides globally meet the requirements for becoming Venetian leather.
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The instrument panel, center console and doors are leather-wrapped and stitched. Subtle Diamond-L and Linking-L perforation patterns specially designed for Black Label accent the seats and door trim.

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Natural woods: Sought out globally and selected for maximum richness of color and grain, these woods for the instrument panel, door appliqués and steering wheel bezel complement the themes. The Ziricote wood used with Indulgence was selected because its natural beauty resonates without stains or dyes.

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Alcantara®: A long-recognized premium material associated with high design in a variety of industries, including interior design, consumer electronics and aviation, as well as automotive, Lincoln designers specifically selected it to wrap the headliners, visors and pillars and to trim the floor mats.

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Clients interested in acquiring a Lincoln Black Label-equipped vehicle will find the shopping and selection process personal and enjoyable. Whether a client’s first point of contact is through the Lincoln website or at the dealership, Black Label experts will guide them through the process. Lincoln Black Label is intended to launch near the end of 2014.

“Lincoln Black Label will offer an experience for our clients that will engage them, not overwhelm them,” said Farley. “Lincoln Black Label is another important step in our brand’s reinvention to appeal to a whole new group of progressive luxury clients.”

To get more information on Lincoln’s Black Label visit Lexington Park Lincoln located at 21575 Great Mills Road, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653 1 (301) 863-8111 or online at http://www.lexingtonparklincoln.com.