Lincoln MKX (2011) [Reviews]

The new, industry-exclusive technologies for designing and conducting world-class craftsmanship and materials continue to raise the 2011 Lincoln MKX luxury crossover mid-sized.

Lead the major innovations is the new driver Connect MyLincoln Touch Technology, which offers a smarter, safer, simpler to connect the wires to the board technologies and their digital life. MyLincoln comes standard on the 2011 Lincoln MKX gives drivers a whole new experience behind the wheel.

"Its combination of style, performance and uncompromising luxury, the Lincoln MKX has brought new customers to Lincoln showrooms in such a way that very few products have before," said Derrick Kuzak, group vice president, Global Product Development. "Customers tell us that Lincoln was more concerned about style and technique, and the new Lincoln MKX meet these needs perfectly. MyLincoln The new touch technology will change the way customers interact with their vehicles, while the new language of form gives the vehicle a very personal and elegant know customers will love. "

The new drama of the 2011 Lincoln MKX extends to all areas of vehicle: new features and technologies are not available elsewhere, improved exterior styling, new interior design with increased use of materials authentic, with a new engine of fuel efficiency, driving pleasure and new tires and wheels combine to provide an unparalleled luxury experience.

"The 2011 Lincoln MKX is luxury without compromise," says Elaine Bannon, chief engineer "Each attribute -. technology, ergonomics, choice of materials, energy, fuel economy, driving experience - is an exceptional example On the other hand, wrapped in a beautiful package .. "

MyLincoln just the beginning of the packaging technology 2011 Lincoln MKX

The first industry experience MyLincoln Touch, powered by Lincoln SYNC ®, replaces traditional vehicle buttons, dials and gauges with clear, crisp LCD screens and five-way buttons like those found on mobile phones and MP3 players . The screens can be customized to display information relevant to each driver with a single button, the voice command or touch screen prints.

The electronic finish panel on the 2011 Lincoln MKX demonstrates all the benefits of touch technology in a beautiful attractive packaging. Activated functions appear yellow. When off, the signature Lincoln White lighting displays.

In addition to the usual audio and climate control functions, including technology touch volume control and fan control that are exclusive to Lincoln.

Customers can swipe their fingers on the slider to adjust the volume. The cursor has 10 separate contact points, three strokes complete the system volume limit. Customers also can play anywhere along the slider to increase or decrease the volume.

Fan control works similarly. Both the volume control and fan control, the distinctive Lincoln White lighting acts as a hunter.

As the song? You can feel it

Also new for 2011 Lincoln MKX is the world's first use of encryption available pre-installed iTunes ® HD Radio ™ receiver. Enabled for voice-activated navigation system through the SYNC, iTunes Tagging gives customers the opportunity to "capture" a song they hear on HD Radio receiver for later purchase on iTunes. With a simple button button "tag" on the radio display the song information is stored in the memory of the radio.

When a song is tagged and customers dock their iPod to SYNC, the "tagged" information transfer songs to iPod. When the iPod is then synchronized with iTunes, a playlist of songs marked appear. Up to 100 tags on SYNC can be stored until the iPod is connected. When an iPod is connected, the tags are transferred to iPod synchronization. Customers can then preview, buy and download songs from the iTunes Store labeled, if desired.

An important advantage of HD Radio technology is that the sound quality of the program has improved considerably due to digital transmission - FM and AM sounds like CD, such as FM broadcasts today. In addition, unlike analog broadcasts, digital broadcasts are not susceptible to interference problems, dizziness and others.

The interior is packed with new features and Crafts

The interior of Lincoln MKX 2011 reflects a greater emphasis on defining the Lincoln DNA: luxury, craftsmanship, authentic materials and sharper performance.

Be careful detail brings out the standards of quality and expertise includes polishing Lincoln vents, seams on real doors and softer armrests with improved materials. The cup holders, with the ambient light available beneath the leather-covered independent sliding console lid, which features decorative stitching. Steering column tilt / telescoping and heated leather steering wheel is available.

Brand new leather-trimmed seats, comfort items and a smoking band embrace the new standard Lincoln DNA sew style. Applications aluminum More authentic are standard, with aluminum accents on the door added to the spears on the dashboard.

The two available wood accents - Olive Ash and Walnut Swirl - on the steering wheel, dashboard and doors add character and shape of each choice has a lively, natural look that adds even more character to the interior . Whether customers choose aluminum or wood, the increased use of authentic materials in the 2011 Lincoln MKX ensures that each interior will be distinctive.

"Everything on the 2011 Lincoln MKX is vibrant and luxurious," said Bannon. "Our system makes MyLincoln touch people, helping them to understand that the new Lincoln MKX offers a driving experience not found anywhere else altogether."

The 2011 Lincoln MKX will be built at the assembly plant in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

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