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Lincoln MKX set for debut run in UAE

2016 Lincoln MKX copy

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The new Lincoln MKX is all set to roll on UAE roads. The vehicle is now available at the Al Tayer Motors — the official importer-dealer in Dubai and the Northern Emirates — and at Premier Motors, the official dealer in Abu Dhabi. The entirely-new MKX is a vehicle that combines thoughtful and elegant design with a safe, effortless ride and a warm,
tailored experience.
“Power matched with refinement, helpful easy to use technology, and an elegant, thoughtful design, elevate the all-new model to a whole new level making it a great choice for families looking for a distinctive motoring experience, with new Lincoln MKX we aim to give our customers a personalised luxury, delivered through a range of customer-focused enhancements, is at the heart of the entirely-new Lincoln MKX,” said Martin Penny, General Manager, Ford and Lincoln Sales, Al Tayer Motors.
MKX is the available advanced 2.7-litre twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6, which is GSO-rated at 346 PS at 5,250 rpm and 542 Nm of torque at 3,000 rpm on premium fuel. Both engines are mated to a six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with push-button shift. Front-wheel drive is standard, Intelligent All-Wheel Drive optional.

Effortless ride with world class safety feature
The Entirely new Lincoln MKX has advance semi-autonomous features which was also included in the first Lincoln implementation of technology.
This feature protects during frontal crashes: Pre-Collision Assist with the Pedestrian Detection, that is, if there are
no corrective action taken during the extreme situation and the system detects the collision is imminent, the brakes are automatically applied.
The standard electric power-assisted steering (EPAS) adjusts steering feel by matching the driver’s requested Lincoln Drive Control mode.
At lower speeds, EPAS provides additional boost for effortless manoeuvrability. At higher speeds, EPAS increases steering effort and feedback, giving the driver a more precise steering feel.
Together, EPAS and adaptive steering help provide an outstanding driving experience: EPAS reduces effort while adaptive steering reduces the amount the wheel needs to be turned. The new Auto Hold feature relieves the driver from having to press the brake pedal continuously to keep the vehicle
stationary in traffic. Auto Hold releases
the brakes when the accelerator pedal is pressed.
Available Lincoln Drive Control, a suite of ride-enhancing technologies that customise the driving experience and optimise
performance, orchestrates available continuously controlled damping, electric power-assisted steering and active noise control. Drivers can select among normal, sport and comfort modes.

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