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2014 LA Auto Show: Lincoln MKX Concept Shows Dynamic LEDs in the US

The much awaited Lincoln MKX Concept made its first appearance in front of a live crowd at the 2014 Auto China show held in Beijing in April, a decision that says a lot about the importance of the Chinese market. However, the MKX was never actually shown on the North American continent until today.
Lincoln MKX Concept at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show 7 photos
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The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show was the venue that had the honor of introducing the new concept to the American potential customers. The Concept (as the MKX is not yet in production) is hinting at a new SUV that will have a ‘global’ approach according to the manufacturer.

Basically, this is the third new model promised by the American company to the brand’s fans. Another one is in the works and will be revealed by 2016 but until then we’ll have to make due with the MKX.Inspired by airplanes and motorbikes
Lincoln claims that the new SUV Concept was created taking hints from airplanes and motorbikes, looking to exude “feelings of power and agility”. While those semantics might cut it in the Chinese market, who’s directly targeted by Lincoln, the American customer knows better.

Actually, the Ford-owned company insists on that matter, claiming that extensive research was performed both in the US and China to see exactly what the customer wants. We find it hard to believe that the tastes would be the same but who are we to judge?New aerodynamic details for the MKX
Even so, we have to admit that the concept they came up with isn’t looking bad at all. The front fascia is aggressive and enhanced by the new LED headlights that are combined with the trademark Lincoln split-wing grille.

Round the back there’s a new interpretation of Lincoln’s signature full-width tail lamps while the sloping teardrop roofline and wide shoulders flanking give the MKX Concept a sporty yet elegant look along with the 21 inch wheels.

The MKX Concept demonstrates the design direction for the third all-new vehicle from Lincoln, one that will capture the true essence of the brand – warm and inviting, beautifully styled, and with the promise of engaging technologies that appeal to a younger luxury consumer in a global market,” said Kumar Galhotra, president of Lincoln.

For now, we’ll have to settle for the concept as production is slated to begin in late 2015. Until then, we should see the fourth all-new car from Lincoln as well.

 
 
 
 
 

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