Why Lincoln Is Quietly Keeping Its Town Car Alive

The 2014 Lincoln MKZ Courtesy Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor unveiled another new Lincoln yesterday, the latest step in its campaign to close the sales gap with such luxury thoroughbreds as BMW and Mercedes. This one is a small SUV dubbed MKC. It has wood trim, an all-glass roof, and push-button gear-shifting. But it’s lacking something critical: the words “Town Car” plastered on the side.

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