A redesigned MKC is advancing for 2020, alone it won’t be declared an MKC as Lincoln has ditched its ambagious three-letter allotment action in favor of able names that aloof so appear to affection a abyssal theme.
Look for the MKC backup to admission after this year as the Corsair, an old French appellation for a charlatan but additionally the name of an American fighter even from World War II.
The bunched crossover SUV will be twinned with a redesigned Ford Escape that is additionally due for 2020, aloof as the accepted ancestors of the MKC and Escape are related. Underpinning them should be Ford’s new belvedere for bunched cars that debuted in the 2019 Ford Focus awash overseas.
Known as the C2, the belvedere is a modular architecture that ups acerbity and bewilderment compared to the belvedere it replaces. The belvedere additionally supports another powertrains, and one should affection in the Corsair.
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The Truth About Cars has acquired a 2020 archetypal year VIN decoder certificate beatific from Ford to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The certificate allegedly mentions a Corsair and lists three powertrains, one of which is a constituent amalgam bureaucracy accumulation a 2.5-liter inline-4 with a distinct electric motor.
The powertrain will acceptable affection in a archetypal accustomed the Grand Touring designation, aloof like the amalgam adaptation of the afresh appear 2020 Aviator.
The added declared powertrains accommodate a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 and a 2.3-liter turbocharged inline-4. For these powertrains, the certificate allegedly lists outputs of 237 and 275 horsepower, respectively.
It isn’t bright back the 2020 Corsair will set captain but a acceptable bet is the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show in November. Stay tuned.
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