Lincoln working on a Mustang-based coupe - report

Lincoln's revival plans could include a rear-wheel drive coupe based on the Ford Mustang.

Lincoln's revival plans could include a rear-wheel drive coupe based on the Ford Mustang.

This report comes from Ford Inside News who mentions it all depends on the success of the 2013 MKZ and/or 2014 MKD (or whatever name the compact CUV will get). If these two will fail, Ford will probably decide to kill Lincoln.

If those two vital models will be a success, a Ford Mustang-based Lincoln RWD coupe will be unveiled towards the end of 2015 as a 2016MY or 2017MY. It will follow other new models such as the MKS, Navigator, MKX and a Ford Explorer-based model.

FIN mentions the coupe could be powered by a V6 2.9-liter EcoBoost engine and will have a slightly longer wheelbase than the Mustang. It will be developed exclusively as a coupe, but Lincoln is reportedly thinking of a full-size RWD flagship model based on the next-gen Mustang to come out before the end of the decade.

Note: 2004 Lincoln Mark X Concept pictured

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