Lincoln debuts Star SUV Concept, promises four new luxury EVs by 2026

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Following a shadowy teaser video earlier this month, Lincoln has officially unveiled a caller all-electric SUV conception called the Star. During the planetary debut lawsuit successful Los Angeles this evening, Lincoln shared its aboriginal electrification plans, explaining the Star Concept represents the brand’s imaginativeness for 3 Lincoln EVs arriving by 2025 and a 4th successful 2026. A root adjacent to the substance besides fto america cognize immoderate of the caller EV models Lincoln has planned.

Lincoln Motor Company is an American luxury automaker that has been wholly owned by Ford Motor Company since the 1920s. Originally recognized for luxury sedans similar the Continental, Lincoln has much precocious been associated with SUVs similar the Aviator.

In fact, the Aviator and Corsair SUVs are currently disposable arsenic PHEVs, though Lincoln does not person immoderate BEVs to its sanction … astatine slightest not yet. Earlier this month, Lincoln blasted retired a abbreviated video to its societal media channels teasing a caller SUV Concept.

Aside from a mates shadowy images of the EV’s silhouette, Lincoln didn’t stock overmuch else, different than that we would larn much connected April 20. Well, present we are connected 4/20, and Lincoln has unveiled the Star Concept alongside plans for aggregate EVs that volition spot accumulation successful the adjacent fewer years.

Lincoln’s Concept looks cool, but what astir those different EVs?

Following the planetary debut lawsuit we attended successful Los Angeles, Lincoln shared further details of its plans for EVs successful a property release, arsenic good arsenic images of the Star Concept.

Since this is simply a concept, we don’t person immoderate specs, but the Star does correspond the plan connection we tin expect to spot successful aboriginal accumulation models from Lincoln arsenic “digital assistants.” You tin cheque retired immoderate of the chill plan features successful the video below.

Some cardinal features connected the Lincoln Star Concept SUV:

The conception uses design, light, displays, scents, and sounds to make an immersive acquisition for its occupants (see video). Lincoln’s caller Intelligence System enables connected vehicle-to-vehicle and infrastructure capabilities and driver-assist features similar “Help Me See” and “Park for Me.” The compartment features extra-spacious wraparound seating, reclined lounge posture, idiosyncratic lounge limb rests, and retention for devices and slippers. There are controls for 3 rejuvenation moods and a solid beverage chiller betwixt the backmost seats. A “coast-to-coast” curved horizontal show offers a integer panorama successful which contented flows seamlessly into an integrated halfway power screen, past onto the second-row screen. There’s a frunk with electro-chromatic solid that changes from transparent to opaque.

Multiple executives from Ford and Lincoln had plentifulness to accidental astir the Star Concept and immoderate of its exertion that volition beryllium contiguous successful aboriginal EVs, but Lincoln president Joy Falotico said it champion (sorry Mr. Farley):

As Lincoln enters the adjacent section successful our modulation to a zero-emissions future, the Lincoln Star Concept volition pb the mode for our portfolio of afloat electrical vehicles. It is an fantabulous illustration of however we are redefining luxury for the adjacent procreation arsenic we enactment to alteration the conveyance into a 3rd abstraction – a existent spot of sanctuary – for our clients.

Lincoln’s planetary income were up 7% successful 2021, the automaker’s champion study paper successful 21 years. According to the American automaker, it looks to physique disconnected this momentum and expects to marque implicit fractional its planetary measurement each electrical by 2025. But what EVs tin we expect from Lincoln?

A root with cognition connected the substance told Electrek that 2 of the 4 planned EVs from Lincoln volition get wrong months of 1 different and volition beryllium afloat electrical versions of the Aviator and Corsair.

According to the source, the three-row Aviator EV is scheduled to statesman accumulation successful December of 2024, followed by the Corsair EV successful February of 2025. We learned that the 3rd electrical Lincoln volition successful information beryllium the Navigator, presumably the 2026 exemplary coinciding with the motorboat of the TE1 architecture which volition besides beryllium beneath the 2nd procreation Ford F-150 Lightning.

The root could not relationship for what the 4th Lincoln EV could be, saying that it mightiness beryllium exclusive the the Chinese market, though that has not been confirmed.

When the Aviator, Corsair oregon Navigator EVs volition statesman deliveries, remains unclear. In the meantime, cheque retired this chill video of the Star Concept:

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