will Lincoln build this?

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  1. 66Satellite

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    I guess it's based on the T-bird platform. I think it looks great, though I think they should work in small seats in back. Then just drop in the 300HP 4.6.

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    It would be nice to do something with the Thunderbird chassis. The only problem is, if the T-bird didn't sell, I wonder if the Lincoln will? It is a cool looking ride though.

    Speaking of things that we would like to see. What ever happened to the Forty Nine?
     
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    bah I dont like it. Too plain and the lines just arnt rite. If the t-bird didnt sell I highly doubt that thing will
     
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    Ford's new US design cheif does not like the MK X and does not want to see it built.

    However I have seen several people report seeing the MK X on the road being tested prior to NAIAS. This is very unusual, most concepts are not running cars (or barely running cars, like the 427). To be road testing the MK X prior to NAIAS says that it is more than a concept, its a running production prototype.

    My guess is that the logic for the MK X is as follows:

    1. Lincoln needs some sort of sporty halo car to combat the press Caddy is getting with its XLR.

    2. With the T-Bird going away at the end of 2005, the MK-X which is really a re-bodied T-Bird is a good way to get a couple more years out of the tooling and production line they built at Wixom to make the T-Bird. That is, there is little new investment required to build the MK-X so they could actually make some money on it even if they only sell 15,000 / year of them.
     
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    Yeah, it looks done and ready to go. I like the lines except for the rear, which isn't great.
     
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    i tell ya that reminds me of my favorite old boat the 1964 lincoln continental...if they made it a 4 door with the suicide doors i'd buy on tomorrow!black of course.
     
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    the Forty-Nine would out sell the MK X for sure. I wish they'd produce it!
     
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    I think that is in direct competition with the new cadillac and mercedes sports coupes.

    I would buy one, if funds allow.
     
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    I don't like it. I think the Thunderbird looks better. The design seems uninspired. If there going to build a Mark or Thunderbird. I would rather see a 2 door 4 passenger sports coupe. And it better not be slab sided like the last bird. Put some styling touches in there somehow. Some body lines at least.
     
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    It is interesting but reminds me a little too much of the MarkVIII concept from a few years back... Plus if it runs the Thunderbird/ LS platform, then the 4.6 won't fit.
     
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