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by , 06-13-2013 at 01:44 PM (33445 Views)
Aug 9 '14 converting an old bone of contention into a near-invisible workspace for...

big Lincolns theorizing
----- ref: ----- MKS(wic)MARK blog

• adaptive cruise & collision w/ brake support • HD radio • THX • Nav
PREMIUM ________$60k
adds: • dual-panel moonroof • power-adj pedals w/ mem • power rear sunshade • rearview cam
ELITE ___________ $65k "Plethora"
adds: • ?multi-contour frt seats? • heated SW & rear seats • park assist & BLIS • lane departure / lane keep assist

>> add 4thTrim/options for Continental(s) <<
• psychic-suspension (reads ahead / gps?)
• ceramic brakes
• active aerofX
• soft-close doors and power trunklid
• ?electro-glass reardoorglass?
• wool carpeting (+ on doors)
• al cantara headliner
• reclining rearseats / slumber front passenger seat (inflating bolsters?)
• massaging seats
Continental $steps = $60 / $65 / $70 / $75-85k
Continental hybrid = ------- $70 / $75 / $80-90k
Continental plug-in = ------ $75 / $80 / $85-95k
Continentalv8 E-wd = ------ ------ $83 / $88-98k
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interiors ($0-3-6-9k +co$t)
- ebony,ivory,hazelnut --------- multi-gray -------- cordovan --- blue = Continental +
- ebony ------------------------------ ivory,hazelnut --- multi-gray -------- = Continental base
--------------- hazelnut ------------- ivory ---------------- ebony ------------- = MKS(wic)MARK
paints ($0-3-6-9k +co$t)
black,white,silver,gray,red,blue --- 7, 8, 9 ------- 10,11 ------ 12,13 = Continental +
----- black,white,silver,gray --------- red,blue,7 --- 8,9 ------------------ = Continental base
----- black,silver,Guard --------------- white --------- red,blue ------------ = MKS(wic)MARK
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[BL] ...which happens to have shown at least 6 paint colors so far (#8-13^^?)
(+Guard #7?)
[Chroma]Flame Link
"Center Stage," which features a Jet Black interior highlighted by a Foxfire Red headliner. It is supposed to evoke the feeling of being in a theater.
"Indulgence" is inspired by chocolate candy. It features special leather and the Ziricote wood trim sometimes used in high-end yachts, according to Ford.
"Modern Heritage" has a modern look with a black-and-white cabin with red highlights. When the line debuts, Lincoln says Black Label experts will help to guide a customer through the process of selecting custom materials for their cars.
dash trims:_________________
patent Leather accents with...?
Zebrano, SantosRosewood, Ziricote, CconceptBlackSilverVein, machinedAlu

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Updated 09-29-2014 at 12:47 PM by 2b2 (renaming the silver [BL] paint color = Mirage (since Cadillac won't be using "Elmira"j)



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    ChromaCouture - ChromaFlame - Notorious

    Confidential - Black Tie - Crystal Silver

    note: I was calling the last one (bottom right) "Metalicious" then "Mirage/Mirror"
    but UPDATE 10/10/14 = [BL] configurator is Online!!
    just renamed it
    Updated 10-10-2014 at 03:10 PM by 2b2 (renaming the silver [BL] paint color = Mirage (since Cadillac won't be using "Elmira"j))
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    • switched chart from estate to sedan
    • reduced drivetrains
    • restructured pricing to reflect [BlackLabel], at top$, but
    those packages are to be available thru-out the pricerange

    the range-extender would be a pure generator configuration, where the petrol would be engaged separately - not by the "go-pedal", and hopefully be just powerful enough to provided unlimited range at NOT-full power (may even require a rest(charging)stop when near-depleted, before some max-load situations...
    ...the GPS-nav would alert the driver)

    wondering if almost +$20k is a good price difference between
    -- a top end v6 Conti-sedan minus [BL] and
    -- a top end v8 Constellation + [BL]
    ? (I have No problem with a top [BL] v6 sedan costing a bit More than an UN-optioned v8 4-d-coupe)
    re: the eMARK,
    2015 could use the 240hp 2.0EB from the MKC &
    2017 could upgrade to the 2.3EB
    wondering if the 23kWh battery-pack from the FocusElectric could be
    a trio of 7.6kWh from the C-Mx/FusionEnergis
    with some rounding of the numbers?

    thinking of adding Navigator & Aviator pricing/specs to this blog
    Updated 08-28-2014 at 04:04 PM by 2b2
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    a special edition Cayenne (CarScoops Link) got me thinking about colors (again)

    managed to cobble together an LS550 (& Conti) palette that doesn't blatantly contradict what we know about [BlackLabel] - so far
    (wasn't easy ... googled M6, S5, & Vette for ideas)

    the LS550 starts off with just/ALL Ford paint colors on its όber-base trim ("Brut")
    but the Continental uses (more?) Lincoln-exclusive paints from the start

    Ingot Silver, Ruby Red, Deep Impact Blue = Brut
    plus Tuxedo, PlatinumWhite, Luxe(gray), Guard = Freedom then
    darker,richer red & blue ("Glory" & Fidelity"?) and
    a Not-Beige ("Satin Shadow"?) = Premium then
    the 6
    [BL] colors we know something about

    ChromaFlame, Notorious(Blue), (jet)BlackTie, Confidential(white), Mirage/Mirror, ChromaCouture(brownish)
    - which theoretically can be optioned on Any trim, including Brut/SpOrder only
    - Flame & Notorious are much brighter than typical Lincoln colors
    - the higher/est trim on the LS550 gets as much? performance as Lux options
    - temporary name ^ for it = "Level-4" (not! "Elite")
    - INTERIOR... I'm still 'working' on but think I'd only give
    Brut: pewter-metallic Leather seat-bolsters, armrests, trimmings; with black al cantara "suede" inserts and maybe some kind of red+blue (both-together) piping
    Premium: only All Leather in (the usual) Ebony, Ivory, Hazelnut
    plus immediately, a (louder) euro/baseballglove "tan"
    more to come I'm sure

    Continental's 13(-14-15- ) colors from above are
    then/plus [BL]
    ChromaFlame(questionable imho FOR Continental)

    - happened upon an old-or-Euro Ford color called "Moondust Silver"
    that looks possibly brighter than Ingot - wonder if it could be a Lincoln color?
    - Interior colors add Cashmere(beige) to the LS550's
    ...not too light...not too dark...not too adventurous...
    haven't figured out any more
    Updated 09-29-2014 at 12:50 PM by 2b2 (renaming the silver [BL] paint color = Mirage (since Cadillac won't be using "Elmira"j))