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...The M3, ATS-V, CTS-V, RS4, Panamenera GTS, etc. etc. are sport sedans. The purpose of them is to be that low riding, nimble formula that people love, while maintaining a shred of practicality by having 4 doors. The Continental is a very different beast, and IMHO, a way more well-rounded and enjoyable ride. But definitely not a sport-sedan.

Unless of course we wanna say CTS-VSports, Continentals/3.0MKZs, 335is, S4s, etc etc are sport-sedans, and the above vehicles are super-sedans, but now I'm just being silly.
G, I *Like* the idea of further-categorizing beyond the Tier1, 2, ... stuff (that few agree on anyway) specifically for the sportLux/LuxSport aspect that Many-if-not-Most 'higher' priced 2-row vehicles seem to be embracing
I'd used the term "Epitome Class" back when ranting for a neoTbird...

...wonder if we'd have better luck with this^theme in a new 'symposium' thread?
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I don't recall, but any issue they have with MT shouldn't extend to every single prominent magazine and website. Whatever they're doing it's a very unusual strategy.
I believe that their issue with MT is fairly wide-ranging, possibly starting with blowing off the 2015 F150 for TotY due to unknown costs of ownership/repair regarding the aluminium. It was great in essentially every category, and very conspicuous in its lack of victory. Around that same time, MT seems determined to be down on Ford.
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I believe that their issue with MT is fairly wide-ranging, possibly starting with blowing off the 2015 F150 for TotY due to unknown costs of ownership/repair regarding the aluminium. It was great in essentially every category, and very conspicuous in its lack of victory. Around that same time, MT seems determined to be down on Ford.
The GM ads pasted all over their home screen at the time also certainly didn't help.

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Modified Continentals are starting to surface.
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Modified Continentals are starting to surface.
Too soon!

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Modified Continentals are starting to surface.
The blacked out one is great, the third one with the funky wheels is pretty good too. The first one, all it's missing is the vinyl roof.
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The black ones are sex on wheels. Hot danm that car looks good with some mods.

Edit: Really, d a m n isn't allowed? lol

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http://www.automobilemag.com/news/20...k-take-review/


I'm not sure how you guys will feel about this review from them.
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http://www.automobilemag.com/news/20...k-take-review/


I'm not sure how you guys will feel about this review from them.
Another review saying panel gap issues. They have GOT to get quality control better for the Conti.
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I personally would like for them to show pictures of the gaps. The panel gaps were the only potential legit complaint; material choice and steering feel, is all about personal preference.


Overall I thought it was a good review of the car itself, unlike the C&D review of the MKZ. Lincoln overall is making baby steps but the one thing I do fully agree with the article on is Lincoln needs a leap, not continued baby steps.
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