Don’t Expect Subaru To Follow Toyota To Mazda For BRZ RWD Platform
By Mark Stevenson on June 28, 2015
According to Car & Driver, the folks in Toyota City are smitten with the new Mazda MX-5 Miata. So much so they’re considering using the platform for the next Toyota GT86, sold as the Scion...
By Derek Kreindler on October 7, 2014
Thanks to TTAC‘s sources inside the Blue Oval (the same ones who scuttled rumors of a revived Ford GT), we can exclusively reveal that the long awaited RWD Lincoln is in the works, along with a Ford counterpart. But the newest rear-drive Blue Oval vehicle...
Curious: Since there will be a next-gen Charger and 300 in 2018, along with good likelihood of a 2nd-gen SS (along with the Hyundai Genesis) - Are there any plans/rumors from Ford about a RWD sedan? There does seem to be a healthy viable market there.
Lincoln RWD Coupe Rendering
Blue Oval Forums
Member mustang84isu over at Blue Oval Forums created this nice rendering of a RWD Mustang based Lincoln Coupe.
Here is what he had to say about his creation.....
"With the rumors about a Lincoln MKM, I decided to try my hand at a RWD coupe with...
Cadillac Elmiraj sedan RWD flagship finally caught testing
While we still have no insight as to it being named Elmiraj, STS or some other permutation of the –TS nomenclature ("LTS" has apparently been registered by GM, as well), new spy shots give us proof positive that Cadillac is indeed...
Good News! :)
PS: I think the Autoblog article has a typo "Currently the only all-new product in the brand's stable is the MKS, and it will need to be an immediate sales success for any talk of any...
maybe a crazy idea
since the coming larger/wider CD4+3 version of the FusionMondeoS-MaxGalaxyEdgeMKX's CD4 platform will be part of what looks like it's going to be the most widely proliferated architecture in the world-according-to-Ford,
and since that level of shared-co$t profitability...
not much of an article imho
but wonder if this is the first foreshadowing for a real Announcement?
Lincoln Wants 2015 Mustang Components for RWD Sedan, Could Be a Study In Ford’s Brand Discipline - Car and Driver
June 22, 2012 at 11:52am by Dave Mable
With development of the all-new 2015...
Holden Commodore design could go overseas - ABC.net.Au (with video)
By Simon Lauder, Alexandra Kirk and staff
Updated November 03, 2011 10:36:55
The Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers (APESMA) believes Holden is close to a decision and says...
Sources: Lincoln Considering RWD Flagship Sedan
Will Lincoln chase after the high-end of the luxury market?
October 7, 2011
By: Nick Saporito
Ford has made it very clear that the company has every intention of revitalizing the Lincoln brand, much like the revitalization...
Kia reveals RWD sport sedan concept for Frankfurt
By Steven J. Ewing
Aug 19th 2011
Recently, Kia officials let it slip that the Korean automaker would be debuting some sort of "coupe-like" rear-wheel-drive concept at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show, and just a few days later, we...
I saw this posted on the Mercury FB page so I figured I would spread the word
as of right now the page is very small with only 114 likes. So if you have a FB LIKE THIS!!!! Let's show Ford that we still want RWD
Ford Falcon to ditch rear-wheel-drive
11 January 2011
Years of heritage could be axed with the Ford design chief all but confirming the end of the traditional rear-drive Falcon.
The rear-wheel drive Australian-designed Ford Falcon is almost certainly dead...
Ford Throws Falcon a RWD Lifeline
October 1, 2010
Blue oval's global boss hints that next-generation Falcon could share its rear-wheel-drive underpinnings with America's Mustang sports car.
The future of the locally made Falcon has been thrown a lifeline with Ford's...
TOWNCAR: THE LAST ALL AMERICAN RWD SEDAN
Lincoln Town Car is Lincoln’s full-size RWD luxury sedan with a tradition of a smooth ride and superb comfort. The Town Car has long been Lincoln’s primary sedan, and it enjoys extremely high customer satisfaction and loyalty.
The Signature Limited and...
Each week, our German correspondent slices and dices the latest rumblings, news, and quick-hit driving impressions from the other side of the pond. His byline may say Jens Meiners, but we simply call him . . . the Continental. If Opel management was thinking that the “new GM” would give them...
Speculation: Ford RWD Police Interceptor
The Tired old Crown Victoria is dying in about a year's time, and Ford has indicated its not giving up on the rear-wheel-drive police car market. In fact, the automaker has revealed it would launch such a vehicle in 2011, making sure that there is...
Ok Ford you have a super RWD platform over at Mazda has the MX-5 uses, why no use it for Lincoln as well? Take the platform and built us a roadster to compete against the upcoming MD SLA, BMW Z2, and unnamed Infiniti. Have the 2.7 V6 as its base and 2.7 V6 EB as its upper level engine. Also give...
Ford's large rwd car plan is iffy
Automotive News | July 14, 2008 - 12:01 am EST
DETROIT — Ford Motor Co.'s plan to build large rear-wheel-drive cars for the Ford and Lincoln brands is on the bubble.
Ford had put the vehicles in its product plan long before gasoline topped $4...
maybe I've been out of the loop
but it certainly seems I missed a change in Ford's GRwdP plans
over at GMI < linkage, Syr74 & Igor disillusioned me about GRwdP, Huntsman, & Ford's plans.
cliffnotes version (& beg pardon for any mistakes):
- Huntsman is only the next version (not really...