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So ... the doors, the steps, the dash, the steering wheel, the closet .... are e expecting this to be a bit more divorced from production that Continental?

Anyone cares to wager a bet?
I'd say the overall look of the exterior is about there (though I think it'll actually benefit from the concept to production transition. The interior I'd say the dash shape is largely what we'll see in a production version (I too am a little disappointed by the tablet-style nav screen), though obviously toned down.

It has been said 90% production ready.

I imagine the Gull Wing doors will go. The steps, I don't know. The "terrain management" type of system was suspected, but is a lot more sophisticated than on the Explorer.

Love the sides and roof line. I am sure the Grille looks less "heavy" in person, which is the same on the Continental.
Yeah, the gullwing doors aren't production. The steps, I highly doubt too, as they fold out of the bottom 1/3 of the gullwing door. We'll see normal doors and a single step like the current model has.
 
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Bouncing back and forth between being impressed, and not. Hate the doors but understand why they did it for the concept, I think the grill is a tad to large, and while I love the greenhouse, here we go again with the borrowing, this time from Land Rover. Hopefully the dash design finally signals a move away from the cockpit theme that went out of style many years ago, outside of that there really isn't anything on the inside to take away.

The have the basis for a phenomenal advance of the full size SUV! Unlike the Continental, they have no excuse for watering this exterior down much.
 

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Personally, I'm disappointed.... I don't know maybe it'll grow on me, but I'm not a fan going so mainstream..... I also am disappointed it has the same engine with a higher tune..... Wanted a V8 option..... It's going back like the old days where you can tell this will be extremely watered down in production form.... That interior will never happen, nor those side steps..... Really wished big here....
I too am disappointed, I don't really dig the "Contientalfied" styling. And I think the concept should have been more in line with the Contiental concept which was more true to earth. I also agree that the Gator should feature a V8, that's a personal preference but a preference I associate with genuine luxury vehicles
 

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Personally, I'm disappointed.... I don't know maybe it'll grow on me, but I'm not a fan going so mainstream..... I also am disappointed it has the same engine with a higher tune..... Wanted a V8 option..... It's going back like the old days where you can tell this will be extremely watered down in production form.... That interior will never happen, nor those side steps..... Really wished big here....
welcome to the forum, Lincolnlover1 :joyous:

re: a v8, who knows..
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re: this concept, imho they not only ADDED a lot of showcar stuff,
I believe they SIMPLIFIED the styling from what the production Navi will have (almost the opposite of what happened with the MKT)
so far
I'm VERY intrigued :nerd:

really looking forward to non-official then RealWorld fotos!!
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Sounds like all you've got a problem with is the engine. Which is silly as a V8 holds basically no benefit over the 3.5TT.
A V8 has no benefit over this engine, none, zip, nada. Even the awesome GM 6.2 in the Escalade makes it's power at higher revs, the 3.5T is a low end monster, perfect for big, heavy vehicles.
 

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And there is a little too much borrowing from the Range Rover also. Borrow alil but also do it so it's not as noticeable. The blacked out pillars and side rear end/bumper design was stolen directly from RR
 

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Ooooff I see a very divided thread coming up.

Few notes I have taken away so far and all my opinion.

Likes:
I am glad to see the full width tail light is still there
Nice to see blue on the interior again

Dislikes:
Tablet style nav screen (they can integrate a large screen into the dash and not make it look cheap, see the S Class)
Grille might be a tad bit too large

Other:
Unfortunately we don't even know squat going forward with this because this is a really over the top concept. The interior will look very different IMO.
No idea on powertrain all they say is 400 HP and I can sympathize with wanting a V8 since that is a status symbol HOWEVER going back to a V8 at this point may seem like a step back no? Should there be a higher HP model though?
I am getting a very strong Range Rover vibe see below:

 
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It's not only the engine..... I think it's just so different from the Lincoln Navigator I feel in love with, that I need time...... I'm not a fan of the interior, however that interior or a fraction will never see production, ever......
 

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Meh, it looks like a bad Range Rover knock-off. I don't think "Navigator" when I look at it. The grille looks even more like a pig's nose on this model. The interior, while really nice, does borrow from Audi. Overall, I think consumers will be really interested in it, only if it stays reasonably priced.
 

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I like the concept better than the Ranger Rover myself, but yes, I'm beginning to wonder when, if ever Lincoln will show an original design.

Another thing you can write off on the exterior, along with the doors is the dramatic dropping roofline. I'll be very shocked if it isn't almost, or entirely gone.

Edit: Thankfully they didn't black out the roof.
 

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Ooooff I see a very divided thread coming up.

Few notes I have taken away so far and all my opinion.

Likes:
I am glad to see the full width tail light is still there
Nice to see blue on the interior again

Dislikes:
Tablet style nav screen (they can integrate a large screen into the dash and not make it look cheap, see the S Class)
Grille might be a tad bit too large

Other:
Unfortunately we don't even know squat going forward with this because this is a really over the top concept. The interior will look very different IMO.
No idea on powertrain all they say is 400 HP and I can sympathize with wanting a V8 since that is a status symbol HOWEVER going back to a V8 at this point may seem like a step back no? Should there be a higher HP model though?
I am getting a very strong Range Rover vibe see below:


I'm torn on alot of things about the concept BUT one things that I'm 100% sure on is that there is TOO much RR design borrowing in the side view staute. Make the Navi look like a unique vehiclr, not a hyundai whose entire design is a rip off of others
 

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The tablet style dash is no good..... I like the grille, but I'm not a fan of the overall appearance.... Seems too much like the Escalade without the sharp edges..... I just wish it was a different color
 
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