Lincoln is doing great now, according to Ford; awesome, it survived almost being killed once before in the recent past. As with any brand of unclear relevance, most of the route to new success relies on electrification; Lincoln is eyeing three EVs by 2025 and another by 2026. The Model L100 concept, unveiled Thursday at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, could offer a glimpse into inspiration. their inspiration.
L100 is not for production, Automotive News let us know. That’s pretty obvious from the jump, considering the canopy and the rear hinged door, the sturdy flat teardrop shape, and the large round columns, adorned with LED lights. Oh – and the fact that it doesn’t have a steering wheel, because you’re not allowed to drive it.
Rather, a “jewel-inspired chess piece controller“It’s to the right of the steering wheel’s normal position, in front of what looks like a screen facing up. It is difficult to see due to the extreme perspective in these rendered interior photos; The second-row passenger bench look back image (removed the backrest in the first row) captures it the best.
The extra-wide front seats are thought to be able to “flip forward” so those passengers can face those behind, though I’m not sure exactly how. In these photos, it looks like half of the bench is disappearing.
Outside, the exterior is clean and elegant, if not particularly distinctive from most other concepts designed around an autonomous motif. It may be new to Lincoln, but the eroded pebble thing has certainly been done before. The elongated kamm tail is my favorite part, and reminds me of the Hyundai Prophecy concept before it has, we will talk withered enter Ioniq 6.
The name “Model L100” is reminiscent of Lincoln’s 1922 Model L concept – the first built brand after Ford bought it. That means this L100 celebrates a century under the guidance of the Blue Oval. If you want to know where Lincoln is most likely to be when it begins the next century, the Star SUV can make a better prediction. Although nothing about the L100 is as wild as star’s overused frunk situation.