Lincoln Blackwoods Lasting Enigma

By: Pamela Hewitt

Lincoln Blackwood now called Mark LT is the luxury-trimmed pickup inspired by Ford Crew Cab pickup truck. Said pickup is still greeted with great gusto by pickup enthusiasts. Since its launch at the North American International Auto Show in 1999 up until now, Blackwood's enigma stays and continues to wow owners.

Enhanced are used in Mark LT to produce a satisfying pickup. Power parts include a 5.4-liter, 32-valve dual overhead cam V-8 engine that is capable of producing 300 horsepower and 355 foot-pounds of torque. The engine features a guaranteed engine safeguard to reduce engine damage in case of terrible coolant loss especially when the radiator is punctured. Said engine is rated for 100,000 miles before its first tune up.

2007 Lincoln Mark LT has a rugged yet classy interior and exterior. The color has already evolved. It has eliminated the concept of all black interior and exterior. Mark LT is made more powerful, efficient and stylish that it is deemed as a head turner by many enthusiasts.

Lincoln recreated its Blackwood luxury pickup truck as Mark LT to paved way for a more powerful and stylish pickup truck. The newest version is enhanced to further boost its options for versatility and performance. According to Jim Rogers, Lincoln Mercury general marketing manager, "Lincoln Mark LT erases the lines between luxury cars, SUVs and pickup trucks. Probably the best word to describe it is fun - fun to drive and fun to be seen driving."

Lincoln Mark LT bed is trimmed with brushed stainless steel and accentuated with LED light strips. Its sophisticated electronics is chic make and materials. It has a power-operated tonneau cover is operated at a touch of a button from either the dashboard or key fob. Mark LT also has obstacle-detecting Reverse Sensing System, which consists of four ultrasonic sensors etched in at the rear portion of the bumper.

The much anticipated 2007 Lincoln Mark LT has a starting MSRP of $38,095 and a starting invoice price of $34,105.

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