Remember when Lincoln was the stodgy, conservative branch of FoMoCo? The brand preferred by bankers, accountants and tax attorneys everywhere? Here’s a front pic of the 2011 Lincoln MKT wagon / crossover; sadly, the Skeletor theme continues with their 2011 MKX, the Lincoln equivalent of the Ford Edge. Did anyone in management sign off on this look? What the hell is your styling department thinking?
Sure, it would fit right in if I were going to a Halloween party dressed like the Predator. Perhaps I could rent it out as a parade float for Mexico’s “Day of the Dead” festivities, but where would I hide it the rest of the year? Seriously, that thing gives me the creeps just looking at it.
Here’s a message for car designers: different, for the sake of being different, doesn’t equal good. Have you learned nothing from the Edsel?