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Seriously, Who Is Responsible for Lincoln’s Styling?

Posted in Auto Show, Lincoln by Kurt Ernst | February 15th, 2010 | 2 Responses |
2011 Lincoln MKT

With a face like that, I hope she can cook.

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?

Note the family resemblence

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.

2011 Lincoln MKX

Hide this from the kids; it'll only scare 'em.

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?

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2 Responses

  1. Daniel says:

    Ha, it does look like a smiling skull…..or a blue whale mouth trying to catch plankton??? ;)

  2. DaveMofo says:

    It better be able to cook, clean, AND give an excellent bj, (’cause you’re not getting laid driving this).