PHOTO CAPTION: 2012 Lincoln MKZ concept. Production version will have gasoline and hybrid engine options.

Lincoln MKZ May Get Plug-In Hybrid Option

While plans are to offer only gasoline and hybrid drive options, company says it could offer an electric hybrid version.

Published: 16-Jan-2012

The new 2013 Lincoln MKZ, one of the stars of the North American International Auto show in Detroit, will have two engine choices, including a hybrid.

With the same pains Ford took to make sure the Lincoln midsize sedan looks different from the new Ford Fusion midsize car, the automaker promises the cars will be different under the hood, as well.

"The reinvention is under way," Jim Farley, global head of sales and marketing, said Tuesday at the global debut of a concept similar to the model that will go on sale this fall.


Nebraska PowerDrive teams compete in small, student-built electric vehicles like this one.

Nebraska high school teams compete in annual series of electric vehicle races sponsored by the state's public utilities.


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