2010 Lincoln MXZ
Overview: This mid-size luxury sedan gets a restyling, and although the power of its 3.5-liter V-6 remains at 263 horsepower, various tweaks to the driveline have shaved six-tenths of a second from its claimed zero-to-60-mph time (now 7.1 seconds). A Sport version with a bespoke tune has been added to the range; eagle eyes will notice the red Z of this cars MKZ badge, whereas the standard models chassis has been revised for greater comfort.
Our take: Add the Sync infotainment system, adaptive headlights, rain-sensing wipers and a blind-spot alert to the list of available equipment, and the new MKZ looks like a real improvement over the old one.
-- Colin Ryan
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