2006 Lincoln Zephyr Design Car Exterior Interior

The 2006 Lincoln Zephyr is a tasteful, moderate size extravagance vehicle that joins front-wheel-drive elements with contemporary styling, a spectacular inside and great mileage. It is protected and simple to drive, if not super lively.

To sit inside the Zephyr, you would be unable to discover confirmation of parts imparting to any less-costly cars in the Ford crew. Front seats offer solace for individuals of most body sorts, on account of standard 10-way control changes for both the driver and front traveler, including lumbar backing. The directing wheel tilts and telescopes. There is no lack of elbow and legroom for front seat inhabitants.

The inside console highlights liberally estimated, chrome-ringed cupholders and an armrest that slides forward to oblige drivers that might have moved his or her seat forward on its tracks. Outward vision through the windshield is great regardless of the tall dashboard. Vision out the sides is not too bad, supported by huge, warmed outside mirrors. The back rack, in any case, is high to the point that it hinders a considerable measure of rearward vision through the mirror and builds the extent of the blind sides.

Ergonomics are entirely great, regardless of the fact that the Zephyr’s very adapted, formal dashboard treatment is somewhat forcing. The profound set, electroluminescent speedometer and tachometer are on the little side, however are unmistakably intelligible regardless. An outing PC/vehicle data showcase is settled between the two essential gages, as are cautioning lights and the coolant temperature and fuel level pointers.

All gages and controls highlight cool white evening enlightenment that passes on a considerable feeling of class. Nonetheless, driving at nightfall, we saw that the white illuminated script mixed into the silver dashboard and controlling wheel trim, making the catches to some degree hard to peruse. All things considered, all controls, catches and handles have a certified upscale feel in their operation. An exquisite simple check found high in the focal point of the dash further adds to the Zephyr’s quality of modernity.

Cowhide upholstery is standard, keeping in mind it doesn’t feel as rich smooth as that in, say, the Cadillac CTS or Lexus ES 330, it feels superior to that of the BMW 3 Series or Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Front seat warmers are standard, while seat coolers are accessible. Both offer three settings. Requesting the cooled seats carries with it punctured cowhide upholstery set up of the non-punctured calfskin on every single other Zephyr.

Inside trim is amazingly decent, with cushioned materials covering the dash top and entryway boards. The gleaming metallic plastic trim looks appealing, counterbalance as it is by liberal swaths of honest to goodness wood trim and chrome complements. We ponder, nonetheless, about the long haul toughness of that silver stuff; we’ve seen comparable material on different autos get scratched effectively and frequently after some time.

Breeze’s controlling wheel is an especially attractive part of the inside. The four-talked wheel is rimmed most in calfskin. Two beautiful wood pieces, at 8 o’clock and 4 o’clock where one’s hands have a place, match the wood trim somewhere else in the vehicle. Controls for the standard, six-speaker stereo, and also those for the discretionary thundering THX Audiophile II framework, are direct and clear. The discretionary, simple to-utilize touch-screen route framework lamentably eats up the dashboard land normally held for the radio, in this manner most sound capacities have been consolidated into the touch screen. No less than a routine volume handle has been held even with the route framework alternative, which incorporates the THX sound framework.

The route framework itself is about standard as far as simplicity of operation and unwavering quality, fit for communicating in English, French and Spanish, and it even vocalizes the names of the specific avenues when giving headings. Not that it can brag immaculate elocution, however; amid a test drive through Beverly Hills, California, the route framework’s well disposed female voice guided us to take a left hand turn on Rodeo Drive, maintaining as a cowhand would while portraying a bovine reserving occasion.

BODYWORK
body type 4/5 seater sedan/saloon
number of doors 4
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS
mm inches
wheelbase 2728 107.4
track/tread (front) 1565 61.6
track/tread (rear) 1557 61.3
length 4839 190.5
width 1834 72.2
height 1453 57.2
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
kerb weight 1547 kg 3411 lb
weight distribution 61 % front
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
ENGINE
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
engine manufacturer Ford
cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
capacity 3.5 litre
3496 cc
(213.339 cu in)
bore × stroke 92.5 × 86.7 mm
3.64 × 3.41 in
bore/stroke ratio 1.07
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 267 PS (263 bhp) (196 kW)
at 6250 rpm
specific output 75.2 bhp/litre
1.23 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 338 Nm (249 ft·lb) (34.5 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
specific torque 96.68 Nm/litre
1.17 ft·lb/cu3
engine construction aluminum block & heads
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.3:1
fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1214.9 kPa (176.2 psi)
engine coolant Water
unitary capacity 582.67 cc
aspiration Normal
compressor N/A
intercooler None
catalytic converter Y
PERFORMANCE
power-to-weight ratio 172.37 PS/g
126.77 kW/g
170.01 bhp/ton
0.08 bhp/lb
weight-to-power ratio 7.89 kg/kW
13.18 lb/bhp
CHASSIS
engine position front
engine layout longitudinal
drive wheels rear wheel drive
torque split N/A
steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock 2.500
front suspension I.ARB.
rear suspension I.MultiLi.ARB.
wheel size front 7.5 x 17
wheel size rear 7.5 x 17
tyres front P225/50 R 17 93V
tyres rear P225/50 R 17 93V
brakes f/r VeDi/Di-S-ABS
front brake diameter 299 mm
rear brake diameter 279 mm
gearbox 6 speed automatic
top gear ratio 0.69
final drive ratio 3.46

2006 Lincoln Zephyr Design Car Exterior Interior

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