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Wednesday, 16 June 2021 20:16

First Fully Electric Lincoln Coming in 2022

Written by Mark Kane, Inside EVs
Teaser image of the front end fascia of Lincoln’s first EV. Teaser image of the front end fascia of Lincoln’s first EV.

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Lincoln is accelerating electrification efforts with an ambitious goal to electrify its entire portfolio by 2030. Moreover, half of the global sales volume will be zero-emissions vehicles by around 2025.

Currently, Lincoln offers in the U.S. only two plug-in hybrids, Lincoln Aviator PHEV and Lincoln Corsair PHEV.

 

First Lincoln BEV in 2022

 

Next year, when Ford's luxury brand celebrates its 100th anniversary, its first all-electric model will be introduced.

 

Details about this new BEV have not yet been released, but it will be a global model expected to "accelerate growth in North America and China." In other words, it will be sold in North America and China, but only time will tell about other markets.

 

"This is part of the company’s Ford+ plan and Ford Motor Company’s planned investment of more than $30 billion in electrification by 2025," Lincoln said.

 

A teaser of the car, with the instrument cluster, suggests it will be a long-range EV. The range is 380 miles at around 80% state-of-charge. But of course, it's just an image, not an official confirmation.

 

New BEV platform for 4 Lincoln models

 

One of the most important things in the press release is the company is working on a new EV-only platform that will allow building RWD and AWD cars---respectively single- or dual-motor setups, we guess.

 

The Lincoln brand intends to develop a total of four models based on this platform. We can assume Ford will also use the platform under its own brand.

 

"The company’s new rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive battery electric flexible architecture will enable Lincoln to deliver four new and distinct fully electric vehicles. The first fully electric Lincoln will...


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