a 100% autonomous rolling lounge that celebrates the brand’s past

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In the US, manufacturers are taking advantage of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance to unveil concept car after concept car. Following Acura with the Precision EV Concept, it’s Lincoln’s turn to unveil a styling study that envisions its future. Called the Lincoln Model L100 Concept, this electric vehicle still keeps an eye on the rearview mirror.

The Lincoln Model L100 Concept pays tribute to the Lincoln Model L, the brand’s first luxury car, launched in 1922. Ford’s advanced division. The concept car takes the form of a long coupé with an aerodynamic design capable of being transformed to accommodate passengers on board the cabin.

Half of the car is transparent

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Glued to the road, the Lincoln Model L100 Concept is partially transparent, from bow to stern. This huge glass roof gives a glimpse of the interior of the concept car. At the front, it is surrounded by an LED light signature. The brand’s logo is also displayed on the bumper. For the rest, the concept car sits on huge backlit rims and has no doors.

A checkerboard instead of checks

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There are no doors, because it is simply the roof that opens when you get on board. The sides of the Lincoln Model L100 Concept also open antagonistically for easy boarding. Inside, there is no steering wheel or real dashboard. Two rows of seats are present to accommodate passengers in this true 100% autonomous rolling lounge. The first can even be folded down to have only one rear seat. On the center console, a chessboard is present, and a controller cut like a jewel allows to control the parts.

Vegan upholstery on board the concept car

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Created as an immersive experience, the interior of the Lincoln Model L100 Concept includes a “digital floor” where images can be displayed. The ambient lighting may also vary. The upholstery is made of vegan fabric, while the exterior bodywork is painted with metallic paint and frosted acrylic.

A new generation of batteries

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Finally, on the technical side, this concept car uses a “new generation battery” described as more efficient. It is this new kind of battery that allows Lincoln to offer such a spacious interior. However, the manufacturer is careful not to communicate the technical specifics of its Model L100 concept, while the machine is to be presented to the public during the Pebble Beach 2022 competition of elegance.

Shortly said

It is one of the novelties presented during the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in 2022. The Lincoln Model L100 concept is a study of style created by this manufacturer, which represents the top of Ford’s range in the land of Uncle Sam With a eye for retro, this Lincoln Model L100 Concept pays tribute to the Model L, the first luxury car produced by Lincoln in 1922. It takes the form of a futuristic coupe whose glass roof reveals a very spacious interior. To board, the roof and sides of the car are opened. Neither steering wheel nor dashboard is present inside, just two rows of seats and a checkerboard. Because this Lincoln Model L100 Concept is electric, but also 100% autonomous.

Quentin Gueroult

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