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      12-18-2012, 12:29 PM   #1
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Lincoln MKZ faster in slalom than M5?

http://www.edmunds.com/lincoln/mkz/2013/road-test.html

Interesting.
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      12-18-2012, 02:21 PM   #2
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Eh... could be a bunch of things. With all the power the M5 has on tap makes you wonder if it was over-driven in the slalom... vs. a low power, all wheel drive sedan. Just a thought.
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      12-18-2012, 08:51 PM   #3
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they put PSS on their cars... not interesting.
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      12-18-2012, 09:13 PM   #4
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They put some crazy summer tires on that car.
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      12-19-2012, 06:43 AM   #5
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Yeah just read the article.
The numbers are skewed.
They are putting things on the car that is not even in the production version.
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      12-19-2012, 08:39 AM   #6
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I not not sure where Lincoln is going with their new designs, but it has to be one of the ugliest lineup ever. I use to be big fans of Lincoln back in the 90s, but the new cooperate front end is a face only a monter could love.
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      12-19-2012, 12:03 PM   #7
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I find it very interesting the Lincoln uses the same tires that are standard on the M5 and they best BMW's numbers. Tires make a huge difference in these performance tests. I've made the argument in the past, the limitation on BMW xDrive cars isn't the xDrive or the extra 125lbs, it's their lousy all-season grand touring tires. I put Michelin PSS (and forged wheels) on my 550 and it completely transformed the car in the twisties.
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