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2021 Lincoln Corsair Gains New Asher Gray Color: First Look

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The 2021 Lincoln Corsair adds two new colors to its roster: Silver Radiance and Asher Gray. Here’s our first looks at the Asher Gray option.

2021 Lincoln Corsair

Assigned order code M7, Asher Gray is one of 10 available colors for the 2021 Lincoln Corsair.

The Asher Gray color is a no-cost option that can be paired with every available interior cabin environment except Beyond Blue, which is available on Corsair Reserve and Corsair Grand Touring.

Lincoln Corsair Trim Levels:

  • Standard
  • Reserve
  • Grand Touring


Lincoln Corsair Interior Color Combinations:

  • Ebony
  • Sandstone
  • Ebony with Medium Slate
  • Ebony with Cashew
  • Ebony with Beyond Blue

2021 Lincoln Corsair

2021 Lincoln Corsair Launch Timeframe

As of this writing, the 2021 Corsair is available at the retail level, as the Ford Louisville Assembly plant has been producing the compact crossover since late 2020, although the ongoing microchip shortage has been disrupting production at the facility for several months now. Additionally, production of the Corsair Grand Touring, which was scheduled to begin production on April 16th, 2021, has likely been impacted by the supply shortage as well, since Ford shut down the plant that week, and the following week too. Production of the Corsair Grand Touring is now scheduled to begin in May, as of this writing.

Shoppers interested in Lincoln’s compact crossover should check with their local dealer regarding pricing and availability of models clad in Asher Gray.

Ford Authority has extensively covered the changes to the Corsair lineup for the 2021 model year, which include the addition of a new Sport Package and the Monochromatic Package, plus the inclusion of front and rear camera washers on examples equipped with the Lincoln Co-Pilot360 Plus Package. Since its debut, the Corsair has garnered high praise from third-party publications and from the owners themselves, making it one of the most appealing vehicles in its class, according to a recent Consumer Reports survey.

The 2021 Corsair rides on the Ford C2 platform shared most directly with the 2021 Ford Escape and is currently in its first generation, after succeeding the Lincoln MKC.

We’ll have more on the 2021 Lincoln Corsair soon, so subscribe to Ford Authority for the latest Lincoln Corsair news, Lincoln news, and around-the-clock Ford news coverage.

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Written by Edward Snitkoff

Ed owns a 1986 Ford Taurus LX, and he routinely daydreams about buying another one, a fantasy that may someday become a reality.

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    • I looked at a 2021 Asher Gray Corsair parked next to a 2020 Magnetic Gray Corsair. Almost no difference. It would be nice if Lincoln came up with a totally new color now and then, instead of a slightly different shade of gray. But, I suppose few people would dare buy a totally new color and Lincoln doesn’t want to waste the effort.

  1. Lincoln doesn’t want to spend money changing colors either, seems like grey is the only color besides warmed over burgundy a shade up or down. What fashion trend they insisting on? The whole palette needs help in my opinion. Lol

    • The trend they are following is called “General Motors”. Any color you want as long as it is a variation on a theme of gray. Interiors: any color you want so long as it’s black, or “sandstone” which is likely some variation on a theme of blah

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