The 2023 model year will mark the last for the Lincoln Nautilus, as the crossover is slated to be discontinued alongside its corporate cousin, the Ford Edge. Now, we have details on how to get a 2023 Lincoln Nautilus before it’s gone for good, as Ford Authority has learned when order banks for the luxury crossover will open and when production is set to begin.
According to Ford Authority sources, production of the 2022 model year will cease on October 7th. Meanwhile, 2023 Lincoln Nautilus order banks will open on July 18th and production will commence a few months after that, on October 11th, 2022.
At this time, it’s not clear what will happen to the Nautilus nameplate after it is built out for the 2023 model year. It’s entirely possible that Lincoln could recycle the name for a future electric vehicle, or it could simply be retired permanently. Currently, the Nautilus is built at the Ford Oakville plant in Ontario, Canada alongside the Ford Edge. Oakville will be retooled to become an EV-only plant in the near future, just as Lincoln plans to have a fully electric lineup by 2030.
Despite the swan song for the 2023 Lincoln Nautilus, there is still a bit of interest in the luxury crossover. In fact, American astronaut Buzz Aldrin recently bought a 2022 model for his 92nd birthday. However, due to ongoing supply chain issues, sales of the 2022 Nautilus declined five percent during the first quarter of 2022, with 5,089 units sold.
As a reminder, the Lincoln Nautilus features a choice of two engine options. The turbocharged 2.0L I4 EcoBoost engine, rated at 250 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque is standard, while the twin-turbocharged 2.7L I4 EcoBoost engine, good for 335 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque, is optional.
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As the owner of a 2021 I can share that it’s a wonderful vehicle and if Lincoln can’t ramp up design and production for a suitable “e-replacement” there will be lots of available floor space in Lincoln showrooms very soon. I was curious reading last week about FMC’s strategy for the future dividing e-vehicles and ICE products into two separate operating units. Where is Lincoln in all that? And if Ford drops the Escape, will the Corsair follow suit as the Edge/Nautilus story played out? Lots of questions about Lincoln right now and few if any answers.
Don’t hold you breath waiting for that whole separate E-vehicle thing. There is millions of dollars involved from very rich dealer groups, opposed and many state laws not allowing direct selling by manufactures. May eventually happen, but Farley’s got a very bumpy road ahead of him. Instead of these grandiose proposals, he would be much better served concentrating of fulfilling orders and his tanking stock price.
The 2.7 liter engine option is a 6 cylinder.. I ask you, Is it that hard to know what your writing about Ford Authority?
And people who want their Maverick have to wait till August to order and production does not begin till October. Why so late for such a popular vehicle? Does not make sense.
Do u know what colors for 2023 Lincoln nautilus will have
when can we order a 2023 lincoln nautlis