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2025 Lincoln Nautilus Production To Begin In August

The 2024 Lincoln Nautilus debuted back in April 2023 as a brand new, redesigned version of that luxurious crossover, and the very first examples began reaching dealer lots this past March. However, as is always the case in the automotive world, the calendar tends to turn quickly, and now, sources familiar with the matter have told Ford Authority when 2025 Lincoln Nautilus production is slated to begin at the Changan Ford Hangzhou Assembly plant in China.

Currently 2024 Lincoln Nautilus production is slated to end on August 9th, 2024, after which it will be replaced on the assembly line by the 2025 Lincoln Nautilus a few days later – on August 12th, 2024. However, as is always the case, these dates are subject to change at any time and for any reason.

At this time, it’s unclear what sort of updates the 2025 Lincoln Nautilus might bring about for the new model year, but given the fact that the crossover was redesigned from the ground up for 2024, it’s unlikely to be anything major. However, we can most likely expect to see the typical model year changeover updates such as exterior color changes and various other, minor tweaks.

Along with standard all-wheel drive, the 2024 Lincoln Nautilus brings about a host of updates for the crossover in addition to its completely new exterior and interior styling, including a massive coast-to-coast display screen and 11.1-inch center screen inside the cabin, BlueCruise 1.2, extensive ambient lighting, a host of digital scents, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, a new Lincoln Embrace design, the ability to receive over-the-air software updates, and 5G network capability.

In terms of powertrains, 2024 Lincoln Nautilus customers have two options – the turbocharged 2.0L I-4 EcoBoost engine generating 250 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and standard all-wheel drive, or a hybrid version that combines the same engine with a 100 kW electric motor for a combined output of 310 horsepower, flowing to the wheels via a CVT gearbox.

We’ll have more on the 2024 Lincoln Nautilus soon, so be sure and subscribe to Ford Authority for more Lincoln news, Lincoln Nautilus news, and continuous Ford news coverage.

Brett's lost track of all the Fords he's owned over the years and how much he's spent modifying them, but his current money pits include an S550 Mustang and 13th gen F-150.

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  1. William

    Lincoln made in China ?
    I won’t buy it !!

    USA !

  2. MJ

    Lincoln is dead in America . Old dated Corsair with no regular hybrid, and the Navigator and Aviator are old and too ugly.. 3 similar vehicles and one fromChina. Plus, why can’t anyone at Ford give us some new colors , all dark and only a few choices . As a salaried retiree, I am sadly going to have to switch brands for better styling, color and vehicle choices, and superior quality.

  3. Mike

    Lincoln promises that 2025 will come in August with BlueCruise 1.2? WTF, Sure! Ford falsely promised that BlueCruise 1.3 will be released in September 2023. The Ford Shmucks are either First Class liars, or a dedicated bunch of incompetent amateurs. Just look at Elon Musk. He releases every month at least one version of improved FSD. Hey Jim Farley, tell us what the hell is going on with BlueCruise 1.3? Where it is? Did you lose it in a poker game?

  4. Bill Hall

    Don’t buy one! Made in CHINA!
    Ford could have made these in the USA 🇺🇸 and maybe not make a little less $. China is an enemy of our country. Shame on Ford to even think about making cars there!

  5. Plains States Patriots

    Bonespur Don is a big fan of authoritarian regimes, having proven that by his big investments in China, North Korea and Russia——and their investments in him and United States democratic elections.*

    I am not a big fan of “I Pay People To Not Have Sex With Me” Don, nor of fellow DoTards Xi, Vladimir or Kim. My money stays in the United States of America with Americans, thank you very much. I’ll walk or take public transportation before I’ll buy off-shore vehicles. That includes anything from the other continents, as well.

    We get one life and we get one United States of America. Don’t waste your life or your country on those four.

    *Verifiable, peer-reviewed data provided upon request.

  6. Stephen

    Yep, both this and the Chinese Buick should be called out and advertised with a huge notice and picture of the Chinese flag. Great looking vehicle, but Farley should hold his head very low with this slap in the face to our American factories. It really does disappoint me this was allowed to happen. Oh and the Chinese people are buying less and less American vehicles. Bank of America just recommended the Three US automakers pull out of the country as sales and profits decline. Really sad.

  7. frustrated American

    I bought or leased 37 ford products in the last 42 years. Had a Mach e for 1 year until all the software problems arose. Even my friend and dealer tells me all the time Ford is screwed up now. I currently own a 2023 70th anniversary C8 Corvette stingray. I got rid of my wife’s Bronco Sport early (1.5Years), and got a 2024 Genesis GV70. Everything about the genesis blows away any vehicle in its class. Will never go back to Ford.

    1. Emanon

      Good luck with your Genesis. Genesis is rated lowest in sales satisfaction in the premium car segment by JD Power.

  8. Rick_816

    I really like the looks and specs (gas mileage and range) of the new Nautilus hybrid, and would have bought one if it were able to tow 3000 pounds. I had to settle for the less expensive and smaller Corsair to get that tow rating. The old Nautilus was capable of at least 3000 pounds, so I don’t understand why they didn’t keep that consistent. The only thing I don’t like about the Corsair is the fuel tank range. I believe the Nautilus hybrid should be capable of around 600 miles on a tank, which would be helpful to me for long trips. Since the Corsair seems slightly too small, unfortunately I’ll have to look at other brands to get what I want.

  9. Dan 64

    Ford/Lincoln, with over 1 million vehicles under Safety recalls since the first of 2024 and climbing – cannot build a Quality Product in the United States. Believe me I know ! When we looked at SUV’s, the Buick Avenir was the best Quality build of any OEM that we looked at. Yet when the dealer identified they were built in China, we blinked as I am a Steel Plant veteran of the “big mill by the lake”. The big mill is long gone and Ford Quality is long gone.

    From Quality is Job One to Quality is Job None.

  10. Shockandawe

    Ford stole that grill from 2021 GMC pick-up trucks!


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