TodayApril 16, 2022

J.D. Shanahan, 2010 Lincoln MKZ

JD Shanahan is the Chief Engineer for the Lincoln MKZ. Shanahan has two cars with him:

the 2009 Lincoln MKZ and a 2010 Lincoln MKZ. We put the old MKZ and the new MKZ back to back so that you can see the difference in exterior and interior design.

The new 2010 Lincoln MKZ 5-passenger stats are:
horsepower: 263 @ 6,250 rpm
Torque: 249 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 rpm
Recommended Fuel: 87 Octane (yes, a luxury vehicle takes regular gasoline, not premium)
turning radius: 37.7 ft
Fuel economy:
3.5-liter V-6 FWD 18 city/27 highway
3.5-liter V-6 AWD 17 city/24 highway

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.