2014 Lincoln MKZ offers unique pothole protection technology

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Lincoln MKZ: CCD Aims to Mitigate Pothole Damage


While the polar vortex has continued to wreak havoc on many Canadian cities this year, its impact has created a new condition: the dreaded “pothole vortex.” Dodging potholes and the costly car repairs that can come with hitting one is easier said then done, as Canadian driver’s face a record number of roads littered with these dangerous and damaging land mines.

The video above shows how the engineers at Lincoln plan to fight back with a special pothole defense mechanism found on the 2014 Lincoln MKZ’s standard continuously controlled damping (CCD) suspension, which provides intelligent suspension protection against jarring impact and costly wheel/tire repairs from the dreaded highway pitfalls.

Click here to watch the video on how it all works and check out the chart below for further explanation.

2014 Lincoln MKZ offers unique pothole protection technology originally appeared on Autoblog Canada on Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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